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Science Week Table Quiz

  1. 1. Science Week 2012Table Quiz © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  2. 2. Round 1 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  3. 3. Round 1Question 1What colour of therainbow begins with theletter V? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  4. 4. Round 1Question 2Which type of tree has avariety called ‘Weeping’? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  5. 5. Round 1Question 3Cocker, Springer and KingCharles are varieties ofwhich breed of dog? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  6. 6. Round 1Question 4What is the name givento a mixture of metals:(a) allotment (b) allsorts(c) alloy? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  7. 7. Round 1Question 5What kind of clips might youuse in an experiment onelectricity: (a) gorilla (b)crocodile (c) tiger (d) hippo? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  8. 8. Round 1Question 6What instrument would youuse to observe stars: (a)periscope (b) kaleidoscope(c) telescope? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  9. 9. Science Joke 1Why do tigers havestripes?So they don’t getspotted! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  10. 10. Round 2 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  11. 11. Round 2Question 1From what tree doacorns come? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  12. 12. Round 2Question 2In computing, whatdoes MB stand for? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  13. 13. Round 2Question 3Cirrus, cumulus, stratus areall types of what: (a) animals(b) plants (c) clouds? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  14. 14. Round 2Question 4What did John Logie Bairdfirst invent in 1926: (a)lightbulb (b) radio (c)TV? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  15. 15. Round 2Question 5True or false: Whenstretched out, your body’ssmall intestine is longer thanthe large intestine? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  16. 16. Round 2Question 6What is the name of theforce that prevents thingsfrom floating on earth? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  17. 17. Science Joke 2What did the receiversay to the radio wave?Ouch! That megahertz! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  18. 18. Round 1Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  19. 19. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 1What colour of the rainbowbegins with the letter V?Violet © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  20. 20. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 2Which type of tree has avariety called ‘Weeping’?Willow © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  21. 21. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 3Cocker, Springer and KingCharles are varieties ofwhich breed of dog?Spaniel © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  22. 22. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 4What is the name given to amixture of metals: (a) allotment(b) allsorts (c) alloy?Alloy © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  23. 23. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 5What kind of clips might you use inan experiment on electricity: (a)gorilla (b) crocodile (c) tiger (d)hippo?Crocodile Clips © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  24. 24. Round 1 AnswersQuestion 6What instrument would you useto observe stars: (a) periscope(b) kaleidoscope (c) telescope?Telescope © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  25. 25. Science Joke 3What do astronauts dowhen they get angry?Blast off! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  26. 26. Round 3 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  27. 27. Round 3Question 1How many grammes ina kilogramme? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  28. 28. Round 3Question 2Which of these is thescientific name for thekneecap: (a) paella (b)patella (c) puella? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  29. 29. Round 3Question 3The name for which groupof prehistoric animals comesfrom the Greek for ‘terriblelizard’? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  30. 30. Round 3Question 4Neil ______ was the firstman to walk on the moon in1969: (a) Lennon (b) Young(c) Armstrong? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  31. 31. Round 3Question 5True or false: the PygmyShrew is Ireland’ssmallest mammal? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  32. 32. Round 3Question 6What part of the bodywould a cardiac surgeonwork on: (a) heart (b) lungs(c) kidneys (d) ears? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  33. 33. Science Joke 4What did the volcanosay to his wife?I lava you so much! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  34. 34. Round 2Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  35. 35. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 1From what tree doacorns come?Oak © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  36. 36. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 2In computing, whatdoes MB stand for?MegaBytes © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  37. 37. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 3Cirrus, cumulus, stratus areall types of what: (a) animals(b) plants (c) clouds?Clouds © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  38. 38. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 4What did John Logie Bairdfirst invent in 1926: (a)lightbulb (b) radio (c)TV?Television © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  39. 39. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 5True or false: When stretched out,your body’s small intestine islonger than the large intestine?True (small: 6-7m long / large:1.5m long) © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  40. 40. Round 2 AnswersQuestion 6What is the name of theforce that prevents thingsfrom floating on earth?Gravity © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  41. 41. Science Joke 5What do you call twodinosaurs that havebeen in an accident?Tyrannosaurus wrecks! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  42. 42. Round 4 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  43. 43. Round 4Question 1How many sides does aheptagon have? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  44. 44. Round 4Question 2The cob and pen arethe male and female ofwhat bird: (a) swan (b)seagull (c) duck? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  45. 45. Round 4Question 3What is the term forwhen the moon passesbetween the earth andthe sun, blocking outlight from the sun? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  46. 46. Round 4Question 4In what part of thehuman body would youfind the hammer, drumand anvil: (a) eye (b) ear(c) nose? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  47. 47. Round 4Question 5Which part of an egg isknown as the‘albumen’, the white orthe yolk?© Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  48. 48. Round 4Question 6True or false: there areabout 12,000 speciesof insect in Ireland? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  49. 49. Science Joke 6How do spacemen killtime on long trips?They play astronautsand crosses! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  50. 50. Round 3Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  51. 51. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 1How many grammes ina kilogramme?1000g © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  52. 52. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 2Which of these is the scientificname for the kneecap: (a) paella(b) patella (c) puella?Patella © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  53. 53. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 3The name for which group ofprehistoric animals comes fromthe Greek for ‘terrible lizard’?Dinosaurs © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  54. 54. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 4Neil ______ was the first man towalk on the moon in 1969: (a)Lennon (b) Young (c) Armstrong?Neil Armstrong © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  55. 55. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 5True or false: the PygmyShrew is Ireland’s smallestmammal?True © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  56. 56. Round 3 AnswersQuestion 6What part of the body would acardiac surgeon work on: (a) heart(b) lungs (c) kidneys (d) ears?Heart © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  57. 57. Science Joke 7What did one flea say to theother flea, when it saw itwas raining outside?Do you want to walk, orshould we take the dog? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  58. 58. Round 5 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  59. 59. Round 5Question 1What has thescientific formulaH2O? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  60. 60. Round 5Question 2What animal’s homeis called a lodge? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  61. 61. Round 5Question 3Sedimentary, igneous andmetamporphic are all typesof what: (a) trees (b) rocks(c) volcanoes? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  62. 62. Round 5Question 4Who invented the firsttraffic lights in 1868: (a)JP Knight (b) JP Greene(c) JP Stopp (d) JP Darke? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  63. 63. Round 5Question 5The strength ofprotection of sun blockcream is measured inSPF. What does SPF standfor? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  64. 64. Round 5Question 6What raw food wouldyou be eating if you atesushi? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  65. 65. Science Joke 8What colour is aburp?Burple! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  66. 66. Round 4Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  67. 67. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 1How many sides does aheptagon have?7 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  68. 68. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 2The cob and pen are the maleand female of what bird: (a)swan (b) seagull (c) duck?Swan © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  69. 69. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 3What is the term for when themoon passes between the earthand the sun, blocking out lightfrom the sun?Eclipse © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  70. 70. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 4In what part of the human bodywould you find the hammer, drumand anvil: (a) eye (b) ear (c) nose?Ear © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  71. 71. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 5Which part of an egg isknown as the ‘albumen’, thewhite or the yolk?White © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  72. 72. Round 4 AnswersQuestion 6True or false: there areabout 12,000 species ofinsect in Ireland?True © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  73. 73. Science Joke 9What kind of star isdangerous?A Shooting Star! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  74. 74. Round 6 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  75. 75. Round 6Question 1‘Feline’ meansrelating to what sortof animal? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  76. 76. Round 6Question 2Which of these is a bonein the human arm: (a)radius (b) diameter (c)circumference? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  77. 77. Round 6Question 3From what wood arehurleys traditionallymade? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  78. 78. Round 6Question 4In magnetism, whatis the opposite to‘attract’? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  79. 79. Round 6Question 5What secondary colourdo you get when you mixthe primary colours ofred and blue? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  80. 80. Round 6Question 6What is the namegiven to mammals thatcarry their young in apouch? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  81. 81. Science Joke 10What do you call a cutevolcano?Lava-ble! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  82. 82. Round 5Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  83. 83. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 1What has the scientificformula H2O?Water © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  84. 84. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 2What animal’s homeis called a lodge?Beaver © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  85. 85. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 3Sedimentary, igneous andmetamporphic are all types ofwhat: (a) trees (b) rocks (c)volcanoes?Rocks © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  86. 86. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 4Who invented the first traffic lightsin 1868: (a) JP Knight (b) JP Greene(c) JP Stopp (d) JP Darke?JP Knight © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  87. 87. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 5The strength of protection ofsun block cream is measured inSPF. What does SPF stand for?Sun Protection Factor © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  88. 88. Round 5 AnswersQuestion 6What raw food wouldyou be eating if you atesushi?Fish © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  89. 89. Science Joke 11What did the limestonesay to the geologist?Don’t take me forgranite! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  90. 90. Round 7 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  91. 91. Round 7Question 1Which is the onlyvowel not on the toprow of a computerkeyboard?© Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  92. 92. Round 7Question 2What is a young frogcalled? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  93. 93. Round 7Question 3What is the name given toelectricity generated from thepower of flowing water: (a)hyperelectricity (b) hydroelectricity(c) hypoelectricity? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  94. 94. Round 7Question 4Vertical, horizontal anddiagonal are all typesof what in maths? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  95. 95. Round 7Question 5What is the boilingpoint of water? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  96. 96. Round 7Question 6What instrument would you useto collect insects to observethem: (a) sucker (b) pooter (c)blower (d) flyer? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  97. 97. Science Joke 12What did the bigflower say to the littleflower?How are you, bud? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  98. 98. Round 6Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  99. 99. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 1‘Feline’ means relating towhat sort of animal?Cats © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  100. 100. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 2Which of these is a bone in thehuman arm: (a) radius (b)diameter (c) circumference?Radius © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  101. 101. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 3From what wood arehurleys traditionallymade?Ash © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  102. 102. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 4In magnetism, what is theopposite to ‘attract’?Repel © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  103. 103. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 5What secondary colour do youget when you mix the primarycolours of red and blue?Purple © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  104. 104. Round 6 AnswersQuestion 6What is the name given tomammals that carry theiryoung in a pouch?Marsupials © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  105. 105. Science Joke 13What is a tornado’sfavourite game?Twister! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  106. 106. Round 8 © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  107. 107. Round 8Question 1What is the largestplanet in the SolarSystem? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  108. 108. Round 8Question 2What colour areemeralds usually? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  109. 109. Round 8Question 3What leaves are saidto soothe the painfrom a nettle sting? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  110. 110. Round 8Question 4Celcius andFahrenheit are usedto measure what? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  111. 111. Round 8Question 5In mechanical motion,pneumatics is the studyof pressurised what? (a)gas (b) liquids (c) solids? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  112. 112. Round 8Question 6What object might youuse to separate thecolours of light: (a) prism(b) pyramid (c) pylon? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  113. 113. Science Joke 14Did you hear about thechemist who was reading abook about Helium?He just couldnt put it down! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  114. 114. Round 7Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  115. 115. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 1Which is the only vowel noton the top row of acomputer keyboard?A © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  116. 116. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 2What is a young frogcalled?Tadpole © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  117. 117. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 3What is the name given to electricitygenerated from the power of flowingwater: (a) hyperelectricity (b)hydroelectricity (c) hypoelectricity?Hydroelectricity © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  118. 118. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 4Vertical, horizontal anddiagonal are all types ofwhat in maths?Lines © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  119. 119. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 5What is the boilingpoint of water?100 C o © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  120. 120. Round 7 AnswersQuestion 6What instrument would you use tocollect insects to observe them: (a)sucker (b) pooter (c) blower (d)flyer?Pooter © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  121. 121. Science Joke 15What does a brain dowhen it sees a friendacross the street?Gives a brainwave! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  122. 122. Round 8Answers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  123. 123. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 1What is the largest planetin the Solar System?Jupiter © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  124. 124. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 2What colour areemeralds usually?Green © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  125. 125. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 3What leaves are said tosoothe the pain from anettle sting?Dock Leaves © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  126. 126. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 4Celcius and Fahrenheitare used to measurewhat?Temperature/Heat © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  127. 127. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 5In mechanical motion, pneumaticsis the study of pressurised what?(a) gas (b) liquids (c) solids?Gas © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  128. 128. Round 8 AnswersQuestion 6What object might you use toseparate the colours of light: (a)prism (b) pyramid (c) pylon?Prism © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  129. 129. Science Joke 16What did one eye say tothe other eye?‘Just between the two ofus, something smells!’ © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  130. 130. Tie-Break Round © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  131. 131. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 1Rooster, Golden Wonderand Queens are allvarieties of whatvegetable grown inIreland? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  132. 132. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 2What is the morecommon name for thedisease ‘Rubella’? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  133. 133. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 3What measurement scale isused to describe thestrength of an earthquake:(a) Richter (b) Mercury (c)Magnetic? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  134. 134. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 4What kind of curve isthe opposite to a‘concave’ curve? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  135. 135. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 5If an animal is said tobe ‘nocturnal’, whatdoes this mean? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  136. 136. Tie-Break RoundQuestion 6Molars and incisorsare types of whathuman body part? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  137. 137. Science Joke 17How much money do youhave when you combinetouch, vision, smell, hearingand taste?5 Sense (5c)! © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  138. 138. Tie-BreakAnswers © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  139. 139. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 1Rooster, Golden Wonder andQueens are all varieties of whatvegetable grown in Ireland?Potato © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  140. 140. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 2What is the more commonname for the disease‘Rubella’?German Measles © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  141. 141. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 3What measurement scale is usedto describe the strength of anearthquake: (a) Richter (b)Mercury (c) Magnetic?Richter Scale © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  142. 142. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 4What kind of curve is theopposite to a ‘concave’curve?Convex © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  143. 143. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 5If an animal is said to be‘nocturnal’, what does thismean?It only comes out at night © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  144. 144. Tie-Break AnswersQuestion 6Molars and incisors aretypes of what humanbody part?Teeth © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com
  145. 145. ‘A great discovery solves a great problem,but there is a grain of discovery in thesolution of any problem. Your problemmay be modest, but if it challenges yourcuriosity and brings into play yourinventive faculties, and if you solve it byyour own means, you may experience thetension and enjoy the triumph ofdiscovery’. - George Pólya © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

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