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Time for some super science trivia! This quiz has a selection from all the trivia questions we wrote in 2021. And if you’re hankering for more, you can get a new set of questions by reloading this web page!

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#1. When you divide one number by another, what is the name for the bit left over that doesn’t divide evenly?

The bit left over after a division is called the remainder.

#2. What’s the name of the line running across Australia that separates the tropics from the temperate zone?

The Tropic of Capricorn is the southernmost place where the Sun passes directly overhead. South of that, the Sun is always in the north.

#3. Where would you find a patella bone?

The patella is a kneecap.

#4. What’s the name for new land and islands that form at the mouth of a river?

A river delta is formed when sand, silt and other sediments collect at the mouth of a river. It’s called a delta because some deltas are shaped like a capital delta: Δ.

#5. Which of these is a chemical found in paper?

Paper is made from cellulose, a chemical that comes from wood, rags, plants and algae.

#6. When Albert Einstein talked about ‘spooky action at a distance’, what science was he talking about?

Albert Einstein called quantum entanglement ‘spooky action at a distance’, because measuring one entangled particle causes the other entangled particle to collapse, no matter how far away it is.

#7. Which of the following worms is not an animal?

Ringworm is a fungus that infects skin and often makes a ring shape.

#8. Which part of your digestive system absorbs dietary fibre?

Dietary fibre is a part of plant-based food that your body can’t digest. It helps to keep your digestive system healthy

#9. Who invented dynamite?

Alfred was known for his explosive inventions, used to make powerful weapons. He also created the Nobel Prizes.

#10. How is T-shirt fabric made?

T-shirts are usually made from knitted cloth.

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