With a question about square numbers, here’s a chance to get your brain in shape! Have a go and see if you can get 5/5.


Congratulations! You are a real science whiz!

Oh dear! Better brush up before the next quiz!

#1. Which of the following is not a square number?

A square number is the result of a number multiplied by itself. 125 is 5 x 5 x 5, making it a cube number but not a square.

#2. Sea anemones belong to which of these kingdoms of life?

Sea anemones are animals – some species even move like snails!

#3. Halite can be used to season your food, but what is it more commonly called?

Halite is the geological name for rock salt.

#4. How many atoms are in a water molecule?

A water molecule is two hydrogen (H) atoms plus one oxygen (O) atom, making H2O.

#5. Where is the Hubble space telescope?

Hubble orbits about 540 kilometres above Earth’s surface.

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