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Can You Answer The 12 Science Questions That Stump Most Parents?

Being a parent isn't easy, especially when your kid is asking for help with their science homework. Do you think you can answer the 12 science questions that stump most parents? Take this quiz and find out!
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What exactly is a black hole?
A region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape
They are cosmic vacuum cleaners that take in everything that's around them
A region of space that has a low gravitational field drawing in objects and other matter

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Why do onions make people cry?
The intense smell
They produce a chemical irritant when cut
It's a learned psychological response

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Why is the sky actually blue?
It's a reflection off of the oceans
Molecules in the air scatter more blue light than red
The gases in the atmosphere produce a bluish hue

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Why does leap year exist?
No one is sure why leap year exists
Because the Gregorian calendar declared it to exist
To keep the planet aligned with Earth's revolutions around the sun

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Why do humans have fingernails?
They are essentially flattened claws left over from our primate decedents
They were an adaptation that happened in biblical times to help humans work more efficiently
It's just a natural mechanism present in all living creatures

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What is a cloud?
A collection of gases released from the earth
A visible mass of condense water
Visible effects of pollution

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Why do we blink?
To help stay awake
It's a learned psychological tick
To keep the eyes moist and from drying out

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Why do we yawn?
Yawning helps us bring more oxygen into the blood
Yawning produces endorphins which give us energy

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Why is ocean water salty?
Rain water leaves salty traces in the ocean
Seaweed and plants produced a great deal of salt
Rivers carry dissolved salts to the ocean

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Why doesn't the moon fall from the sky?
It is moving so fast that it always misses the earth
The earth's gravitational pull doesn't go that far

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How big is the earth?
6,300 km
63,300 km
100,000 km

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Why do we cry?
To simply keep our eyes moist
In response to stress or psychological distress
Gravity pulls water from our eyes

C+, Science Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are science slow! Okay, so you couldn't quite pass the science test that stumps most parents, but you still gave it a good try! Not that you know the right answers to these top science questions, you'll look like a science ace to your kids and all of your friends.

B+, Science Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are science savvy! Well done, you managed to correctly guess more than 50% of the science questions that stump most American parents (and the general public). We guess that makes you anything about average. Give yourself a pat on the back for not being one of the crowd.

A+, Science Superstar

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a science superstar! You correctly answered every science question that most parents can't seem to answer! You're anything but average when it comes to science. You made your vast knowledge abundant on this epic quiz. Well done!
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1
What exactly is a black hole?
A region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape
They are cosmic vacuum cleaners that take in everything that's around them
A region of space that has a low gravitational field drawing in objects and other matter
2
Why do onions make people cry?
The intense smell
They produce a chemical irritant when cut
It's a learned psychological response
3
Why is the sky actually blue?
It's a reflection off of the oceans
Molecules in the air scatter more blue light than red
The gases in the atmosphere produce a bluish hue
4
Why does leap year exist?
No one is sure why leap year exists
Because the Gregorian calendar declared it to exist
To keep the planet aligned with Earth's revolutions around the sun
5
Why do humans have fingernails?
They are essentially flattened claws left over from our primate decedents
They were an adaptation that happened in biblical times to help humans work more efficiently
It's just a natural mechanism present in all living creatures
6
What is a cloud?
A collection of gases released from the earth
A visible mass of condense water
Visible effects of pollution
7
Why do we blink?
To help stay awake
It's a learned psychological tick
To keep the eyes moist and from drying out
8
Why do we yawn?
Yawning helps us bring more oxygen into the blood
Yawning produces endorphins which give us energy
9
Why is ocean water salty?
Rain water leaves salty traces in the ocean
Seaweed and plants produced a great deal of salt
Rivers carry dissolved salts to the ocean
10
Why doesn't the moon fall from the sky?
It is moving so fast that it always misses the earth
The earth's gravitational pull doesn't go that far
11
How big is the earth?
6,300 km
63,300 km
100,000 km
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Why do we cry?
To simply keep our eyes moist
In response to stress or psychological distress
Gravity pulls water from our eyes

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