Can You Answer These 12 Scientist Questions?

These people used their scientific genius to change how we see the world. Now it's your chance to put your genius to work and identify these 12 brilliant scientists.
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Question 1/12

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In Einstein's famous equation e=mc2, what does the 'c' stand for?
carbon
distance
the speed of light
circumference
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Question 2/12

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Charles Darwin's famous trip to the Galapagos islands was aboard what ship?
The Nina
The Bounty
The Beagle
The Lusitania
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Question 3/12

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Which of the following inventions was Thomas Edison NOT associated with?
The light bulb
The atomic bomb
The motion picture camera
The phonograph
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Question 4/12

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Nikola Tesla immigrated to the U.S. in 1884 and went to work for which inventor?
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford
Orville Wright
George Eastman
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Question 5/12

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Sir Isaac Newton is usually credited with "inventing" calculus, although another scientist also came up with the same idea at roughly the same time. Who was that other scientist?
Leibniz
Galileo
Copernicus
Locke
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Question 6/12

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What kind of scientist is Stephen Hawking?
biologist
chemist
botanist
physicist
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Question 7/12

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Copernicus is most widely known for his theory that...
the sun revolves around the earth
the earth revolves around the sun
humans evolved from monkeys
oxygen is carried in the blood
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Question 8/12

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The first telegraph message using Samuel Morse's invention, Morse Code, was sent in what year?
1803
1844
1863
1898
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Question 9/12

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What did Galileo discover with his telescope?
Pluto
The moons of Jupiter
Venus
A black hole
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Question 10/12

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In 1955 Dr. Jonas Salk discovered a vaccine for which disease?
Cancer
Tuberculosis
Measles
Polio
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Question 11/12

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Thanks to the work of Johannes Kepler, today we have...
chewing gum
eyeglasses
helicopters
bicycles
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Question 12/12

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Alexander Graham Bell's patent for the first practical telephone was filed in what year?
1850
1876
1899
1913
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C+, Back To The Drawing Board...

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You got a lot of answers right, but also quite a few wrong. So give yourself a pat on the back, and then go and hit the books.

B+, Mixed Results

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You did it! You got most or all of these scientists and inventors. Now go and publish your results before someone beats you to the punch.

A+, Eureka

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1
In Einstein's famous equation e=mc2, what does the 'c' stand for?
carbon
distance
the speed of light
circumference
2
Charles Darwin's famous trip to the Galapagos islands was aboard what ship?
The Nina
The Bounty
The Beagle
The Lusitania
3
Which of the following inventions was Thomas Edison NOT associated with?
The light bulb
The atomic bomb
The motion picture camera
The phonograph
4
Nikola Tesla immigrated to the U.S. in 1884 and went to work for which inventor?
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford
Orville Wright
George Eastman
5
Sir Isaac Newton is usually credited with "inventing" calculus, although another scientist also came up with the same idea at roughly the same time. Who was that other scientist?
Leibniz
Galileo
Copernicus
Locke
6
What kind of scientist is Stephen Hawking?
biologist
chemist
botanist
physicist
7
Copernicus is most widely known for his theory that...
the sun revolves around the earth
the earth revolves around the sun
humans evolved from monkeys
oxygen is carried in the blood
8
The first telegraph message using Samuel Morse's invention, Morse Code, was sent in what year?
1803
1844
1863
1898
9
What did Galileo discover with his telescope?
Pluto
The moons of Jupiter
Venus
A black hole
10
In 1955 Dr. Jonas Salk discovered a vaccine for which disease?
Cancer
Tuberculosis
Measles
Polio
11
Thanks to the work of Johannes Kepler, today we have...
chewing gum
eyeglasses
helicopters
bicycles
12
Alexander Graham Bell's patent for the first practical telephone was filed in what year?
1850
1876
1899
1913