Can You Bust These Science Myths?

See if you can pick out the myths from the real scientific facts!
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org.uk
Fact or Myth? Water drains down sinks clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere and anticlockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.
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nasa.gov
Fact or Myth? There is actually gravity on the moon.
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preparemag.com
Fact or Myth? Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
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howitworksdaily.com
Fact or Myth? Pure water is an electrical conductor.
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howtocreateanonlinemagazine.com
Fact or Myth? Scientists have concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg.
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harvardichthus.org
Fact or Myth? If you kill a brain cell, it can never be replaced.
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turner.com
Fact or Myth? Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones using urine.
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flickr.com
Fact or Myth? Food that drops on the floor is safe to eat if you pick it up within five seconds.
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rt.com
Fact or Myth? There is a dark side of the moon
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aolcdn.com
Fact or Myth? Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.
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amazonaws.com
Fact or Myth? Eating salmon helps hair grow faster.
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random-international.com
Fact or Myth? The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria.
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Result
Seems like you're falling for more scientific myths than you think! Time to hit those science books, then try this quiz again!

C+, Science Novice

redorbit.com
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Good job! You didn't get em all, but you've proved you know a thing or two about science.

B+, Science Teacher In Training

utdallas.edu
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You're amazing at picking out scientific facts from myths. Either this is your actual job, or you just have a knack for science! Congratulations.

A+, Science Whiz

nationofchange.org
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1
Fact or Myth? Water drains down sinks clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere and anticlockwise in the Northern Hemisphere.
Fact
Myth
2
Fact or Myth? There is actually gravity on the moon.
Fact
Myth
3
Fact or Myth? Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
Fact
Myth
4
Fact or Myth? Pure water is an electrical conductor.
Fact
Myth
5
Fact or Myth? Scientists have concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg.
Fact
Myth
6
Fact or Myth? If you kill a brain cell, it can never be replaced.
Fact
Myth
7
Fact or Myth? Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones using urine.
Fact
Myth
8
Fact or Myth? Food that drops on the floor is safe to eat if you pick it up within five seconds.
Fact
Myth
9
Fact or Myth? There is a dark side of the moon
Fact
Myth
10
Fact or Myth? Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.
Fact
Myth
11
Fact or Myth? Eating salmon helps hair grow faster.
Fact
Myth
12
Fact or Myth? The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria.
Fact
Myth