How Good Is Your Popular Science Knowledge?

How up to date are you on science? Test your knowledge on some popular science questions!
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What does the international research project HGP stand for?
Human Genome Project
Hormonal Genes Project
Hydrogen Generation Project
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What animal species did the HIV-1 virus originate from?
Gorilla
Chimpanzee
Baboon
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The Large Hadron Collider, the largest particle collider in the world, is located near which European City?
Paris, France
Munich, Germany
Geneva, Switzerland
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The space telescope launched in 1990, which is one of the largest ever created, was named after what famous scientist?
Albert Einstein
Edwin Hubble
Stephan Hawking
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Which of the following has the shortest wave length?
Radio Waves
Micro Waves
Gamma Rays
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What is the only American University to have an element on the periodic table named after it?
Harvard
UC Berkeley
Stanford
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What is the brightest star in Earth's night sky
Polaris
Sirius
Betelgeuse
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Approximately how far away from Earth is the Sun?
93,000 miles
93,000,000 miles
93,000,000,000 miles
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How often is Halley's Comet visible from Earth?
Every 30-31 years
Every 75-76 years
Every 92-93 Years
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What type of disease outbroke in 2014 in Africa and made world news as a global threat?
Malaria
West Nile
Ebola
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The Dodo bird, which went extinct in the 17th century, was found on what island?
Mauritius
Madagascar
Fiji
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What nickname was given to the largest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex ever excavated?
Betsie
Dolly
Sue
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1
What does the international research project HGP stand for?
Human Genome Project
Hormonal Genes Project
Hydrogen Generation Project
2
What animal species did the HIV-1 virus originate from?
Gorilla
Chimpanzee
Baboon
3
The Large Hadron Collider, the largest particle collider in the world, is located near which European City?
Paris, France
Munich, Germany
Geneva, Switzerland
4
The space telescope launched in 1990, which is one of the largest ever created, was named after what famous scientist?
Albert Einstein
Edwin Hubble
Stephan Hawking
5
Which of the following has the shortest wave length?
Radio Waves
Micro Waves
Gamma Rays
6
What is the only American University to have an element on the periodic table named after it?
Harvard
UC Berkeley
Stanford
7
What is the brightest star in Earth's night sky
Polaris
Sirius
Betelgeuse
8
Approximately how far away from Earth is the Sun?
93,000 miles
93,000,000 miles
93,000,000,000 miles
9
How often is Halley's Comet visible from Earth?
Every 30-31 years
Every 75-76 years
Every 92-93 Years
10
What type of disease outbroke in 2014 in Africa and made world news as a global threat?
Malaria
West Nile
Ebola
11
The Dodo bird, which went extinct in the 17th century, was found on what island?
Mauritius
Madagascar
Fiji
12
What nickname was given to the largest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex ever excavated?
Betsie
Dolly
Sue