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They Remember Me For WHAT?

Imagine that you were one of the greatest and most respected scientists of your time. Now imagine that you have just awakened in the 21st century to discover that you are best known for...well...why don't you take this quiz and find out?
Average
10 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Aug 10 09
7986 plays
2
The Nerd Herd

Scientific advances often come from single-minded people who are sometimes called 'nerds'. This quiz is about some people who made huge leaps, as well as some who just made it a bit easier for us to get through our day. How many can you identify?
Average
10 Q
CmdrK
Mar 12 13
1791 plays
3
Wrong is Actually Right

Throughout history scientists have been ridiculed, persecuted, tortured and even killed because of their new ideas and theories. This quiz looks at ten of these famous men who everyone thought were wrong but who turned out to be very right.
Average
10 Q
Midget40
Dec 14 12
609 plays
4
The Miracle Of Mind

This quiz asks you to identify relatively notable scientists throughout the ages. These great minds have made significant advances toward the advancement of science.
Very Easy
10 Q
christopherm
Jan 27 13
753 plays
5
Let Me Be Your Fantasy

Famous names through history have made scientific discoveries and inventions that have transformed the world, but sometimes there are disputes over who actually was responsible. See which scientists "stole" the fantasizing of their contemporaries.
Tough
10 Q
adams627
Dec 19 09
444 plays
6
Inventors You Have Never Heard of - until now

We are all familiar with really famous inventors, but there are many more out there who are a little more obscure but have contributed to inventions that we know, love, and perhaps even hate, today.
Average
10 Q
darksplash
Nov 09 13
540 plays
7
Best of the Best: Scientists

From the clues given, can you identify these scientists, considered to be among the greatest the world has ever known?
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
May 30 15
267 plays
8
A Woman's Work is Never Done

Science is often - quite wrongly! - seen as a 'boys' subject'. However, great contributions to the subject have been made by women over the years. This quiz looks at ten women who have really made their mark in the sciences.
Average
10 Q
Bethannieh
Dec 21 14
315 plays
9
Scientists Who Changed the World

Random facts about scientists who made a big impact on the way we live today.
Average
10 Q
candii-dreamz
Apr 17 07
2319 plays
10
Great Figures of Ancient Science

I have selected here some fascinating facts about some of the great scientists, some well-known and some not so well-known, from both the ancient and medieval world. Please feel free to peruse this quiz and learn...
Very Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jun 30 03
612 plays
11
Ralph and the History of British Science

Ralph the Llama, as the new lab technician, is tasked with finding out who is responsible for a broken (and rather expensive) centrifuge. However the British scientists in this lab are quick to stick together and reveal little about the culprit.
Tough
10 Q
doublemm
Sep 01 12
228 plays
12
Behind the Units: Electromagnetism

Some scientific units - like the meter - aren't named after anybody in particular. Others, though, are named to honor hard work and brilliant contributions. I describe the scientist and work in electromagnetism - you name the unit (not the abbreviation).
Difficult
10 Q
CellarDoor
Feb 16 02
405 plays
13
Who was Alfred Wegener?

If you've never heard of Alfred Wegener, here is your chance! His work has been extremely important in the advancement of our understanding of the world.
Tough
10 Q
russalka
May 31 14
234 plays
14
Scientists are Human Too

Scientists and natural philosophers throughout the ages have discovered some amazing things, but every now and then some of them come up with something strange and out of the blue or suffered the at wicked hand of irony. After all they are human, too.
Tough
10 Q
skilburn
Aug 13 08
738 plays
15
Madame Curie

This is a quiz about one of my favorite scientist, a lady who showed all of us that women are just as capable of greatness as men. Information comes from her exhibit on the American Institute of Physics website.
Average
10 Q
andymuenz
Feb 08 15
138 plays
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Ancient Ionian Scientists

The world's first known group of natural scientists were active in Ionian Greece in ancient times. Here are some questions regarding these obscure but very important individuals...have a look!
Very Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 05 01
891 plays
17
Famous Scientists

This quiz is over a few famous scientists. I tried to keep out some of the very obvious ones that every quiz has, like Einstein and Sir Isaac Newton.
Average
10 Q
mcfan321
Nov 23 00
2817 plays
18
All in the Name of Spineless Science

All the scientists in this quiz have one thing in common - among many other amazing achievements they have had at least one species of invertebrate named after them. How many of them do you recognise from my clues?
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Jul 30 10
3993 plays
19
Inventors, Scientists and Inventions

This is my fourth quiz and it covers basic inventions, scientists and those that have invented! Enjoy! All constructive criticism welcome. :)
Tough
10 Q
Lssah
Mar 27 09
885 plays
20
Later Ionian Scientists

More ancient Ionian scientists. Hope you learn something.
Very Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 05 01
309 plays
21
Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry

This quiz is about the chemists who won the Nobel Prize.
Average
10 Q
GoodVibe
Feb 02 15
102 plays
22
Famous Scientists

This quiz is about scientists who are very dead, and very famous ...
Easy
5 Q
xspaceghostx
Jul 15 00
3705 plays
23
Early Scientists of Alexandria

Following the the creation of the Egyptian city Alexandria by Alexander the Great himself and the ascension of Ptolemy as Pharoah, the city of Alexandria became the scientific center of the ancient world. Here are some of the key figures...
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jun 18 02
363 plays
24
The Limitations of Science

While scientists have obtained many fascinating results and discoveries in the last century, some of the most surprising results have been those which state precisely what we cannot possibly accomplish. Here are 10 questions on some of those discoveries
Difficult
10 Q
kevinatilusa
Feb 23 03
576 plays
25
Name That Scientist

This quiz is designed to get more challenging as it goes on. Each individual is a scientist, although the hints given may relate to other aspects of his or her life.
Difficult
10 Q
tenor1az
Jun 06 00
2472 plays
26
The Builders of Science

This quiz is based on the book by Bill Bryson "A Short History of Nearly Everything" and is definitely for the more discerning Funtrivia players!
Tough
10 Q
miccy
Dec 16 06
408 plays
27
The Peripatetics

Following the great Aristotle were a number of scholars and scientists referred to as the 'Peripatetics'. Here are some questions on the greatest among them. Have fun!
Very Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 22 01
699 plays
28
Fascinating Facts about Scientists

In this quiz I have presented 5 random questions on or about various famous scientists of the past. See how far in depth your knowledge of these greats delves!
Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 14 00
621 plays
29
Famous Scientific Pioneers

How much do you know about important discoveries to modern science? Maybe this quiz will help you figure that out. Enjoy! Oh, and I don't mind feedback, just please don't be rude.
Tough
10 Q
tumblre
Feb 22 04
402 plays
30
Interesting Facts about Famous Scientists

Enjoy these various tidbits on your favorite scientists...
Very Difficult
5 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 14 00
609 plays
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