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trivia quiz  Nanotechnology - Here Come the Tiny Things! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Uroborus, Dec 13 03

Molecular nanotechnology is the science of engineering and manufacturing objects on a molecular scale. How much do you know about this fascinating science?
Difficult
Uroborus
Dec 13 03
3711 plays
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trivia quiz  Inside a Coal-Fired Power Plant cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, CellarDoor, Apr 25 07

The electricity you're using to play this quiz may come from one of the hundreds of coal-fired power plants that together generate more than 40% of the world's electricity. Let's explore what makes it possible to turn on the lights.
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Apr 25 07
1344 plays
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trivia quiz  Not What I Had in Mind cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Feb 12 12

Science and creative imagination have sometimes birthed brilliant ideas and inventions. Occasionally these marvels are "accidents" leaving the inventor thinking, "Not What I Had in Mind."
Easy
coachpauly
Feb 12 12
2736 plays
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trivia quiz  Science in Science Fiction cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Mar 01 10

Science fiction has given us many fabulous ideas--many of which are actually possible. Test your knowledge of these futuristic technologies!
Average
john_sunseri
Mar 01 10
1908 plays
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trivia quiz  A Brief History of Timepieces cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, May 10 10

What time is it? Attempts to find out have taken us from the ancient use of sundials to the modern atomic clock. Let's go on a journey through time.
Average
Snowman gold member
May 10 10
615 plays
6.
trivia quiz  GPS cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, May 07 06

"Daddy, are we lost?" "No, son, because I have this handy GPS to tell us where we are!" Prepare yourself for the inevitable stream of questions on what GPS is and how it works by taking this handy quiz!
Tough
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 07 06
2349 plays
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trivia quiz  A Time for Timekeeping cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, CellarDoor, Aug 20 00

The measurement of time is one of the most important things in society today. Our lives are controlled by it, down to the minutest detail. Test your knowledge of this central part of our culture, and how clocks have evolved over the centuries!
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Aug 20 00
3444 plays
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trivia quiz  What's in my MP3 player? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ertrum, Feb 07 08

Many of us have these little rectangular boxes crammed full of songs. Here's a quiz on how those songs get in MP3 players, stay there, and come back out again.
Average
ertrum gold member
Feb 07 08
8589 plays
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trivia quiz  From a Lump of Coal to a Jolt of Electricity cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Dec 05 17

As Christmas approaches, I think of coal which was promised as a potential present if I misbehaved when I was a boy. As a scientist I have been fascinated by electricity. This quiz is about the link between coal and electricity.
Average
1nn1 editor
Dec 05 17
423 plays
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trivia quiz  Has Anyone Seen My Slide Rule? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Nov 06 11

The Lost Connection brings you a quiz about old-timey gadgets and gizmos that have somehow 'lost connection' with today's modern society!
Average
LadyCaitriona gold member
Nov 06 11
774 plays
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trivia quiz  The End of the World as We Know It cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EmmaF2008, Nov 17 09

Throughout history, a number of technologies have changed how we interact with each other and the world around us. Can you identify them?
Average
EmmaF2008 gold member
Nov 17 09
2445 plays
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trivia quiz  The iQuiz cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Feb 11 09

The ever-changing Apple iPod has invaded the music scene. Do you know about the operations and history of said devices? Good luck!
Tough
kyleisalive editor
Feb 11 09
1377 plays
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trivia quiz  If the Good Die Young, What Does That Make Us? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Apr 13 14

Chances are, if you remember using this technology, you have grown old, whether you realize it or not! Some of it is old and some of it is REALLY old. Let's take a look back at technology of yesteryear.
Easy
PootyPootwell gold member
Apr 13 14
1131 plays
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trivia quiz  Ten Minutes Until Impact cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lones78, Jun 19 10

If the crash test dummy had a brain, it would probably be scared out of its vinyl skin ten minutes before impact! This quiz covers the history and development of the crash test dummy.
Average
lones78 gold member
Jun 19 10
7122 plays
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trivia quiz  How Did We Ever Do Without Them? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Feb 23 12

Here are ten gadgets mankind has come up with from time to time, used until better versions of same replaced them. See how many you know. Have fun!
Average
Creedy gold member
Feb 23 12
1269 plays
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trivia quiz  An Introduction to Nuclear Power 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 12 09

Do you know how a nuclear power plant works? This quiz is about some very basic principles of nuclear power and its applications.
Average
daver852 gold member
Apr 12 09
1290 plays
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trivia quiz  Power to the People: Solar Applications 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Jul 29 10

While the use of solar technology for large-scale energy production is increasing, one of the main benefits of the technology is its use in simpler applications. Let's explore some small-scale uses of solar power for rural and less-developed areas.
Average
PDAZ gold member
Jul 29 10
345 plays
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trivia quiz  Obsolete Machines 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, May 19 13

Welcome to the Museum of Obsolete Machines. Let's walk past the exhibits of various machinery, tools, and devices rendered obsolete by the beginning of the third millennium. Come right this way....
Average
gracious1 gold member
May 19 13
888 plays
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trivia quiz  Top Ten Free iPhone Apps 2007-2012 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, portgleep, Jul 12 12

Ever since I got my iPhone, I've been addicted to it, and especially to some of its apps. Just a few days ago marked the fifth anniversary of the iPhone, and so here is a quiz about the 10 most popular free iPhone apps in the phone's first five years!
Average
portgleep
Jul 12 12
498 plays
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trivia quiz  Go Go Gadget Quiz! 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, workisboring, Apr 29 14

Gadgets are small tools that serves a particular function. Some gadgets are considered novelty items while some gadgets are quite useful. This quiz celebrates everyday gadgets found in everyday life.
Easy
workisboring gold member
Apr 29 14
888 plays
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trivia quiz  The Last Touch 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, May 10 12

It seems everything these days is being upgraded to being a "touchscreen" device. Many people embrace this change. Then there's Bob, who doesn't quite like this new technology.
Average
salami_swami gold member
May 10 12
549 plays
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trivia quiz  Exploring Nanotechnology - Carbon Nanotubes 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, geniusonwheels, Oct 09 08

Carbon nanotubes are one of the new, upcoming scientific ideas that can revolutionize the entire field. But how much do you know about them?
Tough
geniusonwheels
Oct 09 08
408 plays
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trivia quiz  Satellites 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, May 25 05

Satellites! Beneficial to our society for communications, weather reporting, military use, and more. How much do you know about these intense scientific objects?
Average
apathy100 gold member
May 25 05
1536 plays
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trivia quiz  Acoustics and Loudspeakers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mobunny, Dec 18 07

Have you ever wondered how such a little speaker can make such and incredible range of sound? Learn about how a loudspeaker works and how we perceive sound.
Average
mobunny
Dec 18 07
1062 plays
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trivia quiz  Anyone Got the Time? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kaddarsgirl, Jul 23 12

"TIME: The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole." (from Oxford Dictionary) This quiz is about various ways of keeping time throughout history and around the world.
Average
kaddarsgirl
Jul 23 12
351 plays
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trivia quiz  Strange Magic 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Sep 14 18

Somehow, Medieval Merek found his way into a wormhole and time-travelled from 1327 to the beginning of the 21st century. What strange magic did he find there?
Easy
AcrylicInk gold member
Sep 14 18
363 plays
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trivia quiz  Turning Tables 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Nov 29 12

Mostly replaced by the CD player and computerized audio playback in mainstream home use, the classic turntable or phonograph and its records still live on. Let's look at this once omnipresent music reproduction device in some technical detail!
Tough
WesleyCrusher editor
Nov 29 12
264 plays
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trivia quiz  Tools Of The Trade? 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, gamey, Jun 03 00

See if you can identify these tools of the trades in a salute to all the tradesmen that run our world.
Average
gamey
Jun 03 00
5625 plays
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trivia quiz  Technology:Our Future 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SHBasoco, Feb 29 00

How well do you know technology? Take my quiz and find out!
Average
SHBasoco
Feb 29 00
6834 plays
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trivia quiz  Lighting Up 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 51percent, Dec 05 06

Welcome to the world of lighting and lamps. They are something none of us can live without, yet very seldom give any consideration to.
Tough
51percent
Dec 05 06
1044 plays
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