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For quizzes that don't fit anywhere else in Technology or are about several technological fields.   

There are 39 quizzes and 400 trivia questions in this category.
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Nanotechnology - Here Come the Tiny Things!

Molecular nanotechnology is the science of engineering and manufacturing objects on a molecular scale. How much do you know about this fascinating science?
Difficult (10 qns)
Dec 13 03
3612 plays
Inside a Coal-Fired Power Plant

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 (15 qns)
Apr 25 07
1284 plays
A Brief History of Timepieces

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 (10 qns)
May 10 10
516 plays
Not What I Had in Mind

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 (10 qns)
Feb 12 12
2361 plays
Science in Science Fiction

Science fiction has given us many fabulous ideas--many of which are actually possible. Test your knowledge of these futuristic technologies!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 01 10
1770 plays

"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 (10 qns)
May 07 06
2298 plays
A Time for Timekeeping

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 (20 qns)
Aug 20 00
3354 plays
What's in my MP3 player?

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 (10 qns)
Feb 07 08
8283 plays
The End of the World as We Know It

Throughout history, a number of technologies have changed how we interact with each other and the world around us. Can you identify them?
Average (10 qns)
Nov 17 09
2346 plays
Has Anyone Seen My Slide Rule?

The Lost Connection brings you a quiz about old-timey gadgets and gizmos that have somehow 'lost connection' with today's modern society!
Average (10 qns)
Nov 06 11
696 plays
If the Good Die Young, What Does That Make Us?

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 (10 qns)
Apr 13 14
855 plays
The iQuiz

The ever-changing Apple iPod has invaded the music scene. Do you know about the operations and history of said devices? Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 11 09
1332 plays
Power to the People: Solar Applications

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 (10 qns)
Jul 29 10
297 plays
Ten Minutes Until Impact

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 (10 qns)
Jun 19 10
6537 plays
Top Ten Free iPhone Apps 2007-2012

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 (10 qns)
Jul 12 12
450 plays
The Last Touch

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 (10 qns)
May 10 12
459 plays
How Did We Ever Do Without Them?

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 (10 qns)
Feb 23 12
1146 plays
An Introduction to Nuclear Power

Do you know how a nuclear power plant works? This quiz is about some very basic principles of nuclear power and its applications.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 12 09
1254 plays
Exploring Nanotechnology - Carbon Nanotubes

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 (10 qns)
Oct 09 08
390 plays
Obsolete Machines

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 (10 qns)
May 19 13
651 plays
Go Go Gadget Quiz!

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 (10 qns)
Apr 29 14
717 plays
Acoustics and Loudspeakers

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 (10 qns)
Dec 18 07
963 plays
Injection Molding Bits and Bites

So you think you're a molder?
Average (10 qns)
Mar 20 10
261 plays

Satellites! Beneficial to our society for communications, weather reporting, military use, and more. How much do you know about these intense scientific objects?
Average (10 qns)
May 25 05
1491 plays
Anyone Got the Time?

"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 (10 qns)
Jul 23 12
327 plays
Turning Tables

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 (10 qns)
Nov 29 12
243 plays
Technology:Our Future

How well do you know technology? Take my quiz and find out!
Average (10 qns)
Feb 29 00
6708 plays
Tools Of The Trade?

See if you can identify these tools of the trades in a salute to all the tradesmen that run our world.
Average (15 qns)
Jun 03 00
5565 plays
Laser Trivia

Laser physics for those with some background knowledge.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 10 05
978 plays
Lighting Up

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 (10 qns)
Dec 05 06
1026 plays
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