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For quizzes that don't fit anywhere else in Technology or are about several technological fields.
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1 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 Q
Uroborus
Dec 13 03
3423 plays
2 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 Q
PootyPootwell
Today!
201 plays
3 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.
Tough
10 Q
Snowman
May 10 10
360 plays
4 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 Q
CellarDoor
Apr 25 07
1173 plays
5 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 Q
john_sunseri
Mar 01 10
1473 plays
6 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 Q
coachpauly
Feb 12 12
1707 plays
7 GPS
"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 Q
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 07 06
2178 plays
8 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 Q
EmmaF2008
Nov 17 09
1962 plays
9 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 Q
ertrum
Feb 07 08
7521 plays
10 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!
Difficult
20 Q
CellarDoor
Aug 20 00
3135 plays
11 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 Q
kyleisalive
Feb 11 09
1257 plays
12 Has Anyone Seen My Slide Rule?
Team quiz by The Lost Connection
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 Q
LadyCaitriona
Nov 06 11
588 plays
13 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 Q
daver852
Apr 12 09
996 plays
14 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 Q
lones78
Jun 19 10
5367 plays
15 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 Q
gracious1
May 19 13
528 plays
16 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 Q
PDAZ
Jul 29 10
246 plays
17 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 Q
Creedy
Feb 23 12
900 plays
18 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 Q
mobunny
Dec 18 07
921 plays
19 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 Q
geniusonwheels
Oct 09 08
357 plays
20 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 Q
portgleep
Jul 12 12
339 plays
21 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.
Tough
10 Q
kaddarsgirl
Jul 23 12
258 plays
22 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 Q
salami_swami
May 10 12
384 plays
23 Injection Molding bits and bites
So you think you're a molder?
Average
10 Q
jmoutoux
Mar 20 10
225 plays
24 Satellites
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 Q
apathy100
May 25 05
1371 plays
25 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!
Difficult
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Nov 29 12
192 plays
26 Laser Trivia
Laser physics for those with some background knowledge.
Average
10 Q
dan_scan
Feb 10 05
873 plays
27 Tools Of The Trade?
See if you can identify these tools of the trades in a salute to all the tradesmen that literally run our world.
Average
15 Q
gamey
Jun 03 00
5352 plays
28 Radical Robots!
You may know all about TV and movie robots like R2-D2, Terminator, and Bender, but how much do you know about real-life robots? This quiz covers some of the most influential developments in the history of robotics.
Average
10 Q
tiddybitnibbly
Mar 13 11
255 plays
29 Technology:Our Future
How well do you know technology? Take my quiz and find out!
Average
10 Q
SHBasoco
Feb 29 00
6417 plays
30 Power Up! Building a Distribution Transformer
Distribution transformers are critical in our modern world, bringing usable electricity to your home. See if you can help me build a transformer!
Tough
10 Q
strudi74
Sep 19 13
117 plays
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