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  Best of the Best: More Scientists great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
From the clues given, can you identify these scientists, considered to be among the greatest the world has ever known?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 21 22
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Aug 21 22
298 plays
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  They Remember Me For WHAT? editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Aug 11 09
Average
pu2-ke-qi-ri
9333 plays
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  Best of the Best  Revolutionary Scientists Best of the Best: Revolutionary Scientists best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Beginning in the sixteenth century, the Scientific Revolution ushered in a new age that subsequently led to many discoveries. Can you identify these revolutionary scientists from the clues given?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 15 16
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 15 16
649 plays
4.
  Run to the Lab! World Changing Experiments. best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will look at some of the most important scientific breakthroughs that have altered the way we understand the world around us. Can you pick the scientist or the experiment/theory from the information provided?
Easier, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Jul 01 12
Easier
MikeMaster99 gold member
3621 plays
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  Best of the Best  Physicists Best of the Best: Physicists best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Since ancient times, physicists have been in pursuit of the knowledge that will lead to greater understanding of how things work in the natural world. Can you identify the following physicists from the clues given?
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 14 16
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Jul 14 16
578 plays
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  Best of the Best  Women in Science Best of the Best: Women in Science top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Throughout history, women have made important contributions in the field of science. See if you can answer these questions concerning the work of some very impressive female scientists.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jun 09 16
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jun 09 16
676 plays
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  Scientists with Fruit Heads Scientists with Fruit Heads editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
What on EARTH could this quiz be about? Exactly what the title suggests! All these scientists have had their heads altered in this fruity themed quiz. Talk about picking your brain!
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Jan 16 22
Average
trident editor
Jan 16 22
970 plays
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  Best of the Best  Scientists Best of the Best: Scientists top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
From the clues given, can you identify these scientists, considered to be among the greatest the world has ever known?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 01 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Feb 01 17
693 plays
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  The Nerd Herd editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 01 19
Average
CmdrK gold member
Apr 01 19
2436 plays
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  Best of the Best  Giants in Science Best of the Best: Giants in Science great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Isaac Newton wrote, "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants". Some believe the comment was an attack on an opponent. However, it may have been a statement of modesty. To which scientific giants might Newton have referred?
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 27 16
Average
ponycargirl editor
Jul 27 16
554 plays
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This Italian physicist was born in 1564. He is known as, "a father of modern physics," along with many other titles. Who is he?

From Quiz "The Miracle Of Mind"




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  Medical Breakthroughs From Madison - 10 questions - 4 mins
The University of Wisconsin has seen lots of cutting edge medical research. Match the scientist with their breakthrough (most of them Nobel Prize winning).
Average, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Aug 10 22
Average
parrotman2006 gold member
Aug 10 22
76 plays
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  Wrong is Actually Right great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, Midget40, Mar 15 14
Easier
Midget40 gold member
1123 plays
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  It's Raining Men! top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you match each of these men associated with the field of meteorology with a brief description of some of their accomplishments?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Aug 06 19
Average
looney_tunes editor
Aug 06 19
1320 plays
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  The Miracle Of Mind top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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 Qns, christopherm, Feb 26 15
Very Easy
christopherm gold member
1050 plays
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  Builders of Science popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is based in part on the book by Bill Bryson, "A Short History of Nearly Everything". See if you can match the theory or discovery to the scientist who made it.
Average, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Feb 25 22
Average
LeoDaVinci editor
Feb 25 22
165 plays
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  A Cornucopia of Scientists popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the scientific discipline, discovery or description to the proper person.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Oct 16 16
Very Easy
nyirene330
Oct 16 16
543 plays
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  I Am Not Insane great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes scientists come up with theories or findings that sound mad. Their ideas might turn out to be accepted as game changers or they might not. Here is a selection.
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, May 19 19
Average
Upstart3 gold member
May 19 19
531 plays
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  Scientists and their Contributions - 10 questions - 3 mins
There have been many scientists whose work lets us know about fundamental things concerning how the universe actually works. How well do you remember which accomplishment was made by what scientist? Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Jul 27 16
Easier
DeepHistory gold member
Jul 27 16
829 plays
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  Fun with Famous Scientists great trivia quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
Intended for laypersons. A light quiz on the discoveries of famous scientists, moderately easy but varied. One answer from each question is for fun only. Enjoy!
Average, 20 Qns, dr_vitz, Nov 20 22
Average
dr_vitz
Nov 20 22
5870 plays
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  Scientists from K-W popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Once again, I will give you descriptions and you need to match them with the appropriate scientists.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 18 17
Easier
nyirene330
May 18 17
408 plays
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  Scientists from A - J popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I provide information on their fields of study, and you match the scientist to the correct description.
Easier, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 18 17
Easier
nyirene330
May 18 17
423 plays
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  Let Me Be Your Fantasy top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Dec 19 09
Average
adams627
675 plays
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  All in the Name of Spineless Science - 10 questions - 7 mins
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 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 04 12
Tough
Rowena8482
4887 plays
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  French or German? - 10 questions - 3 mins
These laws or inventions are the work of either a French or German scientist. It's up to you to determine which nationality.
Easier, 10 Qns, bwfc10, Sep 29 19
Easier
bwfc10 gold member
Sep 29 19
432 plays
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  Not On Your Nelly popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
That is what the people must have thought when someone told them about these discoveries. They seemed unbelievable, yet existed. See if you can recognize the scientists who created them, and made our life a lot easier.
Average, 10 Qns, remote9, Aug 08 13
Average
remote9
1466 plays
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  Scientists Who Changed the World great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Random facts about scientists who made a big impact on the way we live today.
Average, 10 Qns, candii-dreamz, Mar 06 16
Average
candii-dreamz
Mar 06 16
2662 plays
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  Thinking Outside the Box popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Nothing is ever proven in science, but many scientific theories become widely accepted as the truth. Can you match these previously held 'truths' with the scientist who contributed to them being debunked? Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, pagea, Jan 11 18
Tough
pagea
Jan 11 18
130 plays
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  Scientific Heroes - 10 questions - 5 mins
We owe these ten people a great deal for their work in various fields of science. Let's get to know who they are.
Average, 10 Qns, Tarkowski, Jul 22 21
Average
Tarkowski
Jul 22 21
286 plays
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  Ralph and the History of British Science popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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 Qns, doublemm, Sep 02 12
Tough
doublemm gold member
289 plays
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  Man is the Measure popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
These people all give their names to scientific units. Can you match them up?
Average, 10 Qns, Lottie1001, May 13 16
Average
Lottie1001 gold member
May 13 16
481 plays
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  Scientists of Quantum Theory popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match each description or idea of quantum theory with the scientist who first discovered it.
Average, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Sep 22 18
Average
AlexT781
Sep 22 18
232 plays
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  Pioneers in Computing - 10 questions - 5 mins
The computer systems of today were built on the efforts of these pioneers who laid the foundations for today. Many labored in obscurity behind the scenes. Match the pioneers with their accomplishments.
Tough, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 25 19
Tough
SixShutouts66 gold member
Mar 25 19
127 plays
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  Who Deserves Credit? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
While scientists like Darwin, Galileo and Watt get all the credit in the history books, the individuals below live in relative obscurity. This quiz gives some true innovators a chance to shine...see if you can identify them!
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 28 18
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Apr 28 18
985 plays
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  Behind the Units: Electromagnetism popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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).
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Apr 19 11
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
492 plays
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  Nobel Prizes in Physics popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
X-Radiation and the Nobel Prize in Physics
Average, 10 Qns, UncleHern, Jan 29 14
Average
UncleHern
621 plays
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  Scientists and Their Discoveries - 10 questions - 3 mins
The quiz is all about scientists and their discoveries. For help, the countries of the scientists are given. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, sumanp, Jan 03 17
Average
sumanp
Jan 03 17
598 plays
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  Scottish Pioneers of Science - 10 questions - 4 mins
As a Scotsman I have always been proud that our small population has made a massive global impact. This quiz is about Scottish scientists and inventors who have done just that.
Average, 10 Qns, MickeyDGod, Apr 12 20
Average
MickeyDGod gold member
Apr 12 20
186 plays
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  Famous Scientists Quiz Challenge - 5 questions - 2 mins
This quiz is about scientists who are very dead, and very famous ...
Easier, 5 Qns, xspaceghostx, Mar 24 12
Easier
xspaceghostx
4324 plays
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  Scientists of Regency Britain - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the scientists of early 19th Century Britain with the scientific discoveries.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Dec 26 19
Average
bernie73 gold member
Dec 26 19
162 plays
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  I Want to be a Mad Scientist When I Grow Up popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many of the men in this quiz made legitimate contributions to the field of science. All of them had questionable ethics and most were eccentrics. Some were cruel, or insane, or downright evil.
Tough, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Sep 07 11
Tough
dcpddc478
489 plays
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  Great Figures of Ancient Science popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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...
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
664 plays
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  Chemists Through the Ages - 10 questions - 5 mins
See how much you know about chemists from the 18th century to today by playing this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, GWU_Boy, Jul 20 20
Average
GWU_Boy
Jul 20 20
675 plays
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  Scientists are Human Too popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, skilburn, Jul 05 15
Tough
skilburn
781 plays
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  It Doesn't Take a Rocket Scientist... - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about female rocket scientists.
Tough, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Dec 20 16
Tough
pennie1478
Dec 20 16
231 plays
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  A Woman's Work is Never Done - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, Bethannieh, Dec 21 14
Average
Bethannieh
381 plays
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  What do you know about Famous Scientists? - 10 questions - 4 mins
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 Qns, mcfan321, Feb 11 17
Average
mcfan321
Feb 11 17
3003 plays
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  The Limitations of Science - 10 questions - 7 mins
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 Qns, kevinatilusa, Apr 19 11
Difficult
kevinatilusa
610 plays
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  Early Scientists of Alexandria - 10 questions - 6 mins
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 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
408 plays
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  Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the chemists who won the Nobel Prize.
Average, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Jun 20 17
Average
GoodVibe
Jun 20 17
169 plays
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  Later Alexandrian Scientists - 10 questions - 5 mins
Alexandria remained the center for scientific and philosophic inquiry for hundreds of years in the ancient world of the Mediterranean. This quiz highlights some of the key figures of the Alexandria, the intellectual mecca of the ancient Egypt.
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
288 plays
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  Roman Scientists - 10 questions - 5 mins
Rome was not known for its scientific or artistic innovations and what few figures did participate in scientific endeavors perhaps were not the most qualified? Here are a few examples of some of the prominent Roman figures who dabbled in science...enjoy
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
351 plays
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  Famous Scientific Pioneers - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, tumblre, Feb 02 15
Average
tumblre
460 plays
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  Who Am I ? - Scientists - 10 questions - 5 mins
Name the scientist from the clues. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, sportcon, Apr 19 11
Tough
sportcon
1446 plays
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  Ancient Ionian Scientists popular trivia quiz - 5 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
939 plays
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  Chemists Through the Ages II - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is another quiz about chemists from history, yet this one contains some chemists who are a little bit more out of the limelight than the first quiz's chemists.
Tough, 10 Qns, GWU_Boy, Nov 24 02
Tough
GWU_Boy
351 plays
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  Interesting Facts about Famous Scientists - 5 questions - 5 mins
Enjoy these various tidbits on your favorite scientists...
Very Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
650 plays
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  Fascinating Facts about Scientists - 5 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
668 plays
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  Random Questions About Scientists - 5 questions - 6 mins
More random scientist questions to tantalize the curious soul...
Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
627 plays
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  Later Ionian Scientists - 5 questions - 5 mins
More ancient Ionian scientists. Hope you learn something.
Difficult, 5 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
348 plays
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  The Peripatetics - 5 questions - 5 mins
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 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 19 11
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
726 plays
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