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Famous Scientists Quiz

Famous scientists quiz to test your inner geek about science achievements and discoveries.

Famous Scientists Quiz
Will you be blinded by science or shine on like a crazy diamond?
We'll give you five minutes to answer 10 Famous Scientists questions.
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1.

In 1842 Christian Doppler introduced the world to the "Doppler Effect". When do we experience it in everyday life?

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2.

The great philosopher, René Descartes, is most famous for saying "cogito ergo sum". This means:

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3.

Marie Curie died in 1934 of aplastic anemia. What is thought to be the cause?

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4.

What does Charles Darwin's term natural selection refer to?

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5.

What does Einstein's E = MC2 stand for?

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6.

Robert Wilhelm Bunsen developed spectral analysis in the 19th century. What is he more popularly known for?

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7.

Muhammad al-Khwarizmi introduced the Arabic numerals 0-9 to the western world. What everyday modern expression derives from his name?

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8.

This genius calculated pi, discovered "specific gravity" and invented a screw pump named after him. Who was it?

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9.

Wernher von Braun immigrated to the US in 1945. What did he work on when he arrived?

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10.

Which bright idea did Thomas Edison have?

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