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Will You Be Fooled By These Basic Science Questions?

Will your science skills hold up?

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  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Think about that sun rising in the east and setting in the west!

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    Via Thinkstock
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    The fella on the left is a salamander, which is an amphibian. The baller on the right is a lizard, which is a reptile.

  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nitrogen has an atomic number of 7!

  4. Via NASA
    Via Gregory H. Revera
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    Wrong!

    The moon-like thing on the left is actually the planet Mercury!

  5. Via Nobu Tamura / spinops.blogspot.com
    Via Nobu Tamura / spinops.blogspot.com
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The smiler on the right is a pterosaur, which is in no way a dinosaur.

  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    A pH above 7 is considered basic.

  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    The clue is the bend in the water molecule. The other one is CO2.

  8. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's fast, but not THAT fast.

  9. Via USGS
    Via JJ Harrison
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    Wrong!

    The left one is slate, a metamorphic rock composed of a variety of clay minerals and other material. The one on the right is quartz, which is a mineral. A mineral has a single chemical composition.

  10. Via NASA
    Via NASA
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Neptune, the one on the right, is the furthest full-fledged planet from the sun. The left one is Uranus. You can tell because it's axis is all different.

Will You Be Fooled By These Basic Science Questions?

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