The Craig Fahle Show

Super Science Quiz

Friday, September 27, 2013

  1. Which component of an atom would you not expect to find in the nucleus?

  2. The fourth planet from the sun is?

  3. What is the first element on the periodic table?

  4. How do bats navigate in the dark?

  5. What gas do most scientists believe causes temperatures in the atmosphere to rise?

  6. What is the chemical name of the element Capital S small n Sn?

  7. The outside layer of skin on the human body is called the?

  8. Which gas makes up most of the Earth’s atmosphere?

  9. What is the main function of red blood cells?

  10. What is the Chemical name of the element Capital G small e? Ge?


1) The crew at Radiolab recently got into some moral hot water over a story that involved “Yellow Rain” that came from bees in what country? A) Vietnam B) Cambodia C) Laos

2) On Radiolab we learned this country’s tonal language may cause a higher percentage of its native-born children to have perfect musical pitch. A) Austria B) Japan C) China

3) On Radiolab we learned which of these living creatures has the broadest spectrum of color in its vision… A) Preying Mantis B) Mantis Shrimp C) Butterfly

4) Who is the expert Jad and Robert often had on the show, who stopped appearing after ethical questions over his body of work? A) Jonah Lehrer B) Jason Blair C) Stephen Glass

5) What was the name of the chimp raised by humans who was profiled on an entire episode of Radiolab? A) Lucky B) Lucy C) Lorraine

6) Who on Radiolab has a deeper skepticism of the possibility of God and an afterlife? A) Jad Adumrad B) Robert Krulwich

Answer Key: 1.electrons 2.mars 3.hydrogen 4.echolocation 5.carbon dioxide 6.tin 7.epidermis 8.nitrogen 9.carry oxygen 10.germanium Radio Lab: 1.c 2.c 3.b 4.a 5.b 6.b