Science questions This is a list of recently added questions about science. What is deltiology?Hobby about collecting postcards. Officially the biggest collection postcards has got Mario Morby from Great Britain. Contains 1 000 265 pieces. It is officially record in Guinness Book of Records.Created by: lukasz Polandvery hard 31% Hobby about collecting postcardsHobby about collecting postcards79Science of quantum equationsScience of quantum equations44Science flavor of winesScience flavor of wines59Fields of medicine about i.a. intestinesFields of medicine about i.a. intestines65curiosities riddles » In order to protect seeds of the edible plants, the Global Seed Vault has been built. Where is it located?Spitsbergen permafrost. The Svalbrad Global Seed Vault (norw. Svalbrad globale frøhvelv) is located Svalbrad archipelago, at the Sptisbergen Island in Norway. It has been built to safely store seeds of edible plants from all over the world in case of any cataclism. Vault located is in the tunnel digged in the permafrost. Currently over 1.5 mln specimens are storedCreated by: lanusienkaaverage 64% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost3483Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York636Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome585Such place does not existSuch place does not exist684ecology riddles » In how many fields were the Nobel Prizes originally awarded?Five. During its life the Nobel established a lot of companies which turned into corporations and still are playing the major part in the global economy, for example Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). In his last will he set aside the bulk of his estate to establish the Nobel Prizes, to be awarded annually in the fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine. Prizes are also awarded for literature and peace.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% ThreeThree5021FiveFive11290SevenSeven2826NineNine784prizes riddles » What serves as a natural "tape recording" of the history of the Earth's magnetic field reversals?Ocean floor. In 1950s scientists discovered zebra-like pattern of the ocean floor magnetic polarity. It turned out that stripes of rock parallel to the mid-ocean ridge crest alternate in magnetic polarity (normal-reversed-normal, etc.), suggesting that they were formed during different epochs documenting the normal and reversal episodes of the Earth's magnetic field.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% ocean floorocean floor11695antarctic ice capantarctic ice cap4622coal depositscoal deposits2671HimalayasHimalayas1362tectonics riddles » Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 26% AristotleAristotle1224GalileoGalileo519Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus1480Charles DarwinCharles Darwin1365ancient Greece riddles » Where is The Encyclopaedia Britannica produced?Chicago. The Britannica is the oldest English-language encyclopaedia still being produced (currently only in the online version). It was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 1901, after it was taken over by an American firm, the Britannica shortened and simplified articles to broaden its appeal in the North American market. Although publication has been based in the United States since 1901, the Britannica has largely maintained British spelling.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 22% LondonLondon461OxfordOxford1832EdinburghEdinburgh683ChicagoChicago886books riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.