Science questions This is a list of recently added questions about science. 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 permafrost3125Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York585Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome527Such place does not existSuch place does not exist632ecology 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% ThreeThree4728FiveFive10493SevenSeven2636NineNine737prizes 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 56% ocean floorocean floor10768antarctic ice capantarctic ice cap4348coal depositscoal deposits2537HimalayasHimalayas1287tectonics 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% AristotleAristotle1203GalileoGalileo511Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus1426Charles DarwinCharles Darwin1326ancient 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% LondonLondon450OxfordOxford1775EdinburghEdinburgh652ChicagoChicago857books riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.