Are you familiar with molecules, grammar or plate tectonics? You don't shy away from formulas and profound questions? Welcome to the Science Olympiad! The questions in this quiz give you a sneak peek at nine of our ten competitions for thirst of knowledge middle school students.

In eukaryotes, mRNA is exported from the nucleus after transcription.

True! This statement is correct.

Unfortunately no! This statement is not correct.

The Anguimorpha were created by crossing Crocodylia and Sphenodontia.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

As the activation energy increases, the reaction slows down and there is less product at equilibrium.

Unfortunately no! This statement is incorrect.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

The size of the atoms decreases from bottom to top in the periodic table.

Right! This statement is correct.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

Mali is a landlocked country.

Correct! This statement is true.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

There are no earthquakes at convergent plate edges.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

There are six mice. Each pair of mice are either friends or they hate each other. It is possible to always choose three of them in such a way that either all hate each other or all are friends.

Right! This statement is correct.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

We have 50 cars with a tank that can hold petrol for 100 km of driving. If two cars are in the same place, they can exchange gasoline. The furthest distance a car can travel in this scenario is 150km.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

Hungarian is not an Indo-European language.

Right! This statement is true.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

Arabic has less grammatical cases than German

Right! This statement is correct.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

64 is the smallest integer greater than 1 that is both a square and a cube.

Correct! This statement is true.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

If we label all sides and corners of a cube as 1 and all edges as −1, then the sum of all labels is 0.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

Socrates did not leave a single philosophical writing for posterity.

Correct! This statement is true.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

Metaphysics is primarily about what knowledge is and how we can know something about the world.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

The acceleration due to gravity depends on the height above sea level.

Correct! This statement is true.

Unfortunately no! This statement is true.

If I have a 30cm focal length lens, to start a fire I have to hold the lens 15cm away from the wood.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

A country's GDP per capita measures the average disposable income of a resident of that country.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

If an economic interaction leads to a Pareto-efficient state, then everyone involved is satisfied with what they got.

Unfortunately no! This statement is false.

Correct! This statement is wrong.

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