What’s your science IQ?

Over at Greg Laden’s blog, I was reading his post and the comments when I clicked on a comment by John McKay and found ‘archy’ boasting about his science knowledge. So I clicked on the link and ended up at this site

So we’re in the top 10% of the population with some knowledge of science – which is really sad, ’cause a 12 or 13 year old should be able to answer the questions.

Pew Science Knowledge Quiz

and what was John McKay’s comment? I’m glad you asked

Without testing, how can you be sure gravity is still working on your coffee cup? Maybe it stays put because of inertia, static cling, a certain stickiness because you don’t clean your desk often enough, or because the cup is too depressed to fly.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s