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Will You Be Fooled By These Basic Science Questions?

Will your science skills hold up?

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:32 p.m. ET

Posted on December 20, 2015, at 11:16 a.m. ET

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    Think about that sun rising in the east and setting in the west!

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    Via Thinkstock
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    Via Thinkstock
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    The fella on the left is a salamander, which is an amphibian. The baller on the right is a lizard, which is a reptile.

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    Nitrogen has an atomic number of 7!

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    Via NASA
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    Via Gregory H. Revera
    Via Gregory H. Revera
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    The moon-like thing on the left is actually the planet Mercury!

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    Via Nobu Tamura / spinops.blogspot.com
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    Via Nobu Tamura / spinops.blogspot.com
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    The smiler on the right is a pterosaur, which is in no way a dinosaur.

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    A pH above 7 is considered basic.

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    The clue is the bend in the water molecule. The other one is CO2.

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    It's fast, but not THAT fast.

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    Via USGS
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    Via JJ Harrison
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    The left one is slate, a metamorphic rock composed of a variety of clay minerals and other material. The one on the right is quartz, which is a mineral. A mineral has a single chemical composition.

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    Via NASA
    Via NASA
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    Via NASA
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    Neptune, the one on the right, is the furthest full-fledged planet from the sun. The left one is Uranus. You can tell because it's axis is all different.

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