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Will You Be Fooled By These Basic Science Questions?

Will your science skills hold up?

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

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  1. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

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

  2. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

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

  3. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Nitrogen has an atomic number of 7!

  4. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The moon-like thing on the left is actually the planet Mercury!

  5. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The smiler on the right is a pterosaur, which is in no way a dinosaur.

  6. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A pH above 7 is considered basic.

  7. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

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

  8. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's fast, but not THAT fast.

  9. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    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.

  10. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    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.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.