November 15, 2018
Quizzes Latest News | Poll Questions | Ranked-Choice Voting | Election 2018 | Kirstjen Nielsen

Only 6 percent of America got all these science questions right. Can you?

A small section of the expanding remains of the Veil Nebula, a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago, is seen in an image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope released September 24, 2015. The entire nebula is 110 light-years across, covering six full moons on the sky as seen from Earth, and resides about 2,100 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus, the Swan, according to NASA.

Do you know which kind of waves are used to make and receive cellphone calls? How are tides created? What happens when light passes through a magnifying glass?

Oh, and do you fall into the 6 percent of Americans who get all the answers right?

This 12-question quiz comes to you from Pew Research Center. At the end you can see all your answers and how you compare to a large sample of the public.

Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like