Welcome! Are you ready to put your knowledge to the test? 

Whether you’re looking to prove your expertise, review key takeaways from the conference, or are simply curious about science and healthcare, our quiz is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself and expand your understanding. From general knowledge questions to in-depth healthcare information, this quiz is designed to examine your level of understanding and potentially highlight areas for further learning. 

So, are you up for the challenge? Gather your thinking cap and let’s begin!


#1. Approximately, how many days of energy would a 60kg woman store in her adipose tissue?

#2. What is a verruca?

#3. What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

#4. What are Polyhydroxyalkanoates soluble in?

#5. What is formalin?

#6. Malaria Parasite can be seen in which of the following blood components?

#7. What are two medical terms used for what we would call poo?

#8. What is the term used for medicines that treat bacterial infections?

#9. Horrible Housemates: What are baby cockroaches called?

#10. Which hormone cannot be produced by the body in people with type 1 diabetes?

#11. How many valves are there in the normal human heart?

#12. What is athletes foot is caused by?

#13. What is a pressure mapping system used for?

#14. Where is a gastric ulcer found?

#15. What part of the body would a drug be having the most affect on after using an inhaler?

#16. How many chambers are there in the heart?

#17. How many lobes are lungs made of?

#18. In urine analysis, what does the term ‘specific gravity’ tell us about someone’s health?

#19. How many bones are there in the foot?

#20. What qualification is required to become a pharmacy technician?

#21. What would NOT help decrease your radiation dose?

#22. What does EPIOC stand for in the world of wheelchairs?

#23. What are maggots used for in the treatment of medical conditions?

#24. What are Polyhydroxyalkanoates?

#25. What does CPAP stand for?

#26. Which of these imaging techniques uses non-ionising radiation?

#27. What disease is a biochemist particularly looking for when they measure the glucose level of someone’s blood?

#28. What is a gene?

#29. How long can a tapeworm grow in your intestine?

#30. What is a buddy button used for?


Science for Survival

The 12th Annual Schools Science Conference took place on 22nd April 2015

University of Westminster

115 New Cavendish Street