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. How many chromosomes does a human have?

#2. Do a kidney transplant patient and donor need to be ABO blood group compatible?

#3. What is the name of the main artery that delivers the oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body?

#4. Do radiotherapy patients have special masks made to keep them still during treatment?

#5. What is a genome?

#6. What is a pathogen?

#7. What is a verruca?

#8. What does spirometry measure?

#9. What does DNA stand for?

#10. What type of organism causes malaria?

#11. Faecal bacteria (bacteria found in your poo) can be found on what percentage of peoples hands?

#12. How many people die every day waiting for a kidney transplant?

#13. What is the main purpose of a phase 3 clinical trial?

#14. What is the main reason for randomising patients to their treatment allocation in a clinical trial?

#15. Which of these drinks has the lowest amount of sugar?

#16. Why is a crossmatch needed before a kidney transplant can take place?

#17. Which metal ion is associated with the insulin molecule?

#18. How many teaspoons of sugar does the average UK person eat every week?

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

#20. How many chest compressions should you do per minute during CPR?

#21. How many main blood groups are there?

#22. Which exposure will give you the highest dose of radiation?

#23. Are X-rays used to treat cancer?

#24. What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

#25. What is one of the most widely used diagnostic technique for detecting virus in patients?

#26. Are cancer patients are given radiotherapy treatment by nurses?

#27. What biological trace evidence could be used to detect drowning?

#28. What is the age of consent to be a bone marrow donor?

#29. What type of cell is the heart made up of?

#30. Why are cell therapy and gene therapy procedures carried out in a closed system?


Science for your Future

The 13th Annual Schools Science Conference took place on 20th April 2016

University of Westminster

115 New Cavendish Street