New Scientist has been publishing its own quiz for more than a decade.
It’s a way for readers to find out which of the world’s best-loved quotes are really the most inspirational, so that you can make the most of your reading time.
Each year, we’ve put together a quiz to find the best quotes, and now it’s time for the latest edition.
As always, we’re delighted to bring you the best of the best.
Read the full article.
What’s in the book?
It’s got a good mix of science, politics and pop culture to choose from, including a list of top-selling books.
Read our review to find a few highlights.
New Scientist quiz answers You can see a list below of the answers you’ll get on the quiz.
You can also find out the top five most-quoted quotes from the book here.
Who’s it for?
New Scientist readers from all over the world can use this quiz to get their hands on the best science, pop culture and news quotes.
You’ll find plenty of science and science-related books here, as well as other news, politics, philosophy and more.
But we’ve also got plenty of quotes from pop culture, too, including pop culture quotes from shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Simpsons, and from movies like Star Trek and The Dark Knight.
Which is it?
New Science: Which of the following are the most important facts?
A) Humans evolved from apes (Genes 1-2) B) Humans have more genes than chimpanzees C) Humans are the only animals capable of having children D) The average person has only one gene for each chromosome of their genome E) The human genome contains about 1.7 billion genetic differences between us and other species of living creatures.
Which are you more likely to understand?
A: Humans (genes 1,2,3) B: Animals (genas 1, 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) C: People (genomics) D: People are the descendants of dinosaurs (Gen. 1, 4, 10) E: People, like dinosaurs, have no DNA in their nucleus (Genome) F: You have only one pair of chromosomes (Genomic) What are the origins of friendship?
A. We were made by an ancient being, or a pair of creatures who shared some of our genes B. We formed a friendship because of our common ancestry C. We’re in a romantic relationship, because of some mutual attraction D. We feel friendship is important, because it brings happiness to our life.
What do you do when you’re feeling lonely?
A.: Read A: Spend time with a person A: Make friends A: Learn more about the universe A: Be grateful to be alive B: Talk to someone B: Get a good night’s sleep C: Listen to music C: Go to the movies C: Talk about other things D: Go out with someone D: Listen and feel free to enjoy life D: Do your best to keep friendship alive (in other words, have a good time) What do your friends say?
A.- “How are you?”
B.- “I’m good” C.- “Can you be friends with me?”
D.- “What’s up?”
E.- “That’s great!”
What do the other people in your life say?
A.- “Thank you for visiting New Scientist”B.- “Good job!”
C.- “You’re the best”D.- “It’s a shame” What do people in other countries say?
D.-“I wish I was in your shoes”E.-“It’s good” What’s the best way to make friends?
A:- “Go to the park together”B:- “Make friends in the park”C:- “Meet people in the street”What do you like most about New Scientist?
A:- “The best of science”B- “Good science”C- “The biggest surprise” What are your top five favorite quotes from New Science?
A- “Thank You for Reading”B: “I was born into this world”C: “What a miracle!”
D: “It was worth it!”
What is your favourite song from New Scientist that you’d like to hear on a daily basis?
A: “You’ll Never Know”B : “You Will Never Know Me”C : “It’ll Make You Happy”D: (This song is sung by David Bowie.)