There are many different types of sciences that can be studied which is why in this Spanish science quiz we will introduce you to the study of a number of those different sciences. You may have already learned the English names of most of these sciences in your science classes but since you are in the process of learning how to speak in Spanish, it’s a pretty good idea to also learn the science names in Spanish. In short, this quiz will be focusing on the names of the areas of science and not on any specifics involved in any of the areas. That should make things pretty simple!
In addition to the names of the sciences, you will also be given a very brief description of what area the science studies. After you have looked over your vocabulary list and studied the new Spanish vocabulary words and what is studied, move on to the quiz section.
|anatomy||anatomía [f]||This is the study of the structure of living organisms.|
|anthropology||antropología [f]||This is the study of humans both past and present.|
|archaeology||arqueología [f]||This is the study of human activity in the past by studying the remains of their culture and environment.|
|astrology||astrología [f]||This is the study of the sky for meaning.|
|biology||biología [f]||This is the study of life and living organisms.|
|botany||botánica [f]||This is the study of plants.|
|chemistry||química [f]||This is the study of matter and the changes it undergoes.|
|ecology||ecología [m]||This is the study of the relationships living organisms have with each other.|
|geology||geología [f]||This is the study of the rocks of the Earth.|
|meteorology||meteorología [f]||This is the study of the atmosphere.|
|mineralogy||mineralogía [f]||This is the study of minerals.|
|pathology||patología [f]||This is the study of the body to determine diseases and causes of death.|
|pharmacology||farmacología [f]||This is the study of medicines and their effects on the body and in controlling diseases.|
|physiology||fisiología [f]||This is the study of normal functions of living organisms.|
|psychology||psicología [f]||This is the study of mental functions and behaviors.|
|topography||topografía [f]||This is the study of surface shapes and features of the Earth and other astronomical objects.|
|zoology||zoología [f]||This is the study of the animal kingdom, its structure, evolution, habits and distribution of both living and extinct animals.|
Each quiz sentence will give you a brief description about an area of science. From the list of answers given, see if you can quickly locate the Spanish word that is the science study of the description. Put your thinking caps and then begin the quiz!