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STEM Quiz

Wednesday 22 July 2015 at 2:20 pm.

 How much do you know about the industry? Take the Quiz!

  1. STEM stands for:
    1. Sociology, Temperament, Emotions, and Mood
    2. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
    3. STrong WomEn in Math and science
    4. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mechanics
  2. On average, students say that "math is for boys, not girls" as small as:
    1. 6th grade
    2. 2nd grade
    3. 4th grade
    4. Kindergarten
    5. None of the above
  3. Question 2 is:
    1. Completely true, women are not in math simply because they don't like it
    2. Not true, women can pursue any dream, whether man or woman dominated
    3. Kid's don't think like that
  4. A growth mindset refers to:
    1. a person who mind and brain are constantly growing
    2. Someone who spends their time documenting their intelligence or talent rather than developing them
    3. Someone who believes their most basic abilities can be made through dedication and hardwork
    4. Something that virtually all great people have
    5. Answers c and d
    6. Answers a and d
  5. Girls who take calculus in high school are three times more likely to major in a science or engineering field, than girls who don't
    1. false
    2. true
  6. In 2012, 16% of undergraduates (men and women) recieved a STEM degree
    1. false
    2. true
  7. The Obama Administration planned to invest ____________ dollars to increase the number of STEM graduates, but it did not pass in Congress
    1. 3 billion
    2. 3 million
    3. 7,000
    4. They invested no money
  8. The top 5 highest paying STEM jobs include:
    1. marine engineer, petroleum engineer, nuclear engineer, technology analyst, and chemical engineer
    2. psychologist, sociologist, biology, anthropology, and environmental science
    3. astronomy, chemistry, ecology, oceanography, and geology
  9. What is the most popular STEM major?
    1. mechanical engineering
    2. biology
    3. marine-biology
    4. computer engineering
  10. In five years _____________ will have one of the largest STEM industries in the United States
    1. California
    2. Texas
    3. New York
    4. Florida
    5. Illinois
    6. All the above
    7. None of the above

Answers:

  1. B) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  2. B) 2nd Grade
  3. B) Not true, women can pursue any dream, whether man or woman dominated
  4. E) Answers c and d
  5. B) True
  6. B) True
  7. A) 3 billion dollars
  8. A) marine engineer, petroleum engineer, nuclear engineer, technology analyst, and chemical engineer
  9. A) Mechanical Engineer
  10. F) All of the Above