How science literate are you?

An employee carrying test tubes inside a laboratory in Mumbai.
An employee carrying test tubes inside a laboratory in Mumbai.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - A new study has found the level of scientific literacy uneven among the close to 1,000 Singaporeans and Singapore permanent residents surveyed. The study was led by two researchers from the Nanyang Technological University - Associate Professor Shirley Ho and Assistant Professor Juliana Chan.

Here are the 14 questions which were asked during the survey. Are the following statements true or false?