How Well Do You Know The 6th Grade Geology

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How Well Do You Know The 6th Grade Geology

In this quiz, you will be drilled on the basic principles of geology. We believe you understand not as the study of solid components of the earth such as rocks; and the modifications that occur in the features of such solid matter over a period of time. Try these questions to prove us right.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a basic type of rock?
    • A. 

      Igneous rock

    • B. 

      Sedimentary rock

    • C. 

      Volcanic rock

    • D. 

      Metamorphic rock

  • 2. 
    The odd term among the following is _______
    • A. 

      Diagenesis

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Erosion 

    • D. 

      Transport

  • 3. 
    The following are observed during geological tests except
    • A. 

      Color 

    • B. 

      Taste

    • C. 

      Magnetism

    • D. 

      Origin

  • 4. 
    The unlithified materials often studied by geologist are termed " ________"  
    • A. 

      Drift

    • B. 

      Drift mass

    • C. 

      Superficial deposits

    • D. 

      Drift deposits

  • 5. 
    Which of these methods is not employed in absolute dating?
    • A. 

      Uranium-lead dating

    • B. 

      Uranium-chlorine dating

    • C. 

      Potassium-argon dating

    • D. 

      Argon-argon dating

  • 6. 
    Which of these options is not studied by geologists?
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      Landscapes

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Glaciers

  • 7. 
    The geologist who postulated the law of superposition is ________
    • A. 

      Erik Dawn

    • B. 

      John Freud

    • C. 

      Nicolas Steno

    • D. 

      Ulisse Sina

  • 8. 
    Who pioneered the process of ordering rock strata?
    • A. 

      William Harvey

    • B. 

      Peter Davies

    • C. 

      William Smith

    • D. 

      Jane Thomas

  • 9. 
    _______ is not a form of geological mapping.
    • A. 

      Structural mapping

    • B. 

      Surficial mapping

    • C. 

      Physical mapping

    • D. 

      Stratigraphic mapping

  • 10. 
    The feature of glaciers measurement called?
    • A. 

      Glaciology

    • B. 

      Geochronology

    • C. 

      Paleontology

    • D. 

      Glaciochemistry 

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