Charles Lyell Personal Life! Trivia Facts! Quiz

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Charles Lyell was an excellent geologist, who devoted his effort in checking or learning the history of Earth. His impact on geology was shown through his contributions made on the book titled "Principle of Geology". However, during his experiments, he brought up a knowledge that the earth shape is made through natural processes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Charles Lyell's birth date? 
    • A. 

      16 November 1797

    • B. 

      15 November 1797

    • C. 

      14 November 1797

    • D. 

      13 November 1797

  • 2. 
    What is Charles Lyell's citizenship? 
    • A. 

      United States 

    • B. 

      United Kingdom 

    • C. 

      Germany 

    • D. 

      Spain 

  • 3. 
    Where was Charles born in Scotland? 
    • A. 

      Lenders 

    • B. 

      Angus 

    • C. 

      Parky 

    • D. 

      York 

  • 4. 
    When was he awarded the Wolaston medal? 
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1868

    • C. 

      1866

    • D. 

      1867

  • 5. 
    How many siblings did he have? 
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    Which of these was Lyell's father known as? 
    • A. 

      Botanist 

    • B. 

      Zoologist 

    • C. 

      Geologist

    • D. 

      Physician 

  • 7. 
    When did Lyell enter Exeter College?
    • A. 

      1819

    • B. 

      1818

    • C. 

      1817

    • D. 

      1816

  • 8. 
    When did Charles Lyell gain his bachelor's degree? 
    • A. 

      1816

    • B. 

      1817

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      1819

  • 9. 
    What was Charles Lyell's field?
    • A. 

      Geology 

    • B. 

      Geophysics 

    • C. 

      Geography 

    • D. 

      Geometry 

  • 10. 
    How many awards was given to him during his time? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

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