Charles Lyell Scientific Theories! Trivia Quiz

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Charles Lyell Scientific Theories! Trivia Quiz

Charles Lyell is a famous scientist who propounded several theories used in science today. Born in 1797, Charles practiced geology and several of his scientific theories were based on the field of geology. Take our quiz to find out how much you know on the scientific theories of Charles Lyell


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is a major work of Charles Lyell?
    • A. 

      The Earth History 

    • B. 

      Principles of Geology     

    • C. 

      The Living Principles of the earth    

    • D. 

      Earth & evidence 

  • 2. 
    What did Charles Lyell claim shape the earth? 
    • A. 

      Natural Processes

    • B. 

      Magic 

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      God

  • 3. 
    What was Charles major demonstration in explaining the earth history? 
    • A. 

      The power of existing natural causes      

    • B. 

      The Influence of Magic     

    • C. 

      The Supremacy of God

    • D. 

      Ancient Human Actions 

  • 4. 
    What was the nationality of Charles Lyell? 
    • A. 

      Scottish

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      American

    • D. 

      French

  • 5. 
    What was Charles Lyell majorly known for? 
    • A. 

      Earth Supremacy 

    • B. 

      Study of Animals 

    • C. 

      Magic 

    • D. 

      Uniformitarianism

  • 6. 
    Who among the following influenced the works of Charles Lyell? 
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin 

    • B. 

      Karl Max

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      John stone

  • 7. 
    Which of these is one of Charles Lyell scientific contribution? 
    • A. 

      Climate Change 

    • B. 

      Geography of Buildings  

    • C. 

      History of Geology  

    • D. 

      Magical science 

  • 8. 
    What is Charles theory about volcanoes known as? The theory of gradual _______
    • A. 

      Volcanic eruption

    • B. 

      Windy Explosions

    • C. 

      Backed up-building

    • D. 

      Volcanoes 

  • 9. 
    How many divisions did Charles Lyell claim the tertiary period is made of? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    What did Charles claim is the emphasis behind the transport of global erratic? 
    • A. 

      Volcanoes

    • B. 

      Icebergs

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Magic

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