Earth Science Map Trivia Quiz

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From mountains to sands, shape, composition and more. Answer these questions on the science of the planet mankind inhabits and the phenomenons associated with it. Earth science is the study of our planets physical characteristics and how these affect our everyday life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Earth is the only planet in the solar system with ______
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Seas

    • C. 

      Clouds

    • D. 

      Plate tectonics

  • 2. 
    What is the shape of the earth?
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Sphere

    • C. 

      Oblate spheroid

    • D. 

      Flat

  • 3. 
    The feature, furthest from the center of the earth is _____
    • A. 

      Kilimanjaro

    • B. 

      Everest

    • C. 

      Chimborazo

    • D. 

      Himalayas

  • 4. 
    The earth is mostly oxygen, silicon and _____
    • A. 

      Quartz

    • B. 

      Diamond

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 5. 
    How many percent of the earth's surface is covered in water?
    • A. 

      70% 

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 6. 
    How far does the earth's atmosphere extend into space?
    • A. 

      50km

    • B. 

      100km

    • C. 

      10, 000km

    • D. 

      100,000km

  • 7. 
    What creates the earth's magnetic field?
    • A. 

      North and South Pole

    • B. 

      The distance from the sun

    • C. 

      The molten iron core

    • D. 

      The distance from the moon

  • 8. 
    How long is a sidereal day? 
    • A. 

      24hrs

    • B. 

      23hrs

    • C. 

      23hrs 53mins

    • D. 

      23hrs 56mins 4secs

  • 9. 
    Apart from the moon, how many asteroids are locked into a coorbital orbit with earth?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 10. 
    Earth is the only planet known to have _____
    • A. 

      A moon

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      The stars

    • D. 

      Life

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