How Much Do You Know About Earth?

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How Much Do You Know About Earth?

As one of the popular tv shows said, Earth is „The third rock from the Sun“. So, how much do you really know about the planet we all call home?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the science that studies soils in their natural environment? 
    • A. 

      Pedology

    • B. 

      Palaeography

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      There's no such science

  • 2. 
    Which is the most abundant metal in the earth's crust?
    • A. 

      Magnesium

    • B. 

      Aluminium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Strontium

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Argon

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 4. 
    In what month is the Earth closest to the sun?
    • A. 

      December

    • B. 

      July

    • C. 

      March

    • D. 

      January

  • 5. 
    Earth is how old, aprox?
    • A. 

      4.53 billion years

    • B. 

      4.54 billion years

    • C. 

      4.55 billion years

    • D. 

      4.56 billion years

  • 6. 
    The Earth's diameter is approximately how many kilometers?
    • A. 

      9,655

    • B. 

      12,756

    • C. 

      7,904

    • D. 

      6,542

  • 7. 
    What was the giant land mass called that existed some 200 million years ago?
    • A. 

      Rodinium

    • B. 

      Ur

    • C. 

      Pangaea

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 8. 
    What kind of a planet is Earth?
    • A. 

      Jovian

    • B. 

      Asteroid

    • C. 

      Gas giant

    • D. 

      Terrestrial

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the largest known impact crater on the Earth?
    • A. 

      Vredefort Ring

    • B. 

      Clearwater Lakes craters

    • C. 

      Caloris basin

    • D. 

      Barringer Crater

  • 10. 
    What is the deepest depression on Earth?
    • A. 

      Eurasia basin

    • B. 

      Marianas trench

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico trench

    • D. 

      Java trench