Scientist Charles Lyell’s Book! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Charles Lyell is a popular geologist who authored several books and contributed to many theories. Many of his books received international acclamation and proved quite useful to the field of science. How many of his books do you know? What do you know about these books? Find out by taking our quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the book, Principles of Geology released? 

    • A.

      1830

    • B.

      1852

    • C.

      1863

    • D.

      1871

    Correct Answer
    A. 1830
    Explanation
    The book "Principles of Geology" was released in 1830.

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  • 2. 

    What year was Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man released? 

    • A.

      1830

    • B.

      1852

    • C.

      1863

    • D.

      1871

    Correct Answer
    C. 1863
    Explanation
    In 1863, the book "Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man" was released. This book was written by Sir Charles Lyell, a renowned geologist, and it presented evidence supporting the idea that humans had existed on Earth for a much longer time than previously believed. The publication of this book was significant in shaping the field of anthropology and challenging traditional views on human history.

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  • 3. 

     When did Charles write A manual of elementary geology? 

    • A.

      1830

    • B.

      1852

    • C.

      1863

    • D.

      1871

    Correct Answer
    B. 1852
    Explanation
    Charles wrote A manual of elementary geology in 1852.

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  • 4. 

    When did Lyell release The student’s element of geology? 

    • A.

      1830

    • B.

      1852

    • C.

      1863

    • D.

      1871

    Correct Answer
    D. 1871
    Explanation
    Lyell released The student's element of geology in 1871.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these books did Charles release in 1849?

    • A.

      A second visit to the United States of North America   

    • B.

      Lyell’s Travels in North America         

    • C.

      The student’s element of geology 

    • D.

      Principles of Geology 

    Correct Answer
    A. A second visit to the United States of North America   
    Explanation
    In 1849, Charles released the book "A second visit to the United States of North America".

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  • 6. 

    Which of these did Lyell write in 1845?

    • A.

      A second visit to the United States of North America   

    • B.

      Lyell’s Travels in North America         

    • C.

      The student’s element of geology 

    • D.

      Principles of Geology 

    Correct Answer
    B. Lyell’s Travels in North America         
    Explanation
    In 1845, Lyell wrote "Lyell's Travels in North America".

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  • 7. 

    What book was released in 1871?

    • A.

      A second visit to the United States of North America   

    • B.

      Lyell’s Travels in North America         

    • C.

      The student’s element of geology 

    • D.

      Principles of Geology 

    Correct Answer
    C. The student’s element of geology 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The student's element of geology". This book was released in 1871.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these books was released in the year, 1830?

    • A.

      A second visit to the United States of North America   

    • B.

      Lyell’s Travels in North America         

    • C.

      The student’s element of geology 

    • D.

      Principles of Geology 

    Correct Answer
    D. Principles of Geology 
  • 9. 

    What was Lyell’s first book among these? 

    • A.

      A second visit to the United States of North America   

    • B.

      Lyell’s Travels in North America         

    • C.

      The student’s element of geology 

    • D.

      Principles of Geology 

    Correct Answer
    D. Principles of Geology 
    Explanation
    Lyell's first book among the options provided is "Principles of Geology."

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  • 10. 

    What year was Lyell born? 

    • A.

      1797

    • B.

      1798

    • C.

      1799

    • D.

      1800

    Correct Answer
    A. 1797
    Explanation
    Lyell was born in 1797.

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