What Do You Know About Geology?

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What Do You Know About Geology?

Geology is an earth science concerned with the solid earth the rocks and the processes by which they change over time. Want to show off your knowledge in Geology? Take this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The structure of the earth beneath its surface, and the processes that have shaped that structure is described as?
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Pysiology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Everything that has to do with solid earth is referred to, as?
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Tectology

  • 3. 
    The easiest way to study the earth is to?
    • A. 

      Concentrate

    • B. 

      Focus

    • C. 

      Think of the earth as a cube

    • D. 

      Divide the earth into parts

  • 4. 
    A person who studies preserved remains or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age is called?
    • A. 

      Terminologist

    • B. 

      Sessimologist

    • C. 

      Paleontologist

    • D. 

      Physiologist

  • 5. 
    A rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber is known as?
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Molten

    • C. 

      Fire Eruption

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The two most abundant elements in the sky are?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen and Helium

    • B. 

      Oxygen and Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Iron and Nickel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the thickness of the crust of the earth?
    • A. 

      4km

    • B. 

      40miles

    • C. 

      40km

    • D. 

      400 miles

  • 8. 
    Which of these layers separates the crust of the earth from the core?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Continent

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT an example of a sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Conglomerate

    • B. 

      Breccia

    • C. 

      Sandstone

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    How many rock groups are there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

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