Quiz: What Do You Know About Earth Science?

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Quiz: What Do You Know About Earth Science?

Earth science is a branch of science that helps us to know a lot about the planet we live in. According to the grade you are in, just how much knowledge do you have when it comes to this study and its various branches? Take up these quick quizzes and see just how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the main branches of Earth Science?
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Oceanography

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 2. 
    What is the study of the atmosphere and the processes that produce weather and climate?
    • A. 

      Oceanography

    • B. 

      Geology

    • C. 

      Meteorology

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 3. 
    The inner planets (terrestrial planets) Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars were formed by _______________________.
    • A. 

      Supernovas

    • B. 

      Repeated collisions of asteroid-sized debris

    • C. 

      Masses of cold hydrogen and helium

    • D. 

      Collisions with large galaxies

  • 4. 
    According to the nebular hypothesis, our solar system formed from a huge rotating cloud made  mostly of
    • A. 

      Carbon and hydrogen

    • B. 

      Helium and hydrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen and helium

    • D. 

      Nitrogen and oxygen

  • 5. 
    The science of _______________________ is traditionally divided into two parts: physical and historical.
  • 6. 
    A group of sciences called __________________ science deals with Earth and its neighbors in space.
  • 7. 
    Which subdivision of Earth Science would study the following:
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Meteorology

    • C. 

      Astronomy

    • D. 

      Oceanography

  • 8. 
    Which subdivision of Earth Science would study the following 
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Oceanography

    • C. 

      Meteorology

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 9. 
    This picture would help explain the Nebular Hypothesis theory of the formation of the solar system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A scientist in _____________________________ would use this type of chart for their branch of Earth Science .  
    • A. 

      Meteorology

    • B. 

      Astronomy

    • C. 

      Biology