Trivia Questions On Earth's Surface! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Earth

Are you curious to know what is on the earth’s surface? This quiz will teach you about materials that make up the earth. With this quiz, you will have to know an example of an igneous rock, what layer of lithosphere breaks off into slowly moving tectonic plates, what sedimentary rock is made from, and what does in situ mean. This quiz offers you knowledge about the earth’s surface. You should give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An Earthquake that measures 7 on the Richter Scale has a ground motion of how many times larger than one with a measurement of 6?
  • 2. 
    What is one example of an igneous rock?
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Conglomerate

    • C. 

      Limestone

    • D. 

      Shale

    • E. 

      Sandstone

  • 3. 
    The layer of the lithosphere that breaks off into large, slowly moving tectonic plates is called ____________
    • A. 

      Magma

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 4. 
    The metal consumed in the greatest quantity by world industry is
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Manganese

    • D. 

      Chromium

    • E. 

      Gold

  • 5. 
    The picture above is known as a _______ boundary.
    • A. 

      Convergent

    • B. 

      Transform

    • C. 

      Divergent

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    This is known as a __________ boundary?
    • A. 

      Convergent

    • B. 

      Divergent

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Part of a mineral deposit from which a metal or metals are not extracted is called _________?
  • 8. 
    Sedimentary rock (like the one above) is made from what?
    • A. 

      Volcanoes

    • B. 

      Below or on the earth’s surface when molten rock wells up from the earth’s upper mantle or deep crust, cools, and hardens

    • C. 

      Consolidated clay sediments

    • D. 

      Pre existing rock subjected to to high temperatures, high pressures, chemically active fluids, or a combination of these agents

  • 9. 
    In situ means using microorganisms for in-place mining.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False