Questions About Earth Science?

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

Are you feeling a little excited about your next earth science class considering all the things that you have been covering about the earth surface? If you just said yes, then the questions about earth science below are exactly what you need to start your day today. Why don’t you try it and see how well you will do? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of clouds surround the eye of a hurricane?
    • A. 

      Eye Clouds

    • B. 

      Wispy Clouds

    • C. 

      Wall Clouds

    • D. 

      Gray Clouds

  • 2. 
    What type of energy sources can't be replaced readily within a 30-year span?
    • A. 

      Earthy Energy Sources

    • B. 

      Renewable Energy Sources

    • C. 

      Nonrenewable Energy Sources

    • D. 

      Solar Energy Sources

  • 3. 
    What type of power did the ancient Persians use to grind grains?
    • A. 

      Solar Power

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Fossil Fuels

    • D. 

      Wind Power

  • 4. 
    What does the term "geocentric" mean?
    • A. 

      The Center Of Earth

    • B. 

      Earth Spinning

    • C. 

      Earth-Centered

    • D. 

      Dirty Center

  • 5. 
    What kind of scientist would study rocks, minerals and mountains?
    • A. 

      Geologist

    • B. 

      Biologist

    • C. 

      Oceanographer

    • D. 

      Meteorologist

  • 6. 
    What type of glaciers fill up the gaps between mountains?
    • A. 

      Moraines

    • B. 

      Continental Glaciers

    • C. 

      Icebergs

    • D. 

      Valley Glaciers

  • 7. 
    What are the rocks that glaciers carry with them to far places called?
    • A. 

      Movies

    • B. 

      Movers

    • C. 

      Visitors

    • D. 

      Erratics

  • 8. 
    What theory proposes that Earth is made of plates that move?
    • A. 

      Geographical Location Theory

    • B. 

      Seismic Waves Theory

    • C. 

      Moving Plates Theory

    • D. 

      Plate Tectonics Theory

  • 9. 
    What scientist purposed the theory of continental drift?
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Alfred Wagon

    • D. 

      Alfred Wegener

  • 10. 
    What branch of science deals with fossils of living things?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Paleontology

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Mineralogy

  • 11. 
    What type of rock is coal?
    • A. 

      Hardest Rock

    • B. 

      Igneous Rock

    • C. 

      Sedimentary Rock

    • D. 

      Plant Rock

  • 12. 
    What is another name for layers of rock?
    • A. 

      Strata

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Cake Layers

    • D. 

      Rockline

  • 13. 
    What can help farmers control erosion in their fields?
    • A. 

      Deforestation

    • B. 

      Dredging

    • C. 

      Overgrazing

    • D. 

      Strip Cropping

  • 14. 
    What are the seasonal rains that occur in southeast Asia called?
    • A. 

      Monsoon

    • B. 

      Typhoons

    • C. 

      Hurricanes

    • D. 

      Tornadoes

  • 15. 
    What energy does Earth give back to space?
    • A. 

      Solar Wind

    • B. 

      Ozone Rays

    • C. 

      Lays Rays

    • D. 

      Infrared Rays