Earth Science Trivia Quiz

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

The clock is still ticking, and the earth science exam is drawing nearer and nearer. Have you been practicing enough for it and do you think you can now get your desired grade? Below is an earth science quiz that is designed to test just how much you recall. Give it a try and get to learn more about earth science.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a person called who specializes in the physical structure and process of the earth?
    • A. 

      Anthropologist

    • B. 

      Meteorologist

    • C. 

      Cardiologist

    • D. 

      Geologist

  • 2. 
    A scientist that studies the Earth's surface is called what?
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Dispersion

    • C. 

      Geographer

    • D. 

      Ozone

  • 3. 
    What type of scientist studies microscopic plants and animals?
    • A. 

      Microbiologist

    • B. 

      Meteorologist

    • C. 

      Botanist

    • D. 

      Paleontologist

  • 4. 
    What do you call someone who studies earthquakes?
    • A. 

      Vulcanologist

    • B. 

      Petri Dish

    • C. 

      Seismologist

    • D. 

      Albino

  • 5. 
    What is consolidated rock called?
    • A. 

      Matter

    • B. 

      Bedrock

    • C. 

      Watt

    • D. 

      Seed

  • 6. 
    What is a steep-sided circular depression commonly known as?
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Habitat

    • C. 

      Doppler Radar

    • D. 

      Crater

  • 7. 
    What is energy from the internal heat of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Nocturnal

    • B. 

      Galaxy Clusters

    • C. 

      Geothermal

    • D. 

      Haze

  • 8. 
    What is water stored beneath the surface of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Galaxy Clusters

    • B. 

      Groundwater

    • C. 

      Sandstone

    • D. 

      Dawn

  • 9. 
    What is magma, which has surfaced through a volcanic eruption?
    • A. 

      Waterspout

    • B. 

      Lava

    • C. 

      Direct Current

    • D. 

      Rock

  • 10. 
    What is molten rock beneath the surface of the earth called?
    • A. 

      Myrmidon

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Magma

    • D. 

      Petri Dish

  • 11. 
    What is condensed water falling from the atmosphere called?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Upwind

    • C. 

      Dew Point

    • D. 

      Meteors

  • 12. 
    What is the name of an instrument that records vibrations in the Earth's crust?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Pyrometer

    • C. 

      Seismograph

    • D. 

      Wave Stick

  • 13. 
    What season is between winter and summer?
    • A. 

      Fall

    • B. 

      Autumn

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Equinox

  • 14. 
    Which of these scientific terms is defined as the solid surface layer of a planet or moon?
    • A. 

      Barometric Pressure

    • B. 

      Log Jam

    • C. 

      Nearsightedness

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 15. 
    Which scientific term is defined as the rate at which a wave oscillates in cycles?
    • A. 

      Reverse Osmosis

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Ecology

    • D. 

      Farsightedness