How Much You Can Score In Earth Science Quiz? Trivia Questions

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How Much You Can Score In Earth Science Quiz? Trivia Questions

Every day scientists find many new discoveries regarding our Earth. There different materials that make up the earth as it is. Do you think that you have been doing proper revision when it comes to earth science? This quiz covers easy, common areas of Earth science that high school and college graduates should be able to answer. Give it a chance!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a giant crack in a rock called?
    • A. 

      Rip Current

    • B. 

      Elliptical Orbit

    • C. 

      Optics

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 2. 
    What are materials that come from the earth called?
    • A. 

      Natural Resources

    • B. 

      Universes

    • C. 

      Neurons

    • D. 

      Albinos

  • 3. 
    Which scientific term means "a small body of water"?
    • A. 

      Extinct

    • B. 

      Pond

    • C. 

      Gasohol

    • D. 

      Barometric Pressure

  • 4. 
    What is the study of plant life called?
    • A. 

      Botany

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Zoology

    • D. 

      Metallurgy

  • 5. 
    A very fast white water cascade is also known as what?
    • A. 

      Artificial Intelligence

    • B. 

      Falls

    • C. 

      Petri Dish

    • D. 

      Bedrock

  • 6. 
    What is a huge river of ice called?
    • A. 

      Light Waves

    • B. 

      Cold Front

    • C. 

      Ecosystem

    • D. 

      Glacier

  • 7. 
    Rain, snow, hail, sleet, dew, and frost are all forms of what?
    • A. 

      Amphibian

    • B. 

      Backbone

    • C. 

      Artificial Intelligence

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 8. 
    What describes an extremely dry climate?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Downdraft

    • C. 

      Neuron

    • D. 

      Arid

  • 9. 
    What is the formal name for climate studies?
    • A. 

      Rover

    • B. 

      Reactor

    • C. 

      Vapor Trail

    • D. 

      Climatology

  • 10. 
    If you are caught in a sudden heavy rainfall of a showery nature, you are caught in a what?
    • A. 

      Horsepower

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Cloudburst

  • 11. 
    Which of these is one of the three basic cloud forms?
    • A. 

      Fauna

    • B. 

      Meteor

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Lactose

  • 12. 
    What do you call horizontal movement of water?
    • A. 

      Current

    • B. 

      Weather Vane

    • C. 

      Tropical Storm

    • D. 

      Meteorite

  • 13. 
    Which of these is a term for slowly falling precipitation?
    • A. 

      Drizzle

    • B. 

      Artesian Water

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      Drops

  • 14. 
    A covering of ice crystals on the ground is known as what?
    • A. 

      Frost

    • B. 

      Seismograph

    • C. 

      Element

    • D. 

      Chromosomes

  • 15. 
    What is the height of the sea's surface generally called?
    • A. 

      Cirriform

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Sea Level

    • D. 

      Oil Shale