Do You Know About Earth Science?

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

The question below is a trivia quiz on earth science, and it encompasses all that we have covered in class these past weeks. How much do you know about earth science so far? Take up the quiz below and get to know just how much you know — all the best as you tackle it and don’t forget to share it with your classmates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another name for continental glaciers?
    • A. 

      Ice Caps

    • B. 

      Swamps

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Rockies

  • 2. 
    What are the broken-off pieces of glaciers that make it to the open sea called?
    • A. 

      Icebergs

    • B. 

      Marines

    • C. 

      Ice Cubes

    • D. 

      Moraines

  • 3. 
    What is the process of a river washing away its riverbanks called?
    • A. 

      Exotic

    • B. 

      Emulsion

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Propulsion

  • 4. 
    What periods of the Earth's history had glaciers covering a lot of the Earth?
    • A. 

      Ice Stints

    • B. 

      Ice Rinks

    • C. 

      Ice Ages

    • D. 

      Aged Ice

  • 5. 
    What are the traces of animals and plants left in rocks called?
    • A. 

      Fauna

    • B. 

      Fuzz

    • C. 

      Fossils

    • D. 

      Flips

  • 6. 
    What theory proposes that Earth's landmasses were once connected and drifted apart?
    • A. 

      Continental Air Theory

    • B. 

      Continental Drift Theory

    • C. 

      Connected Drift Theory

    • D. 

      Earthquake Theory

  • 7. 
    What did Wegener call the main landmass that all the current ones came from?
    • A. 

      Super Continent

    • B. 

      The Most Extreme Landmass

    • C. 

      Continental Mother

    • D. 

      Pangaea

  • 8. 
    What layer of the Earth is right below the crust?
    • A. 

      Corona

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Core

  • 9. 
    What is the hardest mineral known on Earth called?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Diamond

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Graphite

  • 10. 
    From which does the Global Positioning System receive its information?
    • A. 

      Aliens From Outer Space

    • B. 

      Satellites

    • C. 

      Another Planet

    • D. 

      Computers In Earth's Core

  • 11. 
    What is a sudden collapse and downward motion of ice and rocks down a mountainside?
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Avalanche

    • C. 

      Tsunami

    • D. 

      Volcano

  • 12. 
    What is the energy released from the sun called?
    • A. 

      Coal Radiation

    • B. 

      Warming Winds

    • C. 

      Solar Radiation

    • D. 

      Dirty Radiation

  • 13. 
    Where are tropical zones located on the Earth?
    • A. 

      Near Greenland

    • B. 

      In Asia Somewhere

    • C. 

      Near The Equator

    • D. 

      Near Antarctica

  • 14. 
    What word means a mild or moderate temperature?
    • A. 

      Centigrade

    • B. 

      Arctic

    • C. 

      Famished

    • D. 

      Temperate

  • 15. 
    What are large bodies of air with similar temperatures and moisture content called?
    • A. 

      Streaming Air Currents

    • B. 

      Air Masses

    • C. 

      Air Validations

    • D. 

      Airy Sashes