Interesting Quiz On Earth Science

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of boundary is made by the Mariana Trench?
    • A. 

      Convergent

    • B. 

      Reformation

    • C. 

      Divergent

    • D. 

      Transformation

  • 2. 
    What is the nickname of Katmai in Alaska?
    • A. 

      Valley Of 1000 Smokes

    • B. 

      Valley Of The Arctic Wolves

    • C. 

      Valley Of The Dolls

    • D. 

      Valley Of 1000 Screams

  • 3. 
    Whose calculation of the size of the earth's diameter was almost exact?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Eratosthenes

    • D. 

      Aristarchus

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the Greek name for the east wind?
    • A. 

      Zephyrus

    • B. 

      Eurus

    • C. 

      Boreas

    • D. 

      Notus

  • 5. 
    Who discovered the Gulf Stream?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Frederick Dover

    • D. 

      Matthew Maury

  • 6. 
    At what point would one be standing if the trees were stunted?
    • A. 

      Climate Line

    • B. 

      Frost Line

    • C. 

      Snow Line

    • D. 

      Tree Line

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a major component of an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Autotroph

    • B. 

      Decomposer

    • C. 

      Heterotroph

    • D. 

      Biotic

  • 8. 
    What mineral makes both sapphires and rubies when cut and polished?
    • A. 

      Apatite

    • B. 

      Fluorite

    • C. 

      Corundum

    • D. 

      Topaz

  • 9. 
    How old is the sun estimated to be?
    • A. 

      5,600,000,000 Years Old

    • B. 

      6,500,000,000 Years Old

    • C. 

      6,400,000,000 Years Old

    • D. 

      4,600,000,000 Years Old

  • 10. 
    How was the 12-mile limit of a country's boundary set?
    • A. 

      Firing Of Cannon Balls From A Ship To The Shore

    • B. 

      Firing Of Cannon Balls From The Shore

    • C. 

      Escape Velocity Of A Windjammmer

    • D. 

      The Distance A Cutter Could Sail In 15 Minutes

  • 11. 
    Which of these pairs of elements was discovered before the 14th century?
    • A. 

      Antimony And Carbon

    • B. 

      Gold And Oxygen

    • C. 

      Tin And Silicon

    • D. 

      Sulfur And Sodium

  • 12. 
    What is the origin of dinoflagellates?
    • A. 

      Plankton

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Flowering Plants

    • D. 

      Trees

  • 13. 
    Gold, silver, lead, and copper exhibit the properties of which of the following crystal systems?
    • A. 

      Tetragonal

    • B. 

      Cubic

    • C. 

      Hexagonal

    • D. 

      Trigonal

  • 14. 
    Which national park is directly west of the Painted Desert?
    • A. 

      Grand Canyon

    • B. 

      Petrified Forest

    • C. 

      Carlsbad Canyon

    • D. 

      Mesabi Range

  • 15. 
    To which island group do Kwajalein and Eniwetok belong?
    • A. 

      Aleutians

    • B. 

      Midway

    • C. 

      Crimean

    • D. 

      Marshall