A Quiz On Earth Science! MCQ Trivia

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A Quiz On Earth Science! MCQ Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What mineral has the chemical formula PbS?
    • A. 

      Graphite

    • B. 

      Lead

    • C. 

      Galena

    • D. 

      Malachite

  • 2. 
    How much of an iceberg appears above the water line?
    • A. 

      1/4th

    • B. 

      1/9th

    • C. 

      1/100th

    • D. 

      2-Jan

  • 3. 
    How much salt is in every gallon of seawater?
    • A. 

      32 Pounds Of Salt

    • B. 

      1/18 Pound Of Salt

    • C. 

      1/4 Pound Of Salt

    • D. 

      1 Pound Of Salt

  • 4. 
    The average rain drop falls at a rate of how many feet per second?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      21

  • 5. 
    How many miles long is an average bolt of lightning?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      2

  • 6. 
    How often is the earth hit by lightning?
    • A. 

      100 Times An Hour

    • B. 

      1 Time A Second

    • C. 

      100 Times A Second

    • D. 

      30 Times A Minute

  • 7. 
    What produces more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined?
    • A. 

      Lightning

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Earthquake

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 8. 
    What family are both poison oak and poison ivy part of?
    • A. 

      Poison

    • B. 

      Botanical

    • C. 

      Oak

    • D. 

      Cashew

  • 9. 
    How many times does lightning strike the Earth every second?
    • A. 

      700 Times

    • B. 

      2,000 Times

    • C. 

      100 Times

    • D. 

      30 Times

  • 10. 
    What is the test that can help determine the hardness of a rock called?
    • A. 

      Scratch Test

    • B. 

      Malleability Test

    • C. 

      Streak Test

    • D. 

      Density Test

  • 11. 
    Which of the following lakes has a higher salt content than normal?
    • A. 

      Albert Lake

    • B. 

      Lake Erie

    • C. 

      Lake Superior

    • D. 

      Lake Michigan

  • 12. 
    What are large volcanoes that rise from the sea floor called?
    • A. 

      Water Spouts

    • B. 

      Lava Tubes

    • C. 

      Dormant

    • D. 

      Seamounts

  • 13. 
    What submersible helped to discover the wreckage of the Titanic in 1986?
    • A. 

      Alvin

    • B. 

      Atlantis

    • C. 

      Columbus

    • D. 

      Titania

  • 14. 
    What fuel comes from the remains of 300-million-year-old decayed fern plants?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Gasoline

  • 15. 
    What's the name for the weight of air pushing down on Earth's surface?
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Air Pressure

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