The Amazing Quiz On Earth Science

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

Earth is a very interesting planet, and there is much we get to learn about it. Some of the things we get to learn in earth science can offer answers to the problems we are experiencing currently. If you are looking for a way in which you can test your earth science knowledge the quiz here is perfect for you.


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