The Ultimate Earth Science Quiz

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

If you are looking for a way to jog your memory on the topics that you have covered in school so far at your earth science class? The question below is designed to help you do just that. Why don’t you give it a try and see if you may require a tutor before the exams are due to gunner the top marks?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ice pellets are also known as what?
    • A. 

      Slots

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Photochemistry

    • D. 

      Twister

  • 2. 
    What is the daily disappearance of the sun below the western horizon called?
    • A. 

      Mooning

    • B. 

      Sunrise

    • C. 

      Dew Point

    • D. 

      Sunset

  • 3. 
    What is a slang term for tornado?
    • A. 

      Typhoon

    • B. 

      Twister

    • C. 

      Tsunami

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 4. 
    How do scientists refer to the direction from which the wind is blowing?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Upwind

    • C. 

      Canine

    • D. 

      Galaxy Clusters

  • 5. 
    The science term, "agronomist", is best defined as?
    • A. 

      Surface Curved Like The Outside Of A Circle

    • B. 

      Physical Particle With Negative Charge

    • C. 

      A Sense Of Tiredness And Losing Stamina

    • D. 

      Specializes In Soil And Crops

  • 6. 
    What does a seismologist study?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes

    • B. 

      Extinctions

    • C. 

      The Ocean

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 7. 
    The science term "precipitation" is best defined as which of these?
    • A. 

      Abnormal Function

    • B. 

      Tank For Domestic Wastes

    • C. 

      Specialist In Plants

    • D. 

      Falling Condensed Water

  • 8. 
    The term "falls" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Chemicals Made From Oil

    • B. 

      One Who Studies Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Slang Term For Tornado

    • D. 

      Very Fast Whitewater Cascade

  • 9. 
    The process by which plants make food is called what?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Zygote

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a type of wetland?
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Bog

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Savannah

  • 11. 
    What is compressed moss that turns blackish brown called?
    • A. 

      Grass

    • B. 

      Rhizoid

    • C. 

      Zygote

    • D. 

      Peat

  • 12. 
    What is best described as gage pressure plus atmospheric pressure?
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Absolute Pressure

    • C. 

      Technographer

    • D. 

      Bitmap

  • 13. 
    Every second, 100,000 cubic feet of water pours over what?
    • A. 

      Niagara Falls

    • B. 

      Hoover Dam

    • C. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • D. 

      Nile River

  • 14. 
    What element is a diamond composed of?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Boron

    • C. 

      Aluminum

    • D. 

      Silicon

  • 15. 
    What is the science of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Oceanography

    • C. 

      Astronomy

    • D. 

      Meteorology