The Ultimate Fan Quiz On Earth Science

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

Earth science is a very interesting subject, and once you understand much of it, then your thirst for it will never end. I am a super fan of earth science, are you? Take up the quiz below and see if you are an ultimate fan when it comes to earth science or just a beginner who doesn’t know what earth science entails.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which layer of Earth's atmosphere is the very edge of space?
    • A. 

      Exosphere

    • B. 

      Ionosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Stratosphere

  • 2. 
    What is the release of water vapor from plants called?
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Aspiration

  • 3. 
    What winds in California are responsible for forest fires during the winter?
    • A. 

      Santo Domingo

    • B. 

      Santa Ana

    • C. 

      La Nina

    • D. 

      El Nino

  • 4. 
    What is the organized history of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Geological History Scale

    • B. 

      Geographical Watcher

    • C. 

      Geologic Time Scale

    • D. 

      Biosphere

  • 5. 
    How old do scientists think the Earth is?
    • A. 

      460 Thousand Years Old

    • B. 

      4.6 Billion Years Old

    • C. 

      46 Billion Years Old

    • D. 

      4.6 Million Years Old

  • 6. 
    What is the current era in the geologic time scale?
    • A. 

      Ozonic Era

    • B. 

      Mesozoic Era

    • C. 

      Cenozoic Era

    • D. 

      Paleozoic Era

  • 7. 
    What is the sediment left behind after a glacier moves through an area called?
    • A. 

      Sedimentaries

    • B. 

      Moraines

    • C. 

      Icebergs

    • D. 

      Movines

  • 8. 
    What is the common name for the Cenozoic Era?
    • A. 

      The Age Of Mammals

    • B. 

      Mammoth Ages

    • C. 

      The Age Of Man

    • D. 

      The Age Of Fish

  • 9. 
    What soft brown coal that has lost all of its moisture called?
    • A. 

      Sedimentation Rock

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Lignite

    • D. 

      Peat

  • 10. 
    Which age is known as the "Age of Fish"?
    • A. 

      Triassic Period

    • B. 

      Mesozoic Era

    • C. 

      Cenozoic Era

    • D. 

      Paleozoic Era

  • 11. 
    What type of fossils give only evidence of activities of past living creatures?
    • A. 

      Mold Fossils

    • B. 

      Jump Fossils

    • C. 

      Trace Fossils

    • D. 

      Hard Fossils

  • 12. 
    What type of rock forms from melted rock and comes to the surface to harden?
    • A. 

      Slow Rock

    • B. 

      Sedimentary Rock

    • C. 

      Metamorphic Rock

    • D. 

      Igneous Rock

  • 13. 
    What do we call rain-giving clouds?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Nimbus

  • 14. 
    What is the ability of fluids to flow through soil called?
    • A. 

      Running Ability

    • B. 

      Flow Capacity

    • C. 

      Permeability

    • D. 

      Permanence

  • 15. 
    What is mining near the Earth's surface called?
    • A. 

      Soil Mining

    • B. 

      Strip Mining

    • C. 

      Earthy Mining

    • D. 

      Dirty Mining

  • 16. 
    What type of landscaping is used to help conserve moisture?
    • A. 

      Chlorination

    • B. 

      Desalination

    • C. 

      Xeriscaping

    • D. 

      Desertification