The Ultimate Earth Science Trivia

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

Most people often get confused when it comes to rotation and revolution. Both of them involve the earth going around. The two are differentiated by the time they take while revolution takes one-year and rotation takes a day. This ultimate earth science trivia quiz reviews material on rotation and revolution. Give it a try and see just how much you understood about the two.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these activities helps keep the air cleaner?
    • A. 

      Using A Large Fan

    • B. 

      Having Mom Drive You In The Car

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Riding Your Bike Somewhere

  • 2. 
    Which of these words refers to harmful things that are added to the water, air or land?
    • A. 

      Dilution

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      People

    • D. 

      Pollution

  • 3. 
    What sort of storm is shaped like a funnel and is very destructive when it touches down?
    • A. 

      Hailstorm

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Gale

  • 4. 
    Which of these is the first step in the making of a fossil?
    • A. 

      It Rains

    • B. 

      A Creature Jumps In The Air

    • C. 

      It Snows

    • D. 

      The Creature Dies

  • 5. 
    What is the imaginary line that runs around the Earth halfway between the poles called?
    • A. 

      Line Of Middle

    • B. 

      Pole

    • C. 

      Axis

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 6. 
    What event happened when water droplets were on a spider's web but it hadn't rained?
    • A. 

      Transmission

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 7. 
    What evidence tells scientists that some dinosaurs may have lived together in groups?
    • A. 

      Dinosaur Size

    • B. 

      Fossilized Footprints

    • C. 

      Dinosaur Diary

    • D. 

      Fossilized Hair

  • 8. 
    What kind of waves does an earthquake produce?
    • A. 

      Sound Waves

    • B. 

      Earth Waves

    • C. 

      Seismic Waves

    • D. 

      Light Waves

  • 9. 
    What does Earth do to cause night and day?
    • A. 

      Closes

    • B. 

      Rotates

    • C. 

      Opens

    • D. 

      Reiterates

  • 10. 
    In what direction does the sun set for people on Earth?
    • A. 

      West

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      South

    • D. 

      North

  • 11. 
    How many days does it take for the Earth to revolve around the sun?
    • A. 

      3650

    • B. 

      365

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      90

  • 12. 
    What is a reason for the Earth's seasons?
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Earth's Tilted Axis

    • C. 

      The Ozone Layer

    • D. 

      Earth's Trajectory

  • 13. 
    Which of the following items is a tool used to tell time by the sun's movement in the sky?
    • A. 

      Cap

    • B. 

      Pop Bottle

    • C. 

      Sundial

    • D. 

      Watch

  • 14. 
    What did ancient farmers probably use to tell the passing of seasons?
    • A. 

      Constellations

    • B. 

      Watches

    • C. 

      Consolations

    • D. 

      Computers

  • 15. 
    Which of these landforms is an area of land lying between hills or mountains?
    • A. 

      Plain

    • B. 

      Vessel

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      River