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Geologic Time Scale Quizzes & Trivia

Have you ever been to places like the Grand Canyon, the white cliffs of Dover or the Fish River Canyon in Namibia? Do you ever gaze up at the layered rocks and wonder what the layers mean? Or do you know better? Are you familiar with names such as Charles Lyell and Nicolaus Steno?

Do you know your fossils from your bones, and your shells from your caelocanths? Are you ready to dig deep inside this evolutionary and revolutionary quiz about the geological clock found in cave and canyon walls? Get ready to answer questions about the different evolutionary periods, about dinosaurs, whales and cavemen!
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Are you looking for a quiz on geologic time scale? There are divided into four major units in eons when it comes to dating the history of the earth and they include the Hadean, Archean, Proterozoic, and Phanerozoic. These are...

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 10212   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2020
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    __________ is the division of Earth’s history based on life forms which lived during that period.

What do you know about the geologic time scale? There are different time scales designed to help people understand different eras and a geologist is expected to understand what existed in these different eras, do you? Worry not...

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 3938   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2020
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    What is the basic cause of extinction of species over time?

If you want a geologic time scale test, this trivia quiz is exactly what you need. The earth has undergone a lot of changes since it was formed and a person who is well capable of telling you about this changes needs to have a...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 305   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2020
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    All of the following show examples of relative ages EXCEPT:

Are you looking for a trivia quiz on geologic time scale to test out how well you understand it? The earth has undergone a lot of changes ever since it was formed and some species and plants are gone never to reappear again....

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 45   |  Last updated: Sep 4, 2020
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    What is the basic cause of extinction of species over time?
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