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. Do you think you have what it takes to tackle this geology trivia quiz on Earth's interior and Pangaea? The Earth is divided into the hot inner core, the molten outer core, the mantle, and the thin crust. It is believed...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 14392   |  Last updated: Aug 31, 2020
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    What is the center of most layers of the Earth?

What we have here is a geology exam: match the following! This quiz is perfect for anyone who wants to polish their understanding on some of the basics when it comes to geology. If you are looking for a challenge, be sure...

Questions: 103  |  Attempts: 4504   |  Last updated: Sep 4, 2020
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    The ___________ forms the relatively cool, brittle plates of plate tectonics.

This is probably the hardest geology test! The earth is an exciting place in our solar system, and through geology, we understand some of the rocks, minerals, volcanoes, and even shifts with the earth’s rocks. Do you think...

Questions: 53  |  Attempts: 687   |  Last updated: Sep 24, 2020
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    In order to produce a commercially viable oil deposit, there must be a source rock, a reservoir rock, a seal rock, and a ____________.

So far, we have had a lot of quizzes that are designed to ensure you do not forget the topics we have been covering in geology. Do you feel comfortable enough to sit and pass the exams or do you need more study materials? Look no...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 513   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    Which element makes up 50% of the earth's crust?

There are different sets of rock on the earth surface and each have a distinct way in which they were formed. The earth itself has layers that help it sustain life as we know it. How attentive have you been in geology especially...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 819   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    What are the layers of the earth in order from the inside tothe outside?

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