Geology Quizzes & Trivia

Trivia quizzes rock! Wait, I left something out—trivia quizzes about rocks. If you’re a geology nut, you’ll get a kick out of our geology trivia quizzes. They’re among the best around. From the Precambrian to the Paleozoic, we’ve got everything covered with our trivia quizzes.We’re proud to offer fine quizzes on a variety of subjects and topics, including geology. Ace our trivia, and you’ll sure to be a rock star, be it igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic.

If you know what causes the mountain ranges to rise and valleys to form, you’re ready to take our quiz. Can you name all the different types of rock, or know where the San Andreus Fault lies? If so, you’ll do well with our trivia quizzes. Challenge yourself and your friends today.

This is a personal quiz for study for a final.

Questions: 103  |  Attempts: 1509   |  Last updated: Apr 18, 2016
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    The ___________ forms the relatively cool, brittle plates of plate tectonics.

This practice quiz is meant to help prepare you to take the quiz on Earth's interior and Pangaea.For the quiz please study:~The layers of the Earth- what they are made of, their state, and what happens to density and...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 905   |  Last updated: Jan 20, 2017
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    What is the center most layer of the Earth?

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Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 588   |  Last updated: Jul 17, 2017
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    What is the basic cause of extinction of species over time?

SEPM is a very complex way in which people get to test out systems. The quiz below is the second in a series of tests that are designed to help you pass the final exams. Do you feel like you can tackle it? Why don’t you...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 361   |  Last updated: Apr 18, 2019
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     In XP, as soon as the work on a task is complete, it is integrated into the whole system. 

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: 345   |  Last updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Sample Question
    What are the layers of the earth in order from the inside tothe outside?

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Geology Questions & Answers

What is the difference between Era and Period?
It can be confusing to know the difference between era and period, but the more that you know about it, the more that you will understand why they are used differently. A period refers to a large interval that has existed in a time that has already e
Which geological period is responsible for the appearance of the most complex and the most diverse organisms?
In Palaeozoic Era life evolved was in its simplest form and gradually the complexities increased with the progress in time. Life of microscopic level were identified in the precambrian era which were simple. Mesozoic comes after palaeozoic with advan
What is a water table?
A water table is the upper level of an underground surface in which the soil or rocks are permanently saturated with water. The water table separates the groundwater zone that lies below it. It varies both with the seasons and from year to year becau
What is the process of the hydrologic cycle?
The hydrologic cycle begins with the evaporation of water from the surface of the ocean. As moist air is lifted, it cools and water vapor condenses to form clouds. Moisture is transported around the globe until it returns to the surface as precipitat