Geology Quizzes & Trivia

Water, Energy, environment, mineral resources, rocks-If you’re a geology nut, you’ll get a kick out of our online Geology quizzes. They’re among the best around. From the Precambrian to the Paleozoic, we’ve got everything covered. Don’t wait! Challenge yourself and your friends today.
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Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 13758   |  Last updated: Mar 27, 2020
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    What is the center of most layers of the Earth?

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Questions: 103  |  Attempts: 4166   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 2020
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    The ___________ forms the relatively cool, brittle plates of plate tectonics.

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

The earth is a very interesting place in our solar system, and through geology, we get to understand some of the rocks, minerals, volcanoes, and even shifts with the earth’s rocks. Do you think you can pass what has come to...

Questions: 53  |  Attempts: 420   |  Last updated: Jun 16, 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 ____________.

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: 665   |  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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