Geology Quizzes & Trivia
Who said that science cannot be fun? There is much that we can learn about our existence by simply finding out what happened in the past and the changes that the earth has gone through and the stories it has to tell. Take this...
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Sample QuestionWhat is unusual about pumice?
It is a common belief that Mars can accommodate human life but some people are still skeptical about that. The Geology trivia questions below are designed to test your understanding on geology of Mars including volcanoes,...
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Sample QuestionWhat is the name of any body of igneous rock named for the Roman god of the underworld?
Geology Final questions using previous questions from other tests
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Sample QuestionWhere is the type location for the Mississippian Period?
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Sample QuestionThe distribution of natural resources is influenced by the
The end of the year is almost here and as always, there is a major exam that you must pass before you are accepted to move to the next level. Do you think you have what it takes to tackle the geology exam without breaking a sweat...
Questions: 15 | Attempts: 100 | Last updated: Apr 18, 2019
Sample QuestionHow many miles long is the Grand Canyon?
How do you feel about exams? Am sure that when they come around you are a little scared about whether you are ready to tackle it or wish it could be delayed by even a day. Below is what is considered the hardest trivia quiz when...
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Sample QuestionThe salinity of oceans vary from 34 to 37 parts per thousand. What is the definition of salinity?
Some people feel very confident when asked some questions about the earth’s structure, the rock, minerals, and all the changes they undergo throughout time. Do you think that you have adequate knowledge of all things...
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Sample QuestionThe thin layer of water that covers most of Earth’s surface is called the
Taking your first exam on any subject can be a little worrying, and one of the ways you can adequately prepare for them is by use of quizzes that prepare you for the test and help you review all that you have learned so far. Can...
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Sample QuestionA “100 year” flood is
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Sample QuestionWhich layer was formed first?
Geology Ch. 9 test dives deeper into the analysis of the different properties and minerals in regard to rocks and earth particles. How well have you understood the chapter? Take up the quiz and find out.
Questions: 43 | Attempts: 73 | Last updated: Apr 17, 2018
Sample QuestionAn unconformity is a buried ________.
Geology as a subject offers the learner the opportunity to learn more about the earth’s surface and the changes that it undergoes to appear as it is. Are you undertaking geology and think that you can tackle the quiz below...
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Sample QuestionA very large, circular impact crater beyond the east coast of Mexico is believed to be approximately 65 million years old. This impact is inferred to be related to
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Sample QuestionLava flows are typically finer grained than intrusive igneous rocks. Why?
As we continue to learn more about the earth surface, we also get a lot of material that can be tested come exam time. Below is what is considered the hardest quiz for the biology 111 quizzes, do you think that you can tackle it...
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Sample QuestionThe orbit of our earth is:
Basically Geology is the wide study of solid earth, the rocks and how they change over time. This quiz is for those Geology enthusiasts who want to test and advance their knowledge on the subject. All the best.
Questions: 43 | Attempts: 59 | Last updated: Apr 17, 2018
Sample QuestionWhich of the following forms at the highest grade of regional metamorphism?
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Sample QuestionWhat is a system?
How well do you know economic ores, their appearance and their chemical formulae? When typing in formulae, don't worry about subscript values. When an equation can contain one of two different elements, use a comma...
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Sample QuestionWhich mineral has the chemical formula Cu5FeS4 ?
Again, this is a practice for the notes on exam 3. Do not forget about the listening from this unit as well.
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Sample QuestionBeethoven's middle period is commonly refered to as his "Classic" period.
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Sample QuestionIf the running water has sand in it, what increases its erosive cability
The earth is full of magnificent wonders where some are made by nature and others man made. In our geology class we got to understand more about the solid earth, the rocks it’s made of and the processes they undergo...
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Sample QuestionMechanism by which earth's surface is worn away by natural forces such as wind or water
When you get introduced to a new subject or topic you may be excited to learn and actually store most of the knowledge you gather but some of us are so doubtful of our understanding capabilities that we forget much of what we...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following questions is NOT one that could be answered using the scientific method?
If you are a first-time Geology student, one of the things you need to know at the end of your course is the structure, composition, and processes of the earth from the center to surface. I have prepared a quiz that is considered...
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Sample QuestionThe orientation of rock layers can be determined by measuring:
Geology is without a doubt one of the most interesting subjects that one can take up. This field of study gives us a way of understanding the earth’s crust and the changes which the rocks on it undergo to form some of the...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following rocks are Igneous?
As expected, each field of study has its own terms that set it aside from the other, where some may appear the same but have different meaning depending on context used. Are you a college student taking Geology as a major? If so...
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Sample QuestionWhich type of rock is an igneous rock that has a mineral makeup between that of granite and basalt?
Everything has a beginning and an end and for you this year marks your journey to being a geologist. If you were not there in the previous quiz below is a make-up quiz on geology 101. It is designed to help you identify your...
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Sample Question1) Which one of the following energy resources does not contribute additional greenhouse gases into the atmosphere:
Geology is a significant part of our daily lives. This course is the study of the Earth and everything that makes up the planet. The questions in the quiz below cover everything you should have at the tip of your fingers...
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Sample QuestionWhat are the basic differences between the disciplines of physical and historical geology?