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Challenging Earth Trivia
"We all call it home, but how much do you really know about this planet we call Earth? This quiz is very challenging, and only for those who consider themselves down to Earth. Enjoy."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
How many kilometers is Earth away from the Sun?
147, 700, 000
145, 400, 000
149, 600, 000
151, 600, 000
The core of the Earth is mostly composed of what element?
What temperature can the center of Earth's core reach up to?
What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered in water?
The Earth's atmosphere is primarily made up of what gas?
Staying on the subject of the atmosphere, what gas is primarily responsible for an enhanced greenhouse effect thought to result in global warming?
How old is the Earth?
4.5 to 4.6 Billion Years
4.0 to 4.2 Billion Years
5.0 to 5.1 Billion Years
4.8 to 5.0 Billion Years
Roughly how many years does it take for Earth's magnetic field to change direction, or reverse polarity?
The interaction between the Earth and the Moon slows the Earth's rotation by how many milliseconds per century?
The Earth is headed towards what constellation?
What is the name of the station which experienced the lowest temperature ever recorded?
What is the equatorial circumference of Earth to the nearest 10 kilometers?
41, 040 km (25,504 m)
35, 620 km (22, 134 m)
40, 800 km (25, 353 m)
40, 070 km (24, 903 m)
What is the name of the phenomenon, which may be caused by earth tremors that are too weak to be felt, but sounds like a distant cannon especially on or near the water?
How long does it takes the Earth to rotate on its axis?
24 hours and 2 minutes
23 hours and 51 minutes
23 hours and 56 minutes
23 hours and 50 minutes
Complete this quote from USA Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 'My view of our planet was a glimpse of _______.'
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Compiled Jun 19 13