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photo quiz  Ring of Fire cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 01 13

You've undoubtedly heard references to this area, so let's explore some of its geologic features.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Dec 01 13
3267 plays
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trivia quiz  Twenty Questions About Earth cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, almach, Aug 13 02

Here is the third twenty question quiz on objects in our solar system. This one is about Earth. What do you think you know about our planet?
Average
almach
Aug 13 02
23661 plays
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trivia quiz  Why on Earth? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, qrayx, Nov 19 16

The prefix "Why on Earth" has been uttered by exasperated parents the world over, but the literal interpretation does lead to some interesting questions. Do you know why things on Earth exist or are the way they are?
Easy
qrayx
Nov 19 16
1047 plays
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trivia quiz  The Earth: What's Right; What's Wrong? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, achernar, Sep 08 03

How much much are you aware of about the planet we live on, the third planet from the Sun? Take this true/false quiz, and see how much you know.
Average
achernar
Sep 08 03
20307 plays
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trivia quiz  Plate Tectonics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mick_is_god, Jun 08 07

This topic is all about the subject of plate tectonics, which revolutionised the study of earth science.
Average
mick_is_god
Jun 08 07
6687 plays
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trivia quiz  Classic Clastics cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, May 16 05

Do you understand sand? Mull over boulders? Love mud? Are you a big fan of alluvium? If you are thinking, "My sediments exactly!" or "At long clast!" well, take this quiz!
Average
pu2-ke-qi-ri
May 16 05
2430 plays
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trivia quiz  Oceancetera, etc. cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, leviathan2000, Mar 23 03

I have created another quiz on one of my favorite subjects, oceanography. Some questions may be harder than others. Enjoy!
Average
leviathan2000
Mar 23 03
5412 plays
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trivia quiz  Earth's Ages - Random Facts cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Mr5, Dec 29 03

Take a brief tour through the geological eras of the Earth. Good luck!
Tough
Mr5
Dec 29 03
3462 plays
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trivia quiz  Ancient Earth! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, wyoming93, Jul 30 09

How much do you know about the Earth's history? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz!
Tough
wyoming93
Jul 30 09
2502 plays
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trivia quiz  Atmospheric Phenomena 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Aug 18 01

I will give a description of some type of atmospheric phenomenon and you determine the answer.
Average
almach
Aug 18 01
6168 plays
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trivia quiz  Random Ramblings of a Rockhound 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 22 12

A visit to the East convinced Corporal Slag to get in touch with his inner self. Being a troll, this somehow got translated into a deep interest in rocks and all things geological. All of the questions have something to do with the letter R.
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Oct 22 12
630 plays
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trivia quiz  Up Through The Atmosphere 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Feb 15 17

You are sitting on a rocket ready to journey into space. When you launch you will pass through the various layers of Earth's atmosphere. Let's see what you know about them.
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Feb 15 17
252 plays
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trivia quiz  Oceancetera 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, leviathan2000, Mar 09 03

Most high schools generally do not dwell on oceanography. Hopefully, this will change as humans realize the importance of the oceans.
Average
leviathan2000
Mar 09 03
4815 plays
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trivia quiz  Beware Of Global Cooling! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Aug 17 14

One of the hottest topics nowadays is global warming, but that has not always been the case. Let's look at the cool topic of more frigid conditions throughout the earth's history.
Average
logcrawler gold member
Aug 17 14
462 plays
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trivia quiz  Changing of the Tides 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 20 12

A check on your understanding of the Earth's tides and tidal forces.
Average
wjames gold member
Dec 20 12
813 plays
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trivia quiz  There's Chemistry in our Rivers! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Dec 24 11

This quiz looks at the fascinating and diverse chemistry happening in our rivers. Just because the water may be clear, doesn't mean nothing is happening!
Tough
MikeMaster99 gold member
Dec 24 11
870 plays
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trivia quiz  When Good Lakes Go Bad 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Flynn_17, Nov 15 04

Crater lakes are an extremely rare phenomenon. This is a quiz about them, which is aptly named, as many crater lakes have caused a lot of death and heartache over the years.
Very Difficult
Flynn_17
Nov 15 04
2013 plays
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trivia quiz  Dust is Everywhere 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, elainerichards, Jan 15 01

Even if you didn't care about dust, the fact is it is all around you.
Average
elainerichards
Jan 15 01
6393 plays
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trivia quiz  Caves 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, qcobb, Oct 26 04

Join me on an expedition to explore and study a cave.
Tough
qcobb
Oct 26 04
1692 plays
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trivia quiz  The Cenozoic Era 5 questions
Difficult, 5 Qns, Gamemaster1967, Jun 14 02

Enjoy my quiz about the time of life after the dinosaurs.
Difficult
Gamemaster1967 editor
Jun 14 02
1410 plays
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trivia quiz  Some Geological Parts Of the State of Washington 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Jan 14 16

Geologically, the state of Washington began to be formed about 570 million years, plus or minus a few millennia. How many of these questions, which deal mostly with the geology of twenty-first century Washington, can you answer?
Average
lowtechmaster gold member
Jan 14 16
393 plays
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trivia quiz  Earth's Spheres: Random Facts 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, Mr5, Sep 05 04

Analyzing the Earth inside out.
Tough
Mr5
Sep 05 04
2946 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Theory of Longshore Drift 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 20 05

This is a quiz about the basic theory of longshore drift. (specific to Britain). Longshore drift is the process of waves being dragged in by the current and eroding and affecting the coastline of Britain.
Average
jonnowales
Mar 20 05
717 plays
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trivia quiz  The Most Boring Quiz Ever! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ecohansen, Nov 03 15

This quiz explores boreholes, bore-making equipment, and scientific cores, including ice cores and soil cores.
Tough
ecohansen
Nov 03 15
204 plays
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trivia quiz  All About Longitude (1) 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, May 28 05

A general quiz on the concept of longitude, its history, some measurements, and other interesting (I hope) information. Good luck and have fun.
Tough
Triviaballer gold member
May 28 05
882 plays
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trivia quiz  Earth and Sky 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, debodun, Jul 24 11

See how much you know about Earth Science and Astronomy.
Difficult
debodun
Jul 24 11
1110 plays
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trivia quiz  Groundwater 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, GAMM, Jul 03 03

You might know a thing or two about rocks (geology) but how much do you know about the science of hydrogeology, that is, underground water or groundwater?
Tough
GAMM
Jul 03 03
1497 plays
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trivia quiz  Challenging Earth Trivia 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, Natsirt, May 18 01

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.
Difficult
Natsirt
May 18 01
4290 plays
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trivia quiz  The World's Currents 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, umpolo, Sep 11 04

The ocean and its currents play a major role in our weather. What do you know about some of them and how they may affect our world?
Tough
umpolo
Sep 11 04
927 plays
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trivia quiz  It's all about Drilling 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, virgogirl, Aug 24 01

See how well you know drilling terms and equipment.
Very Difficult
virgogirl
Aug 24 01
1311 plays
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