35+ Earth Trivia Questions

How many of these Earth Trivia quiz questions can you answer?

Quiz Questions

What element is a diamond composed of?
Carbon
Show answer
A phytotoxin is a poison produced from what?
Plants
Show answer
What is a plant with no internal system of tube like structures called?
Nonvascular Plant
Show answer
The average rain drop falls at a rate of how many feet per second?
21
Show answer
What scientist purposed the theory of continental drift?
Alfred Wegener
Show answer
What acidic precipitation occurs when sulfur dioxides build up in the clouds?
Acid Rain
Show answer
What are the broken-off pieces of glaciers that make it to the open sea called?
Icebergs
Show answer
On which canal would a traveler find Port Said?
Suez
Show answer
What name was given to the west wind by the Greeks?
Zephyrus
Show answer
What are the fastest and strongest global winds called?
Jet Streams
Show answer
In the United States, summer officially begins in which month?
June
Show answer
A very fast white water cascade is also known as what?
Falls
Show answer
What is the name of the submerged fringe of a continent?
Continental Shelf
Show answer
What is the imaginary line that runs from the North to the South Pole called?
Axis
Show answer
How many days does it take for the Earth to revolve around the sun?
365
Show answer
What process helps to break down rocks by wind, air or rain?
Physical Weathering
Show answer
When a meander is cut off, what is formed?
Oxbow Lake
Show answer
78% of the earth's atmosphere is composed of which gas?
Nitrogen
Show answer
What type of clouds are thick and puffy and can sometimes turn into thunderstorms?
Cumulus
Show answer
In what modern-day country did the dog called the Rhodesian Ridgeback originate?
South Africa
Show answer
What are mounds of sand that have been windblown called?
Dunes
Show answer
What layer of the Earth is right below the crust?
Mantle
Show answer
What layer in the atmosphere is responsible for filtering out solar radiation?
Ozone Layer
Show answer
What is the name given to a fossil that best defines a rock layer's age?
Index Fossil
Show answer

Earth Trivia

Did you know that the earth is almost a sphere? Or that it’s mostly made up of iron, oxygen, and silicon? Or even that 70% of its surface is covered in water? These earth trivia questions and answers will uncover the gaps in your knowledge when it comes to the third planet from the sun.

A-Z