35+ Earth Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Deep trenches such as the Grand Canyon were formed by what process?
Erosion
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Where is the deepest land gorge on Earth?
Grand Canyon
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What does a seismologist study?
Earthquakes
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What name was given to the west wind by the Greeks?
Zephyrus
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A very fast white water cascade is also known as what?
Falls
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What season is between winter and summer?
Spring
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What are mounds of sand that have been windblown called?
Dunes
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What sort of storm is shaped like a funnel and is very destructive when it touches down?
Tornado
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A phytotoxin is a poison produced from what?
Plants
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What event is caused by radiation hitting the Earth's atmosphere?
Northern Lights
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What are the fastest and strongest global winds called?
Jet Streams
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What is the release of water vapor from plants called?
Transpiration
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What element is a diamond composed of?
Carbon
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What layer in the atmosphere is responsible for filtering out solar radiation?
Ozone Layer
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What is the hardest mineral known on Earth called?
Diamond
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What disaster is a combo of downdrafts and updrafts?
Tornado
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What is a plant with no internal system of tube like structures called?
Nonvascular Plant
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What type of scientist studies microscopic plants and animals?
Microbiologist
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What type of clouds surround the eye of a hurricane?
Wall Clouds
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On which canal would a traveler find Port Said?
Suez
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What is condensed water falling from the atmosphere called?
Precipitation
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What is the imaginary line that runs from the North to the South Pole called?
Axis
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What is magma, which has surfaced through a volcanic eruption?
Lava
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In the United States, in which month does spring begin?
March
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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.

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