35+ Earth Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What are the seasonal rains that occur in southeast Asia called?
Monsoon
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In what modern-day country did the dog called the Rhodesian Ridgeback originate?
South Africa
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What type of scientist studies microscopic plants and animals?
Microbiologist
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What acidic precipitation occurs when sulfur dioxides build up in the clouds?
Acid Rain
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What process helps to break down rocks by wind, air or rain?
Physical Weathering
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What name was given to the west wind by the Greeks?
Zephyrus
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What happens to the pressure of water as depth under the water increases?
It Increases
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What is a person called who specializes in the physical structure and process of the earth?
Geologist
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What does Earth do to cause night and day?
Rotates
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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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How many days does it take for the Earth to revolve around the sun?
365
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What is the full name for CFCs?
Chlorofluorocarbons
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What disaster is a combo of downdrafts and updrafts?
Tornado
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What is the wearing away of parts of the Earth by water or wind called?
Erosion
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What layer in the atmosphere is responsible for filtering out solar radiation?
Ozone Layer
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What type of rock is coal?
Sedimentary Rock
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What type of clouds surround the eye of a hurricane?
Wall Clouds
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What is the process that removes salt from sea water?
Desalination
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What is the trapping of the sun's solar energy and radiation called?
Greenhouse Effect
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What is the release of water vapor from plants called?
Transpiration
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A phytotoxin is a poison produced from what?
Plants
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What is energy from the internal heat of the Earth called?
Geothermal
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What is the height of the sea's surface generally called?
Sea Level
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What is the science of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth called?
Geology
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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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