Only 1 in 40 people scores more than 12/15 in this Earth quiz

Earth quiz
Earth quiz

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Earth quiz. What name is given to the lowest atmosphere layer of the Earth? Our planet is amazing and packed with strange facts for you to learn. Good luck and have fun.


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Only 1 in 40 people scores more than 12/15 in this Earth quiz

  • What are the most abundant elements on Earth?

    • Hydrogen, magnesium and aluminum
    • Hydrogen, sodium, zinc
    • Iron, oxygen and silicon
    • Carbon, nytrogen and manganese
  • Earth’s atmosphere reaches out to about how much into space?

    • 7,500 kilometers
    • 5,000 kilometers
    • 950 kilometers
    • 10,000 kilometers
  • What name receives the lowest layer of Earth’s atmosphere?

    • Exosphere
    • Troposphere
    • Stratosphere
    • Thermosphere
  • Earth’s magnetic field is caused by:

    • Its proximity to solar wind
    • The metal concentration in its crust
    • Its molten iron-nickel core
    • None of the above
  • Stretching for some 5,000 kilometers, which would be Earth’s second longest mountain range?

    • Southern Great Escarpment in Africa
    • The Andes in South America
    • Transantarctic Mountains, in Antarctica
    • Rocky Mountains in North America
  • The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are found in which country:

    • Tanzania
    • Mongolia
    • Madagascar
    • New Zealand
  • What is Earth’s deepest canyon and where is it found?

    • Colca Canyon in Peru
    • Kali Gandaki Gorge in Nepal
    • Grand Canyon in Arizona
    • Tara River Canyon, Montenegro
  • Vostok, a fresh water lake permanently buried beneath an ice sheet,is located where?

    • Antarctica
    • Siberia
    • Canada
    • Alaska
  • Jeita Grotto, the cave with the world’s largest stalactite is located where?

    • Brazil
    • Algeria
    • Lebanon
    • Portugal
  • Earth ‒all of us, in fact‒ travel around the Sun at a speed of

    • 1,690 kilometers per hour
    • 23,000 kilometers per hour
    • 107,182 kilometers per hour
    • 84,720 kilometers per hour
  • Water accounts for how much of Earth’s total mass?

    • Less than 1%
    • Less than 10%
    • Less than 15%
    • Less than 19%
  • Tides in oceans happen due to what phenomenon?

    • Winds rippling water surface
    • Earth’s tectonic plates movement
    • Moon’s gravitational pull
    • Weather changes in the atmosphere
  • What percentage of all species that ever existed on Earth are now extinct?

    • 12%
    • 99%
    • 53%
    • 26%
  • The velocity of rotation of the Earth is:

    • Slowing down
    • Always steady
    • Speeding up
  • In what place on Earth is easier to find meteorites?

    • Canada
    • Siberia
    • Mexico
    • Antarctica

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Ricardo Gondelles

Written by Ricardo Gondelles

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