93% of Adults Can't Pass This Basic Earth Test, Can You?

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Think you can pass Earth 101? Let's hope so!

This quiz will determine the quizz taker's basic knowledge of earth science. The trivia questions cover general knowledge about the planet Earth.

 Aug 22, 2018
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The lowest place below sea level is ______ ?
Washington D.C.
The Dead Sea (shoreline)
The Andes Mountains
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Our tides are caused by _______ ?
Jupiter
Our moon
The Sun
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We walk on Earth's _______ ?
Inner Core
Crust
Atmosphere
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Earth has two poles. Antarctica is at the ______ pole.
North
South
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Name the three time periods of the dinosaurs
Kardashian, Jenner, and Kanye
Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous
Triassic, Jurassic, and Industrial
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How deep is the Grand Canyon?
290,000 feet deep
15 feet deep
5,000 feet deep
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How many oceans are there?
3
11
5
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What do you call molten rock before it has erupted?
Granite
Iron Ore
Magma
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How far is Earth from the sun:
1 million miles
50,000 miles
93 million miles
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The world’s longest mountain range is the ________
Mid-Ocean Ridge (which is under water)
The Rockies
The Blue Mountains
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The Antarctic ice cap contains _____ % of the Earth’s fresh water
0%
~70%
100%
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Earth completes a rotation on its axis
Each month
Every 24 hours
Every 2 hours
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Water covers this much of Earth's surface?
99% during heavy floods
about 35%
Roughly 71%
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What is the coldest reported temperature on Earth?
0 degrees Fahrenheit
- 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit
- 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit
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The hottest reported spot on Earth is in _______
Dallas, Texas
Juneau, Alaska
El Azizia, Libya
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Earth is approximately ______ old:
10,000 years old
4.53 billion years old
1 million years old
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How fast does Earth move around the sun?
7,000 miles per hour
6,700,000 miles per hour
67,000 miles per hour
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What is the earth's atmosphere made of?
Mainly Nitrogen
Mainly Chlorine
Mainly Helium
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What is Earth's gravity?
190.8 m/s²
.2 m/s²
9.8 m/s²
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How many continents are there?
5
7
8
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