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.

 Mar 18, 2016
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How many continents are there?
5
7
8
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What is Earth's gravity?
9.8 m/s²
.2 m/s²
190.8 m/s²
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What is the earth's atmosphere made of?
Mainly Nitrogen
Mainly Helium
Mainly Chlorine
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How fast does Earth move around the sun?
67,000 miles per hour
7,000 miles per hour
6,700,000 miles per hour
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Earth is approximately ______ old:
1 million years old
4.53 billion years old
10,000 years old
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The hottest reported spot on Earth is in _______
El Azizia, Libya
Juneau, Alaska
Dallas, Texas
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What is the coldest reported temperature on Earth?
- 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit
- 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit
0 degrees Fahrenheit
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Water covers this much of Earth's surface?
Roughly 71%
99% during heavy floods
about 35%
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Earth completes a rotation on its axis
Each month
Every 24 hours
Every 2 hours
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The Antarctic ice cap contains _____ % of the Earth’s fresh water
100%
~70%
0%
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The world’s longest mountain range is the ________
The Blue Mountains
The Rockies
Mid-Ocean Ridge (which is under water)
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How far is Earth from the sun:
1 million miles
93 million miles
50,000 miles
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What do you call molten rock before it has erupted?
Granite
Iron Ore
Magma
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How many oceans are there?
3
11
5
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How deep is the Grand Canyon?
15 feet deep
5,000 feet deep
290,000 feet deep
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Name the three time periods of the dinosaurs
Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous
Triassic, Jurassic, and Industrial
Kardashian, Jenner, and Kanye
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Earth has two poles. Antarctica is at the ______ pole.
North
South
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We walk on Earth's _______ ?
Crust
Atmosphere
Inner Core
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Our tides are caused by _______ ?
Jupiter
Our moon
The Sun
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The lowest place below sea level is ______ ?
The Dead Sea (shoreline)
The Andes Mountains
Washington D.C.
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