Geology Review: Question Preview (ID: 31624)


Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled GEOLOGY REVIEW: Fill Out Your Study Guide While You Play The Games. To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]


Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

54. What do geologist study?
a) the history of universe b) the composition and history of the earth c) all living things and how they interact d) matter and energy in the universe
61. Why is the inner layer of the Earth solid?
a) no pressure b) Earth's rotation c) high temperatures d) immense (great) amounts of pressure
63. How old is the Earth?
a) 13.7 billion years b) 4.6 billion years c) 4.6 million years d) 13.7 million years
65. What does the law of superposition state?
a) Rocks on the top layer are older than rocks on the bottom layer b) all rocks are the same age c) Rocks on the top layer are younger than rocks on the bottom layer d) Rocks on the bottom layer are younger than rocks on the top layer
71. Which test is more reliable when identifying a mineral: streak test or color test? Why?
a) streak test because the streak of a specific mineral doesn't change b) color test because minerals are always the same colors c) color test because impurities can cause changes in the color of the mineral d) streak test because the streak of a specific mineral can often change
72. Who came up with the theory of plate tectonics?
a) Isaac Newton b) Albert Einstein c) Alfred Wegener d) Jimmy Neutron
68. What process turns rocks into sediment?
a) melting and cooling b) weathering and erosion c) compaction and cementation d) heat and pressure
69. How is an igneous rock formed?
a) melting and cooling b) heat and pressure c) compaction and cementation d) weathering and erosion
59. What are the two types of crust?
a) thin crust and stuff crust b) outer core and inner core c) oceanic and continental d) sediment and rock
62. Scientists study the internal structure of the earth by recording and observing earthquakes. What is traveling through the earth that allows scientists to study its structure?
a) Seismic waves (p waves and s waves) b) electromagnetic waves c) ocean waves d) mechanical waves
67. What generally signals the end of an era?
a) the formation of trees b) new gasses entering the atmosphere c) a volcanic eruption d) a mass extinction (such as the extinction of the dinosaurs)
73. It is hypothesized that all continents were once joined together in a supercontinent. What was it called?
a) Australiaisa b) North America c) Pangaea d) Lauraisa
75. Where does old crust get recycled back into the Earth?
a) sea floor spreading b) subduction zone c) ocean ridge d) rift valley
75. Where does new crust get created?
a) fault line after an earthquake b) mid-ocean ridge where the sea floor spreads c) subduction zone where the plates collide d) trench where the plates collide
77. Where does sea floor spreading occur?
a) divergent boundary b) convergent boundary c) transform boundary d) it doesn't occur at a boundary
Play Games with the Questions above at ReviewGameZone.com
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit ReviewGameZone.com and enter game ID number: 31624 in the upper right hand corner at ReviewGameZone.com or simply click on the link above this text.

TEACHERS / EDUCATORS
Log In
| Sign Up / Register