Science / AS level Geology Random Quiz 5

Random Science or geology Quiz

Can you name the AS level Geology Random Quiz 5?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Reptiles
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/19 Timer 05:00
Question
What sort of earthquake is caused by the vibration of magma?
What type of metamorphism is seen around a batholith?
What term refers to solid state recrystallisation due to heat or pressure?
What is the second lowest temperature mineral on Bowen's Reaction Series?
Name one of two minerals which form the tiny spots seen in spotted rock
What name is given to a splintery, granoblastic rock containing sillimanite?
Name a mineral which is not a metamorphic polymorph and only occurs in metamorphic rock.
What is the process whereby denser minerals in a magma sink to the bottom?
What type of lavas have rounded tops and saggy bottoms?
What mineral is between pyroxene and biotite on Bowen's Reaction Series?
Question
What type of igneous rock tends to form in veins around batholiths?
What type of volcano is mainly composed of basalt?
What term describes the process whereby magmas of various composition can arise from a single parent magma?
What process is the reverse of partial melting?
What process squeezes magma out from between crystals, so they can no longer react?
When lavas are >3m thick, what feature may form?
Heat, pressure and what other variable affect metamorphism?
What term refers to a volcano which has erupted in geological time?
What type of eruption spews out low viscosity magma?

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.