'E' in Geology Quiz Stats

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Also try: 'D' in Geology
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Score 0/20 Timer 12:00
0 Plays Today
Question Answer % Correct
The wearing away and movement of earth materials, such as by gravity, wind, water and iceErosion
87.2%
Gemstone name of the mineral beryl when it has a rich green colorEmerald
84.6%
A trembling of the earth caused by the sudden release of energy stored in subsurface rocksEarthquake
80.5%
Any volcano with an observed eruption (1874-2016)*Etna, Erebus, Erta Ale…
77.9%
On the Geologic Timescale, the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenzoic are the three most recentEra
73.8%
The point on the Earth's surface directly above the point where an earthquake or underground explosion occursEpicenter
71.1%
A major tectonic plate containing most of Eruope and Asia, and parts of the Arctic and Atlantic OceansEurasian Plate
62.4%
A 'spiny-skinned' phylum of animal known for showing 5-point radial symmetry (e.g., #2 above)Echinodermata
46.3%
This recent epoch contained a wide variety of climates, including the warmest in the CenozoicEocene
36.2%
A volcanic eruption dominated by the ejection of material through the airExplosive Eruption
31.5%
Question Answer % Correct
Refers to igneous rocks that are erupted from volcanoes and crystallize at the Earth's surfaceExtrusive
30.2%
A piece of rock that differs in size and composition from rocks native to the area in which it rests (#3 above)Erratic
22.8%
A long cliff separating two relatively flat areas at different elevations (#1 above)Escarpment
18.8%
A long, winding ridge of sorted sand and gravel; often a glacial depositEsker
18.1%
The last of the Proterozoic, this period saw some strange biota unlike anything in the following Cambrian ExplosionEdiacaran
17.4%
A green to black sorosillicate mineral bearing Fe, Ca, and Al; common in metamorphic rocksEpidote
17.4%
A broad, flat area of desert covered with wind-swept sand but little or no vegetationErg
14.1%
A volcanic eruption dominated by the ouflow of lavaEffusive Eruption
14.1%
The physical weathering of an outcrop by the removal of rock in concentric layers (#4 above)Exfoliation
12.8%
A stream whose channel lies below the water table; groundwater flows into itEffluent Stream
6%

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Join for Free
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

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.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: