Geology questions This is a list of recently added questions about geology. Play geology quiz and see all the questions. Caspian Sea, the biggest lake on Earth was earlier:An ocean. Caspian Sea among with Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea are remnants of Tethys Ocean that once separated Asia and Africa. 5.5 mln years ago it has been uplifted and separated from the rest of world ocean.Created by: smyruvery hard 16% a freshwater lakea freshwater lake82a huge rivera huge river52an open seaan open sea160an oceanan ocean57lakes riddles » How much did the biggest gold nugget weigh?235 kg. Record big nugget was found in Australia in 1872. It weighed 7555.42 oz that is 235 kg and measured 1.42 m.Created by: smyruhard 42% 2,35 kg2,35 kg78623,5 kg23,5 kg1513235 kg235 kg19652350 kg2350 kg394metals riddles » When did the dinosaurs first appeared on Earth?About 230 million years ago. The oldest known findings of dinosaurs are about 230 million years old. Paleontologists think that the early dinosaur genus Eoraptor resembles the common ancestor of all dinosaurs; if this is true, its traits suggest that the first dinosaurs were small, bipedal predators.Created by: smyruhard 47% about 10 million years agoabout 10 million years ago345about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago498about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago1812about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago1154animals riddles » What is the name of this periglacial landform largely spread in the Mackenzie Delta ?Pingos are dome-shaped, isolated hills (also called hydrolaccoliths) , formed by ice cores that pushed the permafrost upwards. Collapsed pingos suggests that there was once permafrost in the area. They can be found in north Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Siberia.Created by: Mag Adivery hard 39% PingoPingo1979Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee1158Mud VolcanoMud Volcano1291ErraticErratic605 What is the main difference between a zeuge and an yardang ?Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata. Yardangs are formed on vertical hard/soft layers of rock, while zeugen (this is its plural form) are formed on horizontal bands of hard/soft rocks giving it a more mushroom-like shape. The Great Sphinx of Giza has been sculpted in a yardang.Created by: Mag Adihard 46% The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.10Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.94Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.69There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.29 Gunung Mulu national park, a place with the most extensive cave system in the world, is located in which country?Malaysia. Gunung Mulu national park is located in the eastern province of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located on Borneo, near the southern border of Brunei. Gunung Mulu National Park has the largest known natural chamber or room – Sarawak Chamber. It is 700 m (2,300 ft)) long, 396 m (1,299 ft) wide and at least 70 m (230 ft) highCreated by: Pranav Yalamanchilivery hard 28% MalaysiaMalaysia1214ThailandThailand1038CambodiaCambodia1262IndonesiaIndonesia757nature riddles » What part of the Earth's surface is dry land?29,2%. It is currenlty 29.2% - but it may decrease in the near future due to global warming and sea level rise.Created by: Krzysztof Moskalhard 54% 29,2%29,2%408833,6%33,6%211338,4%38,4%83642,1%42,1%444Earth riddles » Dry Falls is thought to be the greatest known waterfall that ever existed. Where is it?In the United States. Dry Falls is a 3.5 mile long scalloped precipice in central Washington. According to the current geological model, catastrophic flooding channeled water over this 400-foot (120 m) rock face at the end of the last ice age. At this time, it is estimated that the flow of the falls was ten times the current flow of all the rivers in the world combined.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% in Icelandin Iceland4242in Canadain Canada4439in the United Statesin the United States9253in Chinain China1000waterfalls riddles » Which of the following European mountain ranges will rise the most in the next century? The Carpathian Mountains were formed during the Alpine orogeny. The orogeny has started in the Triassic (200 mln years ago) and continues today, so The Carpathian Mountains are still forming, peaks are still growing.Created by: KYRTAPShard 53% the Harzthe Harz1211the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1640the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains5046the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains1576mountains riddles » What rock is this?Granite is a type of felsic intrusive igneous rock. It is granular and phaneritic in texture. The rock mainly consist of quartz, feldspar, mica, and amphibole minerals.Created by: KYRTAPSvery easy 80% gneissgneiss1129granitegranite12780halitehalite681basaltbasalt1297minerals riddles » Play geology quiz and see all the questions.