Geology questions This is a list of recently added questions about geology. Play geology quiz and see all the questions. 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 45% about 10 million years agoabout 10 million years ago212about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago223about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago855about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago575animals 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 Adi<10 answersPingoPingo3Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee3Mud VolcanoMud Volcano4ErraticErratic0 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 Adi<10 answersThe yardang is smaller than a zeuge.The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.0Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.4Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.1There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.1 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% MalaysiaMalaysia524ThailandThailand440CambodiaCambodia563IndonesiaIndonesia334nature 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 56% 29,2%29,2%232833,6%33,6%107238,4%38,4%44742,1%42,1%249Earth 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 45% in Icelandin Iceland2290in Canadain Canada2410in the United Statesin the United States4487in Chinain China587waterfalls 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 Harz780the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1109the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains3323the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains991mountains 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% gneissgneiss840granitegranite9299halitehalite497basaltbasalt943minerals riddles » Which Greek letter is used to describe a type of river mouth?Delta looks like Greek letter Δ. It is formed when deposition of sediment is more intensive than sea erosion.Created by: KYRTAPSvery easy 87% sigmasigma834alphaalpha531deltadelta12045gammagamma339water riddles » How old is Baltic Sea?12 000 years old. Baltic Sea is one of the youngest seas in the world. It was formed after the last ice age as ice-lake, which later turned into a sea.Created by: KYRTAPShard 40% 1200 years old1200 years old52712 000 years old12 000 years old3914120 000 years old120 000 years old311212 000 000 years old12 000 000 years old2097seas riddles » Play geology quiz and see all the questions.