Geology questions This is a list of recently added questions about geology. Play geology quiz and see all the questions. 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 47% 2,35 kg2,35 kg14623,5 kg23,5 kg309235 kg235 kg5062350 kg2350 kg94metals 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 46% about 10 million years agoabout 10 million years ago246about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago282about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago1093about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago706animals 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 38% PingoPingo8Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee7Mud VolcanoMud Volcano4ErraticErratic2 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 Adiaverage 63% The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.1Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.12Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.4There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.2 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% MalaysiaMalaysia650ThailandThailand528CambodiaCambodia678IndonesiaIndonesia414nature 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 57% 29,2%29,2%277533,6%33,6%125338,4%38,4%53442,1%42,1%299Earth 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 Iceland2698in Canadain Canada2773in the United Statesin the United States5768in Chinain China669waterfalls 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 54% the Harzthe Harz845the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1226the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains3782the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains1087mountains 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% gneissgneiss922granitegranite10467halitehalite559basaltbasalt1046minerals 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% sigmasigma919alphaalpha572deltadelta13441gammagamma368water riddles » Play geology quiz and see all the questions.