Geology questions This is a list of recently added questions about geology. Play geology quiz and see all the questions. 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 answersPingoPingo2Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee2Mud 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.3Yardangs 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 Yalamanchilinature riddles »very hard 28% MalaysiaMalaysia462ThailandThailand385CambodiaCambodia509IndonesiaIndonesia282 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 MoskalEarth riddles »hard 56% 29,2%29,2%212133,6%33,6%97838,4%38,4%40542,1%42,1%230 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.orgwaterfalls riddles »hard 45% in Icelandin Iceland2094in Canadain Canada2241in the United Statesin the United States4045in Chinain China533 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: KYRTAPSmountains riddles »hard 53% the Harzthe Harz740the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1047the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains3107the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains930 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: KYRTAPSminerals riddles »very easy 80% gneissgneiss798granitegranite8739halitehalite474basaltbasalt891 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: KYRTAPSwater riddles »very easy 87% sigmasigma779alphaalpha511deltadelta11343gammagamma322 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: KYRTAPSseas riddles »hard 40% 1200 years old1200 years old48712 000 years old12 000 years old3653120 000 years old120 000 years old289712 000 000 years old12 000 000 years old1957 What kind of rock is marble?Metamorphosed limestone. Marble is a metamorphic rock. It is formed deep under the Earth surface, under high pressure and temperature between 500 and 700°C. Under such conditions calcite recrystallises and limestone is transformed into marble. Created by: KYRTAPSgeography riddles »hard 56% sedimentary rocksedimentary rock1927smelted sandsmelted sand906metamorphosed limestonemetamorphosed limestone5398congealed lava under a volcanocongealed lava under a volcano1240 Play geology quiz and see all the questions.