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 40% 2,35 kg2,35 kg71823,5 kg23,5 kg1397235 kg235 kg17062350 kg2350 kg346metals 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 ago328about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago469about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago1701about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago1093animals 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 36% PingoPingo1530Roche MoutonneeRoche Moutonnee1008Mud VolcanoMud Volcano1144ErraticErratic526 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 44% The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.The yardang is smaller than a zeuge.5Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.Yardangs are formed on vertical strata while zeugen on horizontal strata.67Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.Yardangs are formed by deflation while zeugen by abrasion.53There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.There is no difference. The two names describes the same landform.26 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% MalaysiaMalaysia1148ThailandThailand977CambodiaCambodia1180IndonesiaIndonesia702nature 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%393633,6%33,6%203738,4%38,4%80942,1%42,1%425Earth 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 Iceland4005in Canadain Canada4215in the United Statesin the United States8566in Chinain China938waterfalls 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 Harz1161the Grampian Mountainsthe Grampian Mountains1576the Carpathian Mountainsthe Carpathian Mountains4808the Ural Mountainsthe Ural Mountains1506mountains 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% gneissgneiss1092granitegranite12254halitehalite659basaltbasalt1257minerals 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% sigmasigma1139alphaalpha670deltadelta15625gammagamma420water riddles » Play geology quiz and see all the questions.