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Geologist’s Treasure Trove Quiz

Trivia for a Geologist’s treasure trove 

Can you name and describe the various gemstones that have been discovered on earth? If so then this Geologist’s Treasure Trove Quiz would be the one to try out and see how far you get in our 10 question quiz round.

Once you start with the quiz, you’ll encounter questions that will test you on various aspects of the field of geology. To give you a few hints before you get going on our Geologist’s Treasure Trove Quiz, some knowledge of gemstones might be useful as well as an idea of some professions and various lines of work in the field.

To rank highly in this quiz round, you’ll need to your wits about you if you want prove your knowledge in this subject area and beat the Geologist’s Treasure Trove Quiz!

  • Question of

    What colour is the distinctive lapis lazuli gemstone?

    • Blue
    • Clear
    • Pink
    • Green
  • Question of

    What colour is the gemstone ‘jet’?

    • Black
    • White
    • Green
    • Pink
  • Question of

    What colour is the gemstone ‘peridot’?

    • Green
    • Red
    • White
    • Black
  • Question of

    What do biostratigraphers do?

    • Analyze rock samples
    • Research fossils
    • Study soil
    • Study Oil patterns
  • Question of

    What do you call a person who studies rocks?

    • Geologist
    • Rockologist
    • Geographer
    • Thermologist
  • Question of

    What element makes up most of the weight of water and about half the weight of most rocks?

    • Oxygen
    • Hydrogen
    • Carbon
    • Quartz
  • Question of

    What is the name given to the ancient remains of living things preserved in rocks?

    • Fossils
    • Crystals
    • Stalagmites
    • Soil
  • Question of

    What name is given to molten rocks thrown out by a volcano?

    • Lava
    • Keystone
    • Hailstone
    • Granite

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