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1 Geo-Quiz For prizes…..

2 Name the location Geo-Quiz Part 1.

3 Write your answer on the sheet

4 Where is it? 1.

5 Where is it? 2.

6 Where is it? 3.

7 Where is it? 4.

8 Where is it? 5.

9 Where is it? 6.

10 Where is it? 7.

11 Where is it? 8.

12 Where is it? 9.

13 Where is it? 10.

14 Where is it? 11.

15 Where is it? 12.

16 Where is it? 13.

17 Where is it? 14.

18 Where is it? 15.

19 Where is it? 16.

20 Where is it? 17.

21 Where is it? 18.

22 Where is it? 19.

23 Where is it? 20.

24 Tie breaker Question How many

25 Tie Breaker question The distance between Amsterdam and Tokyo in miles is ?

26 Answer 9522 miles

27 So how did you do? Pass your answer paper over to a another person to score

28 Where is it? 1.Giants causeway, Northern Ireland, UK 2.Grand Canyon, USA 3.Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil 4.Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 5.Mount Fuji, Japan 6.Pulpit Rock in Lysefjord, Norway 7.Uluru, Australia 8.Matterhorn, Switzerland 9.Puy de Dome, France 10.Moraine Lake, Canada 11.Atacama Desert, Chile 12.Loppi, Finland 13.Skeleton Coast, Namibia 14.Ice cave in Khatanga, Siberia, Russia. 15.Heimaey, Iceland 16. North Pole, Arctic 17.Siccar Point, Scotland (Hutton’s unconformity) 18. Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii 19.Cliffs of Mohr, Ireland 20.Malawi

29 Famous geoscientists …….and others Geo-Quiz Part 3.

30 Who is it? 1.

31 Who is it? 2.

32 Who is it? 3.

33 Who is it? 4.

34 Who is it? 5.

35 Who is it? 6.

36 Who is it? 7.

37 Who is it? 8.

38 Who is it? 9.

39 Who is it? 10.

40 Who is it? 11.

41 Who is it? 12.

42 Who is it? 13.

43 Who is it? 14.

44 Who is it? 15.

45 Who is it? 16.

46 Who is it? 17.

47 Who is it? 18.

48 Who is it? 19.

49 Who is it? 20.

50 So how did you do? Pass your answer paper over to a another person to score

51 Who is it? 1.William Smith 2.Johannes Wolfgang Goethe 3.James Hutton 4.Charles Darwin 5.Gene Shoemaker 6.Harvey Thorleifson 7.William Logan 8.John Ludden 9.Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont 10.Alfred Wegner 11.AR Karpinsky 12.Friedrich Mohs 13.Louis Agassiz 14.Ian Jackson 15.Premier Wen Jiabao 16.Sir Roderick Impey Murchison 17.Charles Richter 18.Kristine Asch 19.Sospeter Muhongo 20.Douglas Mawson

52 Tie breaker Question How many weeks has John Ludden been Director of BGS ?

53 Higher or Lower Geo-Quiz Part 3.

54 If you get the question right you stay in the game If your wrong you are out of this game and must sit down !

55 Example question Was the date of the foundation of CGMW higher or lower than 1890 ?

56 Higher or Lower ?

57 Answer Lower – it was 1881

58 Question The date of William Smith’s geological map of England was higher or lower than 1820 ?

59 Answer Lower – it was 1815

60 Question The number of 1:1 million scale map sheets covering Russia is higher or lower than 200 ?

61 Answer Higher – it is 246

62 Question The number of nations at the OneGeology Workshop is higher or lower than 40 ?

63 Answer Higher – it is 47

64 Question Is the age of the Mesozoic – Palaeozoic higher or lower than 200 million years ago ?

65 Answer Higher – it is 251myrs

66 Question Is the population of the Earth higher or lower than ?

67 Answer Lower – it is 6,575,508,824

68 Question 20 % of the world’s oil reserves are in Saudi Arabia?

69 Answer Higher – it is 22%

70 Question Was the date of the eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii higher or lower than 90AD

71 Answer Lower – it was 79

72 Question Is the age of the earth higher or lower than 4 billion years?

73 Answer Higher – it is billion years

74 Question % of Earth’s surface which is water is higher or lower than 75% ?

75 Answer Lower – it is 71%

76 Question The number of 1: scale geological maps covering England is higher or lower than 320?

77 Answer Higher – it is 360

78 Question Mount Olympus Mons on Mars is higher or lower than Mount Everest ?

79 Answer Higher – x3

80 Question Distance between London and Brighton higher or lower than 70 km ?

81 Answer Higher – it is 88km

82 Question Was the date of the foundation of BGS higher or lower than 1850 ?

83 Answer Lower – it was 1835

84 Question Is the boiling point of water in Farenheight higher or lower than 200?

85 Answer Higher – it is 212

86 Question The number of bits in a byte is higher or lower than 7 ?

87 Answer Higher – it is 8

88 Question The orbital period of Mars in higher or lower than 600 days?

89 Answer Higher – its 687 days

90 Question Number of staff in BGS is higher or lower than 770 ?

91 Answer Higher – it is 785

92 Tie breaker Question Exact height of Mount Everest in metres?

93 Answer 8,850 metres

94 Tie breaker Question What is the depth of the deepest ocean in feet?

95 Answer 36,200 feet deep


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