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Second Grade (Grade 2) Geology Questions

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Grade 2 Geomorphology
What is a volcano?
  1. wind and water breaking down Earth materials
  2. a place where molten rock comes out of the ground
  3. wind or moving water
  4. a shaking of Earth's surface
Grade 2 Soil
The loose material that covers most of the land is called
  1. rocks
  2. water
  3. soil
  4. leaves
Grade 2 Soil
Plants, animals, people and soil help each other. After plants and animals die, they begin to rot and become part of the                .
  1. Rocks
  2. Minerals
  3. Soil.
Grade 2 Soil
The                 in soil help plants grow.
  1. Minerals
  2. Iron
  3. Plants
Grade 2 Soil
The minerals from rocks give soils their color.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Rocks
Rocks can be rough or smooth.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Soil
A mixture of humus and different sized earth materials
  1. boulder
  2. mineral
  3. soil
Grade 2 Soil
Plants keep soil from eroding by holding it in place with their roots.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Rocks
Rocks can be different colors.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Soil
Bits of rock mixed with matter that was once living
  1. boulder
  2. mineral
  3. soil
Grade 2 Rocks
What do you call a very big rock?
  1. boulder
  2. pebble
  3. sand
  4. sediment
Grade 2 Rocks
Rocks are made up of minerals.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Historical Geology
Animals that died out are                .
  1. extinct
  2. fossil
  3. dinosaur
Grade 2 Earth's Layers
Rocks are pieces of the Earth's crust.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Historical Geology
What are fossils?
  1. places where plant and animals lived many years ago
  2. plants and animals that no longer live on Earth
  3. prints or remains of plants and animals that lived long ago
  4. scientists who study about plants and animals that lived long ago
Grade 2 Geomorphology
The roots of plants help hold the soil in place.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Geology
What does a geologist study?
  1. animals
  2. plants
  3. rocks
Grade 2 Historical Geology
Why don't most plants and animals become fossils when they die?
  1. They are eaten.
  2. They rot.
  3. They swim away.
  4. They freeze.
Grade 2 Historical Geology
What do you call scientists who study fossils?
  1. archaeologists
  2. explorers
  3. fossilogists
  4. paleontologists
Grade 2 Historical Geology
Name 3 types of fossils.
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