Geology Interview Questions

 
1.
How old is the earth?
2.
How many seismograph stations are needed to allocate the epicenter of an earthquake?
3.
It was a boiling, burning pile of rubble effectively.
4.
How has the earth changed since it was formed?
5.
How can we calculate or estimate the evaporation from lakes?
6.
How do we know magma does not originate in the liquid outer core?
7.
How do minerals become rocks and rocks become soil?
8.
How do geologists find out the age of mountains?
9.
How can sedimentary processes concentrate and form resources? 2. Give an example of a resource formed by a sedimentary process
10.
How are fossils formed?
11.
How are the layers of schist separated into alternating light and dark minerals?
12.
Explain how the asthenosphere works?
13.
Discuss major factors that influence mass movements.
14.
Describe the formation of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks?
15.
Contrast the process that forms igneous rocks with the process that form metamorphic rocks.
16.
How Continental heat flow is produced?
17.
Describe the formation of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks?
18.
How were sedimentary rocks created?
19.
In 1763, how did Great Britain try to end troubles with the Native American?
20.
What did Radon detection in arid areas can help to explore?
21.
Soils take how many years to form?
22.
Were there super continents before pangea?
23.
What are examples of techno fossils?
24.
What are the three major types of rocks?
25.
What does a Geologist do on a typical day?
26.
What does regolith mean?
27.
What is a hypothesis?
28.
What is ablation?
29.
What is china clay?
30.
What is coal?
31.
What is granite?
32.
What is happening when a metamorphic rock is forming?
33.
What is loam soil?
34.
What is shale?
35.
What is the Cambrian?
36.
What is the difference between a canyon, gorge, and valley?
37.
What is the difference between a semi-precious and a precious stone?
38.
What is the difference between the geoid and the surface of the earth?
39.
What is the earth made of?
40.
What is the earths core made of?
41.
What is the earths crust made of?
42.
What is the general statement regarding the temperature of water in oceanic depths?
43.
What is the mantle made of?
44.
What is the minimum depth needed for a feature to be considered a canyon?
45.
What is the name of the largest volcano in the world?
46.
What is the rate of species and how does this relate to finding transitional species?
47.
What layer of the earth does magma form?
48.
What makes mountains appear purple?
49.
What minerals attract lightning?
50.
What separates the outer core from the mantle above it?
51.
What time period can carbon-14 dates have?
52.
What ways can igneous rock form two ways?
53.
When does an atoll start to form?
54.
Where are Mountains of the Moon?
55.
Where would you expect to find the oldest basalt on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean?
56.
Which carbonate mineral reacts readily with cool dilute hydrochloric acid to produce visible bubbles of carbon dioxide gas?
57.
Which is the largest reef?
58.
Which kind of volcano is the most destructive?
59.
Which of the Earths interior layers have been drilled and sampled? What are the deepest drilling projects on record?
60.
Which type of rock is critical for the formation of geysers?
61.
Why did the continents spread apart?
62.
Why does a glacier move?
63.
Why does marble rarely contain fossils?