Friday, October 22, 2010

GeoJeopardy! Friday

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because who can't use a little trivia while you're not doing work. I didn't know one again this week, so how you compare.

- Geology -

This rock from Georgia was used to sculpt the statue of Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial

Crude oil can be extracted from this rock, the most abundant sedimentary rock in the Earth's crust


The Hawaiian islands consist mostly of this hard, dark volcanic rock


Due to its luster, German miners gave this "pleasant" rock its name, which means "spark"


The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown is the tallest structure in the U.S. made entirely of this

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