World Works

This week's Trivia: World Works

Natural phenomena occur all around us everyday. Yet how much of it do we really understand? How much of it is science, and how much of it is magical beings living in atoms of matter?
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Q1

What is the process where the molecules of buried bones are slowly replaced over the course of centuries by rock-forming minerals, like iron and silica?

Q2

Why is it hotter at the Equator than other regions of the Earth?

Q3

What is a true vacuum?

Q4

Which of these is not typically recognized as a phase of the moon as seen from Earth?

Q5

Rayleigh scattering is responsible for which of the following?

Q6

How can you tell the age of a tree?

Q7

In terms of size, where does Earth fall among the planets in our solar system?

Q8

The surface of the Earth, including water surfaces, is not heated evenly. As such, the air above it has different temperatures, which causes which of the following?

Q9

Which of these clouds is sometimes referred to as a storm cloud?

Q10

Which of the following has the top ten tallest mountains in the United States?