Geology Interview Questions

  1. What is coal?
  2. What is granite?
  3. What is ablation?
  4. What is china clay?
  5. How old is the earth?
  6. How are fossils formed?
  7. What is the mantle made of?
  8. What minerals attract lightning?
  9. Where are Mountains of the Moon?
  10. Soils take how many years to form?
  11. What did you make at your last job?
  12. Why did you choose this profession?
  13. What are examples of techno fossils?
  14. How were sedimentary rocks created?
  15. What makes mountains appear purple?
  16. Explain how the asthenosphere works?
  17. How Continental heat flow is produced?
  18. What are the three major types of rocks?
  19. What are applications of ArcGIS Desktop?
  20. What layer of the earth does magma form?
  21. What ways can igneous rock form two ways?
  22. Where there super continents before Pangea?
  23. Which kind of volcano is the most destructive?
  24. How has the earth changed since it was formed?
  25. How do geologists find out the age of mountains?
  26. How do minerals become rocks and rocks become soil?
  27. What is happening when a metamorphic rock is forming?
  28. Which type of rock is critical for the formation of geysers?
  29. What did Radon detection in arid areas can help to explore?
  30. What is the difference between a canyon, gorge, and valley?
  31. How do we know magma does not originate in the liquid outer core?
  32. What is the difference between a semi-precious and a precious stone?
  33. What is the difference between the geoid and the surface of the earth?
  34. Describe the formation of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks?
  35. What is the minimum depth needed for a feature to be considered a canyon?
  36. How are the layers of schist separated into alternating light and dark minerals?
  37. What is the rate of species and how does this relate to finding transitional species?
  38. How is your geological experience relevant to the work that we do at this company?
  39. Where would you expect to find the oldest basalt on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean?
  40. Which of the Earths interior layers have been drilled and sampled? What are the deepest drilling projects on record?