Fun with Geoscience Trivia

Question Answer
1. What term is given for the broken up rock material used to secure railway ties in place? BALLAST
2. What name is given to the cavers' lamp that uses a carbon compound and water to make acetylene, which is then lit to produce a white light? CARBIDE LAMP
3. Whose law states that magnetic susceptibility is inversely proportional to the absolute temperature? CURIE'S LAW (Pierre Curie)

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