General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion


The periods of different eras are further divided into

[A]. eons
[B]. epochs
[C]. stages
[D]. Any of the above

Answer: Option C


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Mint said: (May 8, 2011)  
What exactly do you mean by an era here? what is the context?

Naazi said: (Aug 5, 2011)  
It is second highest measurement of time. It mainly uses in scientific sutdies like geological times etc.

This Era can be further divided into Epoch and subsequently into stages.

Shivashankar said: (Sep 26, 2013)  
Actually In Geology There is The Sequence for the Geological ages That is Eon, Era, Period, Epoch.

Gaurav Maini said: (May 14, 2015)  
Epoch is divided into stages. Era is divided into stages. Period is divided into staged.

In short the answer is correct. Epoch, era, period all these can be clubbed together to form synonym.

Pitamber Singh said: (Oct 17, 2015)  
Its right answer is epoch. According to geological time scale.

Racir said: (Sep 10, 2018)  
Epoch, there is no stages terms regarding time measurement.

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