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Rocks and Minerals
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How do sedimentary rock form?
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    by pressure of layers of sediment
    by heat from volcanos
    by heat and pressure deep underground
  • Question 2
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    Q. The property of luster means..
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    the hardness of a mineral
    the color of the mineral
    the streak the mineral leaves
    how the mineral reflects light
  • Question 3
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    Q. What type of rock is formed from melted materials that cook and then harden?
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    Sedimentary rocks
    Metamorphic rocks
    Igneous Rocks
  • Question 4
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    Q. Hardness, color, and luster are examples of a mineral's ___________.
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    price
    weight
    property
    name
  • Question 5
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    Q. What mineral can be identified by bubbles when tested in vinegar?
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    feldspar
    calcite
    talc
    quartz
  • Question 6
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    Q. What type of rock is pictured?
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    Igneous
    Metamorphic
    Sedimentary
  • Question 7
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    Q. What are the three types of rocks?
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    lava, metamorphic, and sedimentary
    igneous, sedimentary, and mineral
    metamorphic, lava, and igneous
    igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic
  • Question 8
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    Q. A geologist is a scientist who studies_______.
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    plants and animals
    fossils
    rocks and minerals
    ocean animals
  • Question 9
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    Q. What mineral is the softest?
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    quartz (7)
    mica (2)
    feldspar (6)
    talc (1)
  • Question 10
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    Q. What was the purpose of the scratch test?
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    to find if the rock contained calcite
    to find the hardness of the mineral 
    to find the color
  • Question 11
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    What two properties are most helpful for identifying minerals?

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    luster and streak

    color and size

    shape and hardness

    color and hardness

  • Question 12
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    Q. A rock is...
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    made of 2 or more minerals
    something found in nature
    something that can be broken with a hammer or chisel
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  • Question 13
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    Q. A mineral is...
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    solid material made from many different kinds of rocks
    a solid matter formed in nature and found in earth materials (rocks)
    made from layers of sediment
    formed from heat of magma
  • Question 14
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    Q. Using the Mohs Hardness Scale, what  mineral is the hardest?
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    Quartz
    Diamond
    Feldspar
    Talc
  • Question 15
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    Q. Using the Mohs Hardness Scale (click the text to see the Scale), name two minerals harder than Fluorite.
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    Talc and Calcite
    Gypsum and Quartz
    Quartz and Feldspar
    Diamond and Talc
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