(SCI) Rocks and Minerals
  • 1. Using size is a good way to figure out what kind of mineral something is.
A) False
B) True
  • 2. Shape, size, color, and texture are all rock _______.
A) ingredients
B) types
C) dynamics
D) properties
  • 3. The study of the Earth is __________.
A) Geology
B) Geopolotics
C) Sciology
D) Anthropology
  • 4. Minerals are made up of only one __________.
A) property
B) Earth material
C) dirt
D) color
  • 5. We know that a rock fizzes in cold acid if it contains __________.
A) quartz
B) gypsum
C) calcite
D) granite
  • 6. The hardest mineral on the Earth is __________.
A) diamond
B) mica
C) feldspar
D) calcite
  • 7. The _________ scale measures hardness.
A) Geo
B) Mohs
C) volume
D) Anderson
  • 8. _______ patterns left from minerals after evaporation can help us identify minerals.
A) Crystal
B) Filling
C) Geo
D) Streak
  • 9. A ________ object will always scratch a softer object.
A) softer
B) harder
C) sharp
D) flakey
  • 10. The measurement around a rock is called the _____________.
A) width
B) depth
C) circumference
D) diameter
  • 11. A student wrote in her journal, "A rock is like a chocolate chip cookie." What do you think she meant when she wrote that sentence?
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