4th Grade Geologists

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4th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Learning about the earth and its many amazing features is something that all children should be learning about from a young age, and today we’re going to be doing just that, as we issue a fourth-grade level quiz on the study of geology. What do you know about rocks and how they are formed and changed over time? Let’s find out right now! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sam picks up a mineral. She can see right through it. What mineral property is this an example of?
    • A. 

      Luster

    • B. 

      Transparency

    • C. 

      Hardness

    • D. 

      Opaque

  • 2. 
    A rock found in a river is very smoothe. What is the name for the process that made the rock smoothe?
    • A. 

      Cleavage

    • B. 

      Acid rain

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Magnetism

  • 3. 
    There are lots of shells and sand at the beach. The beach is a good place to look for...
    • A. 

      Sedimentary rock

    • B. 

      Igneous rock

    • C. 

      Metamorphic rock

  • 4. 
    The mineral Mica breaks into thin sheets. The way a rock or mineral breaks is called...
    • A. 

      Luster

    • B. 

      Streak color

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Cleavage

  • 5. 
    A rock is like a chocolate chip cookie. Cookies are made of ingredients. Rocks are made of...
    • A. 

      Clay

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Pebbles

    • D. 

      Magnets

  • 6. 
    Carl rubs a paperclip against a rock he found. The paperclip scratches the rock. Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The rock is harder than the paperclip.

    • B. 

      The paperclip is harder than the rock.

  • 7. 
    Acid rain damages buildings and sculptures made from limestone. Why?
    • A. 

      Limestone has calcite in it, and calcite reacts to acid.

    • B. 

      Limestone is not a strong rock and is not good for building.

    • C. 

      Limestone is too easy to break.

  • 8. 
    You can write with this mineral- it's in your pencils!
    • A. 

      Calcite

    • B. 

      Pyrite

    • C. 

      Flourite

    • D. 

      Graphite

  • 9. 
    What is special about crystals?
    • A. 

      They only grow from salt.

    • B. 

      They make rocks sparkle.

    • C. 

      They grow in different shapes.

    • D. 

      They are gemstones.

  • 10. 
    This mineral is used to make glass
    • A. 

      Diamond

    • B. 

      Quartz

    • C. 

      Flourite

    • D. 

      Hornblende