AC Ep 6th Grade Science Exam Review Rocks And Minerals 2009

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This exam review is for students of AC EP 6th grade science classes to help them review for the rocks and minerals unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This mineral has a hardness of 1 on the Moh's scale.
    • A. 

      Flourite

    • B. 

      Gypsum

    • C. 

      Talc

    • D. 

      Corundum

  • 2. 
    This is a picture of a crystal _____________.
    • A. 

      Crystal

    • B. 

      Massive

    • C. 

      Conglomeration

    • D. 

      Hunk

  • 3. 
    This rock forms when lava cools quickly on the earth's surface. It is glassy, smooth and very sharp.It is an igneous rock.
    • A. 

      Obsidian

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Shale

  • 4. 
    When igneous rock is turned into sediment the process is called.
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Weathering

    • D. 

      Composition

  • 5. 
    Granite is a type of ____________ rock.
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Calcerific

    • D. 

      Sedimentary

  • 6. 
    This rock is used for chalkboards and is a metamorphic rock.
    • A. 

      Gypsum

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Slate

    • D. 

      Calcite

  • 7. 
    ____________ is a sedimentary rock that is used in cements, mortars and the production of lime.
  • 8. 
    What is this in the video below?
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Molten core

    • D. 

      Lagma

  • 9. 
    When identifying minerals the ________ made by a mineral is often a different colour than the mineral itself.
    • A. 

      Scratch

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Streak

    • D. 

      Score

  • 10. 
    Scientists refer to crystals as _______________ even though they are not alive.
  • 11. 
    Minerals are made of ____________.
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Elements

    • C. 

      Crystals

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 12. 
    Which has a bigger particle size gravel or silt?
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Gravel

    • C. 

      Both are the same size

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 13. 
    When we examine soil particles we look at ___________, ___________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Colour, size and shape

    • B. 

      Colour, texture and shape

    • C. 

      Colour, weight and shape

    • D. 

      Size, density and shape

  • 14. 
    Another word for extracting minerals from the ground is ...
    • A. 

      Claiming

    • B. 

      Digging

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Prospecting

  • 15. 
    Where does the organic matter in the soil come from?
    • A. 

      Living plants and animals

    • B. 

      Dead plants and animals

    • C. 

      None of these answers

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 16. 
    Sedimentary rock is caused by the forces of ________________.
    • A. 

      Compression and compaction

    • B. 

      Erosion and contraction

    • C. 

      Conduction and deposition

    • D. 

      Suction

  • 17. 
    What process has happened in these photos?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 18. 
    Sedimentary rock can change to metamorphic rock when it is heated and put under great _______________.
  • 19. 
    The number that shows the hardest minerals on the Moh's scale is ____.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

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