Basic Clay Quiz

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Soil Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Clay/Ceramics Facts, Terms, etc.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of clay?
    • A. 

      Clay is weathered, decomposed granite and consists mainly of alumina and silica.

    • B. 

      Clay is made of dirt and gravel.

    • C. 

      Clay is made from beach sand and sea shells. It is ground up into a fine powder and then liquid is added.

    • D. 

      Clay is made of magnesium and sulphates, and found in ponds.

  • 2. 
    This clay can be fired to about 1950  degrees.  It is the least hard of the typical clay types.
  • 3. 
    This type of clay can be fired to a temperature above 2190 degrees.  This clay is much harder than earthenware.
  • 4. 
    This typ of clay is made from, feldspar, china clay, flint and whiting.