Earth's Resources Trivia Facts Quiz

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What are earth's resources? Would you like to try this quiz to enhance your knowledge? Natural resources are essential for the balance of the planet. They help meet the continuously growing population's needs, water is utilized to generate electricity in dams and reservoirs, and wind energy is employed to create electricity. This quiz is all about the earth's resources. Make sure you take your certificate upon completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rocks are makde form substances found in nature called
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Chalk

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 2. 
    A type of rock that is formed from layers of sand, mud, and pebble is called
    • A. 

      Sedimentary rock

    • B. 

      Metamorphic rock

    • C. 

      Igneous

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    You can compare minerals by looking at their
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Hardness

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    A material found in soil that was once living or was formed by a living thing is
    • A. 

      Topsoil

    • B. 

      Humus

    • C. 

      Subsoil

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 5. 
    A kind of soil with sand and clay is
    • A. 

      Humus

    • B. 

      Silt

    • C. 

      Subsoil

    • D. 

      Loam

  • 6. 
    Fossils found inside a mold are known as
    • A. 

      Casts

    • B. 

      Amber

    • C. 

      Imprints

    • D. 

      Silt

  • 7. 
    A fuel is a material that is burned to get
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 8. 
    Coal was formed millions of years ago from a soft material called
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Amber

    • C. 

      Limestone

    • D. 

      Peat

  • 9. 
    When liquid water evaporates, it forms
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Water vapor

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Ice

  • 10. 
    When a dam is built across a river, it helps to form a(n)
    • A. 

      Reservoir

    • B. 

      Ditch

    • C. 

      Aqueduct

    • D. 

      Well

  • 11. 
    When harmful materials get into water, air, or land, it can cause
    • A. 

      Natural resources

    • B. 

      Pollution

    • C. 

      Renewable resources

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 12. 
    An example of a nonrenewable resource is
    • A. 

      A plant

    • B. 

      A metal

    • C. 

      An animal

    • D. 

      Soil

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