Earth's Resources Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 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