How Much Do You Actually Know About Mining?

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Mining Quizzes & Trivia

Do you really know what mining is all about? Have you ever seen the mining process? If not, then take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn about the mining process and methods of extraction. Mining is a lengthy extraction process of minerals like iron ore, metals, coal, gemstones, limestone etc. Even petroleum, water, and gold is the part of the mining process which is time taking. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the types of mining? (Check two)
    • A. 

      Drill mining

    • B. 

      Strip mining

    • C. 

      Bulldozer mining

    • D. 

      Tunnel mining

    • E. 

      Underground mining

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of processing ore?
    • A. 

      To remove unwanted rock

    • B. 

      To make it shinier

    • C. 

      To shape it

    • D. 

      To clean it

    • E. 

      No purpose

  • 3. 
    How is ore processed?
    • A. 

      It's put in a tank filled with boiling water, then in a high-temperature furnace

    • B. 

      It's put in a high-temperature furnace

    • C. 

      It's put in a tank filled with water and a variety of chemicals, then in a high-temperature furnace

    • D. 

      Specialists use tools to pick out the ore

    • E. 

      It's put in a tank filled with water and a variety of chemicals, then frozen

  • 4. 
    Who are mining lobbyists?
    • A. 

      Ordinary people who support mining

    • B. 

      People who are against mining

    • C. 

      Politicians who support mining

    • D. 

      People who are hired by environmentalists to shun the mining industry

    • E. 

      People who are hired by mining companies to get support for the mining industry

  • 5. 
    How many different minerals are you utilizing every time you turn on your television?
    • A. 

      112

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      24

    • E. 

      75

  • 6. 
    What is one example of a political party that is against mining?
    • A. 

      The Green Party Against Mining

    • B. 

      The Green Party of Ontario

    • C. 

      The Green Party of Quebec

    • D. 

      The Green Party of B.C.

    • E. 

      The Green Party of P.E.I.

  • 7. 
    How much liquid waste, or tailings, can producing a single gold ring generate?
    • A. 

      20 tonnes

    • B. 

      50 tonnes

    • C. 

      22 tonnes

    • D. 

      10 tonnes

    • E. 

      40 tonnes

  • 8. 
    What is mining?
    • A. 

      A type of agriculture

    • B. 

      Production of minerals

    • C. 

      Artificial creation of minerals

    • D. 

      Extraction of minerals and metals from the Earth's Crust

  • 9. 
    What is the cheapest way of mining?
    • A. 

      Open-pit mining

    • B. 

      Drift mining

    • C. 

      Shaft mining

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 10. 
    What is the challenge to the mining companies?
    • A. 

      Processing minerals

    • B. 

      Finding consumers

    • C. 

      Protecting the environment

    • D. 

      The increasing costs