Ore And Minerals Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a naturally-occurring material from which a mineral or minerals of economic value can be extracted?
    • A. 

      Mineral

    • B. 

      Ore

    • C. 

      Mineral grade

    • D. 

      Ore types

  • 2. 
    When is a potential ore body considered a deposit?
    • A. 

      When the abundance of the ore body is less than the average abundance on the Earth's crust.

    • B. 

      When the abundance is equal to the average abundance on the Earth's crust.

    • C. 

      When the abundance of the ore body is greater than the average abundance on the Earth's crust

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    All of the following are qualities of good resource, except:
    • A. 

      Not too expensive to mine

    • B. 

      Not too far to a market to transport

    • C. 

      Additional costs outweigh the potential profit

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    What do you call a special type of magma that originated deep within the mantle and is the source of highly prized diamonds?
    • A. 

      Granitic magma

    • B. 

      Basaltic magma

    • C. 

      Dacitic magma

    • D. 

      Kimberlite magma

  • 5. 
    The following minerals are found in laterites, except:
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Nickel

    • C. 

      Magnesium 

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a common placer ore deposit?
    • A. 

      Evaporite

    • B. 

      Uranium

    • C. 

      Bauxite

    • D. 

      Platinum

  • 7. 
    Where can you find a lot of nickel deposits?
    • A. 

      Baguio

    • B. 

      Davao

    • C. 

      Samar

    • D. 

      Palawan

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