Science Vocabulary Quiz - 19 Sep 13

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Science Vocabulary Quiz - 19 Sep 13

This is an FCAT Science vocabulary review quiz. When finished, there will be about 105 vocabulary words in the database. When you take the weekly quiz, 10 questions will be selected at random. New questions will be added about every two weeks until the database is complete. There are now 40 questions in the quiz database.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The color of the powder of a mineral left behind when it's rubbed across a white streak plate. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 2. 
    A property of a mineral that describes how it appears when it reflects light. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 3. 
    A property of a mineral that describes how easily it can be scratched. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 4. 
    A property used to describe how a mineral breaks apart along smooth surfaces. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 5. 
    A type of rock that forms from cooled magma or lava. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 6. 
    A type of rock that formed from layers of sediment. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 7. 
    A type of rock that is formed over time from existing rock due to extreme pressure and or heat. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 8. 
    A naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinctive chemical composition and crystalline structure. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 9. 
    The loose top layer of Earth's surface made of weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter. 
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Sediment

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a correct observation of the object below? 
    • A. 

      It is gold colored

    • B. 

      It reflects light

    • C. 

      It has a rough surface

    • D. 

      It is gold

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