Out Of Rock Video Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mineral used in walls is
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Silica

    • C. 

      Gypsum

    • D. 

      Concrete

  • 2. 
    How many tons of nonfuel mineral resources to Americans use each year?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a negative effect of mining?
    • A. 

      Reclamation is to expensive

    • B. 

      Reshaping land

    • C. 

      Water/air pollution

    • D. 

      Toxic waste

  • 4. 
    What is the dangerous illusion about the world's mineral supply?
    • A. 

      New minerals are found everyday

    • B. 

      Resource use is decreasing

    • C. 

      Recycling will extend the supply forever

    • D. 

      The supply is unlimited

  • 5. 
    How many tons of rock are mined to get 1 ton of copper?
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      130

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      170

  • 6. 
    Why will recycling never be able to meet our mineral needs?
    • A. 

      Corrosion of minerals

    • B. 

      Not enough people recycling

    • C. 

      Not economically feasible

    • D. 

      Some minerals get lost

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a use of platinum
    • A. 

      Fertilizer production

    • B. 

      Strengthening of concrete

    • C. 

      Refining of gases

    • D. 

      Catalytic converters

  • 8. 
    What nation has all of the minerals it needs?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    What mineral can be traded anytime, anywhere?
    • A. 

      Silica

    • B. 

      Tungsten

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Gold

  • 10. 
    How does Japan ensure it's flow of mineral resources?
    • A. 

      Trade technology for resources

    • B. 

      Trade oil for resources

    • C. 

      Invest in a country it is trading with

    • D. 

      Buy land in other countries to mine

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