Rocks And Minerals

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Rock And Mineral Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your traditional birthstone?
  • 2. 
    The whole Earth is made of ___________ and ____________.
  • 3. 
    Inside the Earth there is a ____________ ____________ of molten rock, and on the outside there is ____________ ____________.
  • 4. 
    How many elements make up 99% of the Earth's crust?
  • 5. 
    What four elements make up the mantle of the Earth?
  • 6. 
    The core is mainly made of what two elements?
  • 7. 
    The ____________ ____________ is liquid.
  • 8. 
    The ____________ ____________ is solid.
  • 9. 
    All rocks are made of ___________________.
  • 10. 
    A _________________ is composed of the same substance throughout.
  • 11. 
    There are about _____________ different minerals in the world.
  • 12. 
    Minerals are made of _______________.
  • 13. 
    ________________ are minerals that have had a chance to grow in the shape they were meant to be.
  • 14. 
    ____________ is made up of decomposing plants and animals.
  • 15. 
    Rocks are constantly being formed, worn down and formed again. This is called the ________________ ______________.
  • 16. 
    What three types/categories are rocks divided into?
  • 17. 
    ____________ is a key part of the rock cycle.
  • 18. 
    Erosion happens mainly as a result of _______________.
  • 19. 
    What kind of erosion usually happens only in dry, desert-like areas?
  • 20. 
    ____________ means made from fire or heat.
  • 21. 
    _____________ rocks are usually formed in layers.
  • 22. 
    ____________ rocks are the least common of the three kinds of rocks.