3rd Grade Science Test On Minerals

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 85

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3rd Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Minerals are natural occurring in the earth`s surface and are very different from rocks. A mineral has one specific chemical composition, whereas a rock can be an aggregate of different minerals or mineraloids. Test your understanding on minerals by taking up the interesting quiz below. Best of luck as you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Minerals are living
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Valuable minerals are distributed evenly around the world
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Minerals are often aggregated, or collected together with other minerals in a rock
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Once minerals are together in a rock, they form a new minerals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Color and luster are two physical properties used to identify a mineral
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Minerals can break apart or cleave in a specific way
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Elements are not Earth's basic building blocks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Minerals are made of elements
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Most minerals grow in water or magma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Minerals grow in unpredictable patterns
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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