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Mining Quizzes & Trivia

We’ve reached some really hard rock. I’m afraid it is almost impossible to get pass this with our conventional tools. If we bring any kind of explosives to this place right now we risk damaging the whole quarry and thousands of tons of stone and earth will fall upon us. The only solution is to answer the questions. That’s right, correct answers are the only things that we can use to break through this wall.

We’ve got some samples also: What great European civilization was the one that developed large scale mining methods? What was the primary cause for the silver crisis of 1465? In what century did mining in the Us become prevalent? Take your time. Answer correctly and let’s get past this thing once and for all.
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Mining Questions & Answers


How is oil mined?
Oil is not exactly mined, it is extracted from the earth. Oil fields are located with the help of seismological experiments. Oil fields or wells are usually sections of shale rocks that have accumulated oil. These shale rocks are porous in nature and
What are the current advancements being advocating in the mining industry?
Perhaps the most significant advances in the mining industry currently are the introduction of explosives, motorised drilling, and geographic information systems. Specifically, there's the the HyLogger, an automated hyperspectral logging technology.
What are the potential health risks that miners face?
Firstly there's the physical environment of being far from fresh air for very long periods of time. Secondly there's the effect on mental health of being in dark tunnels, often bent over. Thirdly, there's the underlying fear that some disaster will o
Why are miners paid such low salaries?
I'm afraid that dirty, dangerous work does not always bring the recognition it deserves via handsome payment. Most prefer a cleaner, safer job and it may be a sign of desperation rather than choice that leads men to subject themselves to a lifetime m
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