General Science-Rocks and Minerals (NSTSE (National Level Science Talent Search Examination) Class 2): Questions 1 - 9 of 80

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following minerals is used to cut glass?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Diamond

b.

Graphite

c.

Gypsum

d.

Gemstone

Question number: 2

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Which of the following is hard, reddish and rough rock?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Marble

b.

Sandstone

c.

Slate

d.

Granite

Question number: 3

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Raju sprays talcum powder made up of talc after his shower everyday. Talc is a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chalk powder

b.

Quartz powder

c.

Mineral

d.

Graphite

Question number: 4

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Which of the following is NOT a mineral?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Slate

b.

Graphite

c.

Talc

d.

China clay

Question number: 5

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Ramu sprays chalk powder made up of chalk and use it to wipe the dull metal or marble. Chalk is a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mineral

b.

Soft rock

c.

Hard rock

d.

Trick rock

Question number: 6

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Observe the figure given below.

The image of the sculptures

The Image of the Sculptures

Observe the figure and which type of rocks made up of the pencil lead

The sculptures are made of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chalk

b.

Coal

c.

China clay

d.

Graphite

Question number: 7

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Which of the following is the hardest mineral?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gemstone

b.

Diamond

c.

Graphite

d.

Garnet

Question number: 8

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People who work with clay are called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Geologists

b.

Miners

c.

Sculpturer

d.

Scientists

Question number: 9

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The rock that is red in colour and is used as making jewelry is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chalk

b.

Garnet

c.

Ruby

d.

Soil

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