General Science-Rocks and Minerals (NSTSE Class 2): Questions 48 - 55 of 80

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Question number: 48

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Which of the following rocks is used for the foundation of buildings?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Granite

b.

Sandstone

c.

Graphite

d.

Slate

Question number: 49

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Which of the following rocks is mostly used as tiles on roofs?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Coal

b.

Chalk

c.

Slate

d.

Granite

Question number: 50

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Water and wind can break rock into small pieces. What happens to these small pieces when they break away?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Plants use them for energy

b.

They become part of the soil

c.

They become food for animals

d.

They turn into earthworms

Question number: 51

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Which of the following pairs is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Talcum powder – talc

b.

Mirror – graphite

c.

Pencil lead – silica

d.

Pencil lead – China clay

Question number: 52

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Which of the following is a correct statement?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Diamond is a soft rock

b.

Coal is a hard rock

c.

Graphite is a soft rock

d.

Ruby is hard gemstone

Question number: 53

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Which of the following pairs is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Talcum powder – graphite

b.

Mirror – talc

c.

Pencil lead – silica

d.

Pot – China clay

Question number: 54

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Which of the following rocks is hard, rough rock reddish or greyish on color rock?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sandstone

b.

Marble

c.

Gemstone

d.

Granite

Question number: 55

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People who work in mines are called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Geologists

b.

Miners

c.

Scientists

d.

Sculptures

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