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TExES Science 7-12: Minerals & Rocks Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Diamonds are ranked at _____ on the Mohs scale of hardness, which means they are _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following does NOT form a halide?

Question 3 3. Mineral hardness is a measure of _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a carbonate?

Question 5 5. Rocks that are transformed into different rocks under intense heat and pressure are known as _____.

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Question 6 6. How long does it usually take for a rock to make a complete trip through the rock cycle?

Question 7 7. Color is not always useful for identifying minerals because _____.

Question 8 8. If you found a rock that appeared to have been formed directly from volcanic activity, how would you classify it?

Question 9 9. What can happen to an igneous rock after it is formed?

Question 10 10. How many oxygen atoms make up the silicon-oxygen tetrahedron?

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Question 11 11. If you wanted to collect sedimentary rocks, what sort of characteristics would you look for in a rock's composition?

Question 12 12. Cubic zirconium is not a mineral because it

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a type of non-silicate mineral?

Question 14 14.

Choose the answer that best completes the statement:

Minerals must be naturally formed, have a crystalline structure, have a unique chemical composition and _____.

Question 15 15. Silicates all share which of the following atoms in common?

TExES Science 7-12: Minerals & Rocks Chapter Exam Instructions

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