Major Economic Resources of California's Geology

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What is the only geologic resource in California that is NOT a rock or a petroleum product?

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1. What metal is mined and extracted more than any other in California?

2. What resource produces more wealth entering California's economy than any other non-petroleum product?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you're ready, you can take this multiple-choice quiz and answer questions on the major geology-related economic resources of California. You'll be tested on areas like a geologic resource in the state that's not a rock or a petroleum product and a metal that's mined in the state more than any others.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be covered:

  • The non-petroleum resource that produces more wealth for California's economy than any other
  • States that produce more crude oil and other petroleum products than California
  • Tourism revenue that comes from California's geology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the major economic resources of California's geology, including the metal that's mined and extracted more than any other in the state
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a geological resource in California that's not a petroleum product or a rock
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about geology-related tourism revenue in the state and the two states that produce more crude oil and other petroleum products than California

Additional Learning

To learn more about California's economy, you can explore the lesson titled Major Economic Resources of California's Geology. These points will be discussed:

  • California's population and economy size
  • Aquifers, soil and agriculture
  • The California Gold Rush and the state's oilfields that operate today
  • Minerals and rocks that bring in money for the state
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