Classification of Minerals: Major & Trace


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Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

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1. Ricky Bobby just finished an intense workout at the gym. He is sweating profusely. His personal trainer suggested that he have a mineral drink for fluid balance and to replace the electrolytes he lost during his workout. Which three minerals does Ricky Bobby need?

2. Besides being major minerals, what function do calcium, phosphorus and magnesium share?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of major and minor minerals and their role in health. You will be quizzed on topics that include mineral composition, electrolytes, and functionality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your comprehension of:

  • The composition of minerals
  • Major versus trace minerals
  • Electrolytes
  • Mineral functionality
  • Iron

Skills Practiced

Through this assessment, you will practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as electrolytes
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as major and trace minerals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mineral functionality

Additional Learning

For a greater understanding of the role of minerals in health, review the lesson titled Classification of Minerals: Major & Trace. This assessment covers:

  • The definition of minerals
  • Major minerals
  • Trace minerals
  • Sources of minerals