Earth Science- Chapters 2 + 3: Question Preview (ID: 22623)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled EARTH SCIENCE- CHAPTERS 2 + 3: Rocks And Minerals .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

This also tells you the number of protons in an atom.
a) Atomic number
b) Atomic mass
c) Family number
d) Valence electrons

Pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
a) Element
b) Atom
c) Valence electron
d) Isotope

Type of bond where electrons are shared.
a) Covalent
b) Ionic

The number of protons in an atom of calcium.
a) 20
b) 17
c) 6
d) 29

True or False: Silicates are the most common mineral group.
a) True
b) False

The number of valence electrons in an atom of carbon.
a) 4
b) 6
c) 12
d) 20

The hardest mineral.
a) Diamond
b) Quartz
c) Talc
d) Galena

Color of a mineral in its powdered form.
a) Streak
b) Luster
c) Hardness
d) Density

True or False: Extrusive igneous rocks from within Earth.
a) False
b) True

Type of rock that forms from weathering and erosion.
a) Sedimentary rock
b) Igneous rock
c) Metamorphic rock
d) Lava

Table salt is an example of this type of bond.
a) Ionic
b) Covalent

The tendency of a mineral to break along flat, even surfaces.
a) Cleavage
b) Fracture
c) Luster
d) Streak

A mineral has a volume of 25ml and a mass of 45g. Which of the following represents its density?
a) 1.8
b) 0.55
c) 2.45
d) 6.53

Used to describe how light is reflected from the surface of a mineral.
a) Luster
b) Streak
c) Hardness
d) Fracture

Isotopes have the same number of protons but different number of
a) neutrons
b) electrons

True or False: Metamorphic rocks form from pre-existing rock
a) True
b) False

The number of valence electrons most atoms need to be stable.
a) 8
b) 2
c) 4
d) 6

True or False: Magma is above Earth's surface.
a) False
b) True

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 22623 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register