5th-6th Grade Science Ch. 1 Test: Question Preview (ID: 32433)


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a type of igneous rock
a) coal
b) obsidian
c) slate
d) limestone

a rock that forms from decayed plant matter
a) coal
b) obsidians
c) slate
d) limestone

a type of metamorphic rock
a) coal
b) obsidian
c) slate
d) limestone

a type of sedimentary rock
a) coal
b) obsidian
c) slate
d) limestone

_________ is the way that a mineral reflects light.
a) Color
b) Cleavage
c) Streak
d) Luster

The ability of a mineral to resist scratching is called _________.
a) streak
b) luster
c) hardness
d) cleavage

A hard natural substance made of one or more minerals is called ________.
a) soil
b) a rock
c) gemstone
d) a vein

The thin, outer layer of the earth is called the _______.
a) crust
b) mantle
c) soil
d) core

The ________ is the center of the earth.
a) core
b) soil
c) mantle
d) crust

The ______ makes up most of earth's mass and is made of hot melted rock.
a) crust
b) mantle
c) core
d) soil

An inorganic substance found naturally in the earth is called ____.
a) a vein
b) a rock
c) soil
d) a mineral

If a substance is ________, it is made of things that were never alive.
a) organic
b) synthetic
c) inorganic
d) luster

________ is the characteristic of a mineral to break along smooth, straight lines or into flat sheets.
a) Fracture
b) Streak
c) Cleavage
d) Color

The color of the mark made when a mineral sample is scratched on a harder surface is the ______ of the mineral.
a) fracture
b) cleavage
c) color
d) streak

the loose material on the surface of the earth
a) coal
b) obsidian
c) soil
d) limestone

The Mohs scale is used to determine the hardness of ______________.
a) metals
b) minerals
c) metamorphic rock
d) sedimentary rock

_______ are sometimes combined to increase their strength.
a) Metals
b) Gemstones
c) Minerals
d) Igneous rocks

A mineral that can be cut and polished for use is called a __________.
a) metal
b) mineral
c) gemstone
d) sedimentary rock

_____________ is formed by heat and pressure deep below the earth's crust.
a) Sedimentary rock
b) Igneous rock
c) Metamorphic rock
d) Metal

_________________ is formed from volcanic magma or lava.
a) Sedimentary rock
b) Igneous rock
c) Metamorphic rock
d) Metal

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