Unit 2 Lesson 1 / Natural Resources ~ PART 1 Question Preview (ID: 35616)


Types And Uses Of Natural Resources.

What properties of minerals allow them to be used as gemstones such as diamonds?
a) They can be cut and polished.
b) They are not easily scratched.
c) They have a brilliant luster (the way in which minerals reflect light)
d) All of these.

a natural resource such as rock, minerals, soil, and fossil fuels
a) geologic resource
b) conservation
c) inexhaustible resource
d)

cut and polished minerals with bright luster (the way in which minerals reflect light) and that are not easily scratched
a) gemstones
b) renewable resources
c) fossil fuels
d) soil

a natural resource that humans use to generate energy
a) material resource
b) energy resource
c)
d)

a natural resource that is used by humans to make objects or to make food or drink
a) material resource
b) energy resource
c)
d)

nonrenewable resources formed from the buried remains of plants and animals that lived long ago
a) renewable resource
b) inexhaustible resource
c) fossil fuels
d)

a natural resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the rate at which it is used (fossil fuels, rocks, minerals)
a) nonrenewable resource
b) renewable resource
c) inexhaustible resource
d)

a natural resource that cannot be used up by human activities (sun, wind)
a) inexhaustible resource
b) fossil fuels
c)
d)

any natural material used by humans (air, soil, minerals, water, oil, plants, animals)
a) natural resource
b) conservation
c) stewardship
d)

a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at which it is used (solar energy, water, wind, plants)
a) renewable resource
b) nonrenewable resource
c) fossil fuels
d)

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