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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Minerals Questions

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Grade 5 Minerals
          Diamond           is the hardest mineral on Earth.
Grade 5 Minerals
The building blocks of rocks are
  1. luster
  2. grains
  3. minerals
  4. sedimentary
Grade 5 Minerals
Magnetite contains molecules that always point towards the magnetic         north        .
Grade 5 Minerals
Pyrite is the same as gold.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Minerals
Talc as the softest mineral is classified as a
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
Grade 5 Minerals
What word or phrase best matches this definition?

A naturally formed solid material with a crystal structure. Each has a unique set of physical properties including color, hardness, and the way it breaks.
  1. Mineral
  2. Sedimentary rock
  3. Magma
  4. Not here
Grade 5 Minerals
Which list shows ways of classifying minerals?
  1. luster, color, hardness, streak
  2. color, size, value, cost
  3. size, color, cost, hardness
  4. luster, size, shape, cost
Grade 5 Minerals
In almost everything we do, we use minerals.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Minerals
Which is better for identifying the mineral?
  1. color is better than streak
  2. streak is better than color
  3. streak is as good as color
  4. streak and color are not properties of minerals
Grade 5 Minerals
Naturally occurring substances that are neither plants or animals are called
  1. minerals
  2. igneous
  3. flower
Grade 5 Minerals
What is a naturally formed solid material with a crystal structure: each has a unique set of physical properties, including color, hardness, and the way the mineral breaks?
  1. Metamorphic Rock
  2. Composition
  3. Mineral
  4. Non-foliated Rock
Grade 5 Minerals
                                      hardness, streak, luster, and color                                      are the characteristics used to determine the classification of a mineral.
Grade 5 Minerals
What mineral is used to make pencils?
  1. flint
  2. mica
  3. gypsum
  4. graphite
Grade 5 Minerals
Name the 5 properties to identify the mineral and how you test that property.

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5.
Grade 5 Minerals
What is the meaning of crystalline?
  1. vaporization that occurs throughout a liquid
  2. particles very orderly, repeating pattern of rows and column
  3. particles in no particular order or arrangement
  4. the term used to describe a physical or chemical change in which energy is given of
Grade 5 Minerals
Minerals from which metals can be removed are called        ores       .
Grade 5 Minerals
List 3 uses for Quartz:

1.



2.



3.
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