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Science Vocabulary: Chapters 3-4 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. cleavage
  2. stratifictation
  3. igneous rock
  4. reclamation
  5. fracture
  1. a forms from the cooling of magma
  2. b the tendency of some minerals to break unevenly along curved or irregular surfaces
  3. c the tendency of some minerals to break along flat surfaces
  4. d a way to reduce the harmful effects of mining by returning the land to its original state after the mining is completed
  5. e layering of sedimentary rock

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. metamorphic rock that doesn't have a regular pattern
  2. a mineral that contains sulfur and oxygen
  3. solid, geometric forms of minerals produced by a repeating pattern of atoms that is present throughout the mineral
  4. the way a surface reflects light
  5. pure substances that cannot be broken down into simplier substances by ordinary chemical means

5 True/False Questions

  1. hardnessrefers to a mineral's resistance to being scratched

          

  2. foliatedmetamorphic rock that doesn't have a regular pattern

          

  3. streakthe color of a mineral in powdered form

          

  4. densitythe measure of how much matter there is in a given amount of space

          

  5. magmasmallest part of an element that has all the properties of that element

          

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