Quiz: You'll Only Pass This Geology Quiz If You ROCK!

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 Sep 19, 2017
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!


_________ is the hardest mineral on the Mohs scale.
Topaz
Quartz
Diamond

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!


Which of these minerals is the hardest?
Gypsum
Quartz
Topaz

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!


What is the softest mineral on the Mohs scale?
Gypsum
Calcite
Talc

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!


Amethyst is a purple variety of ________.
sapphire
quartz
opal

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!


A red sapphire is called a ________.
carnelian
ruby
garnet

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!


Which of the following best represents the order of the rock cycle?
sedimentary, metamorphic, igneous
metamorphic, igneous, sedimentary
igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!


_________ rocks are formed when lava cools after a volcanic eruption.
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
Igneous

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!


Pumice and granite are ________ rocks.
igneous
metamorphic
sedimentary

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!


Marble and slate are examples of ________ rocks.
metamorphic
sedimentary
igneous

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!


Sandstone and limestone are ________ rocks.
metamorphic
sedimentary
igneous

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!


The "lead" in pencils is actually a rock called ________.
graphite
gypsum
granite

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!


_________ is a mixture of red hematite and green jasper.
Marble
Bloodstone
Topaz

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!


What color is peridot?
green
red
blue

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!


Which birthstone is not actually a rock but is produced by an animal?
Pearl
Topaz
Bloodstone

Question: 15/15Pick your answer!


What color is the Hope Diamond?
Pink
Clear
Blue
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