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Quiz 6 answers - Question 1 10 out of 10 points The two most widely used nonmetallic minerals are and Note This is a multiple answer question Check

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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 10 out of 10 points The two most widely used nonmetallic minerals are ______________ and ________________. Note: This is a multiple answer question. Check all the correct answers to get full credit. Answer Selected Answers: gravel sand Correct Answers: gravel sand 0 Question 2 0 out of 10 points Rocks are classified into broad categories based on ____________________________. In other words, what is the basis for the highest level of classification between different rock types? Answer Selected Answer: type of minerals Correct Answer: the way they formed 0 Question 3 0 out of 10 points Acid mine drainage is caused by _______________________________. Pick the most accurate answer. Answer Selected Answer: rain Correct Answer: atmospheric exposure of iron sulfide minerals Question 4 10 out of 10 points Coal is an example of a ________________________ rock type. Answer Selected Answer: sedimentary Correct Answer: sedimentary 0 Question 5 10 out of 10 points How much solid waste from mining is created to make a pair of gold wedding bands - in metric tons ? See the Core Case Study at beginning of chapter (part 1). Answer Selected Answer: 5.5 Correct Answer: 5.5 Question 6 10 out of 10 points The San Andreas fault in California is an example of a ________________________. Answer Selected Answer: transform fault Correct Answer: transform fault 0 Question 7 10 out of 10 points Which chemical is used to remove gold from the ore? Answer Selected Answer: cyanide Correct Answer: cyanide 0 Question 8 10 out of 10 points Which of the following are directly caused by plate movements (ie, plate tectonics)? Answer Selected Answers: earthquakes tsunamis recycling of the planet's crust over geological time Correct Answers: earthquakes tsunamis recycling of the planet's crust over geological time Response Feedback: Weathering is caused by climate (rainfall and temperature change). If the earth did not have an atmosphere, it would not have a climate and there would be little to no weathering like the moon. 0 Question 9 10 out of 10 points Which of the following rock types can be directly formed from magma (i.e., molten rock) when it cools? Answer Selected Answer: granite Correct Answer: granite 0 Question 10 10 out of 10 points Which type of mining disturbs the least amount of the surface area? Answer Selected Answer: subsurface Correct Answer: subsurface ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course GEOL 112 taught by Professor Dean,w during the Summer '08 term at Clemson.

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