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Quiz 1A_answers - b. Cleavage c. Color d. Specific gravity?...

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Quiz 1 A Wednesday 01/19/2011 1. Is ice considered a mineral? a. True b. False 2. What four sciences combined define Earth Science? a. Oceanography, Anatomy, Geology, and Biology b. Geology, Oceanography, Astronomy, and Meteorology c. Meteorology, Astrology, Biology, and Geology d. Astronomy, Sociology, Biology, and Oceanography 3. How much of the Earth’s water is fresh water? a. 6% b. 18% c. 12% d. 3% 4. Which resource is a nonrenewable resource? a. Coal b. Wind c. Solar d. Wood 5. In the Scientific Method, data collection is the first step a. True b. False 6. Which physical property of minerals is the most unreliable to identify them with? a. Hardness
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Unformatted text preview: b. Cleavage c. Color d. Specific gravity? 7. The octet rule states that all of the shells in an atom can hold a maximum of eight electrons. a. True b. False 8. A mineral is defined by being an inorganic solid, naturally occurring, having a definite chemical composition, and an ordered internal molecular structure. a. True b. False 9. Which type of bonding is not a bonding that holds elements together in minerals? a. Covalent b. Van de Waals c. Ionic d. Metallic 10. Which mineral is number 1 on the Mohs hardness scale? a. Corundum b. Calcite c. Talc d. Fluorite...
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