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Pyrite is a yellowish mineral that looks like gold and is commonly called
fool’s gold. What is the property of mineral exhibited by pyrite wherein it
reflects light and with a metallic look?
A. Color C. Luster
B. Hardness D. Streak

C

2

2. Quartz can break other than along planes of cleavage. What property of
minerals is shown in this situation?
A. Cleavage C. Hardness
B. Fracture D. Streak

B

3

Some minerals like mica has surfaces with planes of weak bonds in the
crystals. Thus, its crystals can be peeled like layers of onion. What is the
property exhibited by mica?

A. Cleavage C. Hardness
B. Fracture D. Tenacity

A

4

Which property refers to the resistance of minerals to scratching?
A. Cleavage C. Hardness
B. Fracture D. Luster

C

5

5.What are the building blocks of rocks and it is mostly found in the geosphere?

A. elements C. ore
B. minerals D. soil

B

6

6.In its powdered form, the mineral hematite is reddish. Which mineral property
is best described?
A. color C. luster
B. hardness D. streak

D

7

Which is not a property that can be used to identify a mineral?
A. hardness C. opaque
B. luster D. streak

C

8

What is the property of minerals that reflects light on its surface?
A. color C. luster
B. crystal structure D. streak

C

9

Which refers to a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a definite
crystalline structure and chemical composition?
A. compound C. mineral
B. crystal D. rocks

C

10

During the 1800’s, miners can identify real gold from pyrite through biting
the surface of the mineral. If a bite mark is exhibited, then the said mineral is
considered real gold. What property is tested in this scenario?
A. cleavage C. luster
B. hardness D. streak color

B

11

What is a carbonate mineral that occurs in a different crystal form and is
less common than either calcite or dolomite?
A. aragonite C. gypsum B. calcite
D. silica

A

12

What constitutes the size, shape and arrangement of mineral grains in a
rock?
A. cement C. porosity
B. permeable origin D. texture

D

13

Which of the following is not a characteristic of a mineral?
A. crystal structure C. organic B. naturally occurring
D. solid

C

14

What refers to the tendency for a mineral to break along flat surfaces?
A. cleavage C. ductility
B. hardness D. tenacity

A

15

What is the solid form of a mineral produced by a repeating pattern of
atoms?
A. crystal C. element
B. density D. fracture

A

16

Pyrite is a yellowish mineral that looks like gold and is commonly called
fool’s gold. What is the property of mineral exhibited by pyrite wherein it
reflects light and with a metallic look?
A. Color C. Luster
B. Hardness D. Streak

C

17

2. Quartz can break other than along planes of cleavage. What property of
minerals is shown in this situation?
C. Cleavage C. Hardness
D. Fracture D. Streak

D

18

3. Some minerals like mica has surfaces with planes of weak bonds in the crystals. Thus, its crystals can be peeled like layers of onion. What is the
property exhibited by mica?

A. Cleavage C. Hardness
B. Fracture D. Tenacity

A

19

4. Which property refers to the resistance of minerals to scratching?
A. Cleavage C. Hardness
B. Fracture D. Luster

C

20

5.What are the building blocks of rocks and it is mostly found in the
geosphere?
A. elements C. ore
B. minerals D. soil

B

21

6.In its powdered form, the mineral hematite is reddish. Which mineral
property is best described?
A. color C. luster
B. hardness D. streak

D

22

7. Which is not a property that can be used to identify a mineral?
A. hardness C. opaque
B. luster D. streak

C

23

8. What is the property of minerals that reflects light on its surface?
A. color C. luster
B. crystal structure D. streak

C

24

9. Which refers to a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a definite crystalline structure and chemical composition?
A. compound C. mineral
B. crystal D. rocks

C

25

10. During the 1800’s, miners can identify real gold from pyrite through biting
the surface of the mineral. If a bite mark is exhibited, then the said mineral is
considered real gold. What property is tested in this scenario?
A. cleavage C. luster
B. hardness D. streak color

B

26

11. What is a carbonate mineral that occurs in a different crystal form and is less
common than either calcite or dolomite?
A. aragonite C. gypsum B. calcite
D. silica

A

27

12. What constitutes the size, shape and arrangement of mineral grains in a
rock?
A. cement C. porosity
B. permeable origin D. texture

D

28

13. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a mineral?
A. crystal structure C. organic B. naturally occurring
D. solid

C

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14. What refers to the tendency for a mineral to break along flat surfaces?
A. cleavage C. ductility
B. hardness D. tenacity

A

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15. What is the solid form of a mineral produced by a repeating pattern of atoms?
A. crystal C. element
B. density D. fracture

A