Science Olympiad Grade 2 Rocks and Minerals Test-1


Rocks and minerals worksheet

Rocks and Minerals

  1. The figure given below is a person working in mines. He is a:

(A) scientist       (B) geologist     (C) miner           (D) sculpture



Look at the monument given below:

It is made up of :

(A) slate                                        (B) granite

(C) marble                                    (D) chalk


  1. Match the following and choose the correct answer.

Column-1        – Column-2

(a) Graphite      – (1) Mirrors

(b) China clay   – (2) Light Bulbs

(c) Silica             – (3) Pencil lead

(d) Tungsten     – (4) Pots and sculptures

(A) a-1, b-3, c-4, d-2                  (B) a-4, b-3, c-2, d-1

(C) a-3, b-4, c-1, d-2                  (D) a-1,b-2, c-3,d-4


  1. Observe the figure given below.

The lead in pencil is made of:

(A) graphite      (B) granite         (C) sandstone   (D) coal


  1. Which of the following rocks is NOT used to make statues and buildings?

(A) Granite        (B) Marble        (C) Sandstone   (D) Garnet


  1. Raju sprays talcum powder made up of talc after his shower everyday. Talc is a:

(A) mineral                                    (B) chalk powder

(C) graphite                                   (D) quartz powder


  1. Which of the following is a hard mineral?

(A) Graphite     (B) Silica            (C) Gemstone   (D) Clay.


  1. Which of the following is NOT a hard rock?

(A) Granite        (B) Marble        (C) Gemstone   (D) Graphite.


  1. People who work in mines are called:

(A) Scientists    (B) Geologists   (C) Miners         (D) Sculptures


  1. Which of the following is NOT formed by the breakdown of rocks?

(A) Stones          (B) Pebbles       (C) Humus        (D) Soil


Answer Keys:

(1)–(C); (2)–(C); (3)–(C); (4)–(A); (5)–(D); (6)–(A); (7)–(C); (8)–(D); (9)–(C); (10)–(C)