Science Olympiad Grade 2 Rocks and Minerals Test-3

Rocks and Minerals

  1. Which of these is/are formed from rocks?

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(A) Pebbles       (B) Stones          (C) Sand          (D) All of the above


  1. Identify two soft rocks from the options given below.

(A) Diamond and granite           (B) Slate and chalk

(C) Granite and marble              (D) Sandstone and coal


  1. Match the following figures with the rocks used.

tajmahal -class 2 science olympiad worksheet       (1) CD Slate

 red stone-rocks and minerals 2nd grade      (2) Coal

science worksheets for 2nd class               (3) Marble

class 2 science worksheets               (4) Sandstone

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

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


  1. The rock that is black in colour and is used as fuel is:

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


  1. Which of the following pairs is correct?

(A) Pencil lead – silica                (B) Mirror - talc

(C) Pot - China clay                     (D) Talcum powder - graphite


  1. Which of the following rocks is soft, yellow or red in colour rock?

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


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

(A) Coal             (B) Granite        (C) Chalk           (D) Slate.


  1. Water and wind can break rock into small pieces. What happens to these small pieces when they break away?

(A) Plants use them for energy

(B) They become part of the soil

(C) They become food for animals

(D) They turn into earthworms


  1. Which of the following is NOT a mineral?

(A) Plastic         (B) Graphite     (C) Diamond    (D) Gemstone


  1. Which of the following minerals is used in jewellery?

(A) Graphite     (B) Silica            (C) Gemstone   (D) Gypsum


Answer Keys:

(21)–(D); (22)–(C); (23)–(C); (24)–(C); (25)–(C); (26)–(C); (27)–(B); (28)–(B); (29)–(A); (30)–(C)