Rocks and Minerals Worksheet-1

Rocks and Minerals Worksheet-1


Multiple choice questions:

  1. Which of the following is a soft rock?

A. Coal                 B. Granite            C. Marble


  1. I am black in colour. I am soft rock. I am used as a fuel. Who am I?

A. Sandstone       B. Coal                 C. Marble


  1. Rocks are made up of which of the following?

A. Stones             B. Sand                C. Minerals


  1. _____ is a mineral.

A. Coal                 B. Slate                C. Silica


  1. Identify the soft rock in the given figure.

A. Coal                 B. Marble            C. Chalk


Multiple choice questions (with more than one option):

  1. Mark the soft rocks.

A. Chalk               B. Marble            C. Sandstone

D. Slate                E. Coal


  1. True or false:

a.       The Earth is made mostly of rocks.

b.      All the rocks are of same colour.

c.       Rocks are found in the valleys.

d.      Ruby is a rock.

e.       Some rocks are soft.

f.       Talc is the hardest mineral.

g.       Ruby is a gemstone.

h.      Red Fort in Delhi is made of red sandstone.


Fill in the blanks:

  1. ___is the softest mineral.
  2. _____is the hardest mineral.


Answer Key:

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. C
  5. C
  6. A, D, E
  7. a. True

b. False

c. True

d. False

e. True

f. False

g. True

h. True

  1. talc
  2. diamond