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Science quiz 2/18/13
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  1. A ______ resource is a material found in nature that is useful to humans.
    natural
  2.  ______resources capable of being replaced at the same rate at which they are consumed.
    Renewal
  3.  _____- trees, water, and soil are examples of renewable resources.
    Solar energy
  4. _____________-salt being removed from seawater.
    Desalination
  5. ______ resources that cannot be replaced once they are used or the rate of replacement is slower than consumption.
    Nonrenewable
  6. Salt, diamonds, iron and gasoline - are examples of _____________ resource.
    nonrenewable
  7.  _____________- formed from decomposed plant and animal matter.
    Fossil fuels
  8.  ____________ is a sedimentary rock that is developed from the remains of plants that grew in swamps.
     
    Coal
  9. 3 examples of _____________ are coal, petroleum and natural gas.
    fossil fuels
  10. Methane, propane and butane are examples of _________, which are made from the elements of hydrogen and carbon.
    hydrocarbons
  11. __________ can be identified by observing their physical properties such as hardness, color, luster, streak and cleavage.
    Minerals
  12. ____________ conduct heat and electricity.
    Metals
  13. ________ are extracted from the ground and are refined into valuable metals.
    Ores
  14. _____________ piles are made by mixing leaves, flowers, hedge clippings, weeds, coffee grounds, egg shells and vegetable scraps together with nitrogen and water.
    Composite
  15. The _________________ pile can be ready in 4 months.
    compost

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