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Concept 4 Quiz

List the most important elements and rock-forming minerals that compose Earth's continental crust.

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Question 1.
Which of the following is not one of the eight most abundant elements in Earth's continental crust?


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Question 2.
Oxygen comprises about _________ percent by weight of Earth's continental crust.


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Question 3.
Eight minerals make up 98% of the crust.


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Question 4.
The two most abundant elements in Earth's continental crust are


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Question 5.
Which major nonsilicate rock-forming mineral is the primary constituent of the rock limestone?


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Question 6.
Which of the following is the least abundant of the eight rock-forming elements that make up most of the continental crust?


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Question 7.
Nonsilicates represent the largest group of minerals found in crustal rocks.


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Question 8.
Which of the following is not a nonsilicate group?


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Question 9.
Which of the following groups is the most abundant in the crust?


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Question 10.
Iron and magnesium are the two most abundant elements in silicate minerals.


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