Limestone

Question 1 of 13

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There are many advantages of the limestone industry. Select all of them.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Limestone is a valuable natural resource, used to make things such as glass and concrete.

  • Limestone quarrying provides employment opportunities that support the local economy in towns around the quarry.

  • Limestone quarries are visible from long distances and may permanently disfigure the local environment.

Question 2 of 13

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There are some disadvantages of the limestone industry. Select all of them.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Limestone quarries are visible from long distances and may permanently disfigure the local environment.

  • Limestone is a valuable natural resource, used to make things such as glass and concrete.

  • Quarrying is a heavy industry that creates noise and heavy traffic, which damages people's quality of life.

Question 3 of 13

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The result of a test for carbon dioxide is:

Select one or more of the following:

  • A glowing splint relights

  • Limewater turns cloudy

  • A lit splint 'pops'

Question 4 of 13

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Calcium hydroxide reacts with carbon dioxide to produce:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Calcium carbonate

  • Calcium oxide

  • Calcium carbide

Question 5 of 13

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The balanced symbol equation for the thermal decomposition of copper carbonate is:

Select one or more of the following:

  • CuCO3 → CuO + CO2

  • CuCO3 → CuO + C + O2

  • CuO + CO2 → CuCO3

Question 6 of 13

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How do you produce calcium oxide from calcium carbonate?

Select one or more of the following:

  • By heating it

  • By adding water to it

  • By removing excess acidity

Question 7 of 13

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Limestone is made mostly of?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Calcium oxide

  • Calcium carbonate

  • Calcium hydroxide

Question 8 of 13

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Limestone is made mostly of?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Calcium oxide

  • Calcium carbonate

  • Calcium hydroxide

Question 9 of 13

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Clay, sand and crushed rock

  • Soda, sand and crushed rock

  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 10 of 13

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Clay, sand and crushed rock

  • Soda, sand and crushed rock

  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 11 of 13

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Clay, sand and crushed rock

  • Soda, sand and crushed rock

  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 12 of 13

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What is an advantage of making a foundation from concrete?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It is strong when squashed

  • It is strong when stretched

  • It is dissolved by acid rain

Question 13 of 13

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What is a benefit of a limestone quarry?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It is loud and noisy

  • It produces a lot of dust

  • It brings employment for local people

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GCSE Chemistry Quiz on Limestone, created by Keera on 27/05/2014.

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