Limestone

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

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Question 1

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

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

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The result of a test for carbon dioxide is:
Answer
  • A glowing splint relights
  • Limewater turns cloudy
  • A lit splint 'pops'

Question 4

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Calcium hydroxide reacts with carbon dioxide to produce:
Answer
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Calcium oxide
  • Calcium carbide

Question 5

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The balanced symbol equation for the thermal decomposition of copper carbonate is:
Answer
  • CuCO3 → CuO + CO2
  • CuCO3 → CuO + C + O2
  • CuO + CO2 → CuCO3

Question 6

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How do you produce calcium oxide from calcium carbonate?
Answer
  • By heating it
  • By adding water to it
  • By removing excess acidity

Question 7

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Limestone is made mostly of?
Answer
  • Calcium oxide
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Calcium hydroxide

Question 8

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Limestone is made mostly of?
Answer
  • Calcium oxide
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Calcium hydroxide

Question 9

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?
Answer
  • Clay, sand and crushed rock
  • Soda, sand and crushed rock
  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 10

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?
Answer
  • Clay, sand and crushed rock
  • Soda, sand and crushed rock
  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 11

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Water is one of the ingredients of concrete. What are the other ingredients?
Answer
  • Clay, sand and crushed rock
  • Soda, sand and crushed rock
  • Cement, sand and crushed rock

Question 12

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What is an advantage of making a foundation from concrete?
Answer
  • It is strong when squashed
  • It is strong when stretched
  • It is dissolved by acid rain

Question 13

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What is a benefit of a limestone quarry?
Answer
  • It is loud and noisy
  • It produces a lot of dust
  • It brings employment for local people
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