Worksheet on Rocks and Stones

Worksheet on rocks and stones contains various types of questions on stones, rocks, soils and minerals. We know, big stones, small stones, smooth and rough stones, dull and shiny stones are all pieces of rocks.

I. Fill in the blanks:

(i) Graphite is a ___________ rock.

(ii) ___________ is the hardest substance.

(iii) ___________ is used in watches.

(iv) ___________ is used to make blackboards.

(v) Mirrors are made of ___________ and   ___________.

(vi) ___________ are very hard minerals.

II. Tick (√) the correct answer:

(i) Which rock was used to build the Taj MAhal?

(a) granite

(b) marble

(c) sandstone

(d) coal

(ii) Which of the following is not used for jewellery?

(a) slate

(b) diamond

(c) emerald

(d) ruby

(iii) Which of the following is correctly matched?

(a) chalk – grey rock

(b) emerald – red color

(c) marble – red rock

(d) coal – underground rock

III. Write the names of these rocks:

(i) A red rock used for building.

(ii) A black rock found under the Earth.

(iii) A rock which is used in jewelers.

(iv) A rock we can write on.

IV. Put a tick (√) against the correct sentence and cross (X) against the wrong sentence:

(i) Pebbles are rounded stones.

(ii) Stones used for jewellery are cut and polished.

(iii) Granite is a hard rock.

(iv) Marble is always white.

V. (i) Name three rocks used to make buildings.

(ii) Name one or two famous buildings. What rocks are they made of? 

Check the answers of worksheet on rocks and stones:


I. (i) soft

(ii) Diamond

(iii) Quartz

(iv) Slate

(v) silver, silica

(vi) Gemstones

II. (i) (b) marble

(ii) (a) slate

(iii) (d) coal – underground rock

III. (i) marble

(ii) coal

(iii) diamond

(iv) chalk

IV. (i) √

(ii) √

(iii) √

(iv) X

V. (i) Marble, granite and sandstone

(ii) Red Fort made of sandstone.

Taj Mahal made of marble

Second Grade

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