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Question 1: Less dense material flows out of the box as ________.
CalciumSulfurCadmiumTailings

Question 2: These operations typically include diesel-powered, earth-moving equipment, including ________, bulldozers, wheel loaders and rock trucks.
BackhoeHeavy equipment (construction)Loader (equipment)Excavator

Question 3: ________ (1848-1855)
Los AngelesSacramento, CaliforniaSan FranciscoCalifornia Gold Rush

Question 4:
  • ________ (1851-1860s)
    Bendigo, VictoriaVictoria (Australia)Victorian gold rushBallarat, Victoria

Question 5:
  • ________ (beginning 1829)
    ColoradoGeorgia Gold RushDenverMontana

Question 6: ________, Goldcorp, AngloGold Ashanti and Newmont Mining Corporation are the world's four largest gold mining companies.
Barrick GoldAgnico-Eagle MinesKinross GoldScotiabank

Question 7: Sometimes ________ is used, such as at the Ft.
QuarrySurface miningOpen-pit miningUnderground mining (hard rock)

Question 8: The zinc is removed with ________, leaving a silver and/or gold sludge that is generally smelted into an ingot then shipped to a metals refinery for final processing into 99.9999% pure metals.
Hydrochloric acidSulfuric acidAmmoniaAcetic acid

Question 9: ________ (1860s), New Zealand
South IslandWest Coast Gold RushCentral Otago Gold RushCoromandel Peninsula

Question 10: ________ has one of the largest open-pit gold mines in North America, located on its Goldstrike property in northeastern Nevada.
Agnico-Eagle MinesKinross GoldBarrick GoldScotiabank







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