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Gypsum: Quiz


Question 1: A medicinal agent in ________ called Shi Gao.
Public health-care in ChinaSevere acute respiratory syndromeTraditional Chinese medicineHerbalism

Question 2:
What transport system is Gypsum served by?
Monoclinic prismatic 2/m
Monoclinic - Prismatic 2/m
hexagonal, 6/m2/m2/m and monoclinic, 2/m
Monoclinic 2/m u2013 Prismatic

Question 3: Adding hardness to water used for ________.
Independent record labelIndependent musicAlcoholic beverageHomebrewing

Question 4: Gypsum Board[14] primarily used as a finish for walls and ceilings; known in construction slang as ________.
DrywallFirestopPassive fire protectionFireproofing

Question 5: A wood substitute in the ancient world; for example, when wood became scarce due to deforestation on ________ Crete, gypsum was employed in building construction at locations where wood was previously used.
Deverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near EastBronze Age BritainBronze Age

Question 6: Gypsum occurs in nature as flattened and often twinned ________ and transparent cleavable masses called selenite.
CarbonCrystalCrystal structureSolid

Question 7: As for anhydrite, its solubility in saline solutions and in brines is also strongly dependent on ________ concentration [7].
Sodium chlorideSodium hydroxideSodium sulfateSodium carbonate

Question 8: Gypsum is a common mineral, with thick and extensive evaporite beds in association with ________.
Geologic time scaleGeologySedimentary rockSandstone

Question 9: Other forms of scaling such as ________ scaling, depending on the water source, can also be important considerations in distillation as well as in heat exchangers where either the salt solubility or salt concentration can change rapidly.
CalciteCarbonCalcium carbonateAragonite

Question 10: A component of ________ used to prevent flash setting of concrete.
Portland cementCement kilnRawmillCement mill


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