Science Quiz / What are different types of mining?

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the What are different types of mining??

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Score 0/5 Timer 08:00
Machines dig open holes to remove ores
Used on flat terrain- Overburden stipped away, power shovels remove mineral deposit
Used on hilly terrain- Power shovel cuts terraces into hill, overburden removed, mineral extracted
Explosives, large power shovels used to remove top of mountain and expose mineral, usually coal, for removal
Vertical shaft dug, subsurface tunnels blasted open, machinery transports minerals to surface

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.