Diamonds

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According to the text, how do gem makers shape diamonds?
They use metal saws.
They use sand paper.
They use large knives.
They use other diamonds.
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What are the two factors that determine a diamond's hardness according to the text?
Purity and color
Structure and shape
Color and carbon
Purity and structure
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Which type of diamond DOES NOT have a carbon defect?
Clear diamond
Blue diamond
Yellow diamond
Red diamond
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How do you know this? Cite the text in your answer.
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The author of the article would most likely AGREE with which statement?
Diamond is much harder than azurite.
Azurite is much harder than diamond.
Azurite is much prettier than diamond.
Diamond is much prettier than azurite.
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What causes a diamond to turn yellow?
Boron
Carbon
Azurite
Nitrogen
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How do you know this? Use the text in your answer.
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A pure diamond is made entirely from which?
Azurite
Nitrogen
Carbon
Boron
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Why are red diamonds worth so much money?
They are the hardest diamond of all.
They are soft and easy to shape.
They are the rarest of all diamonds.
They have the highest purity of all diamonds.
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The author of the article would most likely DISAGREE with which statement?
Purity affects the hardness of a diamond.
Trapped boron causes diamonds to turn bluish.
Pure diamonds are made entirely from carbon.
Blue diamonds are the most pure.
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Why do you think this? Refer to the text in your answer.
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Which is a FACT?
Azurite jewelry is prettier than diamond jewelry.
Diamonds have their atoms arranged in a crystal structure.
Red diamonds look even better than clear diamonds.
Diamonds are beautiful.
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Which best expresses the author's purpose in writing this text?
He is arguing that diamonds cost too much money.
He is describing how diamonds are mined.
He is persuading readers to purchase diamonds.
He is explaining properties of diamonds.
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Why is diamond more suitable for jewelry than azurite? Refer to the text in your answer.
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From where do diamonds get their color? What is the difference between a clear diamond and a colored diamond?
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Which color diamond would you like to have, if any, and why? Explain your opinion completely and refer to text in your response.
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