Diamonds

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According to the text, how do gem makers shape diamonds?
They use metal saws.
They use large knives.
They use other diamonds.
They use sand paper.
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What are the two factors that determine a diamond's hardness according to the text?
Purity and structure
Purity and color
Color and carbon
Structure and shape
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Which type of diamond DOES NOT have a carbon defect?
Yellow diamond
Clear diamond
Red diamond
Blue 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?
Azurite is much prettier than diamond.
Diamond is much harder than azurite.
Diamond is much prettier than azurite.
Azurite is much harder than diamond.
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What causes a diamond to turn yellow?
Nitrogen
Azurite
Carbon
Boron
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A pure diamond is made entirely from which?
Carbon
Azurite
Nitrogen
Boron
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Why are red diamonds worth so much money?
They are the rarest of all diamonds.
They are soft and easy to shape.
They have the highest purity of all diamonds.
They are the hardest diamond of all.
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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.
Blue diamonds are the most pure.
Pure diamonds are made entirely from carbon.
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Why do you think this? Refer to the text in your answer.
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Which is a FACT?
Diamonds have their atoms arranged in a crystal structure.
Azurite jewelry is prettier than diamond jewelry.
Diamonds are beautiful.
Red diamonds look even better than clear diamonds.
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Which best expresses the author's purpose in writing this text?
He is persuading readers to purchase diamonds.
He is arguing that diamonds cost too much money.
He is explaining properties of diamonds.
He is describing how diamonds are mined.
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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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