Rocks and the Rock Cycle
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This rock formed when bits of other rocks became pressed into a solid. What type of rock is it?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary Rock
    Metamorphic Rock
    Igneous Rock
  • Question 2
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    Q. This rock was formed when molten rock cooled into a solid. What type of rock is it?
    answer choices
    Igneous Rock
    Metamorphic Rock
    Sedimentary Rock
  • Question 3
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    Q. When you watch a volcano erupt molten rock, you are seeing _____
    answer choices
    Lava
    Magma
    Mineral Crystals
    Igneous Rocks
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the 3 major types of rocks?
    answer choices
    Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary
    Metamorphic, Igneous, Cementation
    Brown, Red, Gray
    Streak, Hardness, Breakage
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. This rock was formed by smaller pieces of rock that settled at the bottom of a lake millions of years ago. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the words below describe mud, sand, and tiny bits of rocks that cement together to form a type of rock?
    answer choices
    stalactites
    magmas
    metamorphs
    sediments
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This rock was found near the mouth of a volcano. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 8
    20 seconds
    Q. When sediments are pressed together tightly, this is called ____________.
    answer choices
    Compaction
    Cementation
    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 9
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    Q. The process in which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue sediment together.
    answer choices
    compaction
    deposition
    organic rock
    cementation
  • Question 10
    20 seconds
    Q. The process when rocks break into smaller pieces due to exposure to natural elements is called
    answer choices
    erosion
    weathering
    sediments
  • Question 11
    20 seconds
    Q. The movement of weathered material (sediment) is called?
    answer choices
    weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q. Extreme Heat and Pressure creates a _________ rock.
    answer choices
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
    Sedimentary
    Mineral
  • Question 13
    45 seconds
    Q. Each rock type can follow only one pathway of the rock cycle.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. You find a rock in which the grains are arranged in parallel bands of white and black crystals.  The rock is probably a(n)
    answer choices
    Igneous rock
    Sedimentary rock
    Metamorphic rock
    Extrusive rock
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. The three groups of rocks are classified by
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    How they form
    Color
    Grain size
    Chemical Composition
  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q. Rocks are formed by
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    minerals
    other metals
    small particles
    sediments
  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q. Heat & pressure
    answer choices
    metamorphism
    volcanism
    magmarism
    lithification
  • Question 18
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    Q. Cooling & crystalization produce
    answer choices
    igneous rocks
    metamorphic rocks
    sedimentary rocks
  • Question 19
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    Q. Deposition & lithification or compacting & cementing produce
    answer choices
    sedimentary rocks
    igneous rocks
    metamorphic rocks
  • Question 20
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    Q. True or False: Once a rock is sedimentary, it cannot become an igneous rock.
    answer choices
    True
    False
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