Types of Rocks
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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. What are the 3 major types of rocks?
    answer choices
    Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary
    Metamorphic, Igneous, Cementation
    Brown, Red, Gray
    Streak, Hardness, Breakage
  • Question 3
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    Q. What process is used to form sedimentary rocks?
    answer choices
    Lava cools and hardens to form a rock.
    Weathering, Erosion, Deposition, Compaction, Cementation
    Extreme heat and pressure from inside the Earth turn rocks into new rocks.
    Magma trapped under the Earth's surface cools and solidifies.
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the words below describe broken up rock?
    answer choices
    stalactites
    magmas
    metamorphs
    sediments
  • Question 5
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    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
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    Q. This rock was found near the mouth of a volcano. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 7
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    Q. When sediments are pressed together tightly, this is called ____________.
    answer choices
    Compaction
    Cementation
    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 8
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    Q. The process in which sediment are fused or glued together.
    answer choices
    compaction
    deposition
    organic rock
    cementation
  • Question 9
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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 10
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    Q. Which type of rock is formed from INTENSE heat and pressure?
    answer choices
    igneous
    sedimentary
    metamorphic
  • Question 11
    20 seconds
    Q. Extreme Heat and Pressure creates a _________ rock.
    answer choices
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
    Sedimentary
    Mineral
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False: Once a rock is sedimentary, it cannot become an igneous rock.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 13
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    Q. This rock started as lava that cooled and then was heated and put under pressure over time. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentar
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 14
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    Q. This rock was molten magma that slowly cooled under the ground. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 15
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    Q. The three groups of rocks are classified by
    answer choices
    How they form
    Color
    Grain size
    Chemical Composition
  • Question 16
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    Q. Fossils are only found in
    answer choices
    Sedimentary rocks
    Foliated Metamorphic rocks
    Igneous Rocks
    Nonfoliated Metamorphic rocks
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The cooled and hardened magma from volcanoes form what rocks?
    answer choices
    igneous
    sedimentary
    metamorphic 
    fossils
  • Question 18
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    Q. Large rocks can be broken down into smaller rocks by wind and water.  These small rocks can break down into very tiny pieces called _______.
    answer choices
    minerals
    pebbles
    sediments
    chalk
  • Question 19
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    Q. A never ending process by which rocks are changed from one type to another.  
    answer choices
    weathering and erosion
    rock cycle
    heat and pressure
    pressing and cementing
  • Question 20
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    Q. 1. What will happen if an igneous rock is put under an extreme amount of heat and pressure?
    answer choices
    it will melt into lava
    it will weather and erode
    it will become a metamorphic rock
    it will become a sedimentary 
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