Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which type of rock results from melting and cooling of magma?
    answer choices
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
    Sedimentary
    Extrusive
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which type of rock forms from extreme heat and pressure?
    answer choices
    Igneous
    Sedimentary
    Organic
    Metamorphic
  • Question 3
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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 4
    120 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
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    Q. Each rock type can follow only one pathway of the rock cycle.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. The color of a mineral in powder form is called the mineral's 
    answer choices
    hardness
    specific gravity
    luster
    streak
  • Question 7
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    Q. How light reflects off of a mineral is called the mineral's 
    answer choices
    luster
    streak
    cleavage
    fracture
  • Question 8
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    Q. A mineral's resistance to being scratched is called?
    answer choices
    streak
    luster
    hardness
    heft
  • Question 9
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    Q. In what kind of rock can fossils be found?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary Rocks
    Igneous Rocks
    Metamorphic Rocks
    Granite
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. Which layer formed first?
    answer choices
    Rock Layer W
    Rock Layer X
    Rock Layer Y
    Rock Layer Z
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Put the layers in order from oldest to youngest.
    answer choices
    a, b, c, d, e
    b, c, d, a, e
    b, c, d, e, a 
    e, d, c, b, a
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. Put the layers in order from oldest to youngest.
    answer choices
    c, e, d, b, a
    a, b, c, d, e
    a, c, e, d, b
    b, d, e, c, a
  • Question 13
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    Q. Used to determine whether an object is older or younger than other objects
    answer choices
    Superposition
    Relative Dating
    Fossil
    Unconformity
  • Question 14
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    Q. States that younger rocks lie above older rocks if the layers have not been disturbed
    answer choices
    Law of crosscutting
    Law of superposition
    Relative Dating
    Unconformity
  • Question 15
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    Q. A break in the geologic record that is made when rock layers are eroded over a long period of time
    answer choices
    Law of Superposition
    Law of Crosscutting
    Relative Dating
    Unconformity
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which rock layer in the diagram seems to be the oldest?
    answer choices
    F
    E
    B
    A
  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q. How does sedimentary rock usually form?
    answer choices
    Vertically
    Diagonally
    Folding
    Horizontally
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which layer is oldest?
    answer choices
    A
    W
    G
    Z
  • Question 19
    120 seconds
    Q. What type of fossil is this?
    answer choices
    Trace fossil
    Mold
    Cast
    Carbon film
  • Question 20
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    Q. What type of fossil is this?
    answer choices
    Mold
    Cast
    Preserved remains
    Trace fossil
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