Rock Types
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT one of the three main types of rocks?

    answer choices

    igneous

    crystalline

    metamorphic

    sedimentary

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The cooled and hardened lava from volcanoes forms what rock type?

    answer choices

    extrusive igneous

    sedimentary

    metamorphic

    intrusive igneous

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Hot, molten rock inside the earth is called ...

    answer choices

    lava

    magma

    igneous rock

    minerals

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Once magma reaches the earth's surface, it is called __________.
    answer choices
    a vent
    minerals
    igneous rocks
    lava
  • Question 5
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    Q. 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 
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This rock formed when bits of other rocks and sediment were pressed into a solid. What type of rock is it?

    answer choices

    Sedimentary Rock

    Metamorphic Rock

    Igneous Rock

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This rock was formed when magma cooled very slowly inside the Earth. What specific type of rock is it?
    answer choices
    Intrusive Igneous Rock
    Extrusive Igneous Rock
    Foliated Metamorphic Rock
    Clastic Sedimentary Rock
  • Question 8
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    Q. This rock formed when lava cooled very quickly on Earth's surface. What specific type of rock is it?
    answer choices
    Extrusive Igneous Rock
    Intrusive Igneous Rock
    Non-Foliated Metamorphic Rock
    Biochemical Sedimentary Rock
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which processes 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 10
    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
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