Types of Rocks
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  • Question 1
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    What type of rock is this?

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    Sedimentary

    Igneous

    Metamorphic

    Sand

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    How do extrusive igneous rocks differ from intrusive igneous rocks?

    answer choices

    Extrusive rocks are larger in size.

    Intrusive rocks break down quicker.

    Extrusive rocks are arranged in layers.

    Intrusive rocks have larger crystals.

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    In which location would you most likely find an igneous rock?

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  • Question 4
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    Which force plays a major role in the formation of metamorphic rock?

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    Acceleration

    Friction

    Pressure

    Centrifugal force

  • Question 5
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    Compaction and cementation are two common processes associated with:

    answer choices

    Extrusive igneous rocks

    Intrusive igneous rocks

    Sedimentary rocks

    Metamorphic rocks

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is a TRUE statement?

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    Magma is called lava after it emerges from the ground

    Lava cools off to form magma

    Magma and lava form sedimentary rocks

    Magma and lava are two types of metamorphic rock

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Place the following events in sequence: A) Mineral grains are formed; B) A volcano erupts; C) Lava begins cooling

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    A, B, C

    B, A, C

    B, C ,A

    C, A, B

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sedimentary rocks often form horizontal strata. What are strata?

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    Crystals

    Layers

    Mineral grains

    Pieces of older rocks

  • Question 9
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    What process is used to form metamorphic rocks?

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    Lava cools and hardens to form a rock.

    Bits of sand gravel form layers that turn into rock from pressure.

    I don't know :(

    Extreme heat and pressure from inside the Earth turns rocks into new rocks.

  • Question 10
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    Metamorphic rocks undergo metamorphosis. What is another example of metamorphosis?

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    A candle burning

    A caterpillar turning into a butterfly

    A volcano erupting

    A five-story building being constructed

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