Rock Classification
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  • Question 1
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    When molten rock undergoes crystallization above ground, what type of rock results?

    answer choices

    Intrusive igneous rock

    Extrusive igneous rock

    Metamorphic rock

    Sedimentary rock

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What combination of processes can transform a metamorphic rock to sediments?

    answer choices

    Erosion, crystallization, and melting.

    Heating, pressure, and lithification.

    Melting, crystallization, and compaction.

    Exposure, weathering, and erosion.

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
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    What sequence of events could lead to magma becoming soil?

    answer choices

    Erosion and deposition followed by exposure to heat and pressure.

    Compression and lithification followed by erosion and deposition.

    Crystallization followed by exposure and weathering.

    Crystallization followed by increased heat and pressure.

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
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    Which of the following rock types form from placing other rocks under heat and pressure?

    answer choices

    Sedimentary rock

    Metamorphic rock

    Intrusive igneous rock

    Extrusive igneous rock

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    According to the rock cycle, which of the following transitions are possible? Assume an unlimited number of steps.

    answer choices

    An intrusive igneous rock becomes a sedimentary rock.

    A sedimentary rock becomes soil.

    A metamorphic rock becomes an extrusive igneous rock.

    All of the above are possible.

  • Question 6
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    If you examine a rock sample and observe fossils in it, what type of rock does the sample represent?

    answer choices

    Igneous

    Metamorphic

    Sedimentary

    Fossils are found in several of the types listed above.

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
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    Which of the following is a sample of igneous rock?

    answer choices

    Sample A

    Sample B

    Sample C

    Sample D

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The location marked by the black rectangle is characterized by high temperature and pressure. What rock type would most likely be formed in this location?

    answer choices

    Igneous

    Metamorphic

    Sedimentary

    None of the above

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Where would the rock sample shown be formed in the diagram below?

    answer choices

    Location A

    Location B

    Location C

    Location D

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the rock samples below is most likely to be a metamorphic rock?

    answer choices

    Sample A

    Sample B

    Sample C

    Sample D

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