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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which is the process that breaks up rock on Earth’s surface?

    answer choices

    deposition

    melting

    compaction

    weathering

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Geologists have classified rocks into three major groups of rocks which are:

    answer choices

    inorganic, organic and chemical rocks

    igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

    metamorphic, chemical and non chemical rocks

    sedimentary, inorganic and igneous rocks

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    Any rock that forms from another rock as a result of changes in heat or pressure (or both) is a:

    answer choices

    chemical rock

    igneous rock

    sedimentary rock

    metamorphic rock

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Streak is the color of a mineral’s

    answer choices

    fracture

    luster

    powder

    cleavage

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What kind of igneous rock usually contains large crystals?

    answer choices

    clastic

    extrusive

    organic

    intrusive

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    You find a deposit of organic limestone. In what type of rock setting did it probably form?

    answer choices

    the ocean

    a volcano

    a swamp

    sand dunes

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A rock that forms from many small fragments of other rocks is a(n)

    answer choices

    igneous rock

    metamorphic rock

    sedimentary rock

    extrusive rock

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The process by which metamorphic rock changes to igneous rock begins with

    answer choices

    melting

    erosion

    deposition

    crystallization

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which rock cycle process causes many sedimentary rocks to have visible layers?

    answer choices

    eruption

    intrusion

    crystallization

    deposition

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    If heat and pressure inside Earth cause the texture and crystal structure of a rock to change, what new material is formed?

    answer choices

    sedimentary rock

    metamorphic rock

    igneous rock

    chemical rock

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    You find a rock in which the grains are arranged in wavy, parallel bands of white and black crystals. What kind of rock have you probably found?

    answer choices

    igneous

    sedimentary

    metamorphic

    extrusive

  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A substance that flows and whose shape can change, but

    not its volume is a:

    answer choices

    solid

    liquid

    volume

    matter

  • Question 13
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    A substance that resists to change its shape is a:

    answer choices

    liquid

    solid

    matter

    volume

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The amount of space that a matter occupies is its:

    answer choices

    volume

    liquid

    solid

    length

  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A naturally occurring solid that can form by inorganic processes and that has a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition.

    answer choices

    It´s a rock

    It´s a crystal

    It´s a mineral

    It´s a substance

  • Question 16
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    The particles of a mineral line up in a pattern that repeats over and over again with a pattern of a mineral’s particles that forms a translucent or transparent solid is a:

    answer choices

    granite

    crystal

    solid

    sand

  • Question 17
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    An element is a substance composed of

    answer choices

    many particles

    a single kind of atom

    a crystal arrangement

    many layers

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    All minerals are substances that where formed by

    answer choices

    volcano activity

    human intervention

    natural processes

    rock deposition

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    To be classified as a mineral, a substance must satisfy this

    requirement

    answer choices

    have a definite chemical composition

    naturally occurring

    be a solid

    all the above

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    The streak of a mineral is the

    answer choices

    color of the rock

    when it carved a line in a surface

    is the color of it´s powder

    is its hardness

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