Rocks and Minerals
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  • Question 1
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    Which of the following processes would produce metamorphic rocks?

    answer choices

    Gradual erosion

    Slow cooling

    Rapid heating

    Extreme pressure

  • Question 2
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    Which of the following best describes how igneous rocks are formed?

    answer choices

    Rock changed by heat and pressure

    Melted rock that cools

    Tiny pieces of rock cementing together

    Layered rock splitting apart

  • Question 3
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    Jarrel went on an archaeological dig one weekend with his grandfather. He found a fossil inside sedimentary rock.


    What is sedimentary rock made from?

    answer choices

    Metal ores that are exposed to moisture

    Molten lava that has cooled

    Pieces of other rocks and fossilized organisms

    Large boulders close together

  • Question 4
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    Based on their different processes of formation, how many categories of rock are there?

    answer choices

    Two

    Three

    Four

    Five

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Robyn tests a sample of a mineral by rubbing it on a piece of white tile. She observes a yellow mark that is left on the tile. What property of minerals is Robyn testing?

    answer choices

    Streak

    Color

    Luster

    Cleavage

  • Question 6
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    Sonia took a flashlight and shined it on several rocks. She was testing the reflection of light off of each rock. What property of rocks was Sonia testing?

    answer choices

    Luster

    Color

    Cleavage

    Hardness

  • Question 7
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    Quinn grouped rocks she found on the playground during recess. What property did she most likely use to sort the rocks?

    answer choices

    Luster

    Color

    Hardness

    Cleavage

  • Question 8
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    Which of these correctly explains the relationship between rocks and minerals?

    answer choices

    Minerals are the basic building blocks from which nearly all rocks are made.

    Rocks are materials found on the surface of Earth, and minerals are found only underground.

    Minerals are large structures that can be broken down into smaller pieces, called rocks.

    When rocks are heated to very high temperatures, they are changed into minerals.

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