Geology & The Rock Cycle
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What do we call an inorganic solid found in nature?

    answer choices

    Rock

    Mineral

    Granite

    Conglomerate

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Two or more minerals together are called... ?

    answer choices

    Crystal

    Minerals

    Rocks

    Gem

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If you heat and pressure any rock/mineral, it will change into...?

    answer choices

    Igneous Rock

    Sedimentary Rock

    Detrital Rock

    Metamorphic Rock

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If you melt a rock/mineral and then let the magma/lava cool, you end with...?

    answer choices

    Igneous rock

    Metamorphic rock

    Sedimentary rock

    Chemical rock

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    When a rock undergoes weathering and erosion, it becomes...?

    answer choices

    Metamorphic rock

    Sediment

    Igneous rock

    Organic rock

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An ore is a(an).....

    answer choices

    sample of rocks big enough to be sold

    sample of rocks with valuable minerals inside that need to be smelted

    sample of rocks not worth anything, and is best thrown away

    sample of rocks with gemstones already inside

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Rock Cycle....

    answer choices

    is always happening

    stopped a long time ago

    starts and stops randomly

    does not exist

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A crystal....

    answer choices

    Is shiny(lustrous)

    has an orderly pattern of atoms, which gives it a patterned look

    can be valuable

    is all of the above

  • Question 9
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    What are loose pebbles, dirt, and shells called?

    answer choices

    Worthless

    Sediment

    Rocks

    Sedimentary Rocks

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sedimentary rock....

    answer choices

    is made up of sediment that is compacted and cemented together

    is made from molten lava

    is made by people walking around on the beach

    is made by igneous and metamorphic rocks being weathered and eroded

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What rock is made from molten magma or lava?

    answer choices

    Crystal

    Igneous rock

    Metamorphic rock

    Sedimentary rock

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If you want a large crystal, one would....

    answer choices

    let the lava/magma cool over a long period of time.

    let the lava/magma cool over a short period of time

    make the magma/lava cool instantly

    never let the lava/magma cool

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How do you test streak color for rocks/minerals?

    answer choices

    Throw the sample onto the ground

    Scratch/drag the sample across a streak plate

    Bring the sample up to light and decide how shiny it is.

    Put the sample in water and see if it floats.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A foliated metamorphic rocks has....

    answer choices

    smooth break lines

    shiny crystals

    rough texture

    visible layers

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    A fracture break on a rock/mineral has...

    answer choices

    a smooth break line

    a jagged break line

    no break line

    shattered the rock/mineral entirely

  • Question 16
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    If I break a rock in half, and both halves are smooth and flat where I broke it, that is an example of....

    answer choices

    A fracture break

    A total break

    A hairline break

    A cleavage break

  • Question 17
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    When water with minerals in it evaporates, and leaves the minerals behind, the rock that is formed is called....

    answer choices

    Detrital rock

    Chemical rock

    Organic rock

    Extrusive rock

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    If I cut and polish a crystal, I have changed it into a....

    answer choices

    Gem

    Rhinestone

    Rock

    Marble

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    When sediment is pressed and compacted by the weight of sediment above it, that creates.....?

    answer choices

    A crystal

    A mineral

    A detrital rock

    An igneous rock

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    Which of the following must be true for a substance to be considered a mineral?

    answer choices

    it must be organic

    it must be glassy

    it must be a gem

    it must be naturally occurring

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