Rocks and the Rock Cycle
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This rock was another type of rock that was heated and compressed over time. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 2
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    Q. This rock was formed by smaller pieces of rock that settled at the bottom of a lake millions of years ago. What type of rock is this?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 3
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    Q. True or False: Once a rock is sedimentary, it cannot become an igneous rock.
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    True
    False
  • Question 4
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    Q. The name rock is given when it is broken down into smaller pieces.
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    texture
    weathering
    sediment
    erosion
  • Question 5
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    Which sedimentary rock has a fine-grained texture?

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    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 6
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    Q. This rock formed when bits of other rocks became pressed into a solid. What type of rock is it?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary Rock
    Metamorphic Rock
    Igneous Rock
  • Question 7
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    Q. This rock was formed when magma cooled very slowly inside the Earth. What specific type of rock is it?
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    Intrusive Igneous Rock
    Extrusive Igneous Rock
    Foliated Metamorphic Rock
    Clastic Sedimentary Rock
  • Question 8
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    Q. This rock formed when lava cooled very quickly on Earth's surface. What specific type of rock is it?
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    Extrusive Igneous Rock
    Intrusive Igneous Rock
    Non-Foliated Metamorphic Rock
    Biochemical Sedimentary Rock
  • Question 9
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    Q. When you watch a volcano erupt molten rock, you are seeing _____
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    Lava
    Magma
    Mineral Crystals
    Igneous Rocks
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is deposition?
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    Dropping off sediment
    Movement of sediment
    Breaking down of sediment 
  • Question 11
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    This is the only type of rock that can contains fossils.

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    sedimentary rocks

    metamorphic rocks

    extrusive igneous rocks

    intrusive igneous rocks

  • Question 12
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    Rocks and sediment change as they move through the rock cycle. Which change involves turning into melting?

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    Lava to rock

    magma to lava

    rock to magma

    rock to sediment

  • Question 13
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    What must happen to a metamorphic rock before it becomes a sedimentary rock rock?

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    It must be broken down into sediment

    It must be melted into magma

    Its minerals must dissolve in water

    It must be exposed to high temperature and pressure

  • Question 14
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    Q. How does an intrusive igneous rock form?
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    The deep ocean cools and hardens the rock.
    The rock cools and hardens deep below Earth's surface.
    The rock cools on land after a volcano erupts.
    The air cools the rock on land when lava flows down a volcano.
  • Question 15
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    What are the two things to consider when identifying an igneous rock?

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    grain size and silica content

    grain size and cooling time

    cooling time and where it formed

    silica content and rate of erosion

  • Question 16
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    Layers in sedimentary rocks are known as __.

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    bedding

    foliations

    no name, just layers

    there are no layers in sedimentary rocks

  • Question 17
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    Foliations occur in metamorphic rocks perpendicular to the direction of applied pressure.

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    True

    False

  • Question 18
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    Metamorphic rocks can form straight from sediment.

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    True

    False

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    Metamorphic rocks that don't fully melt when touching magma go through ___.

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    regional metamorphism

    contact metamorphism

    crystallization

    lithification

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    When sediments are compacted and cemented together, it forms ___ through ___.

    answer choices

    sedimentary rocks; compaction

    metamorphic rocks; heat and pressure

    sedimentary rocks; lithification

    metamorphic rocks; lithification

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