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Rocks and Minerals
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  • Question 1
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    Which type of rock results from melting and cooling of magma?

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    Igneous

    Metamorphic

    Sedimentary

    Oceanic

  • Question 2
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    Q. Which type of rock forms from extreme heat and pressure?
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    Igneous
    Sedimentary
    Organic
    Metamorphic
  • Question 3
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    Q. A metamorphic rock changes into an igneous rock by what two processes?
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    Melting and cooling
    Extreme heat and pressure
    Compaction and cementation
    Weathering and erosion
  • Question 4
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    Which of the things listed below is matter?

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    Air

    Love

    Gravity

    Magnetic Force

  • Question 5
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    Q. This rock was found near the mouth of a volcano. What type of rock is this?
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    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 6
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    What is the name of the concept used to explain how the three basic rock types are related and change from one type into another?

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    the rock cycle

    the rock formation

    rock n' roll

    the rock metamorphosis

  • Question 7
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    Q. What are the 3 major types of rocks?
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    Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary
    Metamorphic, Igneous, Cementation
    Brown, Red, Gray
    Streak, Hardness, Breakage
  • Question 8
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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?
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    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 9
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    Q. This rock started as lava that cooled and then was heated and put under pressure over time. What type of rock is this?
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    Sedimentar
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
  • Question 10
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    Q. Each rock type can follow only one pathway of the rock cycle.
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    True
    False
  • Question 11
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    Q. The color of a mineral in powder form is called the mineral's 
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    hardness
    specific gravity
    luster
    streak
  • Question 12
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    Q. How light reflects off of a mineral is called the mineral's 
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    luster
    streak
    cleavage
    fracture
  • Question 13
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    Q. Diamond has a hardness of ___ on Mohs Hardness Scale.
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    1
    5
    8
    10
  • Question 14
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    By definition, a mineral has which of the following characteristic(s)?

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    definite chemical composition

    crystal structure

    found in nature

    all of the above

  • Question 15
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    Q. How do you test the hardness of a mineral? 
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    Throw it against a wall
    Step on it
    Scratch Test
    Kick it until it breaks
  • Question 16
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    Q. What mineral is used for pencils?
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    Graphite
    Galena
    Magnetite
    Quartz
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which minerals would all scratch apatite?
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    diamond, topaz, quartz
    quartz, calcite, gypsum
    fluorite, talc, calcite
    diamond, fluorite, corundum
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which mineral would scratch calcite but not scratch apatite?
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    fluorite
    gypsum
    talc
    topaz
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which mineral is number 6 on the hardness scale?
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    Conrundum
    Topaz
    Quartz
    Orthoclase
  • Question 20
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    Q. When determining the color of a minerals powder, what tool would you need?
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    streak plate
    hand lens
    microscope
    triple-beam balance
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