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Rock Cycle Rocks!!!!!
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31 questions
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
Q. This rock formed when bits of other rocks became pressed into a solid. What type of rock is it?
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Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Igneous Rock
Q. This rock was formed when molten rock cooled into a solid. What type of rock is it?
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Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Q.

According to the diagram, what process is shown by letter B?

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compaction & cementation

weather & erosion

heat & pressure

melting

Q.

The name of a person that studies rocks and the earth.

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veterinarian

geologist

podiatrist

teacher

Q. When you watch a volcano erupt molten rock, you are seeing _____
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Lava
Magma
Mineral Crystals
Igneous Rocks
Q. This rock was another type of rock that was heated and compressed over time. What type of rock is this?
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Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic
Q.

A type of igneous rock that is formed below the surface of the Earth

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sedimentary

magma

extrusive

intrusive

Q. An igneous rock can become ______.
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metamorphic
sedimentary
igneous
all of these
Q.

When sediments are pressed together tightly, this is called ____________.

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Lithification

Cementation

Weathering

Erosion

Q.

Limestone is a sedimentary rock. During the rock cycle, limestone is changed into marble, a metamorphic rock. The processes that act on limestone and change it into marble are

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weather and erosion

heat and pressure

compacting and cementing

melting, cooling, and hardening

Q.

According to the diagram, what process is shown by letter A?

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extrusion

erosion/weathering

crystallization

intrusion

Q. True or False: Once a rock is sedimentary, it cannot become an igneous rock.
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True
False
Q. The process when rocks break into smaller pieces due to exposure to natural elements is called
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erosion
weathering
sediments
Q.

This is the continuous process of rock changing from one type to another.

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Igneous rocks

Sedimentary rocks

Metamorphic rocks

Rock Cycle

Q.

Name of the impression of a plant or animal, in the soil, that existed in the past

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diamond

hardness

fossil

Q.

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

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inorganic, organic and chemical rocks

igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

metamorphic, chemical and non chemical rocks

sedimentary, inorganic and igneous rocks

Q.

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

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melting

erosion

deposition

crystallization

Q. Sedimentary rocks may contain fossils.
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True
False
Q. The process by which metamorphic rocks are formed...
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heat and pressure
erosion and deposition
melting and cooling
Q.

The name a rock is given when it is broken down into smaller pieces.

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texture

weathering

sediment

erosion

Q. The process by which igneous rocks are formed...
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heat and pressure
melting and cooling
weathering and erosion
Q. _______ rock forms from magma/lava
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Metamorphic
Sedimentary
Igneous
Q. This rock started as molten magma. What type of rock is this?
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Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic
Q. What is process in which water, wind, and heat break down rock?
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weathering
exfoliation
cementation
composition
Q. During the rock cycle, what forms when the magma cools?
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igneous rocks
sedimentary rock
metamorphic rock
foliated rock
Q.

This is a natural solid that is made of one or more minerals.

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Mineral

Fossil

Rock

Sediment

Q. A rock formed from fragments of other rocks is a(n)
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Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Extrusive Rock
Igneous Rock
Q. A metamorphic rock in which the grains line up in parallel bands is a
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Clastic Rock
Nonclastic Rock
Nonfoliated Rock
Foliated Rock
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
Q. True/False: Igneous rocks can only turn into metamorphic rocks.
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True
False
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