Rock Cycle Quiz

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This is a quiz about the rock cycle. It is for sixth grade.

  
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  • 1. 
    What are the three main types of rock?
    • A. 

      Igneous, pumice, basalt

    • B. 

      Igneous,metamorphic,sedimentary

    • C. 

      Shale, sandstone, limestone

    • D. 

      Conglomerate, slate, obsidian


  • 2. 
    What is a well-known igneous rock that contains quartz, feldspar, and mica?
    • A. 

      Obsidian

    • B. 

      Pumice

    • C. 

      Basalt

    • D. 

      Granite


  • 3. 
    Which type of rock is formed when molten magma or lava solidifies?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary


  • 4. 
    What is an igneous or sedimentary rock that has been changed by extreme pressure and heat?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Conglomerate

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Metamorphic


  • 5. 
    What is the weather-resistant, waterproof rock formed by metamorphosis of shale?
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Chalk

    • C. 

      Slate

    • D. 

      Marble


  • 6. 
    Which rock withstands weathering well and is often used for statues?
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Slate

    • C. 

      Obsidian

    • D. 

      Shale


  • 7. 
    What is another name for rock salt?
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Halite

    • C. 

      Gypsum

    • D. 

      Limestone


  • 8. 
    Which rough, crumbly rock is sometimes used to make glass?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Sandstone

    • C. 

      Slate

    • D. 

      Shale


  • 9. 
    Which rock is made from pebbles cemented together?
    • A. 

      Sandstone

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Gypsum

    • D. 

      Conglomerate


  • 10. 
    Sediments that have been pressed together form which rock?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Marble

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Pumice


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