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Rocks Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the order for forming sedimentary rocks?
    • A. 

      Sedimentation - cementation - compaction

    • B. 

      Compaction - sedimentation - cementation

    • C. 

      Sedimentation - compaction - cementation

  • 2. 
    Only one of these rocks is a sedimentary rock. Which one?
    • A. 

      Shale

    • B. 

      Slate

    • C. 

      Granite

  • 3. 
    Where are the oldest layers of rock usually found in a cliff made from sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      At the top

    • B. 

      In the middle

    • C. 

      At the bottom

  • 4. 
    What is magma?
    • A. 

      Salt crystals in sedimentary rock

    • B. 

      Molten rock

    • C. 

      Bubbles of gas

  • 5. 
    What does the presence of tiny crystals in a piece of igneous rock tell you about it?
    • A. 

      The molten rock cooled very quickly

    • B. 

      The molten rock cooled very slowly

    • C. 

      The molten rock cooled deep underground

  • 6. 
    Which type of rock never contains fossils?
    • A. 

      Sedimentary

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

  • 7. 
    Which one of these rocks is an igneous rock?
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Basalt

  • 8. 
    Which statement about metamorphic rocks is correct?
    • A. 

      They are formed when rocks are heated until they melt

    • B. 

      They are only formed from heated sedimentary rocks

    • C. 

      They are formed from all types of rock

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