Quiz Questions Over Rocks And Minerals

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Rock And Mineral Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will cover different characteristics of rocks and minerals. Geologists identify rocks and minerals using a variety of properties. This quiz will be using multiple choice questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the names of the 3 types of rocks?
    • A. 

      Pebbles, boulders, mountains

    • B. 

      Sand, gravel, clay

    • C. 

      Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic

    • D. 

      Diamonds, rubies, pearls

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the molten liquid rock called inside of a volcano?
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Ash

    • D. 

      Igneous

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What are the names of the layers of the earth?
    • A. 

      Crust, mantel, outer core, inner core

    • B. 

      Hot, hotter, hottest

    • C. 

      Sand, gravel, iron, nickel

    • D. 

      Land, water, air, atmosphere, landforms

    • E. 

      None of he above

  • 4. 
    The rock cycle is where
    • A. 

      The earth moves in circles to move rocks from inside the earth to outside the crust

    • B. 

      The water is pushed up from the inside the earth

    • C. 

      Rocks ride a bicycle

    • D. 

      Rocks have heat, pressure, or both placed on them and rocks change

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which rock type has fossils inbedded inside?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Boulders

    • E. 

      All of the above