Ch 3 Unit 3 & 4 Sedimentary And Metamorphic

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Ch 3  Unit 3 & 4 Sedimentary And Metamorphic - Quiz

This quiz will include the concepts covered in Section 3 Sedimentary Rocks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a use for fossils found in sedimentary rocks?
    • A. 

      Interpreting past environments

    • B. 

      Indicating when the rock formed

    • C. 

      Matching rocks of the same age found in different places

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 2. 
    Which is not a type of sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Biological

    • C. 

      Intrusive

    • D. 

      Clastic

  • 3. 
    Where are fossils often found?
    • A. 

      Caves

    • B. 

      Underground

    • C. 

      The ocean

    • D. 

      Sedimentary Rocks

  • 4. 
    Whats the most common type of sedimetary rock?
    • A. 

      Metamorphic

    • B. 

      Organic

    • C. 

      Chemical

    • D. 

      Clastic

  • 5. 
    What type of rocks are formed by processes powered by the sun?
    • A. 

      Metamorphic rocks

    • B. 

      Sedimentary rocks

    • C. 

      Igneous rocks

  • 6. 
    What makes sedimentary rocks?
    • A. 

      Heat, Air, Water, Dirt

    • B. 

      Sun, Oxygen, H2O, Soil

    • C. 

      Water, Air, Gravity, Heat

    • D. 

      Water, Air, Gravity, Ice

  • 7. 
    What is Sediment?
    • A. 

      A type of cement

    • B. 

      A type of rock

    • C. 

      Mineral Grains, wind, water, ice

    • D. 

      Rock, Shells, Mineral Grains, Bones, Teeth

  • 8. 
    What are the types of sedimentary rocks?
    • A. 

      Igneous, Detrital, Basalt

    • B. 

      Organic, Metamorphic, Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Balsalt, Clastic, Chemical

    • D. 

      Clastic, Organic, Chemical

  • 9. 
    Sedimentary rocks are
    • A. 

      Moved around by waves or flowing water

    • B. 

      Formed when plant and animal debris pressurize and build up.

    • C. 

      Formed when water evaporates.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    How much time does it take for sedimentary rocks to form?
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      A year

    • C. 

      At least a 50 years

    • D. 

      Millions and millions of years

  • 11. 
    How are rocks classified?
    • A. 

      Color, mass, atoms, size

    • B. 

      Location, mass, protons, color

    • C. 

      Texture, color, softness, grain size

    • D. 

      Color, size, shape, layering, size of the mineral grains

  • 12. 
    Identify this Sedimentary Rock.
    • A. 

      Siltstone

    • B. 

      Conglomerate

    • C. 

      Shale

  • 13. 
    How are chemical rocks formed?
    • A. 

      By chemical change

    • B. 

      Made by fossils under an oil rig

    • C. 

      They are formed under the ground by magma

    • D. 

      Ocean water thats rich in minerals

  • 14. 
    Fossils are only found in ____________________________________ .
    • A. 

      Intrusive igneous rocks

    • B. 

      Foliated metamorphic rocks

    • C. 

      Sedimentary rocks

    • D. 

      Nonfoliated metamorphic rocks

  • 15. 
    Identify this type of COAL...
    • A. 

      Lignite

    • B. 

      Bituminous

    • C. 

      Anthracite

  • 16. 
    Choose the correct answer that lists the SEDIMENTARY ROCKS  in the correct order of PARTICLE SIZE from LARGEST to SMALLEST
    • A. 

      Siltstone, conglomerate, shale, conglomerate

    • B. 

      Sandstone, conglomerate, shale, siltstone

    • C. 

      Shale, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate

    • D. 

      Conglomerate, sandstone, siltstone, shale

  • 17. 
    Identify the following Sedimentary Rock
    • A. 

      Obsidian

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Grey limestone

    • D. 

      Rock salt or Halite

  • 18. 
    Please identify this SEDIMENTARY ROCK.
    • A. 

      Grey limestone

    • B. 

      Marine Limestone

    • C. 

      Pumice

    • D. 

      Basalt

  • 19. 
    Identify this Sedimentary Rock.    Take a guess!!!!!
    • A. 

      Marine limestone

    • B. 

      Quartz sandstone

    • C. 

      Jasper

  • 20. 
    Metamorphic rocks are the oldest known rocks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The type of metamorphism that occurs over large areas, commonly at convergent plate margins, and is responsible for the production of most metamorphic rocks is ____________________.
  • 22. 
    Marble's parent rock is quartz.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    This metamorphic rock is foliated, crystallin and course grained from a  regional metamorphic area.  The name of this rock is_____________.
  • 24. 
    This rock was formed by contact metamorphism, nonfoliated and is high grade.  It often used in homes as flooring. The name of this rock is____________. 
  • 25. 
    This rock is nonfoliated, crystallin and fine to medium grained.  The minerals present in it are quartzofeldspathic.  It was produced by contact metamorphism.  The name of this rock is____________. 
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