Geology Rocks - Short Cycle

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There are three major types of rocks and these are the sedimentary, ingenious and metamorphic rocks. Some people don’t know this but rocks have played a major role in civilization of humans on earth. Below is a geology rocks short cycle assessment designed to measure your understanding of the previous topic. Give it a shot and see what awaits you in the exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a layer of the earth?
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 2. 
    Which item is the best model of the layers of the earth?
    • A. 

      Lemon

    • B. 

      Marble

    • C. 

      Peach

    • D. 

      Tennis ball

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a property of minerals?
    • A. 

      Hardness

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Diamond

    • D. 

      Sediments

  • 4. 
    In which layer of the earth are minerals found?
    • A. 

      Inner core

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Rocks are made of one or more minerals.

    • B. 

      Minerals are made of something that was never living.

    • C. 

      Non-solid substances like water and gas are also classified as minerals.

    • D. 

      Rocks cannot be made from animal and plant remains.

  • 6. 
    What do we call the process of rocks changing from one form to another?
    • A. 

      Mineral identification

    • B. 

      The rock cycle

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      The Mohs' Scale

  • 7. 
    Which statement identifies how rocks and minerals are the same?
    • A. 

      Rocks and minerals are both crystals.

    • B. 

      They are both from animal and plant remains.

    • C. 

      They both come in different color and sizes.

    • D. 

      They are arranged in a repeating pattern.

  • 8. 
    Use the “Mineral Identification” chart on page 40 of your data booklet to identify the mineralthat Lindsey found while digging in the construction site. In her field journal, she wrote that the mineral looked like polished metal and could be scratched by a steel nail. It left a blackish streak on the streak plate.Using the information from her field journal and the “Mineral Identification” chart, identify which mineral Lindsey found.
    • A. 

      Feldspar

    • B. 

      Graphite

    • C. 

      Hematite

    • D. 

      Magnetite

    • E. 

      Pyrite