Rock Cycle Knowledge Check Up

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Rock Cycle Knowledge Check Up

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are igneous rocks made from?
    • A. 

      Molten rock that has cooled

    • B. 

      Pieces of other rocks that have collected and cemented together

    • C. 

      Mountains that have weathered away

  • 2. 
    Rocks are made ...
    • A. 

      Only of organic substances that contain carbon

    • B. 

      Always of quartz and silicon

    • C. 

      Of one or more minerals

  • 3. 
    Which statement is TRUE about the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      It involves heat, pressure and cooling

    • B. 

      It stops after metamorphic rocks form

    • C. 

      Weathering only occurs in igneous rocks

  • 4. 
    What kind of rock most often contains fossils?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

  • 5. 
    What rock is formed due to pressure and heat?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Matamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

  • 6. 
    Sand, pebbles and gravel are likely to be found in
    • A. 

      Sedimentary rocks

    • B. 

      Igenous rocks

    • C. 

      Metamorphic rocks

  • 7. 
    What can change rocks?
    • A. 

      Heating and cooling

    • B. 

      Freezing water

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Pressure

    • E. 

      All

  • 8. 
    What happens to metamorphic rock when it is heated to extremely high temperatures?
    • A. 

      It breaks apart into sediments

    • B. 

      It forms igneous rocks

    • C. 

      It melts into magma

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