The Rock Cycle Ultimate Trivia! Quiz

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Looking for the ultimate rock cycle trivia quiz? Here is the one quiz for you. The three main types of rock are igneous rock, metamorphic rock, and sedimentary rock. These rocks differ from each other based on how they are formed and their characteristics when introduced to certain elements. By taking this quiz, you will get to refresh your memory on the types of rocks and processes they undergo.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 3 types of rocks involved in the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      Sandstone, shale, basalt

    • B. 

      Dactylic, iambic, spondaic

    • C. 

      Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    Rocks are made ...
    • A. 

      Only of organic substances that contain carbon

    • B. 

      Always of quartz and silicon

    • C. 

      Of one or more minerals

  • 4. 
    What are sedimentary rocks made of?
    • A. 

      Molten rock that has cooled

    • B. 

      Pieces of other rocks that have collected and cemented together

    • C. 

      Petrified trees

  • 5. 
    Which of these is a sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Granite

    • B. 

      Pumice

    • C. 

      Sandstone

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    What happens to metamorphic rock when it is subjected to extreme heat?
    • A. 

      It breaks apart into sediments

    • B. 

      It forms igneous rocks

    • C. 

      It melts into magma

  • 8. 
    What kind of rock most often contains fossils?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a metamorphic rock?
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Shale

    • C. 

      Basalt

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an igneous rock?
    • A. 

      Graphite

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Quartzite

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