Rocks And The Rock Cycle Quiz! Trivia

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Rocks And The Rock Cycle Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about rock cycles? You can pass this quiz if you know enough. The rock cycle the progression of the geologic rock's life, and it takes place within the Earth's crust. This process is the evolution of rock and involves igneous intrusion, uplift, erosion, transportation, deposition as sedimentary rock, metamorphism remelting, and further igneous intrusion. Take this quiz and learn more about rocks and rock cycle.


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

      Quartz

    • B. 

      Other Rocks

    • C. 

      A mix of one or more minerals

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of rock?
    • A. 

      Sedimentary

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Igneous

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 3. 
    Sandstone is a rock from sand (duh) compressed together.  Sandstone is a _____________ rock.
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

  • 4. 
    According to the rock cycle diagram, what type of rock can a metamorphic rock turn into?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      All 3 types

  • 5. 
    According to the rock cycle diagram, must happen for sedimentary rock to form?
    • A. 

      Solidification

    • B. 

      Heat and/or Pressure

    • C. 

      Burial and Cementation

    • D. 

      Melting

  • 6. 
    Fossils that are further BELOW the surface are ___________ than fossils near the surface.
    • A. 

      Older

    • B. 

      Younger

    • C. 

      The same age

    • D. 

      Cannot tell from the information

  • 7. 
    Lava is a synonym for:
    • A. 

      Intrusive igneous rock

    • B. 

      Extrusive igneous rock

    • C. 

      Sedimentary rock

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 8. 
    Marble and Gneiss are examples of:
    • A. 

      Igneous Rock

    • B. 

      Sedimentary Rock

    • C. 

      Metamorphic Rock

  • 9. 
    A sedimentary rock can turn into an igneous rock by:
    • A. 

      Burial and Deposition

    • B. 

      Weathering and Erosion

    • C. 

      Melting and Solidification

  • 10. 
    'The process by which rocks change from one type to another over a period of time' refers to:
    • A. 

      The Water Cycle

    • B. 

      The Rock Cycle

    • C. 

      Metamorphism

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 11. 
    What type of rock is this:
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

  • 12. 
    How were these structures formed?
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      The Rock Cycle

    • C. 

      Weathering

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 13. 
    What is the name of this traditional Thanksgiving decoration?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Mayflower

    • C. 

      Cornucopia

    • D. 

      Banquete

  • 14. 
    What type of rock is this fossil formed in?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Cannot tell from this information

  • 15. 
    These rocks have most likely been smoothed and rounded from erosion in a:
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Forest

  • 16. 
    This is pumice.  What type of rock is pumice?
    • A. 

      Metamorphic

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Cannot tell from this information

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