Rocks And Minerals Quiz

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Rocks And Minerals Quiz

When you see a mineral, there’s a good chance you’ll mistakenly refer to it like a rock. After all, the untrained eye isn’t able to discern the differences when you’re not sure what to look for. In reality, a mineral is naturally occurring inorganic solid while a rock is an aggregate of more than one mineral. What do you know about the two different substances? Take this geographical quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rocks are made of how many minerals put together?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1 or more

    • C. 

      2 or more

    • D. 

      3

  • 2. 
    How does Igneous Rocks form?
    • A. 

      When magma from inside the earth cools

    • B. 

      When lava cools outside of the earth's crust

    • C. 

      From ocean waves

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When Extrusive Igneous Rocks cools really fast what happens?
    • A. 

      It blows up

    • B. 

      Form tiny gas bubbles

    • C. 

      Fossils begin to grow in them

    • D. 

      Gas pockets called vesicles get trapped in the rocks structure

  • 4. 
    Whats the difference between a rock and a mineral?
    • A. 

      There is no difference

    • B. 

      Rocks are more common than minerals

    • C. 

      Mineral is organic solid substance with a definite chemical composition and Atomic arrangement . A rock is a solid mixture of two or more minerals.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

  • 6. 
    Explain how each of the three kinds of sedimentary rocks form. List one example of each kind of rock.
  • 7. 
    List two factors to produce a metamorphic rock.