Rocks And Minerals Assessment

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Rock And Mineral Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the basics of rocks and minerals for grade 6.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a property of minerals? (check only one answer)
    • A. 

      Quartz

    • B. 

      Cleavage and fracture

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Scratch test

    • E. 

      Weight

  • 2. 
    Minerals are NOT formed in which way?
    • A. 

      Cooling

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      By humans

    • D. 

      Deep within the earth

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a type of rock?
    • A. 

      Talc

    • B. 

      Diamond

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Tourmaline

    • E. 

      Halite

  • 4. 
    What are the three main categories of rocks?
    • A. 

      Settled, swirled, and pressed

    • B. 

      Gneiss, schist, and coal

    • C. 

      Hornblende, amphitite, galena

    • D. 

      Sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous

    • E. 

      Compaction, extraction, and settlement

  • 5. 
    Igneous rock is formed by
    • A. 

      Magma that has cooled

    • B. 

      Layers of particles cementing together

    • C. 

      Rock changing from one form to another

    • D. 

      Glaciers

    • E. 

      Earthquakes

  • 6. 
    Sedimentary rock most likely would NOT be found
    • A. 

      In a volcano

    • B. 

      Under a lake

    • C. 

      Where there are fossils

    • D. 

      At the base of a mountain

    • E. 

      At the mouth of a river

  • 7. 
    Why does this image not accurately show the rock cycle?