Rocks And Minerals Exam: Quiz!

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Rocks And Minerals Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of these are the three types of rocks except?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Fossil

    • D. 

      Metamorphic

  • 2. 
    Rocks are made up of tiny pieces called ________________
    • A. 

      Magma

    • B. 

      Sediments

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 3. 
    An example of a sedimentary rock is ___________________
    • A. 

      Granite

    • B. 

      Sandstone

    • C. 

      Marble

  • 4. 
    What layer of the Earth do we live on?
  • 5. 
    The process in which rocks change into different types of rocks is called ____   ______   _______ 
  • 6. 
    How many layers of the Earth are there?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 7. 
    Igneous rocks are formed when the lava from a volcano cools down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Igneous rocks turn into sedimentary rocks through what process?
    • A. 

      Weathering and erosion

    • B. 

      Cooling and melting

    • C. 

      Heat and pressure

  • 9. 
    Layers of sand, pebbles, and shells that build up over time are called ____________
  • 10. 
    The texture of the rock, tells what about the rock?
    • A. 

      How shiny or dull it is

    • B. 

      How much it scratches other rocks

    • C. 

      How soft/smooth or hard/rough it is

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