Basic Quiz On Rocks And Minerals!

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  • 1. 
    Describe how igneous rocks are formed. 
  • 2. 
    Which type of rocks forms due to extreme pressure or heat?
    • A. 

      Igneous Rocks

    • B. 

      Sedimentary Rocks

    • C. 

      Metamorphic Rocks

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 3. 
    The process in which rocks are broken down into smaller pieces by ice, water, the wind, changes in temperature, plants, animals, or by chemicals.
  • 4. 
    Select the answer that best defines sedimentary rocks.
    • A. 

      The changing and evolution of rocks from one type of rock to another that takes place over time.

    • B. 

      A type of rock that forms at Earth's surface. This rock may form from material that has been squeezed together or it may form from the material that is left after the evaporation of water.

  • 5. 
    The changing and evolution of rocks from one type of rock to another that takes place over time.
  • 6. 
    Choose the answer that best describes metamorphic rocks.
    • A. 

      A rock that is formed by adding heat, pressure, or chemicals to another rock.

    • B. 

      The process in which magma cools and hardens into rock.

  • 7. 
    Scientists group rocks into three types (igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic) by the age of rocks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A scientist that studies the earth is called a
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