How Much Do You Know About Types Of Rocks?

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How Much Do You Know About Types Of Rocks?

How much do you know about the types of rocks? Different rocks are formed as a result of different processes, and we got to cover some of the uses, formation and even existence of some rocks. The quiz below will not only see what you know about the rocks but also how attentive you have been in class. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The size, shape, and pattern of a rock’s grains.
    • A. 

      Fossil

    • B. 

      Silica

    • C. 

      Soil

    • D. 

      Texture

    • E. 

      Sediment

  • 2. 
    A particle of mineral or other rock that gives a rock its texture.
    • A. 

      Grains

    • B. 

      Humus

    • C. 

      Silica

    • D. 

      Sediment

    • E. 

      Abrasion

  • 3. 
    A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at or below the surface.
    • A. 

      Sedimentary

    • B. 

      Loam

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Clastic rocks

    • E. 

      Igneous

  • 4. 
    A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or the remains of plants and animals are pressed and cemented together.
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Organic rocks

    • D. 

      Compaction

    • E. 

      Igneous

  • 5. 
    A type of rock that forms from an existing rock that is changed by heat, pressure, or chemical reactions.
    • A. 

      Chemical weathering

    • B. 

      Chemical rocks

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Sedimentary

    • E. 

      Cementation

  • 6. 
    Small, solid particles of material from rocks or organisms which are moved by water or wind, resulting in erosion and deposition.
    • A. 

      Grains

    • B. 

      Sediment

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      Erosion

    • E. 

      Weathering

  • 7. 
    The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at Earth’s surface.
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Ice wedging

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Erosion

    • E. 

      Decomposers

  • 8. 
    The process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves fragments of rock and soil.
    • A. 

      Litter

    • B. 

      Compaction

    • C. 

      Chemical weathering

    • D. 

      Erosion

    • E. 

      Grains

  • 9. 
    The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it, and is deposited in a new location.
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Extrusive rock

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Mechanical weathering

    • E. 

      Soil

  • 10. 
    The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
    • A. 

      Organic rocks

    • B. 

      Soil horizon

    • C. 

      Permeable

    • D. 

      Cementation

    • E. 

      Compaction

  • 11. 
    The process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together into one mass.
    • A. 

      Mass movement

    • B. 

      Loam

    • C. 

      Cementation

    • D. 

      Sedimentary

    • E. 

      Extrusive rock

  • 12. 
    Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure.
    • A. 

      Chemical rocks

    • B. 

      Abrasion

    • C. 

      Organic rocks

    • D. 

      Permeable

    • E. 

      Clastic rocks