Rocks Quizzes & Trivia

Don’t hit rock bottom with this one! Keep your spirit high and go for the most solid answers. You’re stepping on them, throwing them around and climbing the highest mountains made up of them. It’s time for our quizzes on rocks and the sample questions should give you a hint of what’s about to come your way.

What’s the complete saying: Stuck between a rock and a...? What are sedimentary rocks? How are diamonds formed? What’s the most expensive diamond in the world? What’s the largest meteorite ever to have hit Earth? What color are jades? How did you do? We hope pretty well, because there are more challenges waiting for you in our rocks quizzes. Best of luck to you!

This quiz contains questions regarding uses and properties of rocks.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 187   |  Last updated: Jan 18, 2013
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    1.Which of the following is permeable

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 177   |  Last updated: Sep 14, 2018
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    Igneous comes from the Latin word IGNIS meaning

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...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 149   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2019
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    The size, shape, and pattern of a rock’s grains.

This quiz will help you and I see what you know about rocks and minerals. It is NOT to give you some grade, but it is a tool for us to use and help you make the most progress possible. Try your best!

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 114   |  Last updated: Jan 21, 2013
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    Rocks are made of

ES Week #5 - Questions cover material from minerals, gems, and the rock cycle.

Questions: 17  |  Attempts: 111   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2012
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    A mineral is considered a gem if it has these qualities: (check the 2 that apply)

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Rocks Questions & Answers

Which one of the following most accurately describes the volcanoes of the Hawaiian Islands?
The previous two answers have identified the reason as these volcanoes are fed by a long-lived hot spot below the Pacific lithospheric plate, or simply named the Pacific plate. These volcanoes are part of the Pacific ring of fire - a ring of volcanoe
What are sedimentary rocks also known as?
Sedimentary rocks are known as dirt rocks because their made of sediments that are stuff like dirt, gravel, sand , etc.
What is paleomagnetism?
This does not seems nice , paleomagnetism s the study of ancient rocks to know the geomagnetic conditions at the time of their origin.
What measures the absolute motion of plates?
The effects of a stationary hot spot on a plate above it.