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Introduction to the Rock Cycle

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  • Q1
    Extrusive igneous rocks have small crystals because they cooled _________________________.
    RAPIDLY
    SLOWLY
    IN SPACE
    UNDERGROUND
    60s
  • Q2
    This type of molten rock will cools and crystalizes on the surface of the Earth.
    lava
    60s
  • Q3
    The _________________ will determine crystal size in igneous rocks.
    mineral content
    amount of silica
    size of the volcano
    rate of cooling
    60s
  • Q4
    This intrusive igneous rock is used as countertops in kitchens and bathrooms due to how tough it is and the large crystals it contains.
    granite
    60s
  • Q5
    ______________ rocks have little or no crystals due to the fast rate of cooling and will exhibit a ___________________ texture.
    Extrusive; coarse
    Extrusive, fine
    Intrusive; coarse
    Intrusive; fine
    60s
  • Q6
    This igneous rock has a glass texture that is referred to as 'frothy' and is most likely used when you get a pedicure.
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    Pumice
    Granite
    Obsidian
    Pumice
    60s
  • Q7
    This type of rock forms from the accumulation and solidification of sediment.
    metamorphic
    felsic
    igneous
    sedimentary
    60s
  • Q8
    This igneous rock looks like a piece of glass due to the fact that it has no crystals from rapid cooling.
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    Obsidian
    Pumice
    Rhyolite
    Granite
    60s
  • Q9
    There is a direct rock through the rock cycle.
    True
    False
    45s
  • Q10
    What is the name of the igneous feature seen in the picture?
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    Half Dome
    120s
  • Q11
    This type of molten rock will cools and crystalizes beneath the surface of the Earth.
    magma
    60s
  • Q12
    The igneous rock in the picture has this type of texture:
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    Frothy
    Coarse Grained
    Glassy
    Fine-Grained
    60s
  • Q13
    An igneous rock that cooled and crystalized below the crust is considered:
    Extrusive
    Volcanic
    Intrusive
    Mafic
    60s
  • Q14
    An igneous rock they cooled and crystalized on the surface of the Earth is considered:
    Plutonic
    Intrusive
    Felsic
    Extrusive
    60s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 rock types?
    Felsic
    Sedimentary
    Igneous
    Metamorphic
    60s

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