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Rocks!

Quiz by Rachael Hubbard

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    What rocks are formed when rock buried deep in the earth changes without melting or weathering?
    Minerals
    Metamorphic
    Igneous
    Sedimentary
    300s
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  • Q2
    If you found a rock with a fossil in it, it is most likely what type of rock?
    Metamorphic
    Igneous
    It could be any type
    Sedimentary
    300s
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  • Q3
    Where would you find magma?
    Question Image
    Location B
    All of the above
    Location A
    Location C
    300s
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  • Q4
    Which type of igneous rock cools slower, resulting in larger mineral crystals?
    Extrusive
    Intrusive
    Internal
    External
    300s
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  • Q5
    Where would you find igneous rocks with smaller mineral crystals?
    Question Image
    Location A and B
    Location A and C
    All locations
    Location B and C
    300s
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  • Q6
    Where would metamorphic rocks be most likely to form?
    At the bottom of a lake
    In a lava flow
    At the tops of mountains
    Near tectonic plate boundaries
    300s
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  • Q7
    Weathering, compacting, and cementing are processes that form
    metamorphic rocks
    sedimentary rocks
    igneous rocks
    300s
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  • Q8
    What term is used to describe how sediments are carried to another place?
    Cementation
    Erosion
    Compaction
    Weathering
    300s
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  • Q9
    Sedimentary rocks often form horizontal strata as pictured here. What are strata?
    Question Image
    Layers
    Crystals
    Fossils
    Mineral grains
    300s
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  • Q10
    In the Paleozoic Era, the swamp plants were buried and solidified, eventually forming coal. What kind of sedimentary rock is coal?
    Clastic
    Organic
    Chemical
    Foliated
    300s
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  • Q11
    What best describes the process happening at 1?
    Question Image
    Weathering
    Heat and Pressure
    Cooling and Crystallizing
    Melting
    300s
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  • Q12
    What best describes the processes happening at 3?
    Question Image
    Melting
    Cooling and Crystallizing
    Weathering and Erosion
    Heat and Pressure
    300s
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  • Q13
    What kind of rocks turn into sedimentary rocks?
    Sedimentary
    All types
    Metamorphic
    Igneous
    300s
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  • Q14
    What type of metamorphic rock is pictured here?
    Question Image
    Clastic
    Foliated
    Stratified
    Nonfoliated
    300s
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  • Q15
    Sandstone forms when sand is compacted and cemented together. What type of sedimentary rock is sandstone?
    Question Image
    Clastic
    Foliated
    Chemical
    Organic
    300s
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  • Q16
    Which type of plate boundary is associated with subduction zones, volcanic mountains, and ocean trenches?
    Question Image
    divergent
    continental
    convergent
    transform
    300s
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  • Q17
    Which type of plate boundary is associated with mid ocean ridges, sea floor spreading, and rift valleys?
    Question Image
    convergent
    divergent
    continental
    transform
    300s
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  • Q18
    Which is the proper order of eras of geologic time?
    Cambrian, Cenozoic, Jurassic, Paleogene
    Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic
    Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, Precambrian
    Precambrian, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Cenozoic
    300s
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  • Q19
    The Great Dying, or Permian Extinction, wiped out 95% of species at the end of which era?
    Question Image
    Mesozoic
    Precambrian
    Paleozoic
    Cenozoic
    300s
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  • Q20
    The rise of mammals occurred after a catastrophic end to this era
    Question Image
    Cenozoic
    Precambrian
    Paleozoic
    Mesozoic
    300s
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