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Rocks and Minerals

Quiz by Kate Nutzman

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    What is a nonliving substance that occurs naturally in Earth's crust?
    rock
    mineral
    resource
    rock cycle
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  • Q2
    Results from melted rock that cools and hardens.
    metamorphic rock
    igneous rock
    sedimentary rock
    rock
    120s
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  • Q3
    Results from sediment that is pressed and cemented together.
    sedimentary rock
    metamorphic rock
    rock
    igneous rock
    120s
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  • Q4
    The age of the rock that is formed by comparing the rock to other rocks is called
    relative age
    properties
    resource
    mineral
    120s
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  • Q5
    What type of rock is formed by heat and pressure?
    rock
    sedimentary rock
    metamorphic rock
    igneous rock
    120s
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  • Q6
    What is the name of the process by which rocks change from one form to another?
    minerals
    rock cycle
    rocks
    properties
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  • Q7
    Any material found on Earth that can be used​ by people are
    properties
    resources​
    minerals
    rocks
    120s
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  • Q8
    The characteristics like color, hardness, luster, and streak are
    rocks
    properties
    resources
    minerals
    120s
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  • Q9
    Rocks are classified by the way they
    feel
    form
    cool
    look
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  • Q10
    The three main types of rock are
    sedimentary, minerals, and metamorphic
    sedimentary, minerals, and rocks
    sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic
    rocks, minerals, and metamorphic
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  • Q11
    Igneous rocks are classified by their rate of
    cooling
    size
    heating
    color
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  • Q12
    What shows the hardness of minerals
    color
    size
    mineral
    Mohs' Scale
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  • Q13
    A diamond's shine is referred​ to as its
    reflection
    colo
    streak
    luster
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  • Q14
    What type of rock is​ made of many layers?
    metamorphic
    minerals
    sedimentary
    igneous
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