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The most characteristic property of sedimentary rock is ___.
a) foliated b) texture c) stratification d) density
An igneous rock the cools very slowly has a __ texture.
a) foliated b) fine-grained c) nonfoliated d) coarse-grained
___ metamorphic rock contains minerals that are arranged in plates or bands.
a) foliated b) texture c) stratification d) density
The ___ of a rock is determined by the sizes, shapes, and positions of the minerals the rock contains.
a) foliated b) texture c) stratification d) density
Which of the following is not a type of foliated metamorphic rock?
a) gneiss b) slate c) marble d) zebra rock
Which of the following is not a sedimentary rock?
a) chemical limestone b) shale c) granite d) conglomerate
___ is an example of a coarse-grained, felsic, igneous rock.
a) Basalt b) Pumice c) Granite d) Obsidian
Silicate minerals contain a combination of the elements _____.
a) sulfur and oxygen b) carbon and oxygen c) iron and oxygen d) silicon and oxygen
Which of the following properties is considered a special property that applies to only a few minerals?
a) luster b) hardness c) taste d) density
Which of the following properties of minerals does Mohs scale measure?
a) luster b) hardness c) density d) streak
Which property describes that a mineral breaks unevenly?
a) fracture b) cleavage c) hardness d) streak
Which property describes the color powder left on a plate?
a) fracture b) cleavage c) hardness d) streak
Which property describes a mineral that breaks evenly along planes?
a) fracture b) cleavage c) hardness d) streak
Which of the following properties of minerals is expressed in numbers?
a) fracture b) cleavage c) hardness d) streak
Igneous rock form when _________
a) minerals crystallize from a solution b) sand grains are cemented together c) magma or lava cools and solidifies d) mineral grains in a rock recrystallize
A ________ is a common structure found in metamorphic rock.
a) ripple mark b) foliation c) still d) layer
The process in which sediment is removed from its source and transported is called ____.
a) deposition b) erosion c) weathering d) uplift
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