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Rocks that are made from hot melted rock that cools and hardens are called
a) Sedimentary rocks b) Igneous Rocks c) Metamorphic Rocks d) Compound Rocks
Where does intrusive rock come from?
a) Above the surface b) Below the srface c) Neither d)
For minerals, what does Mohs scale measure?
a) Luster b) Density c) Texture d) Hardness
How can you tell whether an igneous rock formed above or below ground?
a) From it's grain size b) From it's color c) From it's hardness d)
The basic building blocks of rocks are
a) Elements b) Compounds c) Minerals d) Crystals
The process where rocks change from one type of rock to another type of rock over and over again is called
a) Rock Cycle b) Endless cycle c) Carbon cycle d) Nitrogen cycle
A dinosaur print found in a rock is called
a) Mineral b) Compound c) Fossil d) Sedimentary
Melted rock beneath the Earth's surface is called
a) Magma b) Lava c) Heated rock d) Fragment Rock
Rocks that have been changed from intense heat and or pressure are called
a) Sedimentary b) Compound c) Igneous d) Metamorphic
Small pieces of rock, mud, sand, clay and silt that are carried by water from one place to another are called
a) Fossils b) Germs c) Sediments d) Alloys
Rocks that form when layers of clay, sand, silt and mud are pressed and cemmented together are called _________ rocks
a) Sedimentary b) Igneous c) Compound d) Metamorphic
Metamorphic rock transfers to Igneous rock by
a) Heat and pressure b) Weathering and erosion c) Melting and cooling d) Cementation
Sedimentary transfers to igneous rock by
a) Weathering and erosion b) Heat and pressue c) Melting and cooling d) Cementation and compaction
After transforming to sediment, the metamorphic rock transfers to sedimentary rock by
a) Cementation and compaction b) Weathering and rosion c) Heat and pressure d) Melting and cooling
The layng down of rock forming material by a natural agent is
a) Intrusion b) Melting c) Deposition d) Erosion
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