6th Grade Chapter 4: Rocks Test Review Question Preview (ID: 33144)


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Made of minerals that crystallize directly from water
a) biochemical rock
b) clastic rock
c) chemical rock
d)

Molten rock underground is
a) lava
b) grain
c) magma
d)

A fragment that makes up a rock is
a) grain
b) lava
c) flake
d)

A series of processes that change one type of rock to another type of rock is the rock cycle.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

A natural, solid mixture of minerals or particles is a
a) grain
b) rock
c) lava
d)

Igneous rock that cools and crystallizes on Earth's surface is
a) extrusive rock
b) intrusive rock
c) biochemical rock
d)

Rock material that is broken down into smaller pieces or dissolved in water as rocks erode is
a) texture
b) flakes
c) sediment
d)

Igneous rock that forms as magma cools underground is
a) extrusive rock
b) intrusive rock
c) chemical rock
d)

Grain size and the way grains fit together is
a) texture
b) color
c) sediment
d)

Molten rock that erupts on the Earth's surface is
a) magma
b) lava
c) intrusive rock
d)

Sedimentary rock that was formed by organisms or contains the remains of organisms
a) biochemical rock
b) clastic rock
c) chemical rock
d)

Sedimentary rock made of clasts (pieces) of minerals or rock fragments
a) biochemical rocks
b) clastic rocks
c) chemical rocks
d)

the process or squeezing our fluids and decreasing the space between grains in sediment deposited
a) cementation
b) compaction
c) weathering
d)

The crystallization of minerals from water into the spaces between sediment grains
a) cementation
b) compaction
c) weathering
d)

_______ rock contains parallel layers of flat and elongated minerals.
a) foliated
b) nonfoliated
c) clastic
d)

permanent change in rock shape caused by bending and folding
a) regional metamorphism
b) plastic metamorphism
c) expose
d)

the formation of metamorphic rock bodies tht are hundreds of square kilometers in size
a) regional metamorphism
b) contact metamorphism
c) expose
d)

Rock that has mineral grains with a random interlocking texture
a) foliated
b) nonfoliated
c) extrusive
d)

The process that affects structure and composition of rocks in a solid state due to changes in heat, pressure, and chemical fluids is
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphism
d)

In the rock cycle, sedimentary rock is made by
a) temperature and pressure
b) heating and cooling
c) compaction and cementation
d)

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