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8.4.2f Rock Cycle.

What type of rock is the only rock in which you will find fossils in?
a) Metamorphic
b) Igneous
c) Sedimentary
d) Volcanic

Metamorphic rocks are formed by
a) Weathering, erosion, and deposition
b) Heat and Pressure
c) Heat
d) Mineral Solution

If a sedimentary rock was going to change into an igneous rock what would have to happen
a) Heat and Pressure
b) Compaction / Cementation
c) Heating and Cooling
d)

Igneous rocks are formed by
a) Compaction / Cementation
b) Heat
c) Heat / Pressure
d)

The three types of sedimentary rocks are
a) Foliated, Non-Foliated, Clastic
b) Chemical, Volcanic, Organic
c) Intrusive, Extrusive, Volcanic
d) Clastic, Chemical, Organic

A series of processes in which rocks forms, and changes from one type to another through a geological process known as.
a) Weathering
b) Water Cycle
c) Life Cycle
d) Rock Cycle

Small solid pieces of rock fragments
a) Erosion
b) Deposition
c) Sediments
d) Fossils

Foliated and non-foliated are the sub groups for which type of rock classification
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Volcanic

Extrusive / Intrusive are the subgroups of what type of rocks
a) Metamorphic
b) Igneous
c) Sedimentary
d) Organic

Rock formed by sediments being compacted and cemented together from a mineral rich solution
a) Chemical
b) Organic
c) Foliated
d) Clastic

The process where sediments are connected together through a mineral rich solution
a) Compaction
b) Cementation
c) Melted
d) Frozen

The process in which material is laid down into a new area.
a) Weathering
b) Erosion
c) Deposition
d) Calcification

The process where layers build up as pressure increases the bottom layers compress together to start the formation of this type of rock.
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Intrusive igneous

The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports sediments and soil from one location to another.
a) Weathering
b) Deposition
c) Compaction
d) Erosion

The natural process by which atmospheric and environmental agents such as wind, rain, and temperature changes disintegrate and break down rocks.
a) Erosion
b) Deposition
c) Weathering
d) Law of superposition

The law of superposition states the oldest rock layer will be found where
a) At the Top
b) In the Middle
c) At the Bottom
d)

How are sediments created?
a) Volcanic Activity
b) Weathering
c) Man made
d) In a Lab

Which Rock is stronger
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Dwayne The Rock Johnson

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