ROCKS Question Preview (ID: 38327)


IDENTIFY ROCKS.

The four properties that help tell minerals apart are?
a) streak plate, luster, hardness, and color
b) color, streak plate, shape, and luster
c) luster, color, shape, and texture
d)

What doe the word igneous mean?
a) shiny
b) pressure
c) fire-made
d)

What kind of rocks are formed from molten material that has cooled and hardened?
a) metamorphic
b) sedimentary
c) igneous
d)

What do you call molten material below the earth's surface?
a) magma
b) lava
c) limetstone
d)

What do you call magma that reaches the earth's surface?
a) sedimentary
b) igenous
c) lava
d)

A rock that feels rough has what kind of texture?
a) smooth
b) coarse
c) shiny
d)

A rock with a fine texture feels?
a) rough
b) smooth
c) jagged
d)

What kind of rocks are formed when sediments are cemented or pressured together?
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphic
d)

What are rock particles that settle at the bottom of a liquid called?
a) sediments
b) texture
c) marble
d)

A never ending process by which rocks are changed from one type of rock to another is called?
a) geology
b) relative age
c) rock cycle
d)

Most rocks are found in what kind of rock?
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphic
d)

Any trace, mark, or remains of any living thing at least 10,000 years old is called a ?
a) fossil
b) pottery
c) rocks
d)

What kind of rock has been changed due to heat, pressure, or both?
a) metamorphic
b) igneous
c) sedimentary
d)

The oldest layer of sediments are found on the?
a) top
b) bottom
c) middle
d)

Words like older, oldest, younger, and youngest describe?
a) kinds of rocks
b) kinds of fossils
c) relative age
d)

What do you call scientists who studies rocks?
a) geologist
b) botanist
c) archeologist
d)

What are rocks made out of that are not plants or animals?
a) sand
b) water
c) minerals
d)

What do you call the way light bounces off of a mneral?
a) streak
b) luster
c) hardness
d)

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