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Sedimentary, Metamorphic And Igneous Rocks.[print questions]

How many main types of rocks are there?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

What type of rock is created by hot liquid rock cooling?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d) both 1 and 2

sedimentary rock are formed....
a) by hot liquid rock cooling
b) by layers of rock fragments being pressed and cemented together with minerals
c) by rock being heated and pressed underground
d) none of these

Metamrphic rock is created by....
a) by hot liquid rock cooling
b) by layers of rock fragments being pressed and cemented together with minerals
c) by rock being heated and pressed underground
d) none of these

Which of the following would be the process of rock fragments being carried away with wind or water?
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) weathering
d) none of these

Which of the following is when rock is chemically or physically broken downi nto fragments?
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) weathering
d) none of these

Which of the following is when rock is dropped into a different place after it has been broken down into framents?
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) weathering
d) none of these

Which of the following is an example of chemical weathering ?
a) acid rain falling onto the Washington Monument
b) water washing away sand in a road during a rain storm
c) lichen growing on rock for years
d) both 1 and 3

Which of the following is an example of physical weathering?
a) acid rain falling onto the Washington Monument
b) water washing away sand in a road during a rain storm
c) lichen growing on rock for years
d) both 1 and 3

What is it called when rocks are created and changed over and over again?
a) recycling rocks
b) the rock cycle
c) rocks being created
d) none of these

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