Rocks And Fossils: Question Preview (ID: 9968)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled ROCKS AND FOSSILS: Reviews The Three Types Of Rocks, Various Fossil Types, And The Fossil Record .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

What type of rock is formed from volcanic material?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) minerals
d) igneous

Which rock is formed from heat and pressure?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) minerals
d) igneous

Where is the oldest layer of rock located in a cliff?
a) inside the cliff
b) behind the cliff
c) on the bottom of the cliff
d) on top of the cliff

An intrusive igneous rock contains ...
a) fine grains and cools slowly
b) coarse grains and cools quickly
c) coarse grains and cools slowly
d) fine grains and cools quickly

Which type of rock contains the majority of fossils?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) magma
d) igneous

A layer of Earth with fossils of aquatic organisms tells us that the environment was ...
a) once above sea level
b) once a desert
c) once on top of a mountain
d) once below sea level

Rocks that cool quickly and contain fine grains are called ...
a) intrusive igneous and form from lava.
b) intrusive igneous and form from magma.
c) extrusive igneous and form from lava.
d) extrusive igneous and form from magma.

The processes that form sedimentary rock in the correct order are ...
a) erosion, deposition, melting, compaction
b) weathering, melting, cooling hardening
c) erosion, deposition, compaction, cementation
d) cementation, compaction, weathering, erosion

The main characteristic of metamorphic rocks is ...
a) jagged grains.
b) various colors.
c) glassy texture.
d) foliation.

The fossil record is important because ...
a) it provides clues to the evolution of life on Earth.
b) all responses are correct
c) it provides evidence that life on Earth has become more complex over time.
d) it provides clues to Earth's past environments.

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 9968 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register