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5 Matching questions

  1. sediment
  2. fracture
  3. lava
  4. extrusive
  5. foliated
  1. a the tendency of a mineral to break along curved or irregular surfaces
  2. b magma that flows onto the Earth's surface
  3. c the type of igneous rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies on the Earth's surface
  4. d the texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are aligned like the pages of a book
  5. e small solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organisms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
  2. a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again
  3. rock that forms when the texture and composition of preexisting rock changes due to heat and/or pressure
  4. the destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rocks
  5. the process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight

5 True/False questions

  1. rock cyclethe process by which one rock type changes into another rock type

          

  2. densitythe destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rocks

          

  3. texturethe sizes, shapes, and positions of the grains that a rock is made of

          

  4. minerala naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition

          

  5. cleavagemagma that flows onto the Earth's surface

          

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