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5 Matching questions

  1. clastic rock
  2. rock
  3. organic rock
  4. fracture
  5. sediment
  1. a the tendency of a mineral to break along curved or irregular surfaces
  2. b Sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
  3. c Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
  4. d a solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials
  5. e small solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organisms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together into one mass
  2. rock that forms from the cooling of magma or lava
  3. a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again
  4. the type of igneous rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies on the Earth's surface
  5. not formed from living things or the remains of living things

5 True/False questions

  1. Mohs hardness scalethe process by which one rock type changes into another rock type


  2. lavathe hot liquid that forms when rock partially or completely melts, located inside the Earth


  3. nonfoliatedtexture of metamorphic rock in which mineral grains show no alignment


  4. metamorphic rockrock that forms when the texture and composition of preexisting rock changes due to heat and/or pressure


  5. chemical rockSedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution


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