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Hill-Rocks and Minerals Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. magma
  2. igneous rock
  3. fossil
  4. clastic rock
  5. luster
  1. a rock that forms from the cooling of magma or lava
  2. b the hot liquid that forms when rock partially or completely melts, located inside the Earth
  3. c any naturally preserved evidence of life
  4. d the way the surface of a mineral reflects light
  5. e Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials
  2. the tendency of a mineral to break along curved or irregular surfaces
  3. magma that flows onto the Earth's surface
  4. rock that forms when sediments are compacted and cemented together
  5. Sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers

5 True/False Questions

  1. erosionthe destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rocks

          

  2. compactionthe process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together into one mass

          

  3. cleavagemagma that flows onto the Earth's surface

          

  4. chemical rockSedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure

          

  5. crystala solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again

          

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