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5 Matching questions

  1. sediment
  2. Mohs hardness scale
  3. erosion
  4. intrusive
  5. deposition
  1. a the destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rocks
  2. b the process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it
  3. c scale ranking 10 minerals from softest to hardest; used in testing the hardness of minerals
  4. d small solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organisms
  5. e the type of igneous rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies beneath the Earth's surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rock that forms when sediments are compacted and cemented together
  2. the process by which one rock type changes into another rock type
  3. the texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are aligned like the pages of a book
  4. the sizes, shapes, and positions of the grains that a rock is made of
  5. not formed from living things or the remains of living things

5 True/False questions

  1. rocka solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials

          

  2. extrusivethe type of igneous rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies on the Earth's surface

          

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

          

  4. cleavagethe tendency of a mineral to break along flat surfaces

          

  5. lusterthe texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are aligned like the pages of a book