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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. cementation
  2. weathering
  3. sediment
  4. texture
  5. chemical rock
  1. a small solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organisms
  2. b Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution
  3. c the sizes, shapes, and positions of the grains that a rock is made of
  4. d the process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together into one mass
  5. e wind, water, ice, sunlight, and gravity all cause rock to break into fragments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
  2. a naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition
  3. a solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials
  4. the hot liquid that forms when rock partially or completely melts, located inside the Earth
  5. any naturally preserved evidence of life

5 True/False questions

  1. intrusivethe type of igneous rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies beneath the Earth's surface

          

  2. clastic rockSedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure

          

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

          

  4. compactionthe process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight

          

  5. extrusivethe type of igneous rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies beneath the Earth's surface