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5 Matching questions

  1. erosion
  2. chemical rock
  3. sedimentary rock
  4. metamorphic rock
  5. clastic rock
  1. a Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution
  2. b rock that forms when the texture and composition of preexisting rock changes due to heat and/or pressure
  3. c Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
  4. d rock that forms when sediments are compacted and cemented together
  5. e the destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rocks

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the way the surface of a mineral reflects light
  2. Sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
  3. the type of igneous rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies on the Earth's surface
  4. the color of a mineral in powdered form
  5. magma that flows onto the Earth's surface

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. fracturethe tendency of a mineral to break along curved or irregular surfaces