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5 Matching questions

  1. crystal
  2. intrusive
  3. streak
  4. cleavage
  5. clastic rock
  1. a the tendency of a mineral to break along flat surfaces
  2. b Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
  3. c a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again
  4. d the color of a mineral in powdered form
  5. e the type of igneous rock that forms when magma cools and solidifies beneath the Earth's surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it
  2. scale ranking 10 minerals from softest to hardest; used in testing the hardness of minerals
  3. the sizes, shapes, and positions of the grains that a rock is made of
  4. magma that flows onto the Earth's surface
  5. a solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials

5 True/False questions

  1. weatheringsmall solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organisms

          

  2. rock cyclea solid mixture of crystals of one or more minerals or other materials

          

  3. minerala naturally formed, inorganic solid with a crystal structure and a definite chemical composition

          

  4. densitythe process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it

          

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

          

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