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Rocks and Minerals

This quiz is based on high school geology. 10 Questions.

 
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A pure crystalline substance formed naturally in the Earth is known as?

  • A mineral
  • A solid
  • A rock
  • A solution

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A mixture formed naturally in the Earth is known as?

  • Mineral
  • Rock
  • Crystal
  • Molecule

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The rock type that forms directly from magma?

  • Igneous volcanic
  • Metamorphic
  • Sedimentary
  • Igneous plutonic

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Glassy pumice would be formed by?

  • Cooling of magma at a moderate rate
  • Cementing of sediments
  • Slow cooling of magma
  • Immediate cooling of lava

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Most sedimentary rocks are a product of?

  • Eroding rocks
  • Burying rocks
  • Melting rocks
  • Changing or altering rocks

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All metamorphic rocks have?

  • Layers
  • Large minerals
  • Small minerals
  • Been changed

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In order for sedimentary rock to become metamorphic rock...?

  • The parent rock must be buried deeper into the earth
  • The parent rock must be uplifted to the surface
  • The parent rock must have babies
  • The parent rock must be eroded

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Which of these can best be said to cause landslides?

  • Lightning
  • Gravity
  • Pressure
  • Heat

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The tendency of a mineral to split easily along a flat surface is called?

  • Cleavage
  • Softness
  • Luster
  • Fracture

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The gas given off in the acid test of a carbonate mineral is?

  • Sulfur
  • Nitrogen
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Oxygen

 

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