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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
The sediments in the rock sample below are best described as
Rock - Sedimentary - Conglomerate
  1. angular and sorted
  2. rounded and sorted
  3. angular and unsorted
  4. rounded and unsorted
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Marcelo needs to identify the rock shown below.
Rock - Metamorphic - Quartzite
Which two properties should Marcelo examine to help him identify the rock?
  1. size and density
  2. density and texture
  3. color and composition
  4. texture and composition
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Obsidian
  1. mafic, glassy, volcanic
  2. felsic, glassy, plutonic
  3. mafic, vesicular, volcanic
  4. felsic, vesicular, plutonic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Scoria
  1. felsic
  2. clastic
  3. plutonic
  4. vesicular
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Metamorphic - Marble
  1. clastic and foliated
  2. crystalline and foliated
  3. clastic and nonfoliated
  4. crystalline and nonfoliated
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Sedimentary - Sandstone
  1. clastic
  2. glassy
  3. foliated
  4. vesicular
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Granite
  1. mafic and extrusive
  2. felsic and extrusive
  3. mafic and plutonic
  4. felsic and plutonic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Sedimentary - Conglomerate
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Gabbro
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Sedimentary - Limestone
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Metamorphic - Gneiss
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Basalt
  1. mafic
  2. felsic
  3. glassy
  4. folliated
Grade 10 :: Rocks by LBeth
Which mineral is associated with high-grade metamorphism?
  1. garnet
  2. biotite
  3. chlorite
  4. sillimanite
Grade 10 :: Atmosphere by LBeth
Which of the following provides evidence of "The Great Oxidation Event"?
  1. presence of ancient impact craters
  2. isotopic studies of sedimentary rocks
  3. chemical composition of today's oceans
  4. travel times of seismic waves through the earth
Grade 10 :: Atmosphere by LBeth
The earth's early atmosphere most likely had a much higher concentration of carbon dioxide than today's atmosphere. What happened to the carbon dioxide (choose two)?
  1. it was dissolved into ocean water
  2. it was consumed by early life forms
  3. it was stripped from the earth by solar winds
  4. it was locked in sedimentary rocks and fossil fuels
Grade 10 :: Atmosphere by LBeth
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