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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Geology Questions

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Grade 4 Rocks
When magma cools it forms igneous rock. Where is magma found?
  1. above ground
  2. underground
  3. on a mountain
  4. on the outside of a volcano
Grade 4 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of sedimentary rocks?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 4 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of igneous rock?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Grade 4 Historical Geology
A footprint is what type of fossil?
  1. Marking
  2. Imprint
  3. Trail
  4. Rock
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Which is not an agent of weathering?
  1. ice
  2. soil
  3. wind
  4. precipitation
Grade 4 Geology
Grade 4 Geology
A geologist is someone who
  1. studies geography
  2. studies the Earth
  3. studies germs
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Grade 4 Geomorphology
What are avalanches?
  1. sudden natural events where large amounts of snow and ice slide down a mountain
  2. warnings that tell people when it is dangerous to be on a mountain
  3. big storms that drop new snow on mountains where there is snow already
Grade 4 Geomorphology
A thunderstorm brought a downpour of rain. The next day there was a new ditch on the playground. What is the most reasonable conclusion?
  1. Water runoff from the storm eroded the soil.
  2. Lightning in the storm broke open the earth.
  3. Wind from the storm removed a layer of top soil.
  4. An earthquake took place around the same time as the storm.
Grade 4 Rocks
Sally is observing a piece of obsidian with a hand lens. She knows that igneous rock has many properties. Which is a property of igneous rock?
  1. It is always very soft.
  2. It is always formed when molten rock cools.
  3. It is made of crushed animal shells, bone and teeth.
  4. It forms when heat and pressure change other rocks.
Grade 4 Rocks
Cooled lava on Earth's surface turns into
  1. magna
  2. a sedimentary rock
  3. a metamorphic rock
  4. an igneous rock
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