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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Geology Questions

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Grade 6 Minerals
Grade 6 Rocks
In what type of rock can you sometimes find fossils?
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
  4. lava
Grade 6 Geology
What do you call a scientist who studies rocks?
  1. an astronomer
  2. a biologist
  3. a rock star
  4. a geologist
Grade 6 Rocks
What is the largest rock called?
  1. Boulder
  2. Pebble
  3. Clay
Grade 6 Geomorphology
Grade 6 Rocks
What is the process of rocks being broken down over time called?
  1. Weathering
  2. Accumulation
  3. Condensation
  4. Evaporation
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
The mantle is the earth's thickest layer and is mostly made up of
  1. nickel and iron.
  2. magma, or melted rock.
  3. water.
Grade 6 Geomorphology
Grade 6 Rocks
Rocks are classified by
  1. how they are formed
  2. when they are formed
  3. where they are formed
Grade 6 Rocks
What process occurs to change sedimentary rock into igneous rock?
  1. sediments melted
  2. sediments compacted
  3. sediments weathered
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Rocks
Soil is made of
  1. weathered rocks and minerals
  2. dead plants and animals
  3. air and water
  4. all answer choices
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Tectonics
Plate movement is caused by                                  .
  1. the rotation of the Earth
  2. ocean tides
  3. convection currents in the mantle
  4. the moon's gravity
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