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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Rocks Questions

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Grade 10 Rocks
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
Grade 10 Rocks
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
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Sedimentary - Sandstone
  1. clastic
  2. glassy
  3. foliated
  4. vesicular
Grade 10 Rocks
Which best classifies the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Scoria
  1. felsic
  2. clastic
  3. plutonic
  4. vesicular
Grade 10 Rocks
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
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
What type of pluton is M on the diagram below?
Geologic Cross Section 2
  1. sill
  2. dike
  3. laccolith
  4. batholith
Grade 10 Rocks
Which mineral is associated with high-grade metamorphism?
  1. garnet
  2. biotite
  3. chlorite
  4. sillimanite
Grade 10 Rocks
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
Which best describes the rock below?
Rock - Igneous - Basalt
  1. mafic
  2. felsic
  3. glassy
  4. folliated
Grade 10 Rocks
What type of pluton is F on the diagram below?
Geologic Cross Section 1
  1. sill
  2. dike
  3. laccolith
  4. batholith
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