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Grade 6 Rocks
A rock is pictured below. Which type of rock is it?
Rock - Igneous - Scoria
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 6 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of sedimentary rocks?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 6 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of igneous rock?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 6 Rocks
This type of rock is often formed in layers.
  1. Sedimentary Rocks
  2. Igneous Rocks
  3. Metamorphic Rocks
Grade 6 Rocks
In what type of rock can you sometimes find fossils?
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
  4. lava
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Rocks
Metamorphic rocks are formed
  1. when heat and pressure inside the earth change one kind of rock into another kind of rock
  2. when the earth comes to the surface, cools, and hardens
  3. when particles of matter are laid down in many layers and pressed together
Grade 6 Rocks
Which are very fine particles of rocks?
  1. loam
  2. sand
  3. topsoil
  4. subsoil
  5. silt
  6. clay
  7. soil erosion
  8. soil pollution
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Rocks
What is the largest rock called?
  1. Boulder
  2. Pebble
  3. Clay
Grade 6 Rocks
What processes change a rock into a metamorphic rock?
  1. weathering and erosion
  2. sedimentation and cementation
  3. melting and solidification
  4. high temperature and pressure
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 Rocks
The rock cycle is NOT used to illustrate the
  1. different types of rocks.
  2. process of rocks changing from one type to another .
  3. relationships of rocks to other rocks.
  4. journey of a rock.
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
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