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Rocks (Grade 8)

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Rocks

1. 
Rocks formed from the cooling lava of volcanic eruptions are                  .
  1. igneous rocks
  2. limestone rocks
  3. sedimentary rocks
  4. metamorphic rocks
2. 
Which type of rocks are made from small pieces of other rocks?
  1. metamorphic
  2. igneous
  3. sedimentary
3. 
What starts the change from an igneous rock to a sedimentary rock?
  1. heat
  2. melting
  3. pressure
  4. weathering
4. 
Lava that cools quickly forms                       rocks.
  1. extrusive metamorphic
  2. extrusive igneous
  3. intrusive metamorphic
  4. intrusive igneous
5. 
The most likely place to find a fossil is                 rock.
  1. sedimentary
  2. volcanic
  3. igneous
  4. metamorphic
6. 
These types of rocks have changed from one form to another.
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
7. 
Rocks that form from debris that settles in lakes, streams, or oceans and is squeezed into rock after millions of years by the pressure of water are
  1. sedimentary rock
  2. igneous rock
  3. metamorphic rock
8. 
Rocks change over time from one type to another. This process is called
  1. type changing
  2. the rock cycle
  3. erosion
  4. melting
9. 
When wind or water breaks a rock into smaller pieces, the process is called
  1. weathering
  2. hardness
  3. igneous
  4. erosion
10. 
What is a sedimentary rock that is a group of pebbles cemented together with pressure and chemicals in the water?
  1. cobalt
  2. granite
  3. obsidian
  4. conglomerate
11. 
A classification of metamorphic rocks would include whether they are                        .
  1. chemical or organic
  2. intrusive or extrusive
  3. foliated or nonfoliated
  4. basaltic or granitic
12. 
Coal is a
  1. sedimentary rock
  2. igneous rock
  3. metamorphic rock
  4. a clump of dinosaur bones
13. 
The arrangement of minerals in a rock is called its texture.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
Why is slate sometimes used for shingles for roofs?

What other rocks are used for important purposes in society?



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