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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Geology Questions

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Grade 11 Rocks
What are the three types of rocks?
  1. sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic
  2. molten, sedimentary, minerals
  3. silicate, carbonate, oxide
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
What is the core made of?
  1. Iron
  2. Aluminum
  3. Steel
  4. Iron and Nickel
  5. Both a and c
Grade 11 Historical Geology
About how long ago was Earth formed?
  1. 4.5 million years
  2. 45 million years
  3. 4.5 billion years
Grade 11 Tectonics
Grade 11 Tectonics
Match the term in Column A to the correct definition in Column B.
__ Convergent boundaries A. where two plates are moving apart
__ divergent boundaries B. where plates slide past each other
__ transform boundaries C. where two plates are colliding
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
Continental crust is                                          .
  1. denser and more rigid than oceanic crust.
  2. floating on top of the oceanic crust.
  3. thicker than oceanic crust.
  4. younger than the oceanic crust.
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
The layer that contains most of Earth's mass is the
  1. crust.
  2. mantle.
  3. core.
  4. asthenosphere.
Grade 11 Earth's Layers
The densest layer of Earth is
  1. the crust because rotational forces throw heavy materials to the outside.
  2. the crust because the collisions of tectonic plates create tremendous pressures that increases density.
  3. the core because molten iron sank to the center in the early Earth.
  4. the mantle because it is the thickest layer.
Grade 11 Rocks
Look at the two rock samples below.
Rock - Igneous - GabbroRock - Igneous - Granite
Which of the following statements is TRUE for both rocks?
  1. Both samples exhibit foliated texture.
  2. Both samples were formed intrusively.
  3. Both samples were formed organically.
  4. Both samples are mafic in composition.
Grade 11 Geology
Grade 11 Rocks
Sandstone is found in what geospheric layer?
  1. crust
  2. mantle
  3. core
  4. hydrosphere
Grade 11 Minerals
These are the two main groups that all minerals can be classified into.
  1. Crystalline and Noncrystalline
  2. Quartz and Granite
  3. Igneous and Metamorphic
  4. Silicate and Non-silicate
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