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Grade 5 Rocks
Igneous rocks formed from
  1. crystals left behind when water evaporated.
  2. meteorites that fell to Earth.
  3. melted rock material that cooled and hardened.
  4. layers of sediment that were squeezed together.
Grade 5 Rocks
Melted rock that is beneath Earth's surface is called                .
  1. magma
  2. lava
  3. sediment
  4. sand
Grade 5 Rocks
Rocks formed from hot, molten rock material that cooled and hardened are                .
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
  4. minerals
Grade 5 Rocks
The flow of rock through the Earth system is called
  1. the water cycle.
  2. energy.
  3. the rock cycle.
  4. ground flow.
Grade 5 Rocks
About how many different minerals make up most of the rocks on Earth's surface?
  1. 20
  2. 50
  3. 100
  4. 1,000+
Grade 5 Rocks
Term for no layering or banding of minerals in metamorphic rocks.
  1. Nonfoliated
  2. Foliated
  3. Clastic
  4. Lava
Grade 5 Rocks
Sedimentary rock is not formed by
  1. the constant layering of the sediments
  2. pressure on sediment layers
  3. compaction and cementation
  4. doing experiments
Grade 5 Rocks
Rocks change in a predictable pattern know as                  the rock cycle                 .
Grade 5 Rocks
Metamorphic rocks have been modified by (select all appropriate choices)
  1. Air
  2. Heat
  3. Pressure
  4. Chemical Processes
Grade 5 Rocks
What do all rocks have in common?
  1. same color
  2. they all have minerals
  3. same shape
  4. same size
Grade 5 Rocks
Sandstone, amber and limestone are examples of                 rock.
  1. Igneous
  2. Metamorphic
  3. Sedimentary
Grade 5 Rocks
Marble, jade and gneiss are examples of                 rock.
  1. Igneous
  2. Metamorphic
  3. Sedimentary
Grade 5 Rocks
Over time igneous rocks become sedimentary rocks, sedimentary rocks then become metamorphic rocks. This is know as the
  1. water cycle
  2. geologic cycle
  3. atmosphere cycle
  4. rock cycle
Grade 5 Rocks
Rocks are constantly being formed and destroyed in a process called the                  rock cycle                  .
Grade 5 Rocks
What hot, liquid rock spews out of an erupting volcano?
  1. ash
  2. magma
  3. lava
  4. carbon dioxide
Grade 5 Rocks
Igneous rock is formed                                              by crystallization of molten rock or magma                                             .
Grade 5 Rocks
Which type of bedrock is the most common in southern China?
  1. gypsum
  2. stalagmite
  3. limestone
  4. Miao
Grade 5 Rocks
Rocks do NOT cycle through the Earth system.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Rocks
High heat and pressure can change igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks into
  1. igneous
  2. minerals
  3. metamorphic
  4. sedimentary
Grade 5 Rocks
                is a dark, fine-grained rock.
  1. Fossil
  2. Granite
  3. Coral
  4. Basalt
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