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Grade 5 Rocks
Sedimentary rock is not formed by which of the following?
  1. the constant layering of the sediments.
  2. pressure on sediment layers.
  3. compaction and cementation.
  4. doing experiments.
Grade 5 Rocks
High heat and pressure can change igneous, sedimentary. and metamorphic rocks into                   .
  1. igneous rocks.
  2. minerals.
  3. metamorphic rocks.
  4. sedimentary rocks.
Grade 5 Rocks
What do all rocks have in common?
  1. They all have the same color.
  2. They all have minerals.
  3. They all have the same shape.
  4. They are all the same size.
Grade 5 Rocks
Sandstone, shale, and limestone are examples of                 rock.
  1. igneous
  2. metamorphic
  3. sedimentary
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
Which of the rocks below is an igneous rock made by lava?
  1. granite
  2. quartz
  3. basalt
  4. sandstone
Grade 5 Rocks
Fossils are most often found in
  1. sedimentary rock.
  2. lava.
  3. sand.
  4. igneous rock.
Grade 5 Rocks
Marble, slate, and gneiss are examples of                 rock.
  1. igneous
  2. metamorphic
  3. sedimentary
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
Which type of rock is made by layers of small pieces of rocks and minerals cemented together?
  1. metamorphic
  2. minerals
  3. igneous
  4. sedimentary
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
Metamorphic rocks have been modified by which of the following? Select all appropriate choices.
  1. Air
  2. Heat
  3. Pressure
  4. Chemical Processes
Grade 5 Rocks
Melted rock that is beneath Earth's surface is called                .
  1. magma
  2. lava
  3. sediment
  4. sand
Grade 5 Rocks
Sedimentary rocks are the strongest type of rock.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Rocks
                is a dark, fine-grained rock.
  1. Fossil
  2. Granite
  3. Coral
  4. Basalt
Grade 5 Rocks
Rocks do NOT cycle through the Earth system.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Rocks
What term is used for no layering or banding of minerals in metamorphic rocks?
  1. Nonfoliated
  2. Foliated
  3. Clastic
  4. Lava
Grade 5 Rocks
Over time igneous rocks become sedimentary rocks, sedimentary rocks then become metamorphic rocks. This is know as the                 cycle.
  1. water
  2. geologic
  3. atmosphere
  4. rock
Grade 5 Rocks
A type of rock that is light in color and has course grains is                .
  1. basalt
  2. granite
  3. fossil
  4. coral
Grade 5 Rocks
What is composition?
  1. A rock's chemical makeup or combination of minerals which it is made
  2. The process by which regions of the crust rise to higher elevations
  3. A banded texture
  4. A non-banded texture
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