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Biology Science (HS Physical Science) Quiz on Rocks and Minerals Quiz, created by Selam H on 13/08/2013.

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  • Rocks and Minerals Quiz

    Question 1 of 11

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    What is Igneous rock?

    Select one of the following:

    • Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth's surface, or at its surface, as lava.

    • Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment, especially sediment transported by water ice,and wind.

    • Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent without passing through a liquid phase.

    Question 2 of 11

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    What is Sedimentary rock?

    Select one of the following:

    • Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth's surface, or at its surface, as lava.

    • Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment, especially sediment transported by water ice,and wind.

    • Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent without passing through a liquid phase.

    Question 3 of 11

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    What is Metamorphic rock?

    Select one of the following:

    • Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials. Igneous rocks can form beneath the Earth's surface, or at its surface, as lava.

    • Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment, especially sediment transported by water ice,and wind.

    • Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent without passing through a liquid phase.

    Question 4 of 11

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    Where are fossils found in?

    Select one of the following:

    • Metamorphic rock

    • Sedimentary rock

    • Igneous rock

    Question 5 of 11

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    What are minerals?

    Select one of the following:

    • A powdery type of rock that is found on the earth's crust.

    • Solid chemical substances formed in the earths crust that make up rocks.

    • Properties of a rock.

    Question 6 of 11

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    What is a geologist?

    Select one of the following:

    • A scientist who studies the Earth.

    • A scientist who studies life.

    • A scientist who studies the atmosphere.

    Question 7 of 11

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    Select all of the answers that are minerals

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Diamonds

    • Rubies

    • Wood

    • Lava

    • Gold

    • Fools Gold

    Question 8 of 11

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    Physical properties are used for ___________.

    Select one of the following:

    • Finding out how strong rocks are.

    • Finding out how rocks form.

    • Observing characteristics of rocks.

    Question 9 of 11

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    Look at an obsidian rock. What are some of its physical properties? Choose all the answers that apply.

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Shiny

    • Black

    • Smooth

    • Pretty

    • Rounded arc shapes

    Question 10 of 11

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    Look at a conglomerate rock. What are some of its physical properties? Select all that apply.

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Contains pieces of small rock

    • Light colored rock

    • Dark colored rock

    • Ugly

    • Doesn't shine

    Question 11 of 11

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    Look at jasper rock. What are its physical properties? Select all that apply.

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Brownish, red color

    • Whitish, silver color

    • Lots of layers

    • Dull (not shiny)

    • Valuble

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