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Types of Rocks: Quiz

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A short quiz about different rocks
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Question 1

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: densly packed, high absorption rate, clastic -Formation: Formation under water; moslty on the seafloor; clay-like
Answer
  • Sandstone
  • Mudstone
  • Basalt
  • Arkose
  • Pumice

Question 2

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How is this rock called? -Type: Igneous -Description: amygladoial, phaneritic, aplitic, always black -Formation: extrusive magma solidification (also under water)
Answer
  • Obsidian
  • Diorite
  • Basalt
  • Gabbro
  • Pumice

Question 3

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: consists of SiO2 Skeletons of underwater Organisms, dark red -Formation: biogenic formation, in the deep sea,
Answer
  • Radiolarite
  • Slate
  • Schist
  • Limestone
  • Arkose

Question 4

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How is this rock called? -Type: Igneous -Description: amygladioal, phanteritic, pegmatitic -Formation: intrusive magma solidification, autochthonus
Answer
  • Marble
  • Quartzite
  • Gabbro
  • Gneiss
  • Granite

Question 5

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How is this rock called? -Type: metamorphoric -Description: hornfelsic, small shiny spots, thin layers -Formation: chemical separation, high heat exposure
Answer
  • Quartzite
  • Marble
  • Schist
  • Slate
  • Arkose

Question 6

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How is this rock called? -Type: igneous -Description: rough textured with holes -Formation: Highly pressurized rock ejected from a volcano
Answer
  • Pumice
  • Obsidian
  • Basalt
  • Diorite
  • Breccia

Question 7

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How is this rock called? -Type: metamorphic -Description: thin lines, white spots in the layers -Formation: metamorphic "reheated" Granite, resulting in lineation
Answer
  • Schist
  • Diorite
  • Arkose
  • Gneiss
  • Gabbro

Question 8

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How is this rock called? -Type: Igneous -Description: Phaneritic, porphyritic, pegmatitic, amygladoial -Formation: intrusive magma solidification, slow cooling
Answer
  • Conglomerate
  • Diorite
  • Gabbro
  • Gneiss
  • Sandstone

Question 9

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How is this rock called? -Type: Igneous -Description: amygladoial, larger minerals compared with other rocks -Formation: intrusive magma solidification, a lot time to cool
Answer
  • Gabbro
  • Gneiss
  • Conglomerate
  • Breccia
  • Arkose

Question 10

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: soft rock, with very little Quartz in it -Formation: fluvial sediment; deposited in rivers
Answer
  • Arkose
  • Conglomerate
  • Limestone
  • Sandstone
  • Radiolarite

Question 11

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: clastic, pistolic -Formation: fluvial deposition
Answer
  • Conglomerate
  • Sandstone
  • Arkose
  • Schist
  • Mudstone

Question 12

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How is this rock called? -Type: metamorphic -Description: foliation -Formation: metamorphic clay minerals turned into mica minerals uder pressure
Answer
  • Schist
  • Slate
  • Marble
  • Obsidian
  • Breccia

Question 13

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How is this rock called? -Type: Igneous -Description: Aphantic, hard and sharp (SiO2) -Formation: Fast cooled lava, not allowing the structure to crystallize
Answer
  • Obsidian
  • Pumice
  • Diorite
  • Basalt
  • Slate

Question 14

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How is this rock called? -Type: metamorphic -Description: hornfelsic, Mixed colors, Mixed shades -Formation: metamorphic Limestone
Answer
  • Marble
  • Slate
  • Quartzite
  • Arkose
  • Breccia

Question 15

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: Oolitic, clastic -Formation: fluvial sediment
Answer
  • Conglomerate
  • Mudstone
  • Limestone
  • Sandstone
  • Breccia

Question 16

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: bioclastic, prone to weathering -Formartion: Biogenic precipitation of CaCO3 in water
Answer
  • Arkose
  • Limestone
  • Gneiss
  • Radiolarite
  • Sandstone

Question 17

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How is this rock called? -Type: metamorphic -Description: foliated, clay layers -Formation: metamorphic mudstone; rearrangement of clay layers
Answer
  • Schist
  • Slate
  • Quartzite
  • Mudstone
  • Conglomerate

Question 18

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How is this rock called? -Type: sedimentary -Description: clasic, pistolic, scratched fragments -Formation: rockslide material; components older than the rock
Answer
  • Limestone
  • Granite
  • Breccia
  • Gneiss
  • Gabbro

Question 19

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How is this rock called? -Type: unknown -Description: bull neck, too large to pass through doors, small brain -Formation: methamorphic Granite mixed with some human cells and DNA
Answer
  • The Rock
  • Chuck Norris
  • Kevin Levrone
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Bruce Lee
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