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Question 1 <ul><li>True or False: Each major group of rocks only follows one pathway through the rock cycle. </li></ul>
Answer 1 <ul><li>False </li></ul>
Question 2 <ul><li>What is a rock generally made up of? </li></ul>
Answer 2 <ul><li>Minerals and other materials </li></ul>
Question 3 <ul><li>What type of rock forms from the cooling of lava above the ground or the cooling of magma below the sur...
Answer 3 <ul><li>Igneous </li></ul>
Question 4 <ul><li>What is the process where dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together? </li>...
Answer 4 <ul><li>Cementation </li></ul>
Question 5 <ul><li>Chalk formed from sediments made of skeletons of microscopic living things in the ocean must be what ty...
Answer 5 <ul><li>Organic rock </li></ul>
Question 6 <ul><li>Heat and pressure deep within the Earth can change any type of rock into what? </li></ul>
Answer 6 <ul><li>Metamorphic rock </li></ul>
Question 7 <ul><li>What does it mean if a metamorphic rock is nonfoliated? </li></ul>
Answer 7 <ul><li>It does not have layers. </li></ul>
Question 8 <ul><li>In the rock cycle, what type or types of rocks can form sedimentary rocks? </li></ul>
Answer 8 <ul><li>Any type of rock </li></ul>
Question 9 <ul><li>What is a sedimentary rock made up of rounded fragments of other rocks called? </li></ul>
Answer 9 <ul><li>Conglomerate </li></ul>
Question 10 <ul><li>True or false: Sandstone changing into quartzite is an example of the process that forms sedimentary r...
Answer 10 <ul><li>False  </li></ul>
Question 11 <ul><li>True or false: The most common extrusive rock is basalt. </li></ul>
Answer 11 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
Question 12 <ul><li>How do geologists describe a rock’s texture? </li></ul>
Answer 12 <ul><li>The size, shape, and pattern of the rock’s grains </li></ul>
Question 13 <ul><li>A rock that cools very quickly when it forms will have what type of texture? </li></ul>
Answer 13 <ul><li>Smooth and shiny with no visible grain </li></ul>
Question 14 <ul><li>Where do most metamorphic rocks form? </li></ul>
Answer 14 <ul><li>Deep below the surface of the Earth </li></ul>
Question 15 <ul><li>What is the most abundant intrusive rock? </li></ul>
Answer 15 <ul><li>Granite </li></ul>
Question 16 <ul><li>A sedimentary rock formed when rock fragments squeeze together is called what? </li></ul>
Answer 16 <ul><li>Clastic rock </li></ul>
Question 17 <ul><li>How do geologists classify metamorphic rocks? </li></ul>
Answer 17 <ul><li>By the arrangement of the grains that make up the rock </li></ul>
Question 18 <ul><li>The series of processes on the Earth and below the Earth’s surface that slowly changes rocks from one ...
Answer 18 <ul><li>The rock cycle </li></ul>
Question 19 <ul><li>True or false: Particles of a rock called grains give a rock its texture. </li></ul>
Answer 19 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
Question 20 <ul><li>True or false: Examples of  clastic  rocks, which are made of particles of other rocks, include sandst...
Answer 20 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
Question 21 <ul><li>When all the grains of a rock are large and easy to see, they are described as what? </li></ul>
Answer 21 <ul><li>Coarse-grained </li></ul>
Question 22 <ul><li>The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind carrying it is called what? </li></ul>
Answer 22 <ul><li>Deposition  </li></ul>
Question 23 <ul><li>True or false: Igneous rocks that formed beneath the Earth’s surface are extrusive rocks. </li></ul>
Answer 23 <ul><li>False </li></ul>
Question 24 <ul><li>What does foliated mean? </li></ul>
Answer 24 <ul><li>When a metamorphic rock’s grains are arranged in parallel layers </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Test Review
  2. 2. Question 1 <ul><li>True or False: Each major group of rocks only follows one pathway through the rock cycle. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Answer 1 <ul><li>False </li></ul>
  4. 4. Question 2 <ul><li>What is a rock generally made up of? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Answer 2 <ul><li>Minerals and other materials </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question 3 <ul><li>What type of rock forms from the cooling of lava above the ground or the cooling of magma below the surface? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Answer 3 <ul><li>Igneous </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question 4 <ul><li>What is the process where dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Answer 4 <ul><li>Cementation </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question 5 <ul><li>Chalk formed from sediments made of skeletons of microscopic living things in the ocean must be what type of sedimentary rock? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Answer 5 <ul><li>Organic rock </li></ul>
  12. 12. Question 6 <ul><li>Heat and pressure deep within the Earth can change any type of rock into what? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Answer 6 <ul><li>Metamorphic rock </li></ul>
  14. 14. Question 7 <ul><li>What does it mean if a metamorphic rock is nonfoliated? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Answer 7 <ul><li>It does not have layers. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Question 8 <ul><li>In the rock cycle, what type or types of rocks can form sedimentary rocks? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Answer 8 <ul><li>Any type of rock </li></ul>
  18. 18. Question 9 <ul><li>What is a sedimentary rock made up of rounded fragments of other rocks called? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Answer 9 <ul><li>Conglomerate </li></ul>
  20. 20. Question 10 <ul><li>True or false: Sandstone changing into quartzite is an example of the process that forms sedimentary rocks. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Answer 10 <ul><li>False </li></ul>
  22. 22. Question 11 <ul><li>True or false: The most common extrusive rock is basalt. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Answer 11 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
  24. 24. Question 12 <ul><li>How do geologists describe a rock’s texture? </li></ul>
  25. 25. Answer 12 <ul><li>The size, shape, and pattern of the rock’s grains </li></ul>
  26. 26. Question 13 <ul><li>A rock that cools very quickly when it forms will have what type of texture? </li></ul>
  27. 27. Answer 13 <ul><li>Smooth and shiny with no visible grain </li></ul>
  28. 28. Question 14 <ul><li>Where do most metamorphic rocks form? </li></ul>
  29. 29. Answer 14 <ul><li>Deep below the surface of the Earth </li></ul>
  30. 30. Question 15 <ul><li>What is the most abundant intrusive rock? </li></ul>
  31. 31. Answer 15 <ul><li>Granite </li></ul>
  32. 32. Question 16 <ul><li>A sedimentary rock formed when rock fragments squeeze together is called what? </li></ul>
  33. 33. Answer 16 <ul><li>Clastic rock </li></ul>
  34. 34. Question 17 <ul><li>How do geologists classify metamorphic rocks? </li></ul>
  35. 35. Answer 17 <ul><li>By the arrangement of the grains that make up the rock </li></ul>
  36. 36. Question 18 <ul><li>The series of processes on the Earth and below the Earth’s surface that slowly changes rocks from one kind to another is called what? </li></ul>
  37. 37. Answer 18 <ul><li>The rock cycle </li></ul>
  38. 38. Question 19 <ul><li>True or false: Particles of a rock called grains give a rock its texture. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Answer 19 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
  40. 40. Question 20 <ul><li>True or false: Examples of clastic rocks, which are made of particles of other rocks, include sandstone, shale, and breccia. </li></ul>
  41. 41. Answer 20 <ul><li>True </li></ul>
  42. 42. Question 21 <ul><li>When all the grains of a rock are large and easy to see, they are described as what? </li></ul>
  43. 43. Answer 21 <ul><li>Coarse-grained </li></ul>
  44. 44. Question 22 <ul><li>The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind carrying it is called what? </li></ul>
  45. 45. Answer 22 <ul><li>Deposition </li></ul>
  46. 46. Question 23 <ul><li>True or false: Igneous rocks that formed beneath the Earth’s surface are extrusive rocks. </li></ul>
  47. 47. Answer 23 <ul><li>False </li></ul>
  48. 48. Question 24 <ul><li>What does foliated mean? </li></ul>
  49. 49. Answer 24 <ul><li>When a metamorphic rock’s grains are arranged in parallel layers </li></ul>

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