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The Rock Cycle Pre test
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by K. Petruzzi
| 10 Questions
1
10 pts
A(n) __________ is any solid mass of mineral or mineral-like matter that occurs naturally as part of Earth.
2
10 pts
Most rocks, such as granite, occur as a solid mixture of _________.
3
10 pts
A characteristic of rock is that each of the component materials retains its properties in the mixture.
True
False
4
10 pts
Which of the following identify a type of rock?
igneous
metamorphic
crystalline
sedimentary
all of the choices are correct
none of the choices are correct
5
10 pts
Magma that reaches the surface is called _________.
6
10 pts
The process in which rocks are physically or chemically broken down by water, air, and living things is _________.
7
10 pts
What happens at #2?
magma cools
lava cools
both magma cools and lava cools
only lava cools
only magma cools
8
10 pts
What happens at 5, 6, and 7
deposition
sedimentation
weathering
nothing
9
10 pts
What causes the processes at 1 and 4?
extreme heat
extreme pressure
melting of rock
all of the choices are correct
none of the choices are correct
10
10 pts
What drives the rock cycle (provides the energy)?
heat/energy from the Earth's radioactive core
energy from the Sun
Both heat/energy from the Earth's radioactive core and the Sun.
Neither the heat from Earth's radioactive core or the energy from the Sun.
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