Igneous, Sedimentary or Metamorphic Rocks and Mineral Categories and Examples Testing rocks and minerals Earth FUN FACTS!
100
Which type of rock has many different visible layers in them and often has fossils within them?
Sedimentary rock
100
Classic, chemical and organic are 3 types of which kind of rock?
Sedimentary rocks
100
Who created the scratch test?
Friedrick Mohs
100
Name one thing in the stone age, bronze age or iron age made of rocks and minerals.
Fire pit, pottery, tools, weapons, décor, buildings, roads, cities.
100
True or False. Rocks and Minerals are naturally occurring.
True
200
Which type of rock is formed when molten rock from under Earth’s surface cools and hardens?
Igneous rock
200
Foliated and non-foliated are 2 types of which kind of rock?
Metamorphic rocks
200
Geologist use the scratch test to identify and name rocks and minerals. Name 2 tests other than the scratch test.
-Streak Test
-Break Test
200
Name 2 things we in today's modern world we make from rocks and minerals.
Computers, cellphones, televisions roads, art, tools, buildings and structures.
200
A person who studies rocks and minerals is called a _________.
Geologist
300
Which type of rock is formed when rocks and mountain formations break down due to repeated exposure to wind, rain, snow and heat?
Sedimentary rock
300
Marble, Gneiss, Hornfels, Slate, Schist, Phylitte, Quartzite are all types of which rock?
Metamorphic rocks
300
Which statement is true? (1 or 2)

1. The scratch system lists 10 minerals based on their hardness. In the system no mineral can be scratched by any softer mineral.

2. The scratch system lists 10 minerals based on their hardness. In the system minerals can only be scratched by softer mineral.
1. The scratch system lists 10 minerals based on their hardness. In the system no mineral can be scratched by any softer mineral.
300
There are over 3500 known minerals on Earth's surface! However, how many of those are found commonly on Earth?
100
300
Rocks are made of _______ .
Minerals
400
Which type of rock is formed when tectonic plates move and rub against each other and form new rock?
Metamorphic rock
400
Obsidian, pumice, rhyolite, andesite, basalt, granite, diorite, gabbro, porphyry and pegmatite are all types of which rock?
Igneous rocks
400
Which type of rock would be easier to crumble with your hands, igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
Sedimentary rock
400
Does intrusive igneous rock or extrusive igneous rock have larger crystals?
Intrusive Igneous Rock
400
What is the name of the hardest mineral, ranked with a 10.
Diamond
500
Conglomerate, sandstone and shale are all types of which rock?
Sedimentary rocks
500
What is the name of the best and most beautiful part of a mineral's crystal?
Gemstone
500
Name the 4 layers of Earth starting from the inside.
- Inner core - Outer core - Mantle - Crust
500
What is the name of the softest mineral, ranked with a 1.
Talc




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