Rock CycleQuestion: The type of rock formed from cooled magma or lava.
Answer: Igneous Rock
Question: What kind of rock is formed from heat and pressure?
Answer: Metamorphic Rock
Question: What process breaks rock down into sediments?
Question: What are the two processes necessary to turn sediments into rock?
Answer: Compaction and Cementation
Question: What is the process that moves sediments from one location to another?
Igneous RocksQuestion: The type of Igneous Rock that cools below the earth's surface.
Answer: Intrusive Igneous Rocks
Question: The type of Igneous Rock that cools above the earth's surface.
Answer: Extrusive Igneous Rock
Question: A coarse grained intrusive Igneous rock made of felsic minerals.
Question: A fine grained Igneous rock made of mafic minerals.
Question: A frothy Igneous rock that floats in water.
Sedimentary RocksQuestion: The three types of Sedimentary Rock.
Answer: Clastic, Chemical, and Organic
Question: The type of organic Sedimentary rock that is a fossil fuel.
Question: The two types of chemical Sedimentary rocks.
Answer: Precipitates and Evaporites
Question: A chemical precipitate Sedimentary rock made of small spheres cemented together.
Answer: Oolitic Limestone
Question: The clastic Sedimentary rock with the smallest grain size.
Metamorphic RocksQuestion: The two types of Metamorphic rocks.
Answer: Foliated and Non-Foliated
Question: This category of Metamorphic rock has minerals arranged in bands or layers.
Answer: Foliated Metamorphic rock
Question: This category of Metamorphic rock is the result of high heat and low stress, so no layers are created.
Answer: Non-Foliated Metamorphic rock
Question: This foliated Metamorphic rock has gemstone crystals in it.
Answer: Garnet Schist
Question: This non-foliated Metamorphic rock can have impurities that create swirls.
Grab BagQuestion: Oceanic crust is mainly made of this Igneous Rock.
Question: Continental crust is mainly made of this Igneous Rock.
Question: Crystals have time to form in this type of Igneous rock.
Answer: Intrusive Igneous rock
Question: This type of Sedimentary rock is formed from the skeletons of diatoms in the ocean.
Question: The meaning of the word "morph."