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Sedimentary Rocks Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is TRUE of regional metamorphism?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning detrital sedimentary rocks?

Question 3 3. Detrital sedimentary rocks are mainly classified by the size of their grains. Which of the following grain sizes is smallest?

Question 4 4. Which sedimentary structure is described as small, wavy ridges of sediment and might indicate that the rock originated in a stream bed, lake, or on a beach?

Question 5 5. Which of the following scenarios is most likely to result in lithification?

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Question 6 6. Which sedimentary rock forms when clay-sized grains are cemented together?

Question 7 7. What is the sequence of metamorphism with foliated rocks?

Question 8 8. If you looked at a sedimentary rock and noticed that it had some layers lying at angles (i.e. not parallel) to the usual horizontal layers, which sedimentary structure would be present?

Question 9 9. What arrangement would you expect to see if there was graded bedding present?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an influencing factor that transforms pre-existing rocks into metamorphic rocks?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is TRUE of sedimentary rocks?

Question 12 12. Which type of metamorphism is mainly due to heat?

Question 13 13. If we know that a hornfels rock was formed through contact metamorphism, then what do we know about this rock's history?

Question 14 14. Shale can be metamorphosed into slate. Which of the following describes the relationship between shale and slate?

Question 15 15. Why are mud cracks indicative that an area went through a period of wetting and drying?

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Question 16 16. If a sedimentary rock is baked by an intrusion of magma that touches the rock, which type of metamorphism will most likely take place?

Question 17 17. Which metamorphic process results in the chemical composition of a rock changing due to fluids and heat?

Question 18 18. Which type of metamorphism is more likely to take place over a wide area?

Question 19 19. Why is sedimentary rock the only type of rock that can contain fossils?

Question 20 20. The parent rock limestone can be metamorphosed into which of the following nonfoliated rocks?

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Question 21 21. When dissolved minerals crystallize and glue sediment grains together, what process is taking place?

Question 22 22. Which metamorphic process results in the formation of new minerals?

Question 23 23. When limestone undergoes metamorphism to become marble, the size of the crystals change, but the composition remains unchanged. This is an example of which metamorphic process?

Question 24 24. Which of the following terms is used to describe the consolidation of sediments due to the intense pressing weight of overlying deposits?

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms is used to describe the layering found in sedimentary rocks?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements correctly describes lithification?

Question 27 27. If crystals are already present but then reform due to a certain chemical environment, which process is most likely taking place?

Question 28 28. Which of the following types of sediment is composed of rock fragments?

Question 29 29. Which of the following scenarios might result in rocks metamorphosing through regional metamorphism?

Question 30 30. Coal forms when the remains of living organisms accumulate and convert to solid carbon. Therefore, coal comes from which type of sediment?

Sedimentary Rocks Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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