Cementation in Geology: Process & Examples


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What is the order of creating a sedimentary rock?

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1. Where does the compaction of grains occur?

2. What is the process whereby grains are glued together?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet combination, you can find out how much you know about cementation as it is used in geology. Questions address the proper order of creating sedimentary rock and the sedimentary rock formed from the smallest type of grain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To discover what you know about the lesson, the questions of the quiz include these subjects:

  • Where compaction of grains occurs
  • The process during which grains are 'glued' together
  • Sedimentary rock formed with the smallest grain
  • The general characteristic that is used to classify types of sedimentary rock

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the sedimentary rock formed with the smallest possible grain
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the order of creating a sedimentary rock
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the location of grain compaction

Additional Learning

For more reviewing, check out the lesson with the title Cementation in Geology: Process & Examples which you can use to look over the additional concepts listed below:

  • Hard water
  • Supersaturation
  • Other types of sedimentary rock