Clastic Sedimentary Rocks: Definition, Types & Examples


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Which of the following rocks has the smallest grain size?

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1. Which of the following rock has the largest grain size?

2. What is the difference between conglomerates and breccia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you understand about clastic sedimentary rocks with these study resources. Topics you'll need to know include grain size and how rocks form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will help you to:

  • Identify grain size for specific types of rocks
  • Determine the difference between conglomerates and breccia
  • Name an environment where ancient rocks once formed
  • Recognize the steps in the process of rock formation

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about grain size in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as conglomerates and breccia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how rocks form

Additional Learning

Read this lesson to learn more about rocks. The lesson is called Clastic Sedimentary Rocks: Definition, Types & Examples and it will adhere to the following study guidelines:

  • Explain sedimentary rocks
  • Define clastic sedimentary rocks
  • Understand weathering
  • Assess different types of clastic sedimentary rocks and how they are formed