Types of Igneous Rocks: Lesson for Kids


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How are igneous rocks formed?

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1. What is the most common type of intrusive igneous rock?

2. Which type of rock forms the largest grains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several different kinds of igneous rocks. This quiz will ask you questions about each type of rock and how they're formed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Know how igneous rocks are formed
  • Name the most common type of intrusive igneous rock
  • Understand which rock type has the largest grains
  • Remember what liquid rock is called when its on the Earth's surface
  • Identify a type of rock from a picture

Skills Practiced

This quiz helps you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the different types of igneous rock
  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the igneous rock lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about intrusive igneous rocks to name the most common one

Additional Learning

Read the lesson called Types of Igneous Rocks: Lesson for Kids for more information. The lesson will help students:

  • Learn what igneous means in Latin
  • Understand what happens when a volcano erupts
  • Know how long it can take for extrusive igneous rocks to form