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Rocks and Minerals for Kids

Rocks and Minerals for Kids

Learn about Geology with Rocks and Minerals for Kids.
Can you answer all the questions below successfully? See the Rocks and Minerals questions, then scroll down the page for the answers. See how many you can match correctly. The correct Rocks and Minerals answers are at the very bottom of the page.

Rocks and Minerals Quiz Questions

  1. What is the most abundant element found in the Earth’s crust?
  2. What type of rock is formed when layers of sediment harden over millions and millions of years?
  3. What is the process called where rock and soil are moved by wind, water, ice and gravity?
  4. What type of rock is formed when pressure, liquid and heat transform pre-existing rock?
  5. What is the second most abundant element in the Earth’s crust?
  6. What type of scientist studies the Earth’s structure, how it is made, and the origins of the planet? Hint, this type of scientist studies rocks, soil, fossils, mountains, and earthquakes.
  7. What is the natural chemical process that breaks down rocks?
  8. What kind of rock is formed from the cooling of molten magma or lava?

 
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Rocks and Minerals Quiz Answers

  • Geologist
  • Igneous Rock
  • Metamorphic Rock
  • Silicon
  • Sedimentary Rock
  • Erosion
  • Oxygen
  • Weathering

 
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Rocks and Minerals Quiz Correct Answers

  1. Oxygen
  2. Sedimentary Rock
  3. Erosion
  4. Metamorphic Rock
  5. Silicon
  6. Geologist
  7. Weathering
  8. Igneous Rock

 
If you correctly answered 7 out of 10 questions or better, you are on your way to understanding the science known as Geology! Rocks and Minerals for Kids is an educational tool to learn more about Rocks and Minerals and Geology.

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