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Test Your Knowledge!

Look closely at each of the following rock images. Then, click the button of your choice for the answer at the right. When you finish with each of the rocks, check your answers by highlighting the box below the images.

1.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
2.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
3.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
4.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
5.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
6.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
7.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
8.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
9.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
10.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
11.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
12.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
13.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
14.

Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
15.
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic

 

1. Igneous, 2. Metamorphic, 3. Sedimentary, 4. Sedimentary, 5. Sedimentary, 6. Igneous,
7. Igneous, 8. Sedimentary, 9. Igneous, 10. Sedimentary, 11. Sedimentary, 12. Igneous,
13. Metamorphic, 14. Sedimentary, 15. Sedimentary

 

How well did you hold up?

1-3 correct - You should review the three main kinds of rocks.
4-6 correct -  You are getting better. A review of the three main kinds of rocks would be important.
7-9 correct - I am impressed! With a little review, you could do fantastic!
10-12 correct - You almost can't do any better than that.
13-15 correct - Congratulations - your mental abilities are as sturdy as the rock of Gibraltar.

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Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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