Chapter 6 Test Review
Use this worksheet to help you prepare for your test Friday, November 6! Please see me
if you have any questions. Know the rocks on the back of this page.
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1. Name the 3 types of rocks.
2. What is the origin of the names of the 3 types of rock? What do the names mean?
3. How is each type of rock formed?
4. Igneous rocks can be mafic or felsic-what do these terms mean?
5. What is the difference between intrusive and extrusive igneous rock?
6. What is an intrusion? Name 2 intrusions.
7. What does the term porphyritic mean?
8. What are some features found on sedimentary rock?
9. What is stratification? It is associated with what type of rock?
10. What is Bowen’s reaction series?
11. What is the difference between the 3 types of sedimentary rock?
12. Describe the rock cycle. Include processes that occur during the cycle and types
of rock produced. You may draw a picture.
13. Metamorphic rock can be described as ___________________ or
____________________. What is the difference?
14. What is contact metamorphism?
15. What is regional metamorphism?
16. What is partial melting?
17. What does the hydrochloric acid help you identify in a rock? Which rocks
bubbled when HCl is added?
18. What is fractional crystallization?
19. What is the difference between an intrusion and extrusion? Give examples of
both.
Rock Review – These are the major rocks to KNOW for the test.
Rock
Name
Granite
Gabbro
Obsidian
Basalt
Conglomerate
Sandstone
Limestone
Coal
Gneiss
Marble
Slate
20.
Rock Classification Formed from what? Related
Type
Minerals/Rocks/Other Rocks
(I, S,
M)
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