Unit 7 Common Assessment Review sedimentary

Unit 7 Common Assessment Review
6.10B – Classify rocks as igneous, metamorphic, and
6.10A – Build a model to represent layers of the earth
1. Identify the names of the following sections (layers) of
the earth and describe their state of matter/what they are
made of in the boxes provided.
4. Fill in the missing information in the table below to describe the
different types of rocks, how they are formed, and where they are
Type of Rock
How they are
Located near a
volcano on the
surface of the earth
Magma erupts to the
surface and cools
down quickly
Deep within the
Heat and pressure
Found in a cliff wall;
could contain fossils.
Sediments of the earth
(including sand, small
rocks, and fossils) form
layers on one another
2. The lithosphere layer of the earth includes what layer or layers of
the earth?
Uppermost solid mantle and the crust (Tectonic Plates are made of
The asthenosphere is the upper part of which layer of the earth?
The mantle. The crust is NOT included in the asthenosphere.
3. Which layer of the earth is liquid?
The outer core… it is the only liquid layer of the earth.
5. Read the descriptions of the following rocks to decide
what type of rock they may be.
Type of Rock
How the rocks are formed
Pebbles are pushed and cemented together.
Melted rock cools and hardens quickly.
Limestone rock experiences heat and pressure.
6.10C – Identify the name and location of tectonic plates
6. Label the tectonic plates in the blank rectangles provided.
Unit 7 Common Assessment Review
6.10D – The effects of tectonic plates on the earth’s
7. The squares in the following diagrams represent the
movement of tectonic plates. What landform would result
from each example?
Earthquake or fault line
Ridge, rift, sea floor spreading or valley.
Mountain range, volcano, subduction or
8. The following diagram shows two tectonic plates colliding.
What will happen to the magma beneath the crust after this plate
movement occurs?
The magma may rise to the earth’s surface.
What landform might this produce?
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