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Rocks and soils - Quiz

1.

Which of the following rocks is permeable?

2.

Which rock splits easily into thin sheets?

3.

Which is the only rock that floats?

4.

What would be a good rock to tile a roof with?

5.

Chalk is used to write on blackboards because ...

6.

Granite is often used for steps because ...

7.

Marble is often used for statues or grand buildings because ...

8.

Which rock is the solidified lava froth from a volcano?

9.

What could be a problem with a monument made from chalk?

10.

Flint and sandstone are two rocks. Sandstone can be scratched with a steel nail. Flint cannot. Which is the harder rock?

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