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UK Rocks
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  • Limestone is an example of a ______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    sedimentary

  • How are igneous rocks formed? Erosion, volcanic activity or through extreme pressure?
    Volcanic activity

  • Granite is an example of a ______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    igenous

  • Basalt is an example of a ______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    igneous

  • Where in the UK are you most likely to find sedimentary rock? North, East, South or West?
    South & East

  • Slate is an example of a ______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    metamorphic

  • Where in the UK are you most likely to find metamorphic rocks? North, East, South or West?
    North

  • Marble is an example of a ______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    metamorphic

  • Chalk is an example of a _______________________ rock. Igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic rock?
    sedimentary

  • Metamorphic rock is evident in much of Scotland? True or False.
    True

  • Where in the UK are you most likely to find igneous rock? North, East, South or West?
    West

  • How are metamorphic rocks formed? Erosion, transportation, extreme pressure?
    Extreme pressure

  • How are sedimentary rocks formed? Extreme pressure, volcanic activity or transport and erosion?
    Transport & Erosion

  • Sedimentary rock makes up the majority of the UK? True or False.
    True

  • Metamorphic rock is more common than sedimentary rock in the UK? True or False.
    False

  • The rock type geology that is evident in Dartmoor and the Giant's Causeway is, sedimentary, metamorphic or igneous?
    Igneous

  • The rock type geology that London is on is, sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic?
    Sedimentary

  • The rock type geology that forms the majority of Scotland and the Scottish Highlands is, sedimentary, metamorphic or igneous?
    Metamorphic

  • Igneous rock are often found in areas of high relief. True or False?
    True