Geology 12 Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
Use the Bowen’s Reaction Series .
1. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 21
Metamorphic rocks can usually be distinguished from igneous and sedimentary
rocks because the constituent grains
A. are rounded and cemented together.
B. have an aphanitic texture.
C. line up in a particular direction.
D. are formed by slow cooling
2. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 24
Slate generally exhibits
A. Gneissic layering
C. No foliation
3. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 25
A coarse grained metamorphic rock composed of obvious micaceous minerals
(muscovite, biotite) would be
4. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 26
The layering of minerals in a metamorphic rock is known as
5. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 27
Of the following, which is NOT a metamorphic rock?
6. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 28
Which of the following pairs shows the correct relationship between a
metamorphic rock and its parent rock?
7. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 29
Which of the following would be most likely to show rock cleavage?
8. METAMORPHIC TYPE U 30
Which of the following would normally show neither foliation nor compositional
9. RELATIVE PRINCIPLE H 5
Use the diagrams to answer this question. Which of the sedimentary
structures is the "right way up"?