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Understanding Various Types of Sedimentary Rocks Quiz

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1. What type of sedimentary rock is typically formed by the precipitation of minerals from water?

2. What is a common characteristic of clastic sedimentary rocks?

3. What type of rock is limestone typically considered?

4. Which sedimentary rock is primarily made up of sand-sized mineral particles or rock fragments?

5. What is the primary composition of shale?

6. What is the name given to the process by which sediment ultimately becomes a sedimentary rock?

7. What category of sedimentary rock is formed primarily from the carbon-rich remains of plants?

8. What is the primary difference between conglomerate and breccia?

9. Chert, flint, and jasper are all examples of what type of sedimentary rock?

10. Which statement best describes the formation of evaporites?