Self-Assessment Quiz Page
To deal efficiently with the interpretation of
metamorphic rocks you need to be familiar with the
compositions of rocks and minerals, with the diagnostic
properties of the more common minerals, and with the
terminology used to describe the minerals and
microstructures. This needs plenty of practice and a certain
amount of rote learning. To find out what sort of skills are
involved, and to help consolidate your knowledge, try your
hand at these Web-based quizzes.
There are five short quizzes, each
with five questions.
Identify the mineral in the photomicrograph, choosing
from a list of mineral names.
- Metamorphic facies
Choose the right metamorphic facies from the P-T diagram.
- Metamorphic rock
The ACF diagram has several rock compositions plotted on
it. Find the right one.
- Terms and
Match the correct term to the given definition.
Choose the most appropriate term to describe the
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