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QUESIOT 1

ONE WORD ANSWER

a. Which area in South Africa regarded as a rocky area ?


b. List three types of rocks ?
c. Which type of rocks is formed from deposited materials?
d. Is sedimentary rock a soft or hard rock ?
e. Granite is formed by which rock ?

QUESTION 2

FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS

I.1.Sedimentary rock formed by ……………


I.2.Drakensburg mountain is more dominant with…………..rock
I.3.…………………is used to build houses
I.4.In art and culture they preferred …………….rock to portrait
I.5. …………………………….is found all over South Africa

QUESTION 3

PARAGRAPH QUESTION

Metamorphic rocks form deep in the earth where high temperature, great
pressure, and chemical reactions cause one type of rock to change into
another type of rock. Metamorphic rocks begin to form at 12-16
kilometres beneath the earth's surface. They begin changing at
temperatures of 100 degrees Celsius to 800 degrees Celsius. If you
squeeze and heat a rock for a few million years, it can turn into a new kind
of rock.

QUESTION 4
SUMMARY
At the end learners will be able to understand how rocks are formed.
South Africa is one of the largest continents which have got all types of
rocks. In addition to that these types of rocks attract the tourists as
well.

However these types of rocks especially igneous rock had played a very
important part across the continent. Our economy depends on the rocks
found under the ground. On the other side our mines course an impact
on breaking up the rock.

Weathering will takes place. Which is the breaking down of rocks in to


smaller particles and these will affect our environment together with
people living around. it is better to conserve nature as it is to avoid
disrating nature .

Nature conservation is vary much important especially on rocks


because it brings the beauty of earth .all most seventy percent of
world is covered with rocks. The area without rocks can be easily
destroyed by erosion and earthquake will also takes place sometimes

In conclusion it is better to conserve our environment especially the


rocks ,course without it the beauty of earth will not be visible and at
the end we will end up know were.