Consider the following statements about igneous rocks:

  1. Fossils are found only in extrusive igneous rocks
  2. Gabbro is a coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock 

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because fossils are found in sedimentary rocks. Igneous rocks do not contain fossils. Second statement is correct because Gabbro is an intrusive igneous rock that is black in colour and has a composition similar to basalt.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module