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Rock forming minerals are
a) chocolate chips b) the most common minerals that make up the rocks on the Earth’s crust c) the most common minerals that make up the rocks in outer space d) the most common minerals that make up the rocks in the Earth's core
Rocks can be
a) igneous if it is formed under intense heat and pressure b) sedimentary if it is formed when pieces of rock are pressed and cemented together c) metamorphic if it is formed when magma or lava cools and hardens d) all of the choices
_________ rock forms when magma hardened ________ Earth's surface
a) intrusive; on b) intrusive; beneath c) extrusive; on d) extrusive; beneath
What are the 4 steps involved in forming sedimentary rock?
a) erosion, deposition, compaction, and cementation b) erosion, deposition, contraction, and cementation c) erosion, deposition, contraction, and sedimentation d) erosion, deposition, compaction, and sedimentation
Deposition is
a) the process by which sediments settle out of the water or wind carrying it b) the process by which sediments are carried by water or wind c) the process by which sediments are pressed together d) the process by which the minerals in rock slowly dissolve in the water and crystallize
Erosion is
a) the process by which sediments settle out of the water or wind carrying it b) the process by which sediments are carried by water or wind c) the process by which sediments are pressed together d) the process by which the minerals in rock slowly dissolve in the water and crystallize
The rock _______ ______ a beginning and an end
a) cycle; does not have b) cycle; has c) process; does not have d) process; has
What product does not occur in the rock cycle?
a) magma b) igneous rock c) sedimentary rock d) metastasiary rock
What process does not occur in the rock cycle?
a) melting b) erosion c) cooling d) contraction
What type of rock might form at the bottom of a valley
a) sedimentary rock b) metamorphic rock c) igneous rock d) all of the choices
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