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Magma that cools below Earth's surface forms _________ rock.
a) intrusive igneous b) intrusive metamorphic c) extrusive metamorphic d) extrusive igneous
The processes involve in the rock cycle include all of the following EXCEPT ______.
a) condensation b) erosion c) wearthering d) compaction
Nonfoliated rocks are distinguished by ______.
a) absence of layers b) large pores c) the enlargement of mineral grains d) the shape and size of the sediments
Metamorphic rocks can be formed from all of the following EXCEPT ______.
a) the formation of minerals from solutions b) the presence of hot, watery fluids c) temperature d) pressure
Silicon is a mineral; Basalt is a _______.
a) mineral b) rock c) glass d) mica
Sedimentary rocks are ______.
a) formed below Earth's surface as magma b) a type of foliated igneous rock c) formed by great heat d) formed from already existing rocks that are weathered and eroded
Andesitic rocks have compositions between those of _______ and basaltic rocks.
a) conglomerate b) metamorphic c) granitic d) organic
The changes that take place in the rock cycle ______.
a) create matter b) destroy matter c) create and destroy matter d) never create nor destroy matter
A classification of metamorphic rocks would include whether they are ______.
a) chemical or organic b) intrusive or extrusive c) foliated or nonfoliated d) basaltic or granitic
Lava that cools quickly forms ______ rocks.
a) extrusive metamorphic b) extrusive igneous c) intrusive metamorphic d) intrusive igneous
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