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Metamorphic rock is produced when _____________________.
a) rock materials is subjected to heat and pressure b) basalt froms in the ocean c) tectonic plates diverge d) magma cools inside the crust
When rocks are broken down into small pieces, like sand and gravel, the pieces are known as:
a) magma b) debris c) humus d) sediment
what type of rock is formed from magma?
a) metamorphic b) weathered c) igneous d) sedimantary
What is soil?
a) a mixture of rock mineral particles b) all of the above c) a mixture of air and water d) a mixture of decayed organic materials
Cementation and compaction help produce ______________________.
a) sedimentarty rock b) magma c) diamonds d) granite
Suppose some ingeous rocks are forced back down into the Earth where they melt. When they eventually cool and harden again, what kind of rock will they be:
a) igneous b) reformed c) sedimentary d) metamorphic
Which processess are primarily responsible for the formation of soil?
a) weathering and docomposition of organisms b) earthquakes c) the impact of meteorites d) volcanic activity
the process of breaking down rock is _________________:
a) weathering b) respiration c) photosynthisis d) calcification
the movement of weathered rock material from one place to another by water, ice, or gravity is called:
a) weathering b) sedimentation c) deposition d) erosion
volcanic eruptions are considered
a) extrusive processes b) Mr. Swank's processes c) sedimentary processes d) intrusive processes
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