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Most metamorphic rock forms
a) deep underground
b) when solution evaporate
c) on Earth's surface
d) when minerals in magma crystallize

The minerals that make up most of Earth's crust are called
a) sediment
b) organic rocks
c) foliated rocks
d) rock-forming minerals

A rock's texture is the
a) silica content of the rock
b) look and feel of the rock
c) thinness of a rock's crust
d) color of the rock

Erosion and depostion play roles in the formation of what kind of rock?
a) metamorphic rock
b) foliated rock
c) sedimentary rock
d) igneous rock

The names of the three major groups of rocks refer to
a) the amount of silica in the rock
b) when the rocks formed
c) how the rocks formed
d) the size and shape of the grain in the rock

The small particles that make up ALL rocks are called
a) grains
b) texture
c) chemicals
d) sediments

Rocks that form when magma or lava cools are called
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) chemical
d) metamorphic

Which kind of rock forms when heat and pressure change a rock?
a) sedimentary
b) chemical
c) metamorphic
d) igneous

The process in which sediments are glued together to make a sedimentary rock is called
a) deposition
b) erosion
c) cementation
d) compaction

When geologists classify rocks, they look at
a) grain size
b) grain shape
c) grain pattern
d) all of these

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