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A ________ rock forms from cooling magma.
a) Igneous
b) Fractured
c) Sedimentary
d) Metamorphic

Examples of non-silicate minerals include:
a) Quartz and sand
b) Gypsum and Halite
c) Mica and quartz
d) Feldspar and hornblende

The process of restoring the land to its original form after mining is called _________.
a) Reclamation
b) Recycling
c) Reusing
d) Returning

What is the parent rock of gneiss?
a) Schist
b) Limestone
c) Marble
d) Quartzite

Streak is _________.
a) The powdered color of a mineral
b) The color of a mineral
c) A mineral with banding
d) The same as foliation in rocks

___________ is the breakdown of rock into smaller material.
a) Weathering
b) Erosion
c) Lithification
d) Sedimentation

A silicate mineral contains __________.
a) Sulfur and iron
b) Silicon and oxygen
c) Oxygen and iron
d) Calcium and oxygen

What causes a rock to become metamorphic?
a) Heat and pressure
b) Sedimentation
c) Compaction and cementation
d) Weathering

Which types of rocks can become metamorphic?
a) All of the above
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Igneous

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a mineral?
a) Organic
b) Solid
c) Crystalline Structure
d) Naturally Occurring

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