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Which of the following is true:
a) rocks and minerals are the exact same thing
b) minerals are made of rocks
c) rocks and minerals are totally different
d) rocks are made of minerals

When bits of shell, sand, and other particles fall to the ocean floor and are cemented together.. what kind of rock is formed?
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) none of these

When the rock shale is exposed to heat and pressure it becomes slate. What kind of rock is slate?
a) metamorphic
b) sedimentary
c) igneous
d) don't really know

A type of rock that forms deep within the earth when magma SOLIDIFIES (cools and hardens) is:
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d) foliated

Intrusive igneous rocks form:
a) beneath the ground from magma
b) above the ground from lava
c) from sediments and other particles
d) from heat and pressure

Rocks are classified (put into groups) by:
a) the chemical composition of the rock
b) color only
c) how they form
d) where they are found

When rocks undergo weathering, they become___________
a) magma
b) sediment
c) lava
d) glass

What type of rock can change into a metamorphic rock?
a) sedimentary rocks
b) igneous rocks
c) only metamorphic rocks
d) any type of rock can change into any other type of rock

Which of the following is NOT part of the rock cycle?
a) erosion
b) volcanic activity such as magma or lava cooling and hardening
c) heat and pressure
d) evaporation

Metamorphic rock is affected by heat and pressure. The heat comes from the earth's mantle.. where does the pressure come from?
a) earth's magnetic field
b) the mass of rock lying on top of it
c) the core of the earth
d) none of these

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