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Which of the following is NOT a type of rock?
a) Sedimentary
b) Sandstone
c) Igneous
d) Metamorphic

Rocks are identified as either sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. What determines the type of rock?
a) the color
b) the mass
c) how they are formed
d) the minerals that are in the rock

What type of rock can be found near a volcnao?
a) metamorphic
b) Igneous
c) Sedimentary
d) the grainy kind

What is coal made up of?
a) dead plants and animals that have been buried
b) formation of sediment
c) recrystalization of minerals
d) weathering and erosion of sediment

Why are fossils found in sedimentary rock?
a) sedimentary rocks are young rocks
b) sedimentary rocks can be found deep inside the earth
c) living things can be preserved in sedimentary rock
d) fossils only like to hang out with sedimentary rock. Igneous and metamorphic are boring rocks.

What two processes form Igneous rock?
a) melting and solidification
b) heat and pressure
c) weathering and erosion
d) deposition and compaction

How does Sedimentary rock become a Metamorphic rock?
a) weathering and erosion
b) deposition and compaction
c) melting and solidification
d) tremendous heat and pressure

How does a Metamorphic rock become an Igneous rock?
a) heat and pressure
b) the melted rock becomes magma and then cools and hardens
c) deposition and compaction
d) weathering and erosion

How does an Igneous rock become a Sedimentary rock?
a) weathering and erosion
b) heat and pressure
c) deposition and compaction
d) melting and solidification

At a subduction zone, what kind of land feature can be found?
a) river
b) delta
c) volcano
d) mid ocean ridge

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