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_______is the cooling and hardening of magma or lava.
a) Erosion
b) Crystallization
c) Condensation
d) Depostion

The two factors that create metamorphic rocks are ___and ___
a) Heat: pressure
b) deposition; crystallization
c) Heat; crystallization
d) Heat; deposition

Which of these types of rock formed near Earth's surface?
a) Intrusive Igneous
b) Extrusive Igneous
c) Metamorphic
d) Sedimentary

The erosion of rock involves weathering and _____.
a) Deposition
b) Transportation
c) Crystallization
d) Cementation

Which type of rock is formed from the cooling and hardening of molten material?
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) None of these

Which of these is an igneous rock?
a) gneiss
b) granite
c) sandstone

Which of these is a metamorphic rock?
a) gneiss
b) granite
c) sandstone
d) Limstone

Which of these is a sedimentary rock?
a) gneiss
b) granite
c) sandstone
d) basalt

What happens when granite is eroded and deposited?
a) It crystallizes
b) It melts into magma
c) It becomes sediment
d) It becomes metamorphic rock

What happens when sediments are buried, compacted, and cemented together?
a) They melt into magma
b) The become igneous rock.
c) They become sedimentary rock.
d) They become metamorphic rock

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