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Metamorphic rocks are formed when rocks are exposed to ___________________.
a) magma and lava
b) heat and pressure
c) weathering and depostion
d) erosion and cementation

All metamorphic rocks were once _____________.
a) sedimentary or igneous
b) magma and lava
c) heat and pressure
d) dirt and grass

The metamorphic rock, marble, began as _________________.
a) granite
b) shale
c) limestone
d) sandstone

The metamorphic rock, slate, began as ______________.
a) granite
b) shale
c) limestone
d) sandstone

The metamrophic rock, quartzite, began as _____________.
a) granite
b) shale
c) limestone
d) sandstone

The metamorphic rock, gneiss, began as ______________.
a) granite
b) shale
c) limestone
d) sandstone

The prefix meta means ____________.
a) good
b) stay
c) change
d) big

The sufix morph means __________________.
a) change
b) form
c) move
d) stay

Which statement is NOT true about metamorphic rocks?
a) They are usually found by digging.
b) They are formed under extreme heat and pressure.
c) They are made of minerals.
d) They are usually found on top of the soil

Some metamorphic rocks exhibit stratations. What causes this?
a) magma, lava, cool of a rock
b) the extreme pressure that the rock is under
c) the types of minerals in the rock
d) weathering and erosion

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