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Molten rock above the Earth's surface is ____________.
a) Magma
b) Lava
c) Igneous
d) Sedimentary

___________is a natural solid that all rocks are composed of.
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Minerals

_________ is a rock that is formed by extreme heat and pressure.
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Minerals

__________ is made of two or more minerals or organic matter.
a) Magma
b) Lava
c) Rock
d) Minerals

________ are rocks formed in layers by weathering, erosion, and deposition.
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Minerals

________ rock is formed by the cooling of magma or lava.
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) Minerals

The solftest mineral on Earth is _______.
a) quartz
b) diamond
c) talc
d) gold

The root word meta means to ________, like a butterfly or a frog.
a) change
b) return
c) place
d) erode

The metamorphic rock marble comes from the sedimentary rock ______.
a) limestone
b) shale
c) granite
d) sandstone

________ is when rock breaks down to smaller sediments by rain, wind, and ice.
a) deposition
b) erosion
c) weathering
d) compaction

Molten rock beneath Earth's surface is called____________.
a) lava
b) magma
c) slate
d) cool

______ is the most common mineral on Earth. It can be found almost everywhere.
a) gold
b) quartz
c) talc
d) diamond

All rocks on Earth are made up of two or more _____.
a) items
b) atoms
c) rocks
d) minerals

Igneous rocks that are cooled on the Earth's surface are called ________.
a) intrusive
b) extrusive
c) lava
d) magma

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