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Granite
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) mineral

Rock Salt
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Cool

Sandstone
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Mineral

Sedimentary rocks are usually classified as ____________________
a) intrusive or extrusive
b) foliated or nonfoliated
c) detrital, chemical or organic
d) basaltic, chemical or organic

Detrital sedimentary rocks are named according to _________________
a) their age
b) their location
c) their color
d) they size and shape of the sediments

A mixture of minerals, organic matter, volcanic glass or other material
a) Minerals
b) Granitic
c) Rocks
d) Basaltic

Which one is not a type of igneous rock
a) Granite
b) Pumice
c) Obsidian
d) Coal

The changes that take place in the rock cycle______________.
a) Create matter
b) Destroy matter
c) Never creates nor destroy matter
d) Always creates and destroys matter

Sedimentary rocks are formed from_________________.
a) lava
b) magma
c) sediments
d) heat and pressure

What type of rock does lava form?
a) Extrusive Sedimentary
b) Extrusive Igneous
c) Intrusive Sedimentary
d) Intrusitve Igneous

You can identify a foliated metamorphic rock by its______________.
a) Pores
b) Crystals
c) Layers
d) Shape

All of the following happen in the rock cycle except_____________.
a) Erosion
b) Condensation
c) Weathering
d) Compactions

Magma that cools below Earth's surface.
a) Intrusive Igneous
b) Extrusive Igneous
c) Intrusive Metamorphic
d) Extrusive Metamorphic

Obsidian
a) Igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) Mineral

Gneiss
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Mineral

Slate
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Mineral

Limestone
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) Mineral

Who discovered the rock cycle?
a) James Horton 1629
b) Mrs. Chenoweth 2012
c) Alfred Wegner 1912
d) James Hutton 1788

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