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What type of rock is granite
a) extrusive with crystals
b) intrusive no crystals
c) extrusive no crystals
d) intrusive with crystals

What texture does obsidian have
a) granular
b) glassy
c) porous
d)

What kind of rock is pumice?
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d)

What type of rock is found often near water?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d)

What causes sediments?
a) Layering
b) melting
c) cooling
d) weathering and erosion

Marble has a weak reaction to acid because ...
a) It is an igneous rock
b) it is a rock with layers
c) it has been changed from limestone into a metamorphic rock
d) it has been changed from slate into a metamorphic rock

What 2 things happen for igneous rock to form?
a) Heat and pressure
b) melting and cooling
c) compaction and weathering
d) erosion and layering

During the rock cycle sediments can be reduced to powder and flow down streams, or sediments could be cemented together, or pressure and heat can cause changes to form new rocks.
a) TRUE
b) False
c)
d)

What is multi colored and has small pieces of pebbles
a) anthracite
b) schist
c) conglomerate
d) All Rocks

What type of rock can ONLY exist because it was changed from an existing rock ?
a) All Rocks
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) igneous

What rock has strong reaction to acid
a) limestone
b) pumice
c) slate
d) obsidian

What is the rock cycle
a) the way to describe how rocks leave the earth forever
b) a way to explain that all rocks stay the same
c) a way to explain the never ending process of how rocks change from one to another
d) all the above

What type of rock comes from cooled magma ?
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphic
d) all rocks

What rocks undergo pressure and are cemented together like limestone
a) igneous
b) sedimentary
c) metamorphic
d) all rocks

Which rock is an igneous rock
a) slate
b) gneiss
c) sandstone
d) granite

Sedimentary rocks are formed by
a) cooling of magma
b) Heat and pressure
c) layering of sediment
d) melting

Metamorphic rocks are formed from what
a) Heat and pressure
b) weathering
c) cooling of magma
d) layering of sediment

What rock feels granular and deposited on beaches
a) limestone
b) sandstone
c) pumice
d) slate

What test will help you see if the rock is limestone?
a) ACID
b) COLOR
c) TEXTURE
d)

WHAT TYPE OF ROCK MAY CONTAIN FOSSILS
a) IGNEOUS
b) SEDIMENTARY
c) METAMORPIC
d)

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