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What has to increase for metamorphism to occur?
a) weathering and erosion
b) temperature and pressure
c) melting and cooling
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What has to increase for metamorphism to occur?
a) weathering and erosion
b) temperature and pressure
c) melting and cooling
d) compaction and cementation

A group of scientists observe igneous rock that formed from a lava flow. This rock's formation likely resulted from changes in _______________.
a) temperature
b) pressure
c) acidity
d) composition

_________________ rocks are formed when lava or magma cools and hardens.
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d) none of the above

____________ rocks are formed when sediments are compacted and cemented together.
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d) none of the above

_____________ rocks are formed under intense heat and pressure
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous
d) none of the above

Grant is an intrusive igneous rock and Basalt is an extrusive igneous rock. What do they have in common?
a) they are not made up of minerals
b) they are identical in color and texture
c) they are both made of magma or lava that has cooled and hardened
d) they are made up of layers of sediment

Sedimentary rocks form when sediments are ____________.
a) uplifted
b) compacted and cemented
c) cemented
d) weathered

Gavin observed a rock that he found at the beach. He concluded that the rock was sedimentary. Which observation best supports his conclusion?
a) the yellow color
b) the hardness of the rock
c) the layers within the rock
d) the location where it was found

Clastic and organic rocks are types of sedimentary rocks. What do they have in common?
a) They are made up of the same kinds of minerals.
b) They are formed from layers of sediment.
c) They are formed when melted rock cools and hardens.
d) They are made up of the remains of plants and animals.

Over time, repeated temperature changes can cause a rock to break down into smaller pieces. What is this an example of?
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) weathering
d) subsidence

The process of making new rocks out of old rock material is called ___________.
a) erosion
b) rock recycling
c) the rock cycle
d) weathering

During the rock cycle, what forms when magma cools?
a) igneous rock
b) sedimentary rock
c) metamorphic rock
d) foliated rock

Gavin observed a rock that he found at the beach. He concluded that the rock was sedimentary. Which observation best supports his conclusion?
a) the color
b) the layers in the rock
c) where he found it
d) how soft it is

What kind of rock forms when magma cools slowly inside the Earth's crust?
a) extrusive igneous rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) intrusive igneous rock
d) organic sedimentary rock

Magma cools to form ____________.
a) extrusive igneous rocks
b) intrusive igneous rocks
c) sedimentary rocks
d) metamorphic rocks

Lava cools to form ________________.
a) extrusive igneous rocks
b) intrusive igneous rocks
c) sedimentary rocks
d) metamorphic rocks

Composition is ______________.
a) what the rock is made of
b) how the rock feels
c) where the rock is made
d) how happy the rock is

What kind of rock is formed when magma intrudes into other rock?
a) extrusive igneous rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) intrusive igneous rock
d) organic sedimentary rock

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