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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

Rocks can be grouped by texture or ___________________.
a) composition
b) erosion
c) rock cycle
d) texture

The process in which sediment is laid down or deposited.
a) weathering
b) erosion
c) deposition
d) composition

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

What kind of rocks formed when their structure, texture, or composition have been changed?
a) fossiliferous limestone
b) igneous
c) metamorphic
d) sedimentary

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

When magma cools quickly (on top of Earth's surface), what kind of texture does rock have?
a) coarse-grained (rough)
b) large-grained
c) medium-grained
d) fine-grained (smooth)

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

_______________ metamorphism is the process of forming metamorphic rocks by heat and pressure in the area.
a) regional
b) direct
c) contact
d) none of the above

_________________ 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

______________ metamorphism is the process of forming metamorphic rocks by coming into contact with lava or magma.
a) regional
b) direct
c) contact
d) none of the above

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

The process of depositing sediments in a new location is called.
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) rock cycle
d) weathering

This process moves or transports sediments.
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) rock cycle
d) weathering

This process forms sediments by breaking down rocks.
a) native elements
b) weathering
c) erosion
d) minerals

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

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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