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What process makes ediments by breaking material into small fragments?
a) weathering
b) pressure
c) heat
d) deposition

Some metamorphic rocks have grains that have been pressed into flat layers called
a) foliations
b) clastics
c) intrusives
d) coriths

_______ rock are rocks that have been changed by heat and pressure.
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) chemical

___________ reefs are made of organic limestone.
a) sponge
b) oyster
c) shark
d) coral

Coral are related to___________
a) turtles
b) jellyfish
c) flatworms
d) trout

_______ igneous rocks have smaller crystals because they cool faster.
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) extrusive

_________ rocks are formed through weathering, compaction, and cementation.
a) intrusive igneos
b) extrusive igneous
c) clastic sedimentary
d) foliated metamorphic

_______ category of rock are formed when molten material cools.
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary
d) foliated

____ is the look and feel of a rock's surface.
a) density
b) volume
c) sedimentation
d) texture

Rocks are split into 3 large groups based on what?
a) their color
b) how they form
c) their location
d) how old they are

The rock, _________, makes up most of the ocean floor
a) basalt
b) granite
c) slate
d) pumice

A _______ test is performed by rubbing a mineral across an unglazed porcelain plate.
a) density
b) luster
c) streak
d) fluorescence

The size of mineral crystal increase when the molten material cools______
a) quickly
b) slowly
c) instantly
d) in cool water

Scale used to measure the hardness of a mineral
a) Fujita
b) Richter
c) Scoville
d) Moh

A mineral that splits cleanly along a flat plane is said to have what property?
a) cleavage
b) fracture
c) luster
d) fluorescence

mass divided by volume = what?
a) density
b) weight
c) luster
d) cleavage

____ are naturally ocurring inorganic solids with a crystal structure.
a) rocks
b) plastics
c) minerals
d) fractures

Rocks change from one type into another in the _____ cycle
a) water
b) hydrogen
c) rock
d) seasonal

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