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A sample of rock has visible layers of small, round pebbles cemented together with smaller-grained material. Which type of rock is the sample?
a) Igneous rock
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) None

Igneous rock that cools very quickly when it forms may have a texture that is
a) Smooth and shiny with no visible grain
b) Multicolored and banded
c) Coarse grained
d) made up of jagged grains

Sandstone is which type of rock?
a) Igneous
b) Metamorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) None

An igneous rock that is formed from lava is called a (n) __________ rock.
a) Intrusive rock
b) Extrusive rock
c)
d)

The most abundant type of rock is
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) None

The carrying away of rock fragments by water, wind or ice is called ______________.
a) Compaction
b) Cemetation
c) Weathering
d) Erosion

A series of processes on Earth's surface and interior that slowly changes rocks from one kind to another is called
a) Erosion
b) Crystallization
c) Rock cycle
d) Evaporation

Which group of rocks contains fossils?
a) Igneous
b) Sedimentary
c) Metamorphic
d) None

Two conditions that can cause sedimentary rocks to change to metamorpic are pressure and
a) Erosion
b) Weathering
c) Melting rock
d) Pressure

Where do most metamorphic rocks form?
a) At the surface
b) Just below the surface
c) In the sea waters
d) Deep underground

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