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What is cooled magma called?
a) magma
b) sediment
c) lava
d) soil

What are some characteristics used to classify SEDIMENTARY rocks?
a) glassy, gas bubbles
b) ribbonlike layers, crystals
c) fossils, sand/pebbles
d)

What are some characteristics used to classify METAMORPHIC rocks?
a) glassy, gas bubbles
b) ribbonlike layers, crystals
c) fossils, sand/pebbles
d)

IGNEOUS rock is formed through the process of ...
a) melting and cooling
b) compaction and cementation
c) heat and pressure
d)

What are some characteristics used to classify IGNEOUS rocks?
a) glassy, gas bubbles
b) ribbonlike layers, crystals
c) fossils, sand/pebbles
d)

METAMORPHIC rock is formed through the process of ...
a) melting and cooling
b) compaction and cementation
c) heat and pressure
d)

SEDIMENTARY rock is formed through the process of ...
a) melting and cooling
b) compaction and cementation
c) heat and pressure
d)

This type of rock is formed from MELTING and COOLING.
a) sedimentary rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) igneous rock
d)

This type of rock is formed from HEAT and PRESSURE.
a) sedimentary rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) igneous rock
d)

Melted, liquid rock below the earth's surface is called...
a) sediment
b) magma
c) soil
d) lava

This type of rock is formed from COMPACTION and CEMENTATION.
a) sedimentary rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) igneous rock
d)

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