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Metamorphic rocks are non foliated if their mineral grains are
a) arranged in layers.
b) arranged randomly
c)
d)

Which rock is used in sculpture because of its even grain?
a) marble
b) granite
c) sandstone
d)

Heat and pressure change sedimentary rock _____ into slate.
a) marble
b) gneiss
c) shale
d) sandstone

Metamorphic rock can form out of other metamorphic rock.
a) false
b) true
c) there is no such thing
d)

The deeper a rock is buried in the crust, the greater the pressure on that rock.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

What kind of metamorphic rock is formed when limestone is subjected to heat and pressure?
a) slate
b) granite
c) marble
d) gneiss

What kind of rock splits easily into flat pieces that can be used for roofing material?
a) non-foliated slate
b) foliated sandstone
c) foliated slate
d) non-foliated sandstone

Any rock formed when another rock is changed by heat or _____ is a metamorphic rock.
a) weight
b) fire
c) pressure
d)

Geologists classify metamorphic rocks according to
a) its color
b) the arrangement of grains
c) its origin
d)

When sandstone recrystallizes, what is formed?
a) marble
b) gneiss
c) sandstone
d)

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