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Extrusive igneous rocks have smaller crystals than intrusive igneous rocks because
a) Intrusive igneous rocks cool slower than extrusive rocks
b) Extrusive igneous rocks cool slower than intrusive rocks
c) Intrusive igneous rocks melt slower than extrusive rocks
d) Extrusive igneous rocks melt slower than intrusive rocks

What types of rocks form from pre-existing rocks that are subjected to high temperature and pressure?
a) igneous
b) mineralogic
c) sedimentary
d) metamorphic

Sedimentary rocks that contain many pebbles and gravels, as well as some sand is
a) sandstone
b) siltstone
c) conglomerate
d) shale

Basalt is an example of
a) Igneous
b) mineralogic
c) sedimentary
d) metamorphic

A rock that forms from the shelly remains of organisms, is an example of
a) an extrusive igneous rock
b) an intrusive igneous rock
c) a sedimentary rock
d) a metamorphic rock

Which rock type is most resistant to weathering?
a) limestone
b) shale
c) sandstone
d) basalt

Which rock type is most likely to contain fossils?
a) Igneous
b) Metapmorphic
c) Sedimentary
d) None of these

Molten material found inside the Earth is called
a) Plasma
b) Sediment
c) Lava
d) Magma

When magma cools deep inside Earth, ____ igneous rocks are formed.
a) fine-grained
b) extrusive
c) intrusive
d) none of these

What is a rock cycle?
a) Rocks set on the ground in a circle
b) Rocks that have been changed by location of the country
c) How rocks are changed by processes such as weathering, compaction, cementation, melting & cooling
d) A bike made out of rocks

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