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Grade 8 Rocks
A classification of metamorphic rocks would include whether they are
  1. chemical or organic.
  2. intrusive or extrusive.
  3. foliated or nonfoliated.
  4. basaltic or granitic.
Grade 8 Rocks
Which cycle is primarily represented by the diagram?
Subduction Zone
  1. life cycle
  2. rock cycle
  3. water cycle
  4. carbon cycle
Grade 8 Rocks
This is a kind of chemical sedimentary rock.
  1. coal
  2. limestone
  3. slate
  4. marble
Grade 8 Rocks
Fossils are found mainly in which type of rocks?
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 8 Rocks
Grade 8 Rocks
Fossils are most likely to be found in
  1. Igneous rocks
  2. Metamorphic rocks
  3. Sedimentary rocks
  4. Any of the above
Grade 8 Rocks
A detrital rock is named according to
  1. its age.
  2. its location.
  3. the shape and size of the sediments.
  4. the color of the sediments.
Grade 8 Rocks
What are they three types of sedimentary rocks?
  1. lava, magma, and volcano
  2. clastic, chemical, and organic
  3. gypsum, limestone, and shale
  4. contact, regional, and burial
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