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Grade 8 Rocks
What processes can occur in the rock cycle?
  1. heat and pressure
  2. cooling and solidification
  3. weathering and erosion
  4. all of the above
Grade 8 Rocks
Fossils are found mainly in which type of rocks?
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 8 Rocks
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
Fossils are most likely to be found in which type of rock?
  1. Igneous rocks
  2. Metamorphic rocks
  3. Sedimentary rocks
  4. Any of the above
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
Grade 8 Rocks
Lava that cools quickly forms                       rocks.
  1. extrusive metamorphic
  2. extrusive igneous
  3. intrusive metamorphic
  4. intrusive igneous
Grade 8 Rocks
Which is a nonfoliated metamorphic rock?
  1. limestone
  2. marble
  3. erosion
  4. slate
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