Science Chapter 3 review

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the three groups of rock are sedimentary, metamorphic, and..

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  • limestone

  • igneous

  • coal

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The rock cycle shows how rocks continually...

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  • change over time

  • increase in size

  • are more complex

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Which kind of rock forms when molten rock cools?

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  • metamorphic

  • sedimentary

  • igneous

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An existing rock can change into another type of rock when it is subjected to great...

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  • pressure

  • winds

  • foliation

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What kind of rock forms by recrystallization?

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  • metamorphic

  • igneous

  • sedimentary

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Fill the blank space to complete the text.

Geologists classify an igneous rock on the basis of its crystal size and the

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Rock salt is an example of sedimentary rock that develops from dissolved minerals as

Select one of the following:

  • magma cools

  • water evaporates

  • sediments break down

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A rock does not necessarily have a particular composition or internal structure.

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  • True
  • False

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Most rocks at Earth's bottom are sedimentary, but the crust as a whole is made almost entirely of igneous and metamorphic.

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  • True
  • False

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intrusive igneous rock forms from..

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  • magma

  • water evaporating

  • graphite

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extrusive igneous rock forms from

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  • magma cooling

  • lava cooling

  • graphite

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Sedimentary rock forms from...

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  • parent rocks

  • pieces of earlier rock

  • shells or dissolved minerals

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Sedimentary rock forms from

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  • ancient plant remains

  • minerals dissolving

  • water evaporating

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nonfoliated metamorphic rock forms from..

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  • parent rocks

  • earlier rocks of animal remains

  • parent rock that has one main type of mineral

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foliated metamorphic rock forms from

Select one of the following:

  • minerals within the ocean

  • minerals within rocks

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Science Chapter 3 review

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This is a science quiz about rocks for 8th graders

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