QUIZ
Metamorphic Rocks
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11 questions
Q. Metamorphic rocks are foliated if their mineral grains are arranged randomly.
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true
false
Q. The metamorphic rock __________ usually forms when limestone is subjected to heat and pressure deep beneath the surface.
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marble
slate
sandstone
Q. Marble is often used in sculpture because its even color allows it to be carved into complex and detailed shapes.
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true
false
Q. Because the foliated metamorphic rock __________ splits easily into flat pieces, it is used for roofing material.
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marble
slate
sandstone
Q. Heat and pressure change the sedimentary rock shale into slate.
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true
false
Q. Any rock formed when another rock is changed by heat or __________ is a metamorphic rock.
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pressure
arrangement
Q. Metamorphic rock can form out of other metamorphic rock.
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true
false
Q. Geologists classify metamorphic rocks according to the __________ of the grains making up the rocks.
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pressure
arrangement
Q. The deeper a rock is buried in the crust, the greater the pressure on that rock.
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true
false
Q. Quartzite forms when the quartz particles in __________ recrystallize.
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marble
slate
sandstone
Q.

Term used to describe metamorphic rocks that have grains arranged in parallel layers or bands.

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exfoliated

foliated

nonfoliated

unfoliated

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