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1. Metamorphism literally means to "change form." Your Answer: False Correct Answer: True 2. Which of the following is an agent of metamorphism? Your Answer: heat   Correct Answer: only heat and chemically active fluids   3. The agents of metamorphism include heat, pressure, and chemically active fluids. Your Answer: True 4. Most metamorphism takes place __________. Your Answer: in young sediments   Correct Answer: where a rock is subjected to conditions unlike those in which it  formed   5. Contact, or thermal, metamorphism occurs in association with igneous intrusions. Your Answer: True 6. What type of stress is illustrated in the following figure?  Your Answer: compressional  
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7. Hydrothermal solutions are responsible for producing large-scale regional metamorphism. Your Answer: False 8. A zone of alteration that often surrounds an emplaced magma is called a(n) __________. Your Answer: none of the above   9. The most important agent of metamorphism is heat. Your Answer: True 10. The force exerted on a buried rock by the weight of material above is called __________. Your Answer: confining pressure   11. During extreme metamorphism, the transformation may be so complete that the parent rock 
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course GEOL GEOL taught by Professor Drwagner during the Spring '09 term at Maastricht.

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