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Quiz 2 A Monday 01/31/2011 1. Intrusive rocks _________. a. Are generally fine-grained b. Form at Earth’s surface c. Are quite often vesicular d. None of the above 2. Obsidian exhibits a ___________texture. a. Fine-grained b. Glassy c. Coarse-grained d. Porphyritic 3. The most abundant sedimentary rock is shale. a. True b. False 4. Metamorphism that occurs because of close proximity to a mass of magma is called____________. a. Thermal b. Contact c. Adjacent d. Regional 5. One magma can produce several different igneous rocks having different mineral compositions. a. True b. False 6. Sedimentary rocks___________. a. May contain fossils b. Hold important clues to Earth’s history
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Unformatted text preview: c. May be economically important d. All of the above 7. The common rock produced by the metamorphism of limestone is __________. a. Marble b. Mica schist c. Phyllite d. Gneiss 8. Which one of the following is not related to chemical weathering? a. Decomposition b. Frost wedging c. Hydrolysis d. Oxidation 9. Metamorphism is commonly associated with mountain building. a. True b. False 10. What is the name of the cycle represented by the figure below? a. Water cycle b. Geosphere cycle c. Rock cycle d. Recycling cycle...
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