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Chapter 7 Review Rocks and Minerals. One way to tell rocks apart is by looking at the size of the bits of minerals that make up each rock. What is this physical property called? . A. color B. Texture. texture. How is metamorphic rock formed?.

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Chapter 7 ReviewRocks and Minerals


One way to tell rocks apart is by looking at the size of the bits of minerals that make up each rock. What is this physical property called?

  • A. color

  • B. Texture


texture


How is metamorphic rock formed?

  • A. Pressure over time binds sediments into rocks.

  • B. Heat and/or pressure change the minerals in a rock.


Heat and/or pressure change the minerals in a rock.


What kind of rock forms in layers?

  • A. Sedimentary

  • B. Metamorphic


Sedimentary


Which type of particles found in soil are the smallest?

  • A. clay

  • B. sand


clay


What layer of soil includes rock particles mixed with the dark products of decay?

  • A. topsoil

  • B. subsoil


topsoil


What mineral is crushed and ground into salt that is used to season food?

  • A. Halite

  • B. Quartz


halite


Which two properties would be best to use to identify a mineral?

  • A. color and luster

  • B. hardness and streak


hardness and streak


Where do the nutrients in the soil mainly come from?

  • A. rainfall

  • B. decay of plants and animals


Decay of plants and animals


In which layer will the oldest fossil most likely be found?

  • A. the top layer

  • B. the middle layer

  • C. the bottom layer


the bottom layer


What is rock called that is formed in bits of rocky matter that settle to the bottom of rivers, lakes, and oceans?

  • A. igneous

  • B. sedimentary


sedimentary


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