  Question 1

  2 out of 2 points

Two common metamorphic rocks that typically have foliations are _________and _________.
Selected Answer: schist; gneiss

  Question 2

2 out of 2 points

A metamorphic rock may be formed from which of the following.
Selected Answer: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks

  Question 3

2 out of 2 points

Which metamorphic environment is characterized as Pressure > Temperature?
Selected Answer: regional metamorphism

  Question 4

2 out of 2 points

Regional metamorphism __________________.
Selected Answer: takes place at high pressures

  Question 5

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is not a foliated metamorphic rock?
Selected Answer: marble

  Question 6

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following places the list of foliated metamorphic rocks in order from highest grade (high intensity) to lowest grade (low intensity)?
Selected Answer: “gneiss, schist, phyllite, slate”

  Question 7

2 out of 2 points

Contact metamorphism occurs ______________.
Selected Answer: in areas surrounding igneous intrusions

  Question 8

2 out of 2 points

Which metamorphic environment is characterized as Temperature > Pressure?
Selected Answer: contact metamorphism

  Question 9

2 out of 2 points

Foliated metamorphic rocks possess ______________.
Selected Answer: a prefered orientation of mineral grains

  Question 10

2 out of 2 points

___________ is a common protolith of schist.
Selected Answer: shale

  Question 11

1 out of 1 points

Metamorphic rocks are rocks produced from preexisting rocks that have undergone physical and chemical changes as a result of a change in their environment.
Selected Answer: True

  Question 12

1 out of 1 points

Another name for a protolith is igneous rock.
Selected Answer: False

  Question 13

1 out of 1 points

A rock is an aggregate of one or more minerals
Selected Answer: True

  Question 14

1 out of 1 points

Minerals are the basic “building block” of rocks.
Selected Answer: True

  Question 15

1 out of 1 points

Metamorphic rocks are classified into two broad groups: foliated and non-foliated.
Selected Answer: True

 

 

 Question 16

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following contains a list with the agents of metamorphism?
Selected Answer: “pressure, temperature, chemically active fluids”

 

 

Question 17

2 out of 2 points

A preexisting rock that is subsequently altered to form a metamorphic rock is termed a ____________.
Selected Answer: protolith

 

Question 18

1 out of 1 points

Limestone is a good example of a protolith for the metamorphic rock, marble.
Selected Answer: True

 

 

Question 19

1 out of 1 points

Temperature is more important than pressure in regional metamorphic environments.
Selected Answer: False