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  1. All igneous rocks form from weathering.
    T/F?
    False
  2. All volcanic rocks are also metamorphic rocks.
    T/F?
    False
  3. All igneous rocks are composed of volcanic rocks.
    T/F?
    False
  4. Igneous rocks with fine-grained texture are also volcanic
    T/F?
    True
  5. Igneous rocks that contain quartz solidified at relatively high temperatures.
    T/F?
    False
  6. Bowen's Reaction Series is a key to understanding igneous rocks.
    T/F?
    True
  7. Bowen's Discontinuous Series contains minerals with similar chemical compositions but different silicate structures.
    T/F?
    True
  8. The size of mineral grains in an igneous rock reveals information about the chemical composition of the magma.
    T/F?
    False
  9. By definition, volcanic rocks are those intruded beneath Earth's surface.
    T/F?
    False
  10. Water is an important variable controlling the formation of magma.
    T/F?
    True
  11. Temperature is an important variable controlling the formation of magma.
    T/F?
    True
  12. Quartz is the first mineral to form in Bowen's Continuous Series.
    T/F?
    False
  13. In Bowen's Discontinuous Series, more complex silicate structures form as temperature decreases.
    T/F?
    True
  14. All igneous rocks form from magma with the same composition.
    T/F?
    False
  15. Magma formation is common at transform plate boundaries.
    T/F?
    False
  16. Deep inside Earth where temperatures are very high, all rocks have melted to form magma.
    T/F?
    False
  17. Andesite is a common igneous rock found in the Andes Mountains of South America.
    T/F?
    True
  18. Some magmas are cool enough for you to touch with your bare hand.
    T/F?
    False
  19. The most common igneous rock in the ocean basins is basalt.
    T/F?
    True
  20. All volcanoes in North America are extinct.
    T/F?
    False

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