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ConcepTest: Rock Cycle Temperature Profile #2

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell , David Steer , Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn


The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following is best represented by the graph?
a. sediment is lithified to form sedimentary rock
b. sedimentary rocks are metamorphosed to form metamorphic rocks
c. metamorphic rocks are uplifted to Earth's surface
d. magma cools to form plutonic igneous rock
e. sedimentary rock is converted to magma

Rock Cycle Temperature Profile

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