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Science QuizName:__________________
Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.

 

_____ rock 1) melted rock beneath the earth's surface
 
_____ lava 2) example of sedimentary rock
 
_____ magma 3) example of igneous rock
 
_____ basalt 4) example of metamorphic rock
 
_____ sediments 5) melted rock above the earth's surface
 
_____ slate 6) a solid material made up of minerals
 
_____ limestone 7) rocks that form under pressure and heat within the earth
 
_____ igneous 8) causes sediments to stick together
 
_____ sedimentary 9) a rock that forms when melted rock cools and hardens
 
_____ metamorphic 10) tiny pieces of rock
 
_____ compaction 11) rocks that form from sediments
 
_____ cementation 12) presses sediments together