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Science Quiz Name:__________________

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

Answer Key:
6 - rock
5 - lava
1 - magma
3 - basalt
10 - sediments
4 - slate
2 - limestone

metamorphic 12 .igneous 11 .sedimentary 7 .9 .compaction 8 .cementation .