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QuestionA, B, or C
🌋 Volcanoes are present where?
A) Only on Hawaii B) Only on Earth C) On many planetary objects
🌋 Molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption is called what?
A) Magma B) Ignis C) Lava
🌋 The ancient town of Pompeii was destroyed and buried under ash by which volcano?
A) Mount Fuji B) Mount Vesuvius C) Mount Erebus
🌋 More than 75% of Earth's active or dormant volcanoes are located where?
A) Ring of Fire B) Italy C) Himalayan Magmatic Plate
🌋 Which of these islands is volcanic?
A) Iceland B) Malta C) Cyprus
🌋🌋 Which of these is not a type of volcano?
A) Composite volcano B) Cinder cone C) Phreatic dome
🌋🌋 The largest active volcano on Earth, Mauna Loa, is what volcano type?
A) Pike volcano B) Shield volcano C) Sword volcano
🌋🌋 In 1963, an eruption formed a new island, Surtsey, near which country?
A) United States B) Iceland C) Ireland
🌋🌋 Which of these is located the lowest in a volcano's structure?
A) Magma chamber B) Base C) Bedrock
🌋🌋 What is the most abundant volcanic gas?
A) Water vapor B) Carbon dioxide C) Sulfur dioxide
🌋🌋🌋 What is a depression formed by the collapse of a volcano known as?
A) Caldera B) Fissure C) Graben
🌋🌋🌋 Which of these Hawaiian words is not a type of lava by its texture?
A) ʻAʻa B) Pāhoehoe C) Kīlauea
🌋🌋🌋 The 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora led to devastating global climate anomalies known as what?
A) Great Famine B) Year Without a Summer C) Millennium Drought
🌋🌋🌋 What is the range of the Volcanic Explosivity Index scale?
A) 0-5 B) 0-6 C) 0-8
🌋🌋🌋 Which of these is not a type of lava by silica percentage?
A) Felsic B) Dacitic C) Mafic
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