Volcano Facts Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Oct 12, 2016

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Question A, B, or C % Correct
πŸŒ‹ Volcanoes are present where?
A) Only on Hawaii B) Only on Earth C) On many planetary objects
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92.7%
πŸŒ‹ The ancient town of Pompeii was destroyed and buried under ash by which volcano?
A) Mount Fuji B) Mount Vesuvius C) Mount Erebus
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86.3%
πŸŒ‹ More than 75% of Earth's active or dormant volcanoes are located where?
A) Ring of Fire B) Italy C) Himalayan Magmatic Plate
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83.9%
πŸŒ‹ Which of these islands is volcanic?
A) Iceland B) Malta C) Cyprus
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79.9%
πŸŒ‹ Molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption is called what?
A) Magma B) Ignis C) Lava
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72%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ 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
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66.6%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ What is a depression formed by the collapse of a volcano known as?
A) Caldera B) Fissure C) Graben
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66.6%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ The largest active volcano on Earth, Mauna Loa, is what volcano type?
A) Pike volcano B) Shield volcano C) Sword volcano
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58.8%
Question A, B, or C % Correct
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ Which of these is located the lowest in a volcano's structure?
A) Magma chamber B) Base C) Bedrock
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52.2%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ In 1963, an eruption formed a new island, Surtsey, near which country?
A) United States B) Iceland C) Ireland
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49.7%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ Which of these is not a type of volcano?
A) Composite volcano B) Cinder cone C) Phreatic dome
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48.8%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ Which of these Hawaiian words is not a type of lava by its texture?
A) ʻAʻa B) Pāhoehoe C) Kīlauea
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47.2%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ What is the range of the Volcanic Explosivity Index scale?
A) 0-5 B) 0-6 C) 0-8
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41.7%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ Which of these is not a type of lava by silica percentage?
A) Felsic B) Dacitic C) Mafic
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32.5%
πŸŒ‹πŸŒ‹ What is the most abundant volcanic gas?
A) Water vapor B) Carbon dioxide C) Sulfur dioxide
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20.6%

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