Trivia Facts And Questions About Volcano! Quiz

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Trivia Facts And Questions About Volcano! Quiz

Below is a trivia quiz about volcanoes which will help you to increase your knowledge. There are a lot of volcanic mountains in the world, and while some are dormant and have no possibilities of erupting in the near future, some of them erupt quite frequently and lead to a lot of loss and destruction. See how much you know about volcano activities and properties.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A                           is an opening in the Earth's crust through which molten rock, gases, and ash erupt and the landform the develops around it.
  • 2. 
                                are ares of volcanic activity that result from plumes of hot solid material that have risen from areas deep within the Earth's mantle.
  • 3. 
                         is magmas resistance to flow.
  • 4. 
                   is the main ingredient in all magmas.
  • 5. 
                    is a molten rock under the Earth's surface.
  • 6. 
    Molten rock at the Earth's surface is called                 .
  • 7. 
    Lava flows that form smooth rope-like surfaces is called.
  • 8. 
                      is lava flows that form rough, jagged surfaces.
  • 9. 
    Solid material ejected out from a volcano is called                                       .
  • 10. 
                                  are volcanoes with broad bases and gently slopping sides.
  • 11. 
    A cone shaped mounds with oval bases are called                                           .
  • 12. 
                                          are types of volcanoes that form when layers of materials from successive explosive eruptions accumulate around a vent.
  • 13. 
                is hot ash mixed with snow and ice which form a fast-moving mud flow.
  • 14. 
                              is lava that cools underwater, taking on a distinctive pillow-like shape as it hardens.
  • 15. 
    A dense, superheated cloud of gases and pyroclastic materials that moves rapidly downhill from an erupting volcano is called                                           .
  • 16. 
    A                   is a large, crater-shaped basin formed after the top of a volcano collapses.
  • 17. 
    A                               is a plateau formed from basaltic lava pouring from a crack in Earth's surface.
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