Science 6.3

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Science 6.3

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  • 1. 
    A dike forms when magma forces itself between rock layers and hardens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Ash, cinders, and bombs build up in a steep pile to form cinder cone volcanoes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Tall, cone-shaped mountains in which layers of lava alternate with layers of ash are called  
    • A. 

      Shield volcanoes

    • B. 

      Cinder cone volcanoes

    • C. 

      Composite volcanoes

    • D. 

      Lava plateaus

  • 4. 
    When many layers of thin, runny lava build up a high, level area, the result is a  
    • A. 

      Lava plateau

    • B. 

      Shield volcano

    • C. 

      Cinder cone volcano

    • D. 

      Composite volcano

  • 5. 
    When magma squeezes between layers of rock ,it forms a
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Dike

    • C. 

      Sill

    • D. 

      Lava plateau

  • 6. 
    What is the landform that forms when rising magma, blocked by layers of rock, forces the layers of rock to bend upward?  
    • A. 

      Volcanic neck

    • B. 

      Dike

    • C. 

      Lava plateau

    • D. 

      Dome mountain

  • 7. 
    A mass of rock formed when a large body of magma cools inside the crust is called a  
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Dike

    • C. 

      Lava plateau

    • D. 

      Batholith

  • 8. 
    The huge hole left by the collapse of a volcanic mountain is called a  
    • A. 

      Lava plateau

    • B. 

      Caldera

    • C. 

      Cinder cone

    • D. 

      Shield volcano

  • 9. 
    When ash, cinders, and bombs build up in a steep pile around a volcano’s vent, the result is a  
    • A. 

      Cinder cone volcano

    • B. 

      Shield volcano

    • C. 

      Composite volcano

    • D. 

      Dormant volcano

  • 10. 
    When magma hardens in a volcano’s pipe, the result will eventually be a landform called a  
    • A. 

      Batholith

    • B. 

      Dike

    • C. 

      Volcanic neck

    • D. 

      Sill

  • 11. 
    Magma that forces across rock layers hardens into a  
    • A. 

      Sill

    • B. 

      Volcanic neck

    • C. 

      Dike

    • D. 

      Batholith

  • 12. 
    A large mass of rock that forms from cooled magma inside the crust is called a(n) ____________________.  
  • 13. 
    Hardened magma in a volcano’s pipe that remains when softer rock around it has worn away is called a(n) ____________________.  
  • 14. 
    A huge hole, or ____________________, is left when the roof of a volcanic mountain’s magma chamber collapses.  
  • 15. 
    Alternating layers of lava and ash form a type of volcanic landform called a(n) ____________________ volcano.  
  • 16. 
    The bowl-shaped area around a volcano’s central vent is called a(n) ____________________.  
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