Volcanoes As Constructive Forces

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a Constructive Force?

    • A.

      things that happen to the earth that build it up or make positive changes

    • B.

      things that happen to the earth that take away or make negative changes

    • C.

      The construction of new houses and buildings

    • D.

      Plants growing on farms

    Correct Answer
    A. things that happen to the earth that build it up or make positive changes
    Explanation
    A Constructive Force is a process that happens on the earth that builds up or makes positive changes. Like building an island.

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  • 2. 

    Volcanoes make soil that is very bad for growing plants.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Volcanoes produce very fertile soil over time. Perfect for plants!

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  • 3. 

    Volcanoes are constructive in how many ways?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    2 Ways! 1)When a volcano explodes, it can blast extremely large amounts of rock and lava quite far - developing hills or even small mountains. 2) It also releases lava that flows over the ground and cools - hardening into a crust which later forms soil.

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  • 4. 

    What type of volcanoes are the most common Constructive Force?

    • A.

      Cinder Cone

    • B.

      Composite

    • C.

      Shield

    • D.

      Stratovolcano

    Correct Answer
    C. Shield
    Explanation
    The shield volcanoes are the most common constructive forces.

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  • 5. 

    Volcanoes form...

    • A.

      Oceans

    • B.

      Mountains and hills

    • C.

      Islands

    • D.

      Buildings

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Mountains and hills
    C. Islands
    Explanation
    Volcanoes form mountains, hills and islands.

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  • 6. 

    Islands formed by volcanoes can be found in...

    • A.

      Atlanta

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Hawaii
    Explanation
    The Hawaiian Islands were formed by large constructive volcanoes.

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