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  • 1. 
    Name 2 ACTIVE volcanoes, and where they are located.
  • 2. 
    Name 2 DORMANT volcanoes, and where they are located.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true about P-waves?
    • A. 

      They are the fastest waves

    • B. 

      They move the particles back and forth in right angles

    • C. 

      They move the particles in the direction that they are moving

    • D. 

      They originate at the focus

    • E. 

      They move on the surface of the crust

  • 4. 
    The ring of fire is where most earthquakes occur. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Shield volcanoes have __________ eruptions.
    • A. 

      Explosive

    • B. 

      Calm

    • C. 

      Calm and explosive alternating

  • 6. 
    List in order of increasing size, the different kinds of particles blown from a volcano. (separated by commas) 
  • 7. 
    A seismogram is an instrument that detects and measures earthquakes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Check all boxes that are true about Cinder Cone volcanoes.
    • A. 

      Calm eruptions

    • B. 

      Tall formation

    • C. 

      Example: Paricutin in Mexico

    • D. 

      Explosive eruptions

    • E. 

      Dome like shape

    • F. 

      Short and wide formations

  • 9. 
    Which of these locations are located on the Ring of Fire? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Iceland

    • B. 

      Phillipines

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      California

    • F. 

      Alaska

    • G. 

      Greece

    • H. 

      Turkey

  • 10. 
    What is the definition of an earthquake?
  • 11. 
    Which of these 3 waves travels through only Solids? 
    • A. 

      P waves

    • B. 

      S waves

    • C. 

      L waves

  • 12. 
    The epicenter is directly above the focus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    More than _____________ earthquakes occur each year.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 14. 
    How many earthquakes move the surface of the earth?
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      100

  • 15. 
    How many earthquakes cause MAJOR (not severe) changes in the earths surface?
    • A. 

      1,000 (s)

    • B. 

      100 (s)

    • C. 

      1,000,000 (s)

  • 16. 
    Approximately __________ earthquakes cause SEVERE changes in the earths surface.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

  • 17. 
    What is a volcano?
  • 18. 
    What is the scale called that is used to rate an earthquakes power?
    • A. 

      Richie scale

    • B. 

      Seismogram

    • C. 

      Richter scale

  • 19. 
    Which is larger:
    • A. 

      Caldera

    • B. 

      Crater

  • 20. 
    Which of the 2 is above ground?
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

  • 21. 
    Check three major earthquake/volcano zones.
    • A. 

      Ring of Fire

    • B. 

      Hawaii

    • C. 

      The North American zone

    • D. 

      Mid-Atlantic ridge zone

    • E. 

      The Mediterranean zone

  • 22. 
    What is the MAIN cause of earthquakes?
    • A. 

      Cheese

    • B. 

      Faulting

    • C. 

      Cheese and Faulting

  • 23. 
    If a volcano has erupted in modern history but not recently what would it be classified as?
    • A. 

      Dormant

    • B. 

      Extinct

    • C. 

      Active

    • D. 

      A bug

  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    Which of these waves moves particles up and down/in circles?
    • A. 

      P waves

    • B. 

      S waves

    • C. 

      L waves

  • 26. 
    What is an example of a COMPOSITE volcano?
    • A. 

      Mt. Loa -Hawaii

    • B. 

      Mt. Kilauea -Hawaii

    • C. 

      Mt. PAricutin -Mexico

  • 27. 
    Do you think that Izzi should keep making practice tests?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      If you chose this option I will be mad....