Unit C Chapter 1

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Volcano Quizzes & Trivia

This will help you study for your test over earthquakes and volcanoes. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Earth's ___________________ is its hottest layer.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner core

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 2. 
    The __________ is the thickest layer of Earth made of solid and melted rock.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner core

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 3. 
    The layer of Earth that includes land and the ocean floor is the ___________.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner core

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 4. 
    Which of these is true about Earth's surface?
    • A. 

      Earth's surface is constantly changing.

    • B. 

      Change to Earth's surface always takes a long time.

    • C. 

      All landforms on Earth's surface extend into the water.

    • D. 

      The rocks on Earth's surface move, but they do not change.

  • 5. 
    What is a fault?
    • A. 

      An earthquake

    • B. 

      A break in the Earth's crust

    • C. 

      The epicenter of an earthquake

    • D. 

      A place where the earth's crust is thick

  • 6. 
    The ____________ is the underground point where an earthquake first starts.
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Fault

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Epicenter

  • 7. 
    Scientists know where earthquakes are more likely to occur because they know the locations of ________.
    • A. 

      Faults

    • B. 

      Volcanoes

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Lava

  • 8. 
    Scientists can _________ earthquakes by using seismographs, the Mercalli Scale, and the Richter Scale.
    • A. 

      Measure

    • B. 

      Predict

    • C. 

      Weaken

    • D. 

      Cause

  • 9. 
    The point on Earth's surface right above the focus of an earthquake is the ________.
    • A. 

      Fault

    • B. 

      Epicenter

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Core

  • 10. 
    Different kinds of _________ form different kinds of volcanic mountains.
    • A. 

      Eruptions

    • B. 

      Cinders

    • C. 

      Slopes

    • D. 

      Energy waves

  • 11. 
    What causes a volcano to erupt?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes heat up magma, which explodes

    • B. 

      Magma comes through the crust in a weak spot

    • C. 

      Movement in Earth's plates heats up magma so it explodes

    • D. 

      Violent weather rubs the crust bare and magma escapes

  • 12. 
    Some volcanoes form ___________ as plates move apart and magma rises from the surface f the crust.
    • A. 

      Volcanoes

    • B. 

      New ocean floor

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 13. 
    How can a volcanic eruption change the Earth's surface?
    • A. 

      Causing earthquakes

    • B. 

      Destroying parts of the Earth's surface

    • C. 

      Building up areas of the Earth's surface

    • D. 

      By making an area unfit for growing plants

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