Virtual Volcano Lab Questions

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  • 1. 
    Which volcanoes are the largest on Earth?
    • A. 

      Shield

    • B. 

      Cinder Cone

    • C. 

      Stratavolcano

  • 2. 
    Where is magma stored when it is below the Earth's surface?
    • A. 

      Ash Cloud

    • B. 

      Central Vent

    • C. 

      Magma Chamber

  • 3. 
    Which type of volcano is the tallest?
    • A. 

      Shield

    • B. 

      Cinder Cone

    • C. 

      Stratavolcano

  • 4. 
    Which types of volcanoes are island-builders?
    • A. 

      Shield

    • B. 

      Cinder Cone

    • C. 

      Stratavolcano

  • 5. 
    What is magma's viscocity?
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Thickness

    • C. 

      Temperature

  • 6. 
    The higher the magma's viscocity and gas content the ___________ the eruption.
    • A. 

      Cooler

    • B. 

      Hotter

    • C. 

      Bigger

    • D. 

      Smaller

  • 7. 
    What are lava tubes?
    • A. 

      When lava gets into the city pipes

    • B. 

      Lava that cools in the shape of a cylinder

    • C. 

      Channels of hardened lava

  • 8. 
    What is a mass of very hot gases and rock fragments that rushes down the side of a volcano at 60mph speeds?
    • A. 

      Ash Cloud

    • B. 

      Pyroclastic Flow

    • C. 

      Lahar

  • 9. 
    What are dangerous slides of mud and ash called?
    • A. 

      Lahars

    • B. 

      Plumes

    • C. 

      Pyroclastic Flows

  • 10. 
    What are fire fountains?
    • A. 

      Fountains of lava that spit out very high from the volcano's main vent and can last for hours.

    • B. 

      When lava gets into a fountain and can ruin the water supply.

    • C. 

      Piles of ash that can start fires all over the town.

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