Volcano And Landslide Quiz

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Volcano And Landslide Quiz

Test your knowledge of Volcanoes and Landslides!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A __________________________ is an opening in the earth's crust through which molten lava, ash, and gases are ejected.
  • 2. 
    What is magma?
    • A. 

      A drink.

    • B. 

      A layer of the earth.

    • C. 

      Molten Rock.

    • D. 

      Sand being burnt.

  • 3. 
    What is magma called when the magma reaches the surface?
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Mayonnaise

    • E. 

      Hot rocks.

  • 4. 
    How does magma leave the volcano?
    • A. 

      The pressure around it pushes it up.

    • B. 

      The heat outside of the volcano.

    • C. 

      The magma flies out.

    • D. 

      A leak at the bottom of the volcano.

  • 5. 
    Where is Mount Saint Helens located in the United States?
    • A. 

      Montana

    • B. 

      Oregon

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Washington

  • 6. 
    Volcanoes are good for the earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Volcanoes help _______________________. (More than one answer).
    • A. 

      Create new landforms.

    • B. 

      To get rid of old plants and houses.

    • C. 

      Make fertile soil for growing crops.

  • 8. 
    In 1980, ______________________, gave North American its largest volcanic eruption.
  • 9. 
    A ___________________________ is the usually rapid downward movement of a mass of rock, earth, or artificial fill on a slope.
  • 10. 
    A ________________________ is the rapid downward movement of rock fragments that slide over an inclined surface.
  • 11. 
    Wildfires can contribute to landslides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    This is an example of a ________________________.
    • A. 

      Rockslide

    • B. 

      Earthquake

    • C. 

      Volcano

    • D. 

      Landslide

  • 13. 
    This is an example of a ____________________________
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Rockslide

    • C. 

      Mudslide

    • D. 

      Landslide

  • 14. 
    Heavy rainfall DOES NOT cause landslides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Volcanoes and Earthquakes may cause landslides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False