Volcano Trivia Quiz-2

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Volcano Quizzes & Trivia

If you fancy yourself a geology fanatic and are up to answering specifically designed questions that gauge your knowledge on the subject, try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions to jot your mind up.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Outer Core

    • D. 

      Inner Core

    • E. 

      Land

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    What is the name of magma that has escaped onto Earth's surface
  • 4. 
    This is where the volanic materials that erupt are stored?
  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    What is a thick liquid that flows out of the volcanoes called?
  • 7. 
    How can lava affect rocks
  • 8. 
    What are the 3 main layers of earth?
  • 9. 
    Which is thicker, the continental crust or the crust beneath the ocean?
  • 10. 
    How thick is the mantle
  • 11. 
    What is the outer core made of?
  • 12. 
    What is the inner core made of?
  • 13. 
    Hot melted rock within the earth is called?
  • 14. 
    Why does magma rise slowly through the mantle?
  • 15. 
  • 16. 
    What might happen if the central vent of a volcano becomes blocked
  • 17. 
    What forms the black sand beaches of Hawaii
  • 18. 
    The earth's crust is made of about how many sections of solid rock, each of which is called a plate
  • 19. 
    Why does the earth's picture change
  • 20. 
    The plates that cover the earth are between how may kilometers thick?
  • 21. 
    In a convection current, ___________ material rises, while ____________ material sinks
  • 22. 
    What happens when a hot spot stays put but the plate above it keeps moving
  • 23. 
    What might happen to the new volcano Loihi, near the Hawaiin Islands
  • 24. 
    There are about how many active volcanoes?
  • 25. 
    What is the ring of fire and which plate does it surround?