VolCAnoes 5th Grade CA

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Volcanoes Vocabulary Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Read the sentence below, fill in the vocabulary word that completes the sentence.  The hot melted rock underneath the earths crust is called __________________.

    • A.

      Lava

    • B.

      Molten

    • C.

      Magma

    • D.

      Oatmeal

    Correct Answer
    C. Magma
    Explanation
    The hot melted rock underneath the earth's crust is called magma.

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  • 2. 

    Read the sentence below, fill in the vocabulary word that completes the sentence.______________means made liquid by heat. 

    • A.

      Magma

    • B.

      Molten

    • C.

      Lava

    • D.

      Silly puddy

    Correct Answer
    B. Molten
    Explanation
    The word "molten" means made liquid by heat. It is used to describe a substance that has been heated to the point of becoming a liquid, typically referring to metals or rocks that have been melted.

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  • 3. 

    Read the sentence below, fill in the vocabulary word that completes the sentence.We looked over the ___________________but our parents stayed at the bottom of the mountain.

    • A.

      Cliff

    • B.

      Mountain

    • C.

      Hill

    • D.

      Summit

    Correct Answer
    D. Summit
    Explanation
    The word "summit" completes the sentence because it refers to the highest point or peak of a mountain. The sentence suggests that the speaker and someone else looked over the summit, indicating that they reached the top of the mountain, while their parents remained at the bottom.

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  • 4. 

    Read the sentence below, fill in the vocabulary word that completes the sentence.The hot _______________spewed out of the volcano violently and everyone had to evacuate, immediately leave, the town!

    • A.

      Molten

    • B.

      Magma

    • C.

      Lava

    • D.

      Hawiian punch

    Correct Answer
    C. Lava
    Explanation
    The sentence describes a situation where something hot is being expelled from a volcano and causing the town to be evacuated. The word that best fits this description is "lava," as it refers to the hot, molten rock that is ejected during a volcanic eruption. The other options, such as "molten" and "magma," are related to volcanic activity but do not specifically refer to the material that is being violently expelled. "Hawaiian punch" is not a relevant term in this context.

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  • 5. 

    Read the sentence below, fill in the vocabulary word that completes the sentence.The most common type of volcano is the ________________.

    • A.

      Cinder cone

    • B.

      Strato

    • C.

      Shield

    • D.

      Dome

    Correct Answer
    B. Strato
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "strato" because it refers to "stratovolcano," which is the most common type of volcano. Stratovolcanoes are characterized by their steep slopes and alternating layers of lava and ash. They are also known for their explosive eruptions and can be found in locations such as the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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