What Volcanoes Can Tell You About Plate Interactions

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Plate Tectonics Quizzes & Trivia

Learning Set 5


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How are volcanoes evidence of plate movement?
  • 2. 
    What is the difference between magma and lava?
    • A. 

      Magma is much hotter than lava.

    • B. 

      They're both molten rock, but magma is found below the crust and lava is found above.

    • C. 

      They're both molten rock, but lava is found below the crust and magma is found above.

    • D. 

      They're both molten rock, but lava and magma are formed in different ways.

  • 3. 
    Volcanoes only form at plate boundaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ________________ Volcanoes usually have non-explosive volcanoes and form where tectonic plates are moving apart.
  • 5. 
    Inactive volcanoes will never erupt again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which process is mostly responsible for causing materials to flow from the center of the Earth up to the surface and back down again?
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Plate tectonics

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      Convection

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