Volcano Quizzes & Trivia

Is Joe Versus the Volcano or Dante’s Peak your favorite flick? Do you know your Mount Vesuvius from your Mount Saint Helens and your Krakatoa from your Kilauea? Are you bursting with the knowledge of when Mount Pinatubo, Mount Tambora and Mount Pelée last erupted? Can you pronounce Eyjafjallajokull? If so, this section of quizzes is for you.

How many active volcanoes are there in the world? Which one is most likely to erupt next? What effect does an ash cloud have on global weather? What do you do in case of an eruption? Only one percent of our planet is solid rock...the rest is oozing beneath our feet and waiting for a chance to erupt. Learn more and test your knowledge of magma, lava, ash, molten rock, famous peaks and frightening eruptions in our Volcano quizzes, and show off your explosive skills. The heat is on!

There are a lot of occurrences that occur on the earth surface that can be very disastrous in high levels. Earthquakes are usually as a result of shifts in the tectonic plates and volcanoes allow for hot lava, volcanic ash, and...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 1679   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2019
  • Sample Question
    What is the richter scale

This TEST is based on the lessons of Ch.1, Activity 1,2,3. Once completed, answer the short answer on the board. Good luck!

Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 709   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2016
  • Sample Question
    The Ring of Fire refers to the volcanoes that are



Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 555   |  Last updated: Dec 13, 2016

Active volcanoes have been a cause for a lot of studies and the violent 1883 eruption of Krakatoa was one that will not be forgotten in history. In this year the mountain erupted and the lava consumed most of the Island and...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 533   |  Last updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Sample Question
    When did the eruption occur?

A Quiz to correlate your temper with a type of volcano... for fun...

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 339   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2016
  • Sample Question
    How frequently do you lose your temper to some degree?




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Volcano Questions & Answers


What are the 3 main layers of earth?
I got this question wrong because I hadcrust, core and mantle.
What is the richter scale
A device that measures the intensity of a earthquake is the richter scale
What type of volno is this? This picture shows a volcano that already erupted in Oregon.
Caldera - a large basinlike depression resulting from the explosion or collapse of the center of a volcano
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