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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!
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Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 7908   |  Last updated: Apr 16, 2020
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    The Ring of Fire refers to the volcanoes that are

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: 4563   |  Last updated: Aug 18, 2020
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    What is the richter scale

This is an open-book, open-note test covering Activities 4,5, & 7. You may only take this test once! Once completed, please record your score on your homework p.56 #1-4. You have until midnight 3/14 Sunday to complete it.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 677   |  Last updated: Jan 10, 2013
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    When a volcano erupts, particles other than lava are released in the atmosphere . The collective term is called tephra. What is the name for the LARGEST tephra? (HINT: p.34)

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

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 2033   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2016
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    How frequently do you lose your temper to some degree?



Questions: 22  |  Attempts: 290   |  Last updated: Apr 13, 2020
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    Most shield volcanoes have grown from the ocean floor to form ______________.
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Volcano Questions & Answers


What is the sequence of events before, during, and after a volcanic eruption?
When a volcano erupts it does not just simply erupt out of nowhere and then that's the end of it. The eruption of a volcano is a process. First of all a volcano is a way for magma from within the Earth to escape. When pressure from gases gets too gre
What is an opening in Earth's surface through which lava, hot gases, and rock fragments erupt?
Volcanoes are opening in earths surface through which lava, lava hot gases and rock fragments erupt
What things burst through an opening at the top of a volcano?
I put ash and gases and got the answer incorrect!
What happens as magma, in a magma chamber, forces its way up through weak spots of the crust?
Magma is the term that is used to call molten rocks that resides deep within the earth. It is composed of crystals, particles of rock, liquids and different types of gas. The reason that magma rises to the earth is that its weight is lesser than th
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