Ready to test your Knowledge?
Try out our new practice tests completely free!
exam preparation banner icon

Understanding Earth

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 12 :

Volcanoes

Quiz 12 :

Volcanoes

search
arrow
Which of the following volcanoes is a composite volcano (stratovolcano)?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What volcano represents a major hazard to the cities of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington state?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

A

Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
The geologic rock record shows that there have been at least ____ major volcanic explosions in the southwest United States in the last 2 million years.
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Which of the following volcanic flows moves the most rapidly?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Roughly ______ people live in areas adjacent to active volcanoes.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What type of rock makes up the Columbia Plateau of Oregon and Washington?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What determines the slope of a cinder cone?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Solidified fragments of volcanic material ejected into the air are called
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What type of volcano consists of both lava flows and pyroclastic deposits?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Which of the following statements about lava is true?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What is the eruption temperature of basaltic lava?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What is molten rock beneath Earth's surface called?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What type of volcanic flows likely formed the volcano depicted in the cross section below?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
How much pyroclastic debris was erupted from Yellowstone caldera 630,000 years ago?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Yellowstone,in Wyoming,is an example of a
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Which of the following volcanic deposits is most likely to form from a mafic lava?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What type of volcano has the largest and most violent eruptions?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Which of the following rocks is formed from volcanic ash?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
Which of the following lavas will flow downhill slowest?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
arrow
What is the name for a basaltic lava flow that has a ropy,folded surface?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Choose question tag
close menu
Showing 1 - 20 of 86