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Grade 9 Volcanoes
The Ring of Fire refers to
  1. an active erupting volcano.
  2. the volcanoes surrounding the Pacific Ocean.
  3. the spreading that takes place on the ocean floor.
  4. the land once known as Pangaea.
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Mt. Kilauea in Hawaii would be classified as which type of volcano?
  1. shield volcano
  2. cinder cone
  3. composite volcano
  4. super volcano
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Which is typically the largest type of volcano?
  1. shield
  2. composite
  3. cinder cone
  4. fissure
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Of the following, where would the volcano shown be most likely to develop?
Volcano - Fissure Vent - Small
  1. transform fault
  2. subduction zone
  3. mantle hot spot
  4. mid-ocean ridge
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Where would the type of volcano shown be most likely to form?
Volcano - Stratovolcano - Small
  1. mantle hot spot
  2. subduction zone
  3. divergent boundary
  4. transform boundary
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Volcanoes formed by successive explosive eruptions
  1. composite
  2. shield
  3. cinder cone
  4. shield cone
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Volcanic mountains tend to form on
  1. continental crust near a subduction zone
  2. on convergent plate boundaries
  3. on divergent boundaries
  4. volcanoes in the Aegean sea
Grade 9 Volcanoes
The volcano below is best classified as a
Volcano - Lava Dome - Small
  1. fissure vent
  2. stratovolcano
  3. cinder cone
  4. shield volcano
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Mount Saint Helens is what kind of volcano?
  1. composite
  2. cinder
  3. shield
  4. dome
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Pahoehoe is
  1. a volcano
  2. a type of lava
  3. a type of pyroclastic material
  4. one of the 3 classes of pyroclastic material
Grade 9 Volcanoes
A caldera is
  1. a crater
  2. a crater on top of a volcano
  3. a crater filled with water
  4. an empty crater
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