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Volcanism (Grade 9)

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Volcanism

1. 
What type of volcanic eruption is illustrated below?
Volcano - Fissure Vent - Small
  1. fissure
  2. central
  3. phreatic
  4. pyroclastic
2. 
Dust, ash, and bombs are all types of                .
  1. lavas
  2. eruptions
  3. volcanoes
  4. pyroclasts
3. 
The volcano below is best classified as a
Volcano - Lava Dome - Small
  1. fissure vent
  2. stratovolcano
  3. cinder cone
  4. shield volcano
4. 
The volcano shown below tends to be broad in diameter and built from the accumulation of multiple lava flows. What type of volcano is illustrated?
Volcano - Shield Volcano - Small
  1. fissure vent
  2. stratovolcano
  3. volcanic dome
  4. shield volcano
5. 
Felsic lava flows are typically                 and                 viscous than mafic lava flows.
  1. cooler; less
  2. cooler; more
  3. hotter; less
  4. hotter; more
6. 
The type of volcano shown below consists of layers of pyroclastic deposits and lava as well as numerous dikes. What type of volcano is illustrated?
Volcano - Stratovolcano - Small
  1. fissure vent
  2. stratovolcano
  3. volcanic dome
  4. shield volcano
7. 
Which type of volcano is Mount St. Helens?
  1. Volcano - Shield Volcano - Small
  2. Volcano - Fissure Vent - Small
  3. Volcano - Stratovolcano - Small
  4. Volcano - Lava Dome - Small
8. 
Which of the following properties will increase the likelihood of a magma erupting explosively?
  1. low viscosity
  2. low silica content
  3. high average temperature
  4. high dissolved gas content
9. 
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
10. 
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

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