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Grade 8 Volcanoes
There are three different types of volcanoes. What two things determine the classification of volcanoes?
  1. shape and size
  2. shape and color
  3. shape and composition
  4. shape and texture
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Grade 8 Volcanoes
Where do most volcanoes occur?
  1. divergent boundary
  2. transform boundary
  3. convergent boundary
Grade 8 Volcanoes
What is expelled from volcanoes?
  1. lava
  2. steam
  3. rocks
  4. All the above
Grade 8 Volcanoes
Active volcanoes are most likely to form at
  1. transform fault boundaries
  2. divergent boundaries
  3. the center of continents
  4. convergent oceanic–continental boundaries
Grade 8 Volcanoes
What part of the volcano is the deadliest as soon as a volcano erupts?
  1. Pyroclastic Flow
  2. Lava
  3. Volcanic Bombs
  4. Ash Cloud
Grade 8 Volcanoes
A newly created volcano is a good example of a:
  1. secondary landform
  2. primary landform
  3. special landform
  4. biome
Grade 8 Volcanoes
Which is an example of a dormant volcano?
  1. Kilauea
  2. Mauna Kea
  3. Mount St. Helens
  4. Mount Etna
Grade 8 Volcanoes
What type of lava tends to trap water vapor and other gases and can become explosive?
  1. lava high in iron or magnesium
  2. lava that is silica-rich
  3. pyroclastic
  4. basalt
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