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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
Of the following locations, 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
Which is typically the largest type of volcano?
  1. shield
  2. composite
  3. cinder cone
  4. fissure
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Type of volcano formed by successive explosive eruptions.
  1. composite
  2. shield
  3. cinder cone
  4. shield cone
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Mount St. Helens is what kind of volcano?
  1. composite
  2. cinder
  3. shield
  4. dome
Grade 9 Volcanoes
Mauna Loa is what kind of volcano?
  1. shield
  2. cinder
  3. composite
  4. shield cone
Grade 9 Volcanoes
What is pahoehoe?
  1. a volcano
  2. a type of lava
  3. a type of pyroclastic material
  4. a mineral
Grade 9 Volcanoes
What type of volcanic eruption is illustrated?
Volcano - Fissure Vent - Small
  1. fissure
  2. central
  3. phreatic
  4. pyroclastic
Grade 9 Volcanoes
What is a caldera?
  1. any crater
  2. a crater on top of a volcano
  3. a crater filled with water
  4. an empty crater
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