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Volcano (Grade 8)

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A shield volcano has wide shallowly sloping sides.
  1. True
  2. False
A composite volcano is fairly small and is almost entirely made up of loose grainy cinders.
  1. True
  2. False
Mt. Capulin is a cinder cone volcano.
  1. True
  2. False
What is expelled from volcanoes?
  1. lava
  2. ash
  3. rocks
  4. all the above
The Ring of Fire is located around which ocean?
  1. Atlantic Ocean
  2. Indian Ocean
  3. Pacific Ocean
  4. Arctic Ocean
Where do most volcanoes occur?
  1. divergent boundary
  2. transform boundary
  3. convergent boundary
  4. geothermal boundary
What is the most deadly, immediate hazard as soon as a volcano erupts?
  1. Pyroclastic flow
  2. Lava
  3. Volcanic bombs
  4. Ash cloud
Which is an example of a dormant volcano?
  1. Kilauea
  2. Mauna Kea
  3. Mount St. Helens
  4. Mount Etna
Estimated, how many people live near an active or dormant volcano?
  1. 500,000
  2. 200 million
  3. 500 million
  4. 300,000
What are the three main reasons why people live near a volcano?

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