Volcano

Volcano

Volcano

published on January 17, 2011373 responses 0

Which of the following lava is produced by non-explosive eruptions?

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Aa, Pahoehoe, Pillow Lava and Blocky Lava
Aa, Pahoehoe, Volcanic Bombs and Blockly Lava
Aa, Pahoehoe, Lapilli and Pillow Lava

Which answer best describes Blocky Lava?

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Lava forms slowly like wax dripping from a candle.
It is cool and stiff lava, that does not travel far from the erupting vent.
Forms when lava erupts underwater. It pillows out of the vent.

Which type of pyroclastic material is known as "little stones"?

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Lapilli
Volcanic Bombs
Volcanic Blocks

Which type of lava is known for its jagged surface?

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Pahoehoe
Aa
Pillow Lava

Which of these are not pyroclastic materials

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Volcanic Bombs
Pahoehoe
Lapilli

This type of lava is formed when gases and magma expand rapidly and the gas bubble explodes.

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Volcanic Ash
Volcanic Blocks
Volcanic Bombs

Which type of pyroclastic material is formed by large blobs of magma which harden in the air and explode on impacting the ground?

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Volcanic Ash
Volcanic Bombs
Volcanic Blocks

This type of volcano is also know as a stratovolcano.

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Shield
Composite
Cinder Cone

This type of volcano consists entirely of pyroclastic material.

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Composite
Cinder Cone
Shield

This volcano has sides that gently slope.

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Composite
Cinder Cone
Shield

These volcanos are often found in clusters.

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Cinder Cone
Composite
Shield

This type of volcano has a broad base and steep sides near the top.

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Shield
Composite
Cinder Cone

This type of volcano forms from repeated non-explosive eruptions.

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Composite
Cinder Cone
Shield

This type of volcano erodes very quickly because it is made entirely of pyroclastic material.

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Cinder Cone
Composite
Shield

What relationship exists between the location of earthquakes and volcanoes?

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Both produced lava eruptions.
Neither are found on the edges of tectonic plates.
Both are found on the edges of tectonic plates.

Which ocean has a ring of Volcanoes and earthquakes known as the "ring of fire"?

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Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
India Ocean

Which ocean has a line of earthquakes and volcanoes down it's center?

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Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
India Ocean

Also known as a volcanic crater.

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Volcanic Bombs
Vent
Caldera

This type of volcano is made entirely from runny lava.

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Composite
Cinder Cone
Shield

This type of volcano is created by explosive eruptions that are followed by lava outpourings.

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Stratovolcano
Both A and B
Composite