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The Volcano Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of these amazing features. The Volcano Quiz questions are carefully compiled and will enable you to gauge how much you know about the Volcano.
1. In which American state is Mount St Helens?
a.Washington
b.Oregon
c.New Mexico
d.North Dakota

2. Which ancient civilization was most affected by the eruption of  Santorini in about 1645 B.C.?
a.Minoan
b.Persian
c.Phoenician
d.Greek
3. In which country is the intermittently active volcano Cotapaxi?
a.Equador
b.Mexico
c.Peru
d.Brazil

4. In terms of volcanoes what is a caldera?
a.A flat topped volcano
b.A shield formed by cooled lava
c.A bowl shaped crater
d.A volcano with lots of different craters.
5. Alfred Wegener came up with which theory?
a.Continental drift (ans)
b.Flood basalt
c.Hydrovolcanic
d.Lahar
6. There was volcanic activity at Cook Inlet in March 2006. Where is it?
a.British Columbia
b.Hawaii
c.Alaska
d.Jamaica
7. Most volcanic action in New Zealand is concentrated in which of the two main islands?
a.South
b.North

8. A large opening at the top of a volcano is a.....
a.Side Vent
b.Crater
c.Vent
d.Magma
9. What is lava called while inside the Earth?
a.Graphite
b.Mantle
c.Magma
d.Hvsdkj

10. Which volcano is in Hawaii?
a.Mauna Loa
b.Mt St Helens
c.Cerro Negro
d.Pahoehoe
Last improved on 11/30/2011 at 4:21:45 PM by Billybobjoe
11. What volcano in Italy erupted in the first century?
a.Vesuvius
b.Mount Also
c.Mount Bromo
d.Didicasvolcano
Last improved on 6/12/2011 at 10:25:05 PM by ?
12. A dormant volcano means?
a.The volcano has a dorm with another volcano
b.The volcano is extinct
c.The volcano will erupt in seconds
d.The volcano is considered to be 'asleep'
Last improved on 1/12/2012 at 5:51:33 PM by larry f.
13. were did the name volcano come from?
a.the great god of fire
b.another volcano
c.a humans name
d.a building

14. How Many active volcanoes are there in the world
a.19
b.190
c.1,900
d.19,000

15. Where is Mt. Saint Helens located?
a.Italy
b.Washington
c.Washington D.C
d.France

16. What year did Mount Saint. Helens Erupt?
a.1980
b.2002
c.1978
d.1969
17. what is lava plateau?
a.a resturant
b.a beach
c.a high flat land that is formed when on the land and cools and builf up to higher land
d.a place where teenagers go and make out with each other

18. How often does the volcano in Hawaii erupt?
a.2-3 years
b.10-15years
c.3-4years
d.8-9years

19. Which type of volcano is most dangerous?
a.Dormant
b.Active
c.Shield
d.Composite

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What others think about Volcano
By: codey iturri on Mar 22, 2012
  volcanoes are features of earth that spill out lava or magma that hardens and then turns into rock.
By: Morgna on Feb 16, 2011
  wow cool quiz
By: kiia on Dec 8, 2010
  a volcano is an opening in the Earths crust through which molten rock, rock fragments, and hot gas erupts
By: Bruce on Feb 28, 2010
  ANyone living near a volcano?
By: BOB on Feb 2, 2010
  Volcanoes are openings in the Earth's surface that provide a way for the magma beneath earth's surface to get out and relese the building pressure.
By: zuzanna on Jan 28, 2010
  volcanos are cool
By: Sarah on Dec 28, 2009
  From the base of the ocean floor to the mountain's peak, the Hawaiian volcano Mauna Loa is actually taller than Mt. Everest.
By: Niamh on Oct 27, 2009
  it's cool
By: Nic on Aug 24, 2009
  When parts of a volcano cone collapses and slides down the flanks. It's called a "dry avalanche".
By: jocelyn on Aug 17, 2009
  Volcano is an opening in the earth' s crust.
By: Jekah on May 28, 2009
  Mt.Pinatubo in Philippines this cause alot of trouble for the people in the village where it erupted and it causes so much death as well
By: sydney on May 13, 2009
  i love whathing kracatoa
By: Eveanjelene on May 8, 2009
  Can not wait tell i am older so i become a vocanologist
By: Noob Biptastic on Apr 20, 2009
  Volcanos are brill! Thanks for quiz
By: bella swan on Mar 10, 2009
  i love edward cullen!
By: edward cullen on Feb 19, 2009
  Volcanoes r awesome
By: ALLOIE on Feb 10, 2009
  I LOVE VOLCANOS
By: lucy on Dec 15, 2008
  i dont know anything about volcanos
By: nome on Oct 20, 2008
  its really great
  

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