Volcanoes

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Volcanic activity occurs at...

Select one or more of the following:

  • Passive plate boundaries

  • Constructive plate boundaries

  • Destructive plate boundaries

  • Hotspots

Question 2 of 16

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Mount St Helen's is

Select one of the following:

  • Active

  • Dormant

  • Extinct

Question 3 of 16

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Slemish Mountain Co. Antrim is

Select one of the following:

  • Active

  • Dormant

  • Exctinct

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Cotopaxi in Peru is

Select one of the following:

  • Active

  • Dormant

  • Exctinct

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Pyroclastic flows are also called

Select one of the following:

  • Nuée Ardentes

  • Lahars

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An increase in the emission of this gas indicates an eruption

Select one of the following:

  • Carbon dioxide

  • Chlorine

  • Sulfur dioxide

Question 7 of 16

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55% silica gives rise to

Select one of the following:

  • Basic lava

  • Acidic lava

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70% silica gives rise to

Select one of the following:

  • Basic lava

  • Acidic lava

Question 9 of 16

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Dome volcanoes such as Puy de Domes in France form from

Select one of the following:

  • Basic lava

  • Acidic lava

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Shield volcanoes such as the Hawaiian island of Mauna Loa are formed from

Select one of the following:

  • Basic lava

  • Acidic lava

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Runny, ropey lava

Select one of the following:

  • Aa

  • Pahoehoe

  • Pillow

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Lumpy lava

Select one of the following:

  • Aa

  • Pahoehoe

  • Pillow

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Rounded blobs of lava on the sea floor

Select one of the following:

  • Aa

  • Pahoehoe

  • Pillow

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The Antrim-Derry Plateau formed as a result of

Select one of the following:

  • Basic lava flows

  • Acidic lava flows

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A batholith is

Select one of the following:

  • An intrusive landform

  • An extrusive landform

Question 16 of 16

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A volcanic cone and a basalt plateau are both examples of

Select one of the following:

  • Intrusive landforms

  • Extrusive landforms

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Leaving Certificate Geography (The geography of volcanoes) Quiz on Volcanoes, created by eimearkelly3 on 06/07/2013.

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