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Tall, cone-shaped mountains in which layers of lava alternate with layers of ash are called
a) shield volcanoes
b) cinder cone volcanoes
c) composite volcanoes
d) lava plateaus

When many layers of thin, runny lava build up a high, level area, the result is a
a) lava plateau
b) shield volcano
c) cinder cone volcano
d) composite volcano

The huge hole left by the collapse of a volcanic mountain is called a
a) lava plateau
b) caldera
c) cinder cone
d) shield volcano

When ash, cinders, and bombs build up in a steep pile around a volcano's vent, the result is a
a) cinder cone volcano
b) shield volcano
c) composite volcano
d) dormant volcano

What is the landform that forms when a mass of hardened magma is uplifted, causing the layers of rock to bend upward?
a) volcanic neck
b) dike
c) plateau
d) dome mountain

A mass of rock formed when a large body of magma cools inside the crust is called a
a) neck
b) dike
c) lava plateau
d) batholith

When magma hardens in a volcano's pipe, the result will eventually be a landform called a
a) batholith
b) dike
c) volcanic neck
d) sill

Magma that forces across rock layers hardens into a
a) sill
b) volcanic neck
c) dike
d) batholith

When groundwater heated by magma rises to the surface and collects in a natural pool, it is called a
a) hot spring
b) geyser
c) vent
d) pyroclastic flow

in volcanic areas, ground water heated by magma is a source of
a) lava flows
b) silica
c) geothermal energy
d) pyroclastic flows

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