General Science: Chapter 10 Question Preview (ID: 8636)


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One of these is located below Hawaii; it is what fuels Hawaii's volcanoes.
a) hot spot
b) fault
c) plate boundary
d) earthquake

Most volcanoes are located where 2 plates meet and are found most frequently around the Ring of Fire.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Pahoehoe lava flows
a) quickly
b) slowly
c)
d)

Which of the following affect how magma forms?
a) pressure
b) water content
c) heat
d) all answers are correct

Pressure ____________________ the deeper you go inside Earth.
a) increases
b) decreases
c) does not change
d)

Viscosity is the measure of a substances’
a) resistance to flow.
b) mass.
c) temperature.
d) explosiveness.

Cinder cones are the most destructive volcanoes.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

The amount of which substance helps determine the explosiveness of a volcanic eruption?
a) silica
b) nitrogen
c) carbon
d) sulfur

A magma with a high viscosity will flow
a) slowly
b) quickly
c)
d)

A magma with a low viscosity will result in a ________________ eruption.
a) gentle
b) violent
c)
d)

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