General Science: Chapter 10 Question Preview (ID: 8637)

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Largest type of volcano; produced gentle eruptions.
a) Shield
b) Cinder cone
c) Composite cone

This type of volcanic hazard is the fastest moving.
a) ash
b) mudflow
c) pyroclastic flow
d) lava

Ash from a volcano is the same as that from your backyard barbecue.
a) False
b) True

Also known as lahar.
a) mudflow
b) pyroclastic flow
c) ash
d) lava

The smallest type of volcano; usually only erupts once.
a) Cinder cone
b) Composite cone
c) Shield

Lava is magma found
a) inside of Earth
b) above Earth's surface
c) both inside Earth and above its surface
d) none of the answers are correct

Also known as a stratovolcano.
a) Composite cone
b) Cinder cone
c) Shield

Yellowstone National Park sits above a hot spot which could produce a volcanic eruption.
a) True
b) False

Eruption of this volcano produced the largest landslide in recorded history.
a) Mt. St. Helens
b) Krakatoa
c) Yellowstone

Volcanic ash can
a) cause buildings to collapse
b) cause planes to malfunction
c) work like cement to drown you from the inside out
d) All answers are correct

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