Human Geography - Volcanoes: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are pyroclastic flows so dangerous?

Question 2 2. Which of the following gases, released during a volcanic eruption, contributes to acid rain?

Question 3 3. What is the name given to an area of the Pacific Ocean Basin that is tectonically active?

Question 4 4. Which type of volcano is built from glassy lava fragments that explode from the volcano and cool quickly?

Question 5 5. Which of the following terms is used to describe hot molten rock from deep within the earth?

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Question 6 6.

Gas X is produced during volcanic eruption and is also known as a greenhouse gas. It is heavier than air and tends to accumulate in low-lying areas. This accumulation can be fatal.

Identify Gas X.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a way to prevent injury or diminish destruction from volcanic hazards?

Question 8 8. A volcano erupts, projecting highly gelatinous lava through a volcanic vent. What type of volcanic landform could be created by this event?

Question 9 9. What makes pyroclastic surge different from pyroclastic flow?

Question 10 10. Which of the following terms describes a type of pyroclastic flow that contains dense lava fragments?

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Question 11 11. Which gas can form aerosols that hang in the stratosphere and reflect the sun's rays back into space?

Question 12 12. Which geologic activity could be responsible for a fissure eruption from a volcano?

Question 13 13. Why do shield volcanoes tend to maintain a low profile and spread out over wide areas?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is TRUE of tephra?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning volcanoes?

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Question 16 16. Which type of volcano is comprised of layers of lava, ash and rock debris?

Question 17 17. If the debris within a landslide mixes with enough water it can trigger which of the following volcanic hazards?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT found inside a volcano?

Question 19 19. The Hawaiian Islands are actually the tops of which broad, dome-shaped type of volcano?

Question 20 20. Which of the following terms is used to describe a series of large ocean waves caused by an abrupt disturbance, such as a landslide?

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Question 21 21. Volcanic gases are initially brought to the earth's surface as _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following could trigger a landslide?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is TRUE of a landslide?

Question 24 24. What is the classification of a volcano that has not erupted in the past 10,000 years, but has the potential to erupt in the future?

Question 25 25. Which term for a small volcanic rock is a Latin word that means little stones?

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Question 26 26. What makes lava flow one of the less deadly volcanic processes?

Question 27 27. Which of the following terms describes rock fragments and other particles ejected from a volcano?

Question 28 28. What is the term used to describe a dense collection of fragments and gases from a volcanic eruption that flows down the slope of volcano?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning water vapor emissions?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms describes a low-density flow of volcanic material with a higher proportion of gas to rock?

Human Geography - Volcanoes: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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