Active Volcanoes in the World: Definition, Names & Locations


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Which of the following is an example of a volcano in North America?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a shield volcano?

2. Which of the following volcanoes is the most active in the Cordillera Real range in Ecuador?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will quickly assess your knowledge of active volcanoes in the world. Answer questions about where they are located and what varieties they are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll find out what you know about:

  • North American active volcanoes
  • The most active Ecuadorian volcano
  • Examples of shield volcanoes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as volcanoes that are combinations of two different types of volcano
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding active volcanoes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about volcanoes in different places of the world, such as North America or Ecuador

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about these geological features, review the lesson titled Active Volcanoes in the World: Definition, Names & Locations. It will help you understand things like the following:

  • What makes a volcano active
  • The most famous Italian volcano
  • The ring of fire