What Is the Ring of Fire? - Definition, Facts & Location


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Which ocean is the site of the Ring of Fire?

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1. What happens at the plate boundaries around the Ring of Fire that leads to the production of volcanic mountains?

2. Which continent is NOT a part of the Ring of Fire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study materials will help gauge your understanding of the Ring of Fire. You will be quizzed on where it is located and why it is important.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools address the following topics:

  • Where the Ring of Fire is located
  • Mountain range produced in the Ring of Fire
  • Continents included in the ring
  • How volcanic mountains are produced in the Ring of Fire

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull out the most important information from the lesson on the Ring of Fire
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify the ocean the Ring of Fire surrounds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the volcanoes that form the Ring of Fire

Additional Learning

To learn more about this geographical area, review the lesson titled What Is the Ring of Fire? - Definition, Facts & Location. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand what the Ring of Fire is and where it is located
  • Explore the role of tectonic plates
  • Define key terms such as subduction zones