How Are Volcanoes Formed? Lesson for Kids


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Which part of the volcano is where the magma is stored underneath the volcano?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type of volcano?

2. What is magma called once it gets to the Earth's surface?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice questions will test your knowledge of volcanoes and how they're formed. You'll need to remember what volcanoes are and know the different types of volcanoes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know which volcano part stores magma
  • Recognize types of volcanoes
  • Understand what you call magma when it falls on Earth's surface
  • Remember a volcano's land formation classification
  • Name the volcano type that's made of hardened lava

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important facts from the lesson on volcano formation
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the different types of volcanoes
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about magma to understand what it's called on Earth's surface

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this subject, review the lesson called How Are Volcanoes Formed? Lesson for Kids. The lesson will help you:

  • Define a destructive plate boundary
  • Learn why volcanoes look different
  • Name the different parts of a volcano