Volcanoes/Volcanic activity/Quiz

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The Villarrica volcano, near Villarrica in southern Chile, shows some activity on March 4, 2015, a day after it erupted. Credit: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images.

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1

Yes or No, The proximity of hominins and other sentient life forms to volcanic activity has occasionally led to loss of life.

Yes
No

2

True or False, Volcanoes occur on every continent on Earth, under its oceans, and on many other astronomical rocky objects.

TRUE
FALSE

3

Which of the following is not a radiation phenomenon associated with a crater?

strata
elongated dust particles
high albedo
olivine
Rayleighs
volcanoes

4

Yes or No, Hominins have been aware of volcanic activity in this planet since ancient times.

Yes
No

5

Moldavite is a mineral that may be associated with what radiation astronomy phenomenon?

predicting the end of the Earth
determining the accuracy of local computers
meteorite impacts
demonstrating that Venus was once a comet
predicting when currently dormant volcanoes will erupt
fireballs

6

True or False, Vulcanology is a variant spelling of volcanology.

TRUE
FALSE

7

Various radiation observatories occur at different altitudes and geographic locations due to what effect?

the presence of oceans on the Earth
locally available carving tools
light pollution
most astronomical objects are observed at night
currently dormant volcanoes seldom erupt
human habitation increases near an astronomical observatory

8

True or False, Three-armed patterns seem to be a common scheme in the arrangement of volcanic vents in oceanic volcanoes.

TRUE
FALSE

9

The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar is an astronomical document produced to help astronomers for what purpose?

predict the end of the Earth
determine the accuracy of local computers
accurately predict the equinoxes
demonstrate that Venus was once a comet
predict when currently dormant volcanoes will erupt
demonstrate that the local pyramids were built by aliens

10

Yes or No, Volcanic activity includes an explosive Plinian eruption that destroyed Pompeii and killed thousands of people in 79 AD.

Yes
No

11

Which geological phenomena are associated with Earth?

lava-spewing volcanoes
sulfur volcanoes
plate tectonics
water oceans
liquid methane oceans
silicate minerals

12

Yes or No, All volcanic activity has formed over the last 25,000 years.

Yes
No

13

Complete the text:

The topographic map of Mars includes the

volcanoes in the west (including

,

to the east of Tharsis, and

in the southern hemisphere.

14

Yes or No, Mount Vesuvius is a strato-volcano consisting of a volcanic cone (Gran Cono) that was built within a summit caldera (Mount Somma).

Yes
No

15

Complete the text:

Match up the form or type of volcano with the volcano:
Mount Somma - A
Mount Hikbok-Hikbok - B
Mount Redoubt - C
Mount Pinatubo - D
El Chichon - E
Mount Tambora - F
Ashfall from Pinatubo, 1991.jpg

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Hibok1.jpg

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Caldera Mt Tambora Sumbawa Indonesia.jpg

.
Somma-Vesuvius.jpg

.
Elchichon2.jpg

MountRedoubtEruption.jpg

.

16

Yes or No, Deposits of large landslides are mapped around the Hawaiian volcanoes by sidescan sonar.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. There are approximately as many volcanoes per 10° of longitude and 5° of latitude as there are glaciers.

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