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a quizz about volcanoes

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About how many active volcanoes are there on earth?:

About how many active volcanoes are there on earth ? 1) 600 2) 900 3) 1,200 4) 1,900

What is formed when a magma chamber empties and collapses? :

What is formed when a magma chamber empties and collapses? 1)crater 2) fissure 3) caldera 4) vent

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CALDERA

An opening in the earth's surface through which molten rock flows is called a ... :

An opening in the earth's surface through which molten rock flows is called a ... 1) vent 2)caldera 3) mantle 4) fault

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VENT

which of the following planetary bodies has far more volcanic activity than the earth? :

which of the following planetary bodies has far more volcanic activity than the earth? 1) Mars 2) The Moon 3) Io 4) Mars

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It is one of the larger natural satellites (or moons) of the planet Jupiter. IO

What’s currently the most volcanically active of the Canary Isles?:

What’s currently the most volcanically active of the Canary Isles? 1) Tenerife 2) La Palma 3) El Hierro 4) Lanzarote

When and where was the last volcanic eruption in The Canaries?:

When and where was the last volcanic eruption in The Canaries ? In 1971, La Palma

When did the seismic activity start in El Hierro?:

When did the seismic activity start in El Hierro? IN JULY

When was the last eruption in El Hierro?:

When was the last eruption in El Hierro? 1)1793 2) 1800 3) 1934 4) 1971

El Hierro's last volcanic eruption was in 1793.:

El Hierro's last volcanic eruption was in 1793.

How many people have been evacuted so far?:

How many people have been evacuted so far ? 1) 200 2) 350 3) 500 4) 600

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The 600 or so residents of the area on the smallest island in the archipelago were asked to convene at the local soccer field after an evacuation order was signed by the premier of the Canaries

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