Managing Volcanoes Hazards Quiz Questions And Answers

Questions : 15 | Total Attempts: 740 | Recent Updated: 26-Apr-2020
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Have you ever heard of the word volcanoes. Of course, this word is not a positive term that is not a great thing for any country or even the whole world. Volcanoes are generally the eruptions that are hazardous to the environment as well as the nature. We all have studied about volcanoes in our several years of education that we all must have some knowledge about them. Volcanoes cause a great pressure of heat and are erupted due to the excess heat beneath the deep levels of earth's crust. Let us now have a look at the very amazing trivia quiz and have a check at your knowledge about the volcanoes and their managing hazards!

Questions Excerpt


1. Which of the following would be classed as a long term response or result of the eruption?

A. Evacuation

B. Abandon of capital city

C. Building an observatory to monitor volcano

D. Increased unemployement

2. Which of the following is not a hazard from a volcano?

A. Storm Surge

B. Lava Flow

C. Ash Cloud

D. Larva

3. Which of the following would be classed as a secondary effect of a volcanic eruption?

A. Lahars destroying crops

B. People killed by toxic gases

C. Destruction of forests

D. Destruction of crops and livestocks by flooding where volcanic ash block rivers

4. Which type of volcano is most likely to cause loss of life and property when it erupts?

A. Shield

B. Sword

C. Composite

D. Parasite

5. Volcanic eruptions can have a devastating effect on communities and the environment yet people still live close to volcanoes and volcanically-active areas. Which of the following is not a reason for this?

A. Mudflows clear areas of woodland or agriculture

B. Underground heat

C. Both

D. None of the above

6. Why are more people likely to die when a volcanic eruption occurs in a poor country?

A. No technology to monitor volcanoes

B. No technology to support population affected

C. No resources and infrastructure

D. All of the above

7. What is the most effective way to protect a population during a volcanic eruption?

A. Immigration

B. Umbrellas

C. Evacuation

D. None of the above

8. In MEDCs, people living near volcanoes are generally better prepared for an eruption. Which of the following is the most likely reason?

A. Lower literacy rates

B. High birth rates

C. Low death rates

D. People cannot afford to leave their homes

9. What is molten rock called while it is still in the Earth?

A. Lava

B. Magma

C. Molten

D. Larva

10. What is molten rock called after it erupts from a volcano?

A. Melted Rock

B. Magma

C. Lava

D. Larva

11. How many volcanic regions are there in New Zealand?

A. 1

B. 5

C. 3

D. 6

12. What is a lahar?

A. Avalanche of water and volcanic debts

B. One that flows freely

C. Both of the above

D. None of the above

13. What should you not do during a volcanic eruption?

A. Cover your nose

B. Open doors and windows

C. Listen to the instructions

D. Save water

14. Which volcano erupted in 1887 and killed over 150 people?

A. Mount Rapehu

B. White Island

C. Mount Tarawera

D. None of the above

15. Which New Zealand volcano erupted in 1953, causing a train crash that killed 151 people?

A. Mount Ruapehu

B. Mount Tarawera

C. White Island

D. Mount Taranki

 

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