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Volcanoes

A quiz about a topic currently in the news. Apologies to travellers stuck in airports.... 10 Questions.

 
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1

Mount Etna in Sicily can be described as ....

  • Dormant.
  • Active.
  • Extinct

2

Mount Pinatubo is located in ...

  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • The Phillipines

3

The word 'volcano' comes from the Latin word...

  • Volare
  • Vulcan
  • Volcon

4

Montserrat, scene of the 1995 eruption, is in....

  • The Steward Islands
  • The Windward Islands
  • The Leeward Islands

5

Vesuvius erupted in AD 79 with catastrophic results. Which city is it near?

  • Pompeii
  • Naples
  • Palermo

6

Which of these is not evidence of the UK's volcanic past?

  • Arthur's Seat
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Stonehenge

7

Mount Fuji is located near which Japanese island?

  • Honshu
  • KyÅ«shÅ«
  • Hokkaidō

8

The HMS Resolution (Captain Cook's ship before his death) called at Krakatoa in 1780. Where is Krakatoa?

  • Papua New Guina
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia

9

The current volcanic eruptions in Iceland are from ...

  • Gaetirduhjalpad Mountain
  • Fallegtafper Mountain
  • Eyjafjallajokull Mountain

10

And finally, a person who studies volcanoes is called a ....

  • Volcanist
  • Volcanologist
  • Vulcanitrist

 

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