A2 Geography; Unit 1 Plate Tectonics (Mount Etna) Case Studies.

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1. What is a named benefit of Mount Etna's previous eruptions?

  • Fruits and other berries are not prevalent here.
  • Snow drifts are prevented by lava flows.
  • Fertile volcanic soils support agriculture.
  • Lava flows are frequent, helping to melt ice caps.
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2. In what year did Mount Etna erupt causing lava to head toward the village of Zafferana?

  • 1990
  • 1992
  • 1887
  • 1301

3. What is Mount Etna classified as by the United Nations (UN)?

  • A Decade Volcano
  • A Supervolcano
  • A Descendant Volcano
  • A Violent Volcano

4. Which organisation monitores Mount Etna?

  • UN (United Nations)
  • EU (European Union)
  • INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica)
  • IMDB (Instituto Medica Data Belarus)

5. How tall is Mount Etna?

  • 3,200m
  • 3,310m
  • 1,150m
  • 2,210m


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