Geography Key Terms

1. Shield volcano

  • None of the above
  • A volcano with steep slopes
  • A volcano with gentle slopes
  • A volcano that occurs at a destructive plate boundary
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2. What happens at a destructive boundary?

  • The oceanic crust subducts under the continental crust
  • None of the above
  • The plates move together
  • The plates disappear under the ocean surface

3. What is a composite volcano?

  • A volcano with gentle slopes
  • A volcano with steep slopes + layers of ash and lava
  • A volcano with just steep slopes
  • A volcano that occurs at a constructive boundary

4. What is the focus?

  • None of the above
  • The point below the surface where the crust cracks and the earthquake begins
  • Thick lava which has cooled quickly and flows slowly
  • A mudflow

5. Lahar

  • None of the above
  • A mudflow created by pyroclastic flow and water
  • A fast moving current of gas
  • A mudflow created by just pyrcolastic flow

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