Volcanicity - SS3 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary process that leads to the formation of volcanoes?

A

Erosion

B

Magma solidification

C

Tectonic plate collision

D

Weathering

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which of the following is NOT an intrusive landform?

A

Batholith

B

Dike

C

Lava plateau

D

Sill

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Where are many volcanoes found due to tectonic plate interactions?

A

Deserts

B

Plate boundaries

C

Rainforests

D

Mountain ranges

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Which intrusive landform is characterized by a lens-shaped structure?

A

Batholith

B

Dike

C

Laccolith

D

Stock

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the primary cause of volcanic eruptions?

A

Erosion

B

Intrusive rock formation

C

The release of magma, gas, and ash

D

Weathering

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

What type of volcano has a broad and flat shape?

A

Cinder cone

B

Shield volcano

C

Stratovolcano

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

What is the term for vertical or near-vertical walls of igneous rock that cut across existing rock layers?

A

Sill

B

Dike

C

Laccolith

D

Batholith

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Which of the following is a small, steep-sided volcano built up around a vent?

A

Lava plateau

B

Cinder cone

C

Volcanic crater

D

Batholith

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What type of intrusive landform is often exposed at the surface or buried beneath other rocks?

A

Batholith

B

Dike

C

Laccolith

D

Stock

CORRECT OPTION: d
10

Which landform results from repeated lava flows covering large areas with a relatively flat surface?

A

Cinder cone

B

Lava plateau

C

Volcanic crater

D

Batholith

CORRECT OPTION: b
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