EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 5: Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity

Concept #4 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 4 "Landforms associated with volcanoes and volcanic terrains."

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Match the type of caldera with its description. [Hint]

Using the pulldown boxes, match each item on the left to the corresponding item at right.

A. collapse of the top of the volcano following an explosive eruption as the magma is drained catastrophically
B. formed by non-explosive, gradual subsidence of the summit of the volcano as magma is drained slowly
C. extremely large caldera formed by the eruption of a large volume of pyroclastic material
 

3. After you examine this Volcano World page on rhyolite caldera complexes, indicate which one of the following statements is true.  

4.

Identify the indicated features on this photograph of Shiprock, New Mexico by selecting the correct response. (Photo courtesy of the USGS.)  

For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.

The letters A through B appear on an image associated with this question.

5. What is a difference between a caldera and a crater?  

Answer choices in this exercise are randomized and will appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.
 




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