Volcanoes are nature's wildest and most destructive force. Human history tells tales of the fury and destruction of these 'mountains of fire'.


Which volcano erupted in 79 AD destroying the city of Pompei?

  • Mount Vesuvius

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Mount Pelee

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Krakatoa

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Mount Olympus

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


Which volcano erupted in 1902 wiping out completely the city St Pierre and its 30,000 inhabitants?

  • Mount Pelee

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Mount Vesuvius

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Mount Helens

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Krakatoa

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


What is a volcano, which erupts once in hundreds of years and then goes back to sleep, called?

  • Sleeping

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Dormant

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Active

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Inactive

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


What is a volcano which erupts very often, called?

  • Sleeping

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Dormant

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Active

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Inactive

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


Which volcanic eruption on 10-11 April, 1815, is said to be the biggest eruption in recent years?

  • Tambora

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Mount Pelee

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Krakatoa

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Mount Helens

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


Which was the loudest volcanic eruption?

  • Mount Pelee

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Tambora

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Mount Helens

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Krakatoa

    Awesome! This is the right answer.


Which is the largest active volcano?

  • Mount Helens

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Krakatoa

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Mauna Loa

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Tambora

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


In which type of volcano does the magma (molten matter inside the earth) come out of fractures in the earth's crust, rather than from the crater?

  • Crater

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Fissure

    Awesome! This is the right answer.

  • Central

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.

  • Horizontal

    Opps! We are afraid this is incorrect. Please try again.


Which is the only active volcano in India?


What are volcanoes spread around the Pacific, in the shape of a ring, called?


574 words | 5 minutes
Readability:
Based on Flesch–Kincaid readability scores

Filed under: quizzes
Tags: #volcanoes

You may also be interested in these:
The Luckiest Men?
The Secrets of the Ocean Floor
Rocky Planet of Fire and Ice
The Hot and Sizzling Volcano