Check your knowledge about volcanoes Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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What is a volcano?
The correct answer is "An opening in the Earth's crust"

What is a volcanic vent?
The correct answer is "The crack through where magma is ejected"

What forces of nature create a volcano?
The correct answer is "Plate tectonics"

What type of lava forms shield volcanoes?
The correct answer is "Low viscosity lava"

What type of volcano develops a gentle slope?
The correct answer is "A shield volcano"