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Question 1: Narcondum is a dormant volcano in the area, apart from volcanic ________ like Alcock and Sewell.
SeamountCold seepPelagic zoneHydrothermal vent

Question 2: There were eruptions in 1994–95 and 2005–________, the later being considered to be linked to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.

Question 3: The remnant of the primitive volcanic cone forms a precipitous cliff around the island (commonly referred as ________ wall), with a break towards the west.
SupervolcanoCalderaVolcanoUnited States

Question 4: True to its name, it is a barren area uninhabited by humans, though it has a small population of ________.
GoatCattleMilkDomestic sheep

Question 5: It is the only confirmed active volcano in ________.
South AsiaBrāhmī scriptIndiaPunjabi language

Question 6: Barren Island (coordinates: 12°16′N 93°51′E / 12.267°N 93.85°E / 12.267; 93.85) is located in the Andaman Sea, one of the most easterly of the ________.
IndiaAndaman and Nicobar IslandsAndamaneseAndaman Islands

Question 7: Along with the rest of the Andamans, it is a part of the Indian Union Territory of ________, and lies about 135 km northeast of the territory's capital, Port Blair.
West BengalAndaman and Nicobar IslandsBiharArunachal Pradesh

Question 8: After the first recorded eruption in 1787, further eruptions were recorded in 1789, 1795, 1803–________, and 1852.
1804November 30January 1July 4


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