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Question 2:
When did Lassen Peak last erupt?
ca. 5760 BC

Question 3: Such steam blasts occur when molten rock (magma) rises toward the surface of a volcano and heats shallow ________.

Question 4: Since then, the ________ in cooperation with the United States Park Service have been monitoring Lassen and other volcanic and geothermal areas in the park.
United States Geological SurveyMinerals Management ServiceNational Park ServiceUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service

Question 5: Global Volcanism Program, ________. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
Smithsonian InstitutionWashington, D.C.National MallUnited States Capitol

Question 6: [5] Together these events created the Devastated Area which is still sparsely populated by trees due to the low ________ and high porosity of the soil.
OxygenNutritionDietary mineralNutrient

Question 7: On May 22, 1915, an explosive eruption at Lassen Peak devastated nearby areas and rained ________ as far away as 200 miles (320 km) to the east.
Mount TamboraStratovolcanoVolcanic ashVolcano

Question 8: Lassen is the southernmost in the chain of 18 large volcanic peaks that run from southwestern ________ to northern California.
OntarioAlbertaBritish ColumbiaCanada

Question 9: The area around Mount Lassen and nearby ________ are considered the most likely volcanoes in the Cascade Range to shift to active eruptions.
Mount ShastaMount HoodMount St. HelensMount Rainier

Question 10: [5] By the next morning, a growing dome of dacite lava (lava containing 63 to 68% ________) had filled the volcano’s crater.
OpalQuartzSilicon dioxideAmethyst


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