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Lassen Volcanic National Park: Quiz

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Question 1: Precipitation within the park is high to very high due to a lack of a rain shadow from the ________.
Pacific Coast RangesCoast MountainsPacific RangesBoundary Ranges

Question 2: In the later Pliocene and into the ________, these basaltic flows were covered by successive thick and fluid flows of andesite lava, which geologists call the Juniper lavas and the Twin Lakes lavas.
Glacial periodLast glacial periodPleistoceneLittle Ice Age

Question 3: Rock spirea, ________, Indian paintbrush, and penstemon are a few of the rugged members of this community.
SoybeanOliveLupin beanLupin

Question 4: [7] Forested with ________ and fir, this area is studded with small lakes, but it boasts few streams.
PineScots PineTsugaPinophyta

Question 5: Wildlife featured included, deer, geese, garter snakes, an Alligator Lizard, a ________, and a weasel.
Golden EagleWhite-tailed EagleBald EagleRed-tailed Hawk

Question 6: In the Cenozoic, uplifting and westward tilting of the Sierra Nevada along with extensive volcanism generated huge lahars (volcanic-derived mud flows) in the ________ which became the Tuscan Formation.
Great American InterchangeMiocenePlioceneGeologic time scale

Question 7: One of the guides to these immigrants was a Danish blacksmith named Peter Lassen, who settled in ________ in the 1830s.
Northern CaliforniaOakland, CaliforniaSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Jose, California

Question 8: Lassen Volcanic National Park is a United States National Park in northeastern ________.
Los AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaCaliforniaSacramento, California

Question 9: It is cut by glaciated canyons and is dotted and threaded by ________ and rushing clear streams.
Endorheic basinVolcanoGreat LakesLake

Question 10: After the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) began reassessing the potential risk of other active volcanic areas in the ________.
Cascades (ecoregion)Cascade RangeMount RainierCascade Volcanoes







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