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Mauna Kea: Quiz


Question 1:

Question 2:
When did Mauna Kea last erupt?
150,000+ years ago
About 2460 BC u00B1 100 years

Question 3:
  • ________ (2nd)
    Table of the ultra-prominent summits of the United StatesMountain peaks of the United StatesTable of the most isolated major summits of the United StatesTable of the most prominent summits of the United States

Question 4: With the collapse of the sugar industry in the 1990s, much of this land lies fallow but portions are used for cattle grazing, small-scale farming and the cultivation of ________ for wood pulp.
AustraliaAcaciaEucalyptusEucalyptus globulus

Question 5: The dense rock at the Mauna Kea Adz Quarry near the summit is believed to have been formed when lava erupted under a ________.
Little Ice AgeGlacierIce sheetCurrent sea level rise

Question 6: At that time, its appearance was probably quite similar to that of its neighbor ________ today, a smooth shield volcano with a large summit caldera.
Mauna LoaHawaii hotspotKohala (mountain)Loihi Seamount

Question 7: ________ (2nd)
List of islands by areaISO 3166-1List of countries by highest pointList of islands by highest point

Question 8: The low population density of the Island of Hawaii means that there is little ________ from man-made sources.
Noise pollutionLight pollutionMarine pollutionAir pollution

Question 9: [3][4] By this measurement, Mauna Kea is the world's tallest mountain, taller than ________, which is the highest mountain above sea level.
Mount EverestHimalayasKangchenjungaK2

Question 10: This area has suffered from heavy infestations of gorse, an ________ in Hawaii.
Introduced speciesInvasive speciesExtinctionBiodiversity

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