Try this 15-question GCSE quiz to see how much you know about tectonic processes, volcanoes and the impact of volcanic eruptions.
If you haven't already done it, work through the ‘Mt Fuji: sleeping giant?’ investigation on the PowerPoint to find out more about volcanoes. Or look at it again to help fill in any gaps in your knowledge!
A mountain filled with lava
A rupture in the Earth’s crust
A continuously active hazard
A gap where tectonic plates meet
Animals acting strangely or oddly
Changes in the shape or structure of the volcano
Changes in groundwater temperature
Overwhelmed emergency services
Increases in respiratory illnesses such as asthma
Loss of tourism due to infrastructure damage
Loss of tourism due to increased costs
Loss of tourism due to government regulations
Loss of tourism due to decreased fear
Emergency supply kit
The damage may take longer to fix
The ash may take a long time to clear
People may be too afraid to go outside
There might be additional hazards such as aftershocks.