HWA CHONG INSTITUTION Sec 3 IHE – Geography Practice Exercise Name: __________________________ ( Topic: Geomorphology ) Class: 3___ 1. Discuss the difference in formation and characteristics between a rift valley and block mountain formed by tension.  2. Discuss reasons for people to live in volcanic areas despite the risk of eruptions.  3. Explain how the movement taking place at a destructive plate boundary may produce a specific type of volcano.  4. (a) With the aid of well-labelled diagrams, explain the formation of hotspot volcanoes.  (b) Explain the formation of the Himalayas.  5. Do you agree that tectonic hazards are the most destructive in areas located at convergent plate boundaries? With reference to case studies, explain you answer.  6. (a) With the aid of well-labelled diagrams, explain the formation of composite (strato)volcanoes.  (b) Compare the formation of the Himalayas with that of the Andes.  7. Fig. 2A Fig. 2B Source: Geofile Online, April 2001 (a) Study the diagrams given and explain the presence of Montserrat volcano in the Caribbean.  (b) What evidence from Figs. 2A and 2B suggest that the volcano is dangerous in nature? 8. Assess the impacts on people who choose to live in volcanic regions.