37) Which of the following statements best describes the big Hawaiian volcanoes? A) They lie directly above a transform plate boundary that cuts deeply into the mantle. B) They lie directly above an active subduction zone where the Pacific plate is sinking into the mantle. C) They lie along the crest of the East Pacific Rise, a mid-ocean ridge or spreading center. D) They are situated in the interior of a large, Pacific plate above a hot spot deep in the mantle. 38) Which of the following is associated with deep mantle hot spots? A) Vesuvius and the other volcanoes of Italy B) the volcanoes of Hawaii and Quaternary activity in Yellowstone National Park C) the very young cinder cones scattered across the southwestern United States D) Mount St. Helens and other volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains
37) Option D
The Hawaiian volcanoes are a result of deep mantle hotspot
activity. They are situated in the interior of the large Pacific
38) Option B
The volcanic activity of Hawaii and Yellowstone National Park
are attributed to deep mantle plumes which bear the same names.