Consider the following three volcanoes, which were making news in 2013 and 2014 and their respective countries:
1. Mount Taranaki – Japan
2. Mount Sinabung – Indonesia
3. Tungurahua volcano – Chile
Which among the above matches is / are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki or Mount Egmont, is an active but quiescent stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

Mount Sinabung

Mount Sinabung is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano in North Sumathra, Indonesia. On 15 September, 2013 the volcano erupted.

More than 3,700 people were evacuated from areas within a three kilometre radius of the volcano.

Tungurahua volcano

Tungurahua is 16,480 feet high active volcano located in Ecuador. The Tungurahua is active since 1999.

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