Consider the following volcanoes:

  1. Mount Kilimanjaro
  2. Mount Ararat
  3. Mount Stromboli

Which of the above is/are dormant volcano(es)?

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

Mount Kilimanjaro is 19,335 feet tall, which makes it the highest volcano in Africa and one of the highest in the world. The volcano's last major eruption was 360,000 years ago. Mount Ararat is in north-eastern Turkey, very close to the Iranian and Armenian borders. Mount Ararat has erupted once within the last 10,000 years. Mount Stromboli is an active volcano. Stromboli has been in almost continuous eruption for the past 2,000 years.

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