Quiz Question: How was Oregon’s Crater Lake formed?
The given options are:
- A volcanic eruption
- Overzealous WPA workers
- A meteorite
Correct Answer: A volcanic eruption
Info: Sometime around 5700 BCE, the now-dormant Mount Mazama erupted, losing roughly 3,000 feet of its height as it collapsed in on itself. The cataclysm formed a depression that gradually filled with water, which is now the centerpiece of Crater Lake National Park.