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The Geography Of Earthquakes

Question 1 of 7

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The order of events during an earthquake...

Select one of the following:

  • Main shock, foreshock, aftershock

  • Foreshock, aftershock, main shock

  • Foreshock, main shock, aftershock

  • Aftershock, mainshock, foreshock

Explanation

Question 2 of 7

1

The Richter Scale is measured from

Select one of the following:

  • 1 - 10

  • 1 - 12

Explanation

Question 3 of 7

1

The Mercalli Scale is measured from

Select one of the following:

  • 1 - 10

  • 1 -12

Explanation

Question 4 of 7

1

In order of destructive ability

Select one of the following:

  • Deep earthquakes, Intermediate earthquakes, Shallow earthquakes

  • Shallow, deep, intermediate

  • Shallow, intermediate, deep

Explanation

Question 5 of 7

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Earthquake waves that move back and forth very fast and do little damage

Select one of the following:

  • P waves

  • S waves

  • Surface waves

Explanation

Question 6 of 7

1

Earthquake waves that move up and down and are slower moving

Select one of the following:

  • P waves

  • S waves

  • Surface waves

Explanation

Question 7 of 7

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The slowest waves that moves up and down and from side to side. They do the most damage

Select one of the following:

  • P waves

  • S waves

  • Surface waves

Explanation