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Earth's Surface test 2 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. faults
  2. mercalli scale
  3. epicenter
  4. what causes an earthquake?
  5. why don't volcanic mountains look the same?
  1. a the point on the surface right above the focus
  2. b the sudden build up and release of energy in rocks
  3. c because each type of eruption forms a different type of mountain
  4. d measures the movement and the damage that the earthquake has caused
  5. e where most earthquakes occur, which is where crust along which rock move

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. melted rock that reaches the Earth's surface
  2. mediun sized mountains with steep peaks and gently sloping sides
  3. a vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust
  4. the point where the movement of an earthquake first took place
  5. crust,mantle,core

5 True/False Questions

  1. shield volcanoeslarge mountains with gentle slopes


  2. richter scalemeasures the energy that is released during an earthquake


  3. 3 ways plates can move together bycrust,mantle,core


  4. cinder cone volcanoessmall volcanoes made up of hardened lava chunks and have steep sides


  5. venta rocky opening in which magma flows onto the surface through to form volcanic mountains


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