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5 Matching Questions

  1. thrust fault
  2. L-wave
  3. Richter Scale
  4. Fire
  5. Charles Richter
  1. a Love wave - surface wave - side to side motion
  2. b The greatest danger after an earthquake
  3. c developed the Richter Scale
  4. d when one block is pushed on top of another
  5. e logarithmic (increases by powers of 10) scale used to measure earthquakes

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1975 - Successfully predicted by Chinese
  2. the device used to measure the seismic waves of an earthquake
  3. hanging wall slides down the footwall
  4. Seismic Sea Wave
  5. 1964 - greatest land deformation ever recorded

5 True/False Questions

  1. S-waveshear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids

          

  2. Faulta break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place

          

  3. Seismogramthe device used to measure the seismic waves of an earthquake

          

  4. Tang Shan1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed

          

  5. R-wavefastest wave - 5kps - travels through both solids and liquids - like a sound wave

          

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