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Earth Science Ch. 6 Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. Three
  2. Mircoquakes
  3. Focus
  4. P-waves
  5. Damage
  1. a earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude
  2. b How many seismograph locations are needed to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
  3. c the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  4. d The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?
  5. e Which one travels faster?

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. major earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean
  2. What is a "locked" fault?
  3. can only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored
  4. If the S-waves arrive shortly after the P-waves then the epicenter is located______ the seismograph.
  5. a measure of the energy released by an earthquake

5 True/False Questions

  1. Surface Wavescan only travel through solids, and are the second to be recored

          

  2. MagnitudeThe amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?

          

  3. Epicenterthe point on the earth's surface directly above the focus

          

  4. Seismic GapsZones of immobile rock along faults are called?

          

  5. San Andreas FaultPacific plates slip northwest along the north american plate

          

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