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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Damage
  2. Seismic Gaps
  3. Mercalli Scale
  4. Liquids
  5. Magnitude
  1. a a measure of the energy released by an earthquake
  2. b What can S-waves NOT travel through?
  3. c expresses the intensity of an earthquake with a Roman numeral and description
  4. d zone of rock where the fault is locked, and no major earthquakes have happened in a long time
  5. e The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. occur in the subduction zones
  2. cause the most damage
  3. tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
  4. Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
  5. earthquake with a 2.5 or less magnitude

5 True/False questions

  1. MagnitudeThe Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?


  2. P-wavesmove the fastest, and are the first to be recorded


  3. Tsunamigiant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor


  4. The size of its magnitudeWhat classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?


  5. Pacific Ring of FireWhat can P-waves travel through?


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