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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cinder cone
  2. Focus
  3. Rift
  4. Seismograph
  5. Surface waves
  1. a underground center of an earthquake
  2. b long crack where plates diverge
  3. c instrument used to record earthquakes
  4. d small, steep volcano with a cone made of tephra
  5. e are the slowest and largest of the seismic waves and cause most of the destruction during an earthquake

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  2. volcano formed by gentle eruptions of fluid lava
  3. subduction takes place at a convergent boundary
  4. number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  5. seismic sea wave

5 True/False Questions

  1. Hot spotslarge rising bodies of magma not at plate boundaries


  2. Epicentercone-shaped mountains that spew out lava or gas


  3. Seismic wavestructures that can withstand earthquakes


  4. Pyroclastic flowwave that passes through Earth


  5. Lithospherebits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air


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