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5 Matching Questions

  1. Tsunami
  2. Richter Scale
  3. Rift
  4. Seismic safe
  5. Epicenter
  1. a measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  2. b structures that can withstand earthquakes
  3. c seismic sea wave
  4. d point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
  5. e long crack where plates diverge

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. tectonic plates are moved around by these currents
  2. volcano formed by gentle eruptions of fluid lava
  3. underground center of an earthquake
  4. bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air
  5. small, steep volcano with a cone made of tephra

5 True/False Questions

  1. Volcanoespoint on Earth's surface directly above the focus

          

  2. Faultbreak in Earth's rocks caused by stress

          

  3. Magnitudenumber based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale

          

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

          

  5. Pyroclastic flowan avalanche of glowing rocks flowing on a cushion of hot gases

          

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