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5 Matching questions

  1. magma
  2. How do many earthquakes happen?
  3. 3 ways plates can move together by
  4. epicenter
  5. shield volcanoes
  1. a melted rock inside the Earth
  2. b large mountains with gentle slopes
  3. c the point on the surface right above the focus
  4. d where plates are moving past each other
  5. e past each other, toward each other, away from each other

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. small volcanoes made up of hardened lava chunks and have steep sides
  2. the point where the movement of an earthquake first took place
  3. where most earthquakes occur, which is where crust along which rock move
  4. continent-sized slabs in which the Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken into
  5. an instrument that records earthquake waves

5 True/False questions

  1. three layers of the Eartha vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust


  2. mercalli scalemeasures the movement and the damage that the earthquake has caused


  3. richter scalemeasures the energy that is released during an earthquake


  4. earthquakea vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust


  5. what causes an earthquake?a vibration or shaking of the Earth's crust