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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. lava
  2. mercalli scale
  3. richter scale
  4. composite volcanoes
  5. vent
  1. a measures the energy that is released during an earthquake
  2. b melted rock that reaches the Earth's surface
  3. c measures the movement and the damage that the earthquake has caused
  4. d mediun sized mountains with steep peaks and gently sloping sides
  5. e a rocky opening in which magma flows onto the surface through to form volcanic mountains

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. large mountains with gentle slopes
  2. past each other, toward each other, away from each other
  3. because each type of eruption forms a different type of mountain
  4. continent-sized slabs in which the Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken into
  5. the point on the surface right above the focus

5 True/False questions

  1. How do many earthquakes happen?where plates are moving past each other


  2. what causes an earthquake?the sudden build up and release of energy in rocks


  3. volcanomelted rock that reaches the Earth's surface


  4. three layers of the Earthcrust,mantle,core


  5. faultsthe point where the movement of an earthquake first took place