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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. When was Northridge CA Earthquake?
  2. R-wave
  3. magnitude
  4. strike-slip fault
  5. L-wave
  1. a 1994
  2. b the amount of energy released by an earthquake
  3. c Love wave - surface wave - side to side motion
  4. d Rayleigh wave - like ripples on a lake
  5. e when one plate grinds past another - ex. San Andreas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1755 - 60,000 dead - realized there were 2 distinct waves
  2. point on surface directly above an earthquake
  3. developed the Richter Scale
  4. recent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"
  5. a break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place

5 True/False questions

  1. Hai Chung1975 - Successfully predicted by Chinese

          

  2. SeismologistScientist that studies Earthquake waves

          

  3. Triangulation1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed

          

  4. TsunamiSeismic Sea Wave

          

  5. S-waveRayleigh wave - like ripples on a lake