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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Seismograph
  2. P-wave
  3. strike-slip fault
  4. Lisbon
  5. When was Northridge CA Earthquake?
  1. a fastest wave - 5kps - travels through both solids and liquids - like a sound wave
  2. b 1994
  3. c when one plate grinds past another - ex. San Andreas
  4. d the device used to measure the seismic waves of an earthquake
  5. e 1755 - 60,000 dead - realized there were 2 distinct waves

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Rayleigh wave - like ripples on a lake
  2. point in the Earth where the lithosphere has broken
  3. hanging wall slides down the footwall
  4. hanging wall slides up the footwall
  5. 1975 - Successfully predicted by Chinese

5 True/False questions

  1. Richter ScaleThe greatest danger after an earthquake

          

  2. When was Loma Prieta Earthquake - San Francisco?1994

          

  3. Pacific Tsunami Warning Centerrecent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"

          

  4. Faulta break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place

          

  5. S-waveshear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids

          

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