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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Charles Richter
  2. S-wave
  3. Fault
  4. thrust fault
  5. Richter Scale
  1. a developed the Richter Scale
  2. b shear wave - 3kps - will NOT pass through liquids
  3. c when one block is pushed on top of another
  4. d a break in the lithosphere along which movement has taken place
  5. e logarithmic (increases by powers of 10) scale used to measure earthquakes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. shallow earthquake, volcanoes, landslides
  2. 1976 - No warning - around 500,000 killed
  3. Seismic Sea Wave
  4. fastest wave - 5kps - travels through both solids and liquids - like a sound wave
  5. Rayleigh wave - like ripples on a lake

5 True/False questions

  1. LisbonThe greatest danger after an earthquake


  2. When was Infamous San Francisco Earthquake?1906


  3. Epicenterpoint on surface directly above an earthquake


  4. Indonesia tsunami warning signsrecent earthquake, all water is pulled out to sea, "water leaves the beach"


  5. strike-slip faulthanging wall slides up the footwall