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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Magnitude
  2. Liquids
  3. P-waves
  4. Focus
  5. Aftershocks
  1. a the area along a fault where slippage first occurs
  2. b What can S-waves NOT travel through?
  3. c The amount of energy released by an earthquake is measured as?
  4. d tremor that follows and is smaller that a major earthquake
  5. e Which one travels faster?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?
  2. cause the most damage
  3. Zones of immobile rock along faults are called?
  4. giant ocean wave that often occurs after a major earthquake with an epicenter on the ocean floor
  5. occur in the subduction zones

5 True/False questions

  1. MagnitudeThe Mercalli Scale includes a description that expresses what?

          

  2. Seismic GapsWhat can S-waves travel through?

          

  3. Solidsthe area along a fault where slippage first occurs

          

  4. where friction prevents the rocks from moving past each otherWhat classifies a major earthquake and what classifies a microquake?

          

  5. Pacific Ring of Firemajor earthquake zone that forms a ring around the Pacific ocean