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5 Matching questions

  1. Lithosphere
  2. Surface waves
  3. Tephra
  4. Fault
  5. Magnitude
  1. a bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air
  2. b is divided into about 13 major plates
  3. c break in Earth's rocks caused by stress
  4. d number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  5. e are the slowest and largest of the seismic waves and cause most of the destruction during an earthquake

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. vibrations that occur when rocks break due to stress
  2. instrument used to record earthquakes
  3. structures that can withstand earthquakes
  4. tectonic plates are moved around by these currents
  5. seismic sea wave

5 True/False questions

  1. Epicenterpoint on Earth's surface directly above the focus


  2. Riftmagma that has reached the surface of Earth


  3. Volcanoespoint on Earth's surface directly above the focus


  4. Focusunderground center of an earthquake


  5. Lavamolten rock inside Earth