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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Lithosphere
  2. Earthquake
  3. Magnitude
  4. Tephra
  5. Tsunami
  1. a is divided into about 13 major plates
  2. b number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  3. c seismic sea wave
  4. d vibrations that occur when rocks break due to stress
  5. e bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. instrument used to record earthquakes
  2. measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  3. underground center of an earthquake
  4. cone-shaped mountains that spew out lava or gas
  5. long crack where plates diverge

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Surface waveswave that passes through Earth


  3. Hot spotslarge rising bodies of magma not at plate boundaries


  4. Seismic safestructures that can withstand earthquakes


  5. Faultlong crack where plates diverge