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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Cinder cone
  2. Earthquake
  3. Seismic safe
  4. Epicenter
  5. Richter Scale
  1. a structures that can withstand earthquakes
  2. b small, steep volcano with a cone made of tephra
  3. c measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  4. d point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
  5. e vibrations that occur when rocks break due to stress

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. instrument used to record earthquakes
  2. are the slowest and largest of the seismic waves and cause most of the destruction during an earthquake
  3. is divided into about 13 major plates
  4. number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  5. subduction takes place at a convergent boundary

5 True/False questions

  1. Hot spotscone-shaped mountains that spew out lava or gas


  2. Focusunderground center of an earthquake


  3. Tephrabits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air


  4. Volcanoescone-shaped mountains that spew out lava or gas


  5. Convection currentstectonic plates are moved around by these currents