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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Magnitude
  2. Convergent boundary
  3. Seismic wave
  4. Epicenter
  5. Tsunami
  1. a point on Earth's surface directly above the focus
  2. b subduction takes place at a convergent boundary
  3. c wave that passes through Earth
  4. d number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  5. e seismic sea wave

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cone-shaped mountains that spew out lava or gas
  2. measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  3. vibrations that occur when rocks break due to stress
  4. tectonic plates are moved around by these currents
  5. structures that can withstand earthquakes

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Cinder conesmall, steep volcano with a cone made of tephra


  3. Seismographinstrument used to record earthquakes


  4. Focusbreak in Earth's rocks caused by stress


  5. Surface wavesare the slowest and largest of the seismic waves and cause most of the destruction during an earthquake