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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Seismograph
  2. Seismic safe
  3. Lithosphere
  4. Magnitude
  5. Surface waves
  1. a are the slowest and largest of the seismic waves and cause most of the destruction during an earthquake
  2. b instrument used to record earthquakes
  3. c number based on seismic wave amplitude; the measurement of a Richter scale
  4. d is divided into about 13 major plates
  5. e structures that can withstand earthquakes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. break in Earth's rocks caused by stress
  2. wave that passes through Earth
  3. measures the magnitude of an earthquake
  4. large rising bodies of magma not at plate boundaries
  5. small, steep volcano with a cone made of tephra

5 True/False questions

  1. Pyroclastic flowwave that passes through Earth


  2. Shieldlong crack where plates diverge


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


  4. Earthquakevibrations that occur when rocks break due to stress


  5. Tsunamiseismic sea wave