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Earthquakes

Quiz by Eric W. Byers (ewbyers)

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    Which plate boundary produces Earthquakes?
    All of them
    Transform
    Divergent
    Convergent
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  • Q2
    Which Earthquake wave would be the first to arrive?
    S wave
    P wave
    L wave
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  • Q3
    Which Earthquake wave would be the most destructive?
    L Wave
    P Wave
    S wave
    30s
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  • Q4
    The motion of a S wave is said to be
    surface
    perpendicular
    parallel
    30s
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  • Q5
    Another name for a P wave is
    Primary
    Perfect
    Perpendicular
    Percission
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  • Q6
    The point in the Earth where an Earthquake occurs
    Focal Point
    Focus
    Epicenter
    Eric's Point
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  • Q7
    The point on the surface of the Earth above where an Earthquake occurs
    Eric's Point
    Focus
    Focal Point
    Epicenter
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  • Q8
    How many recording stations are required to find the epicenter of an Earthquake?
    2
    4
    3
    1
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  • Q9
    This type of fault forms at a Transform plate boundary
    normal
    reverse
    foot
    strike-slip
    30s
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  • Q10
    Which of the following is not a body wave?
    L Wave
    P Wave
    S wave
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