Science 8 Chapter 9 Lesson 1

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20 questions
• Q1
Which seismic waves generally cause the most earthquake damage?
secondary
primary
surface
30s
• Q2
In triangulation, scientists locate earthquakes using data from how many seismometers?
only one
at least three
two
60s
• Q3
The location directly above an earthquake's focus is its
fault.
epicenter.
plate.
60s
• Q4
A fault where two blocks of rock slide past each other is a
reverse fault.
normal fault.
strike-slip fault.
60s
• Q5
the poit where an earthquake begins
focus
earthquake risk
S-waves
P-waves
60s
• Q6
cause particles to move at right angles relative to the direction the wave travels
S-waves
focus
earthquake risk
P-waves
60s
• Q7
a measure of earthquake magnitude
Mercalli scale
Richter scale
earthquake risk
focus
60s
• Q8
a measure of damage done by an earthquake
Richter scale
focus
earthquake risk
Mercalli scale
60s
• Q9
based partly on the earthquake history of an area
P-waves
S-waves
focus
earthquake risk
60s
• Q10
first waves felt in an earthquake
S-waves
earthquake risk
P-waves
focus
60s
• Q11
Primary earthquake waves
arrive first at seismic stations.
travel only through liquids.
shake rock from side to side.
are the slowest seismic waves.
60s
• Q12
Which statement is true of secondary earthquake waves?
They are slower than P-waves.
They travel through liquids and solids.
They cause the most damage.
They arrive last at seismic stations.
60s
• Q13
What is the spot on the surface above where an earthquake starts?
the fault
the focus
the plate boundary
the epicenter
60s
• Q14
Which seismic wave cause the more damage then any other type?
moment magnitude
focus
normal
suface
60s
• Q15
What do seismologists use to locate the epicenter of an earthquake?
triangulation
normal
geology
modified Mercalli
60s

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