Science 8 Posttest - Q2 Module 2

Quiz by Rhodalia Salamat

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5 questions
• Q1

Which of the following intensity scale is the most widely used?

Body Wave Magnitude Scale

Richter Scale

Moment Magnitude Scale

Modified Mercalli Scale

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• Q2

You heard from the news that the earthquake has an energy of 7.6. Which of the following is the correct term to be used to describe the energy of 7.6?

Intensity

Magnitude

Force

Power

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• Q3

Which of the following statements does NOT explain the difference ofearthquake’s magnitude and intensity?

Magnitude is expressed using Roman Numerals while intensity is expressed using Hindu-Arabic numerals.

Magnitude measures the energy released while intensity measures the severity of shaking.

Magnitude measures size or strengths of an earthquake while Intensity documents an earthquake’s damage.

Magnitude is written in Hindu-Arabic numerals while intensity is measured in Roman Numerals.

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• Q4

Focus is where slip initiated during an earthquake. At what point you can locate the focus of an earthquake?

Point B

Point C

Point A to C

Point A

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• Q5

It is an instrument used to measure the amount of energy released by an Earthquake.

Seismograph

Stenograph

Seismogram

Microscope

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