SCIENCE 8- PRE-TEST
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It refers to the rock’s zone of weakness where the breaking of the rocks starts.29
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It refers to the rock’s zone of weakness where the breaking of the rocks starts.
Which of the following describes the build-up and release of stress during an earthquake?
Elastic Rebound Theory
Modified Mercalli Scale
Principle of Superposition
Travel Time Difference30sEditDelete
What major fault line runs through Metro Manila?
Eastern Philippine Fault
Western Philippine Fault
West Valley Fault
Central Philippine Fault30sEditDelete
The fault motion of a strike-slip fault is caused by __________.
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?
How do scientists find out if a fault is either active or inactive?
Scientists check the country’s historical records about destructive events such as typhoons.
Scientists gather information from fossils and other ancient rocks.
Scientists are studying the vibrations, past, and present that comes from faults.
Scientists use meteorological observation and astronomical data.45sEditDelete
What type of faulting is illustrated in this diagram?
strike -slip fault
As the waves travel deeper into the mantle of the Earth, which likely to happen?
S- waves penetrate the molten mantle
P-waves are refracted
P- waves create shadow zone
S-waves are refracted30sEditDelete
It is an instrument used to measure the amount of energy released by an Earthquake.
A type of fault which shows both dip-slip and strike-slip motion is called _______.
Which of the following statements does NOT explain the difference of earthquake’s magnitude and intensity?
Magnitude measures size or strengths of an earthquake while Intensity documents an earthquake’s damage.
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 is written in Hindu-Arabic numerals while intensity is measured in Roman Numerals.45sEditDelete
Which of the following is NOT the basis used by Earth scientists in classifying faults?
The occurrence of earthquakes along the faults.
The type of force that causes the movement.
The direction of slip along the fault.
The angle of the fault with respect to the surface.30sEditDelete
Epicenter is the point on the earth’s surface that is vertically above the focus.
At what point is the epicenter of an earthquake located?
Point A to C60sEditDelete
Which of the following does NOT describe the Rayleigh waves?
It produces elliptical motion
It has the longest duration
It is most frequently felt
It vibrates side to side30sEditDelete
Which of the following explains the statements below?
I. Body waves are vibrations which may inflict great damage to properties.
II. Body waves are vibrations that travel through the interior of the Earth.
Both statements are true
Both statements are false
The first statement is false and the second is true
The first statement is true and the second is false60sEditDelete
A reverse fault is called a __________ if the dip of the fault plane is small.
What material do Primary waves can pass through?
both solid and liquid
neither solid nor liquid30sEditDelete
Which of the following intensity scale is the most widely used?
Modified Mercalli Scale
Moment Magnitude Scale
Body Wave Magnitude Scale30sEditDelete
When can we say that there’s a super typhoon?
When the wind speed is greater than 220 kph.
When the wind speed is less than 61 kph.
When the wind speed is 200 kph.
When the wind speed is 118 kph.30sEditDelete
How do tropical cyclones are categorized from the given data?
speed of the wind
number of places it may pass
floods and landslides that may come up30sEditDelete
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