Second Quarter Science 8 Pretest
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It refers to the rock’s zone of weakness where the breaking of the rocksstarts.
Which of the following describes the build-up and release of stress during an earthquake?
Principle of Superposition
Elastic Rebound Theory
Travel Time Difference
Modified Mercalli Scale60sS8ES-IIa-14
What major fault line runs through Metro Manila?
Central Philippine Fault
Eastern Philippine Fault
West Valley Fault
Western Philippine Fault60sS8ES-IIa-14
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 gather information from fossils and other ancient rocks.
Scientists use meteorological observation and astronomical data.
Scientists are studying the vibrations, past, andpresent that comes from faults.
Scientists check the country's historical records about destructive events such as typhoons.60sS8ES-IIa-15
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 tohappen?
S-waves are refracted
S- waves penetrate the molten mantle
P- waves create shadow zone
P-waves are refracted60sS8ES-IIc-17
It is an instrument used to measure the amount of energy released by an Earthquake.
A type of fault which shows both dip-slip andstrike-slip motion is called _______.
Which of the following statements does NOT explain the difference of earthquake’s magnitude and intensity?
Magnitude is expressed using Roman Numerals while intensity is expressed using Hindu-Arabic numerals.
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.
Magnitude measures the energy released while intensity measures the severity of shaking.60sS8ES-IIa-15
Which of the following is NOT the basis used by Earth scientists in classifying faults?
The type of force that causes the movement.
The occurrence of earthquakes along the faults.
The angle of the fault with respect to the surface.
The direction of slip along the fault.60sS8ES-IIa-14
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 C60sS8ES-IIa-15
Which of the following does NOT describe the Rayleigh waves?
It produces elliptical motion
It has the longest duration
It vibrates side to side
It is most frequently felt60sS8ES-IIc-17
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
The first statement is false and the second is true
Both statements are false
The first statement is true and the second is false60sS8ES-IIc-17
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