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The Good Earth Introduction to Earth Science 4Th Edition By David - Test Bank

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The Good Earth Introduction to Earth Science 4Th Edition By David – Test Bank

Chapter 05 Test bank: Earthquakes

Student: _______________________________________________________________________________________

1. What is the difference between earthquake magnitude and intensity?

A. Magnitude documents earthquake damage, intensity measures size.

B. Magnitude measures earthquake size, intensity documents damage.

C. There is little difference, they both relate to size and damage.

2. Where are the largest magnitude earthquakes most common?

A. at mid-ocean ridges

B. at transform boundaries

C. at subduction zones

3. Which location is most likely to experience a large earthquake?

A. mid-ocean ridge

B. subduction zone

C. hot-spot

4. What are the vibrations caused by earthquakes?

A. faults

B. orphan tsunamis

C. seismic waves

5. What is an earthquake?

A. a release of energy

B. a seismic wave

C. a fault

6. This is the actual location of an earthquake including its depth.

A. focus

B. epicenter

C. fault plane

7. How far does a fault move during a large earthquake?

A. 1-5 centimeters

B. 1-5 meters

C. 1-5 kilometers

8. This is the average length of time before stresses build large enough to cause an earthquake to occur in some location.

A. recurrence interval

B. fault interval

C. epicenter interval

9. This type of fault movement results in sideways movement.

A. strike-slip

B. dip-slip

C. transverse

10. These regions along a fault zone are considered most likely to be the sites of future earthquakes than other portions of that fault zone.

A. epicenter

B. focus

C. seismic gap

11. These seismic waves have the highest average velocity.

A. P waves

B. S waves

C. surface waves

12. What does earthquake intensity measure?

A. energy released from earthquake

B. amplitude of seismic waves on seismogram

C. damage resulting from the earthquake

D. displacement on faults

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