Online Quiz Important Earthquake

1. How long does a typical initial earthquake last?

  • 30 Seconds
  • One minute
  • 10 seconds
  • 2 Seconds

2. What scale is used to measure earthquakes?

  • Motion Scale
  • Altograph
  • Densimeter
  • Richter Scale

3. The range of a Richter scale is:

  • 1 to 10
  • 1 to 100
  • 1 to 5
  • 1 to 50

4. Earthquakes are most common in which one of these countries?

  • France
  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • Brazil

5. Which plate in the Earth’s crust causes the most earthquakes?

  • Pacific plate
  • Antarctic plate
  • North American plate
  • Eurasian plate

6. Which one of these natural disasters can sometimes be caused by a earthquake?

  • Tsunamis
  • Tornadoes
  • Hurricanes
  • Volcanoes

7. What causes earthquakes?

  • Meteorites hitting Earth
  • A build-up of lava
  • Plates rubbing together

8. Which layer do earthquakes occur in?

  • Mesosphere
  • Troposphere
  • Lithosphere
  • Asthenosphere

9. What is the center of an earthquake called?

  • Epicentre
  • Corecentral
  • Quakecenter
  • Shakecentre

10. Energy waves from large earthquakes can move through large portions of the Earth.

  • True
  • False

 
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