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Earthquakes Trivia

This is a very simple quiz about earthquakes. 8 Questions.

 
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1

What does an earthquake in water cause?

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2

What instrument is used to measure earthquakes?

  • Richter Scale
  • Siesmograph
  • Barometer
  • Siesmometer

3

What is the point on the Earth's surface hit by an earthquake called?

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4

Where do earthquakes occur?

  • Along plate margins
  • Along volcanic belts
  • Along coastal areas
  • Along plateaus

5

What is the measure used in siesmometers?

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6

What is the magnitude of the largest earthquake?

  • 9.2
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 9.5

7

Where was the biggest earthquake?

  • Chile
  • China
  • India
  • Australia

8

Which type of earthquake waves are not felt?

  • Surface waves
  • Secondary waves
  • Primary waves
  • Weak waves

 

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