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Earthquake MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

1. Windows may rattle and people may feel tremor at scale of

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 2

2. Poorly built buildings may collapse at a scale of

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 7
  4. 8 to 10

3. Mercalli indices of VI or lower measure the effects of an earthquake on

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. people
  4. buildings

4. Mercalli indices of VII or higher measure the effects of an earthquake on

  1. dogs
  2. horses
  3. people
  4. buildings

5. Tremors that have occurred in Earths crust are known as

  1. Earthquakes
  2. Volcanic eruptions
  3. Bed eruptions
  4. Volcano-Earth Quake

6. Approximate range of earthquakes that occur each year is

  1. hundreds
  2. thousands
  3. millions
  4. billions

7. Earthquakes occur when there is a sudden release of stored up energy in Earths

  1. inner core
  2. outer core
  3. upper mantle
  4. lower crust

8. Richter scale is a

  1. logarithmic scale
  2. calculus scale
  3. volumetric scale
  4. area to vibration ratio scale

9. Vibrations radiate from focus in all direction as

  1. Longitudinal waves
  2. Transverse waves
  3. Seismic waves
  4. Typanic waves

10. Which of the following classes represent earthquakes with magnitudes between 4 and 4.9?

  1. moderate
  2. great
  3. strong
  4. light
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