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      • 1. What is the study of
      • earthquakes?
      • Oceanography
      • Seismology
      • Volcanology
      • Astronomy
      B
      • What are the scientists who
      • study earthquakes called?
      • Oceanographer
      • Paleontologist
      • Seismologist
      • Volcanologist
      C
      • What are the 3 types of faults?
      • Transform, convergent, divergent
      • Slip, normal, convergent
      • Normal, reverse, strike-slip
      • d. Anticline, syncline, monocline
      C
      • What is the name of the instrument
      • that records seismic waves
      • produced by earthquakes?
      • Richter Scale
      • b. Seismogram
      • c. Seismograph
      • d. Mohs' Scale
      C
      • The point on the Earth’s surface
      • directly above an earthquake’s
      • starting point is:
      • the focus
      • the shadow zone
      • a fault
      • the epicenter
      D
      • An earthquake with a magnitude
      • of 5.0 releases ____ times more
      • energy than an earthquake
      • with magnitude of 4.0.
      • 10 c. 31.7
      • 100 d. 25.5
      C
      • Which of the following is not a
      • seismic wave?
      • a. primary
      • secondary
      • tertiary
      • surface
      C
      • There are approximately
      • 365,000 very minor earthquakes
      • in a year.
      • True or False
      True
      • The name of the fault line
      • in California is the San Andreas
      • Fault.
      • True or False
      True
      • Moonquakes are earthquakes
      • that occur on the moon.
      • True or False.
      True