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  • 1.
    • 1. What is the study of
    • earthquakes?
    • Oceanography
    • Seismology
    • Volcanology
    • Astronomy
    B
  • 2.
    • What are the scientists who
    • study earthquakes called?
    • Oceanographer
    • Paleontologist
    • Seismologist
    • Volcanologist
    C
  • 3.
    • What are the 3 types of faults?
    • Transform, convergent, divergent
    • Slip, normal, convergent
    • Normal, reverse, strike-slip
    • d. Anticline, syncline, monocline
    C
  • 4.
    • What is the name of the instrument
    • that records seismic waves
    • produced by earthquakes?
    • Richter Scale
    • b. Seismogram
    • c. Seismograph
    • d. Mohs' Scale
    C
  • 5.
    • 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
  • 6.
    • 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
  • 7.
    • Which of the following is not a
    • seismic wave?
    • a. primary
    • secondary
    • tertiary
    • surface
    C
  • 8.
    • There are approximately
    • 365,000 very minor earthquakes
    • in a year.
    • True or False
    True
  • 9.
    • The name of the fault line
    • in California is the San Andreas
    • Fault.
    • True or False
    True
  • 10.
    • Moonquakes are earthquakes
    • that occur on the moon.
    • True or False.
    True