1. In the year 526 A.D., about how many people were killed in the earthquake?
A. 500 B. 60,000
C. 5 D. 250,000
What are the large waves called that sweep up on land that are caused
A. Tsunamis B. waves C. Circum- Pacific Belt
D. nothing above
What is a fault?
A. a place where the rupture begins
B. breaks in the earth C. a carved area D. waves
What part of land does the Alphide Belt run across?
A. Compressional waves B. earthquake
C. Europe and Asia D. the ocean
What is the focus?
A. The place where the rupture begins B. Seismic waves
C. Turkey D. Atomic bomb
About how many earthquakes are there in a single year?
A. 500 B. 25 C. about 1 million D. 5,000
The strength of an earthquake is mearsured on a scale called the......
A. Richter Scale B. Rupture Scale C. Waves Scale
D. Seismic Scale
What one earthquake fault can you still see?
A. soft ground B. San Andreas Fault C. China
D. Death Valley
About how many rigid plates are in the world?
A. 20 B. 305 C. 78 D. 23
A Compressional wave..... A.
B. carries air C. carries sound waves D. takes ground in
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