How Well Do You Know Earthquakes?

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How Well Do You Know Earthquakes?

Disasters is part our nature, or our planet to put it succinctly; however, there are natural and artificial disasters, earthquake is such a dreaded occurrence that engulfs anywhere it happens. Take a quiz and see what you know about it


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From time immemorial, the earth has been vibrating, some due to earthmoving activities and other not, earth tremor can be explained as?
    • A. 

      Shaking of the surface of earth that create seismic waves

    • B. 

      Force movement of the earth

    • C. 

      A sudden chasm caused by seismic waves

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    There are different types of disaster that are beyond human control, the only measure is to mitigate casualty number, what type of disaster is an earthquake?
    • A. 

      Human disaster

    • B. 

      Artificial disaster

    • C. 

      Natural disaster

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Before earthquake happens, there is always fault line in that particular area, an earthquake's point of initial rupture is called?
    • A. 

      Center point

    • B. 

      Middle tremor

    • C. 

      Hypo-center or focus

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    All disasters have an adverse effect on the environment and community after they must have happened, effects of earthquake includes?
    • A. 

      Shaking and ground rupture

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Landslides and avalanches

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The earthquake has been one of the uncontrollable disaster human being try to avoid as there is the little measure to stop it, major earthquake recorded on earth is?
    • A. 

      1556 Shaanxi earthquake

    • B. 

      Hurricane Irma

    • C. 

      Tsunami

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The Certain occurrence has been a constant reminder that we need to be careful on how we use our environment, what are the reasons causing the earthquake in the world?
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Global warming

    • C. 

      Overpopulation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Earthquake is a natural disaster but, human being ignorantly constitutes to its occurrence, what scientific process causes an earthquake to occur?
    • A. 

      Fault planes

    • B. 

      Hurricane Irma

    • C. 

      Global warming

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    There is always reprisal earthquake occurrence in some cases, leveling up a whole area and beyond, an earthquake that occurs after a previous one is called?
    • A. 

      Turbulence

    • B. 

      Tsunami

    • C. 

      Aftershock

    • D. 

      Shock-wave

  • 9. 
    There are always fault line warning whenever a disaster of this magnitude is about to happen, what are different earthquake fault types?
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Reverse

    • C. 

      Strike-slip

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Due to some certain individual disposition in their daily life, they are comically named after certain events, such is “earthquake” an alias for American actor named?
    • A. 

      Braun Stroman

    • B. 

      Nathaniel Stroman

    • C. 

      Bruce Willis

    • D. 

      Keiffer Sutherland

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