8th Grade Science Quiz Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    To come together from different directions;to meet
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Earthquake focus

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Coverage

  • 2. 
    The natural shaking of the earth due to the release as rocks move along a fault
    • A. 

      Fault

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Earthquake

    • D. 

      Coverage

  • 3. 
    The point where an earthquake originates
    • A. 

      Epicenter

    • B. 

      Earthquake focus

    • C. 

      Earthquake

    • D. 

      MWAA

  • 4. 
    The location on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
    • A. 

      Epicenter

    • B. 

      Earthquake

    • C. 

      ME

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 5. 
    a break in the earth's crust along which there is rock movement
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Fault

    • C. 

      Earthquake focus

  • 6. 
    A                       is the number of wave cycles that pass a given point per unit of time
  • 7. 
    Parallel, horizontal beams set from wall to wall to support the boards of a floor or ceiling would be called ____________.
  • 8. 
    A layer comprise of the earth's crust in combination with the rigid upper mantle
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Mantle

  • 9. 
    A mantle is the region below the Moho consisting of two major regions the upper 100 meters is rigid and the lower 250 meters is plastic-like
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The boundary between the earth's crust and mantle that causes earthquake waves to change speed.
    • A. 

      Moho

    • B. 

      Joists

    • C. 

      1

  • 11. 
    The frequenct at which the least amount of energy is necessary to cause a specific object to vibrate
    • A. 

      Plate

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Natural frequencies

    • D. 

      Earthquake

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    ______________:A term applied to shaking or vibrations caused by Earthquakes or movement of plates
  • 14. 
    An Occurrence where two masses slide past eachother in opposite directions:___________
  • 15. 
    The downward thrust of dense oceanic crust into the mantle as less dense continental crust is forced over the oceanic crust at zones of convergence:___________