Earthquakes And Volcanoes Quiz

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There are a lot of occurrences that occur on the earth surface that can be very disastrous in high levels. Earthquakes are usually as a result of shifts in the tectonic plates and volcanoes allow for hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. Test your knowledge on Volcanoes and Earthquakes by taking up this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the richter scale
    • A. 

      A device that measures the number of eathquakes

    • B. 

      A device that measures the intensity of a eathquake

    • C. 

      A device that measures the name of a volcano

  • 2. 
    The richter scale has never gone above 9
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Extinct

    • B. 

      Dead

    • C. 

      Sleeping

  • 4. 
    A earthquake is only noticeable by instruments up to what on the richter scale
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

  • 5. 
    Molten rock is called
    • A. 

      Sediment

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Ash

  • 6. 
    A eathquake is caused when
    • A. 

      The earths plates rub together

    • B. 

      When mountains collapse

    • C. 

      Heavy storms

  • 7. 
    Volcanoes only erupt after a eathquake
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False