Improve your Knowledge Of Earthquakes

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Earthquake Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to help improve your knowledge of earthquakes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long does it take for an earthquake actually occur?
    • A. 

      Around 5-10 years.

    • B. 

      Thousands of years.

    • C. 

      Hundreds of years.

    • D. 

      Around 20-50 years.

    • E. 

      Nobody knows.

  • 2. 
    What is created when plates converge?
    • A. 

      Sinkholes

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Valleys

    • D. 

      Mountains

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    How many layers is the Earth made of?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 4. 
    What instrument is used to record earthquakes?
    • A. 

      A seismograph

    • B. 

      A computer

    • C. 

      A tape measure

    • D. 

      A protractor

    • E. 

      A transformer

  • 5. 
    Which type of waves cause a rolling, up and down motion?
    • A. 

      P-waves

    • B. 

      S-waves

    • C. 

      Rayleigh waves

    • D. 

      Love waves

    • E. 

      R-waves