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  • 1. 
    All of the following are basis that an area is an earthquake prone EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Volcanic activities in the area openly occur.

    • B. 

      The area is situated at the fault line

    • C. 

      Area is a place where mountain range is also located.

    • D. 

      Area is closer to bodies of water such as rivers and lakes.

  • 2. 
    You were asked to locate the epicenter of a recent earthquake. Which correct sequence of events should you follow? I. Determine the difference in the arrival time of S and P wave recorded from each of the seismological stations. II. Use the triangulation method to locate the center. III. Obtain data from three seismological stations. IV. Determine the distance of the epicenter from stations.
    1. You were asked to locate the epicenter of a recent earthquake. Which correct sequence of events should you follow?
    2. Determine the difference in the arrival time of S and P wave recorded from each of the seismological stations.
    3. Use the triangulation method to locate the center.
    4. Obtain data from three seismological stations.
    5. Determine the distance of the epicenter from stations.
    • A. 

      I, III, II, IV

    • B. 

      III, I, IV, II

    • C. 

      III, IV, I, II

    • D. 

      IV, II, I, III

  • 3. 
    Identify the types of wave, it travels along the free surface of an elastic solid such as the earth.
  • 4. 
    The P-wave is a pulse energy that travels quickly through the Earth and through liquids. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    P-waves can travel through liquids while S-waves cannot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is faster than Rayleigh wave and it moves the ground in a side-to-side horizontal motion, like that of a snake’s causing the ground to twist
  • 7. 
    All of the following are basis that an area is an earthquake prone EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Volcanic activities in the area openly occur.

    • B. 

      The area is situated at the fault line

    • C. 

      Area is a place where mountain range is also located.

    • D. 

      Area is closer to bodies of water such as rivers and lakes.

  • 8. 
    A transverse wave, the particle vibrates perpendicular to the direction where the wave is travelling.
  • 9. 
    Most damaging type of wave.
    • A. 

      Love Wave

    • B. 

      Rayleigh Wave

    • C. 

      Compressional Wave

    • D. 

      Tension Wave

  • 10. 
    What layer of the earth is made up of mostly iron and nickel?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 11. 
    The Himalayan mountains were formed because of a 
    • A. 

      Hotspot

    • B. 

      Divergent Boundary

    • C. 

      Convergent Boundary

    • D. 

      Transform Boundary

  • 12. 
    The place where two plates collide is called a
    • A. 

      Transform Boundary

    • B. 

      Hotspot

    • C. 

      Divergent Boundary

    • D. 

      Convergent Boundary

  • 13. 
    The fact that ice floats on top of water is like the fact that
    • A. 

      The mantle causes earthquakes and volcanoes

    • B. 

      The mantle is colder than the crust

    • C. 

      The less dense crust sits on top of the mantle

    • D. 

      The crust is melting

  • 14. 
    Oceanic crust is ____________________ than continental crust
    • A. 

      Less dense

    • B. 

      More dense

    • C. 

      Less hot

    • D. 

      More hot

  • 15. 
    A place where an unusually hot part of the mantle rises through the crust causing volcanic activity is called a
    • A. 

      Divergent boundary

    • B. 

      Hot spot

    • C. 

      Convergent boundary

    • D. 

      Transform boundary

  • 16. 
    What layer is below the outer core?
  • 17. 
    How do we know about the interior of the Earth?
    • A. 

      We have sent robots down to the core

    • B. 

      We have giant ex-ray machines

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      We have sensors that can take pictures of the layers

  • 18. 
    What layer has properties of both a solid and a liquid
  • 19. 
    What are the pieces of the Earth's crust called?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Plates

    • C. 

      Continents

    • D. 

      Puzzle

  • 20. 
    What is the coldest layer of the earth
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 21. 
    Which term refers to the ridged layer of Earth that is about 100 km thick and generally less dense than the material below it?
    • A. 

      Asthenosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Plate

    • D. 

      Core

  • 22. 
    What type of plate boundary has plates sliding past each other?
  • 23. 
    An example of a transform/shear/sliding boundary is a: 
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Mid ocean ridge

    • C. 

      Deep sea trench

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 24. 
    What kind of plate boundary results to the formation of a trench like the Marianas trench?
    • A. 

      Convergent boundary

    • B. 

      Divergent boundary

    • C. 

      Transform boundary

    • D. 

      Shear

  • 25. 
    Substance A and B are submerge in water. If substance B floats   and substance A sinks, what does it show?
    • A. 

      Substance A is equally dense than B

    • B. 

      Substance B is denser than A

    • C. 

      Substance A is less dense than B

    • D. 

      Substance B is less dense than A

  • 26. 
    What clues are useful in reconstructing Pangaea?
    • A. 

      Fossils

    • B. 

      Species of animals

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Plate movement

  • 27. 
    It is preserved remains or traces of organisms from remote past.
  • 28. 
    Alfred Wegener called the supercontinent
  • 29. 
    Can travel through solids, liquids, and gas.
    • A. 

      Primary waves

    • B. 

      Secondary waves

    • C. 

      Transverse waves

    • D. 

      Rayleigh waves

  • 30. 
    The boundary between the crust and mantle