Earthquakes
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which seismic wave moves at right angles?  
    answer choices
    P Waves
    S Waves
    Surface Waves
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which seismic wave moves like a slinky? 
    answer choices
    P Wave
    S Wave
    Surface Wave
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which wave is transverse and originates from the focus? 
    answer choices
    P Wave
    S Wave
    Surface Wave
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which letter represents the movement created by the P Wave?  
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the lag time?  
    answer choices
    30 sec
    86 sec
    56 sec
    140 sec
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What is directly above the focus?  
    answer choices
    Epicenter
    Fault
    Seismograph Station
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which wave has the highest amplitude on a seismograph?  
    answer choices
    P Wave
    S Wave
    Surface Wave
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Where do seismologists place seismographs?  
    answer choices
    On the focus
    On the fault
    In the mantle
    In the seismograph station
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which seismic wave does a seismograph detect first?  
    answer choices
    P Wave
    S Wave
    Surface Wave
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the origin of a surface wave? 
    answer choices
    P Wave
    S Wave
    P and S Waves
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which city is closest to the epicenter?  
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which seismogram represents a city that is far from the epicenter of an earthquake?  
    answer choices
    New York, NY
    Nome, Alaska
    Guadalajara, Mexico
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