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Geography

Natural hazards

Earthquakes - Test

1.

What is an earthquake?

2.

At what sort of plate boundaries might earthquakes take place?

3.

What causes earthquakes?

4.

The point inside the Earth where the pressure is released is called the:

5.

The point on the Earth's surface that is directly above an earthquake is called the:

6.

Energy released by an earthquake is in the form of:

7.

A seismometer measures what?

8.

The strength or magnitude of an earthquake is measured using what?

9.

What is an aftershock?

10.

What is a primary effect of an earthquake?