Test: Earthquakes
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Description: Earthquake review game
Subject: Science
Subtopic: Geology
Topic: Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Grade: 8
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 10
The two types of Earth\'s Crust are
 


oceanic and mountain


island and mountain


plate tectonic and continental


oceanic and continental
Question 2 of 10
What is the cause of the Earth getting warmer as yu go deeper?
 


Conduction from the Earth\'s core


Convection in the atmosphere


Radiation from the sun


It is daytime in Japan
Question 3 of 10
What instrument records seismic wave movement?
 


Seismograph


Mercalli scale


Von Smith scale


Richter scale
Question 4 of 10
What is the scale used to determine the magnitude of an earthquake?
 


Seismograph


Richter scale


S-P Method


Mercalli scale
Question 5 of 10
Heat is transfered by
 


convection, radiation, prediction


Radar, convection, fire


conduction, convection, radiation


metal, copper, wood
Question 6 of 10
A magnitude 4 earthquke is how many more times powerful than a magnitude 3 earthquake?
 


1


4


10


100
Question 7 of 10
Convergent boundaries are also called
 


Mountain boundaries


Subduction zones


Faults


Elastic rebound theory
Question 8 of 10
The scientific study of the movement of large sections of the earth’s crust
 


None of the above


Plate tectonics


Earthquakes


Continents
Question 9 of 10
Plates moving side by side (sliding past each other)
 


Convergent boundary


Oceanic boundary


Divergent boundary


Transform boundary
Question 10 of 10
Earthquakes occur underground at a point called the
 


epicenter


core


mantle


focus