Earth Quiz

Choose the radio button in front of the correct answer

1. An earthquake is formed when

A meteor strikes the earth

Huge blocks or rocks along a fault sometimes have a sudden movement and assume a new position.

A hurricane or other weather disturbance occurs.

2. A fault is

A huge boulder

A crack in the earth

A tidal wave caused by an earthquake

3. Which of these is not an area where earthquakes regularly occur.

Antarctica

Along the Mediterranean

In a circle around the Pacific Ocean

4. A tsunami is

A crack in the earth

An earthquake that occurs under water

An instrument that measures how severe an earthquake is

5. A seismograph is

An instrument that measures how severe an earthquake is

A crack in the earth

A tidal wave

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