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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 26

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Question 1:


a) epicentre
b) focus
c) fault
d) fracture
e) locus

Question 2:


a) epicentre
b) focus
c) fault
d) fracture
e) locus

Question 3:


a) magnitude
b) intensity
c) density factor
d) focal factor
e) force factor

Question 4:


a) magnitude
b) force factor
c) density factor
d) focal factor
e) intensity

Question 5:


a) cliff
b) caldera
c) fault scarp
d) seamount
e) phreatic depression

Question 6:


a) tidal wave
b) hurricane
c) typhoon
d) tsunami
e) monsoon

Question 7:


a) Saffir-Simpson Scale
b) Richter Scale
c) Modified Mercalli Scale
d) Moment Magnitude Scale
e) Mercalli Force Factor Scale

Question 8:


a) Saffir-Simpson Scale
b) Richter Scale
c) Modified Mercalli Scale
d) Moment Magnitude Scale
e) Mercalli Force Factor Scale

Question 9:


a) surface seismic waves
b) intensity
c) fault displacement
d) distance to the epicentre
e) distance to the focus

Question 10:


a) western South America
b) eastern South America
c) central Eurasia
d) central Australia
e) Antarctica

Question 11:


a) Circum-Pacific belt
b) Trans-Eurasian belt
c) Pacific Ring of fire
d) Mid-oceanic ridge
e) Taiwan seismic zone

Question 12:


a) Prairie provinces
b) Canadian shield
c) Southern Texas
d) Souther Florida
e) Lake Ontario

Question 13:


a) Prairie provinces
b) Canadian shield
c) Southern Texas
d) Souther Florida
e) Lake Ontario

Question 14:


a) scrap
b) breccia
c) plane
d) trace
e) tremor

Question 15:


a) Thailand
b) Sri Lanka
c) India
d) New England
e) Newfoundland

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False