Restless Earth Quiz

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questions about volcanoes, earthquakes and many more

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Question 1

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Continental crust is thicker and less dense than oceanic crust? Is it true or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Destructive plate margins move in which direction?
Answer
  • Sideways past each other or moving in the same direction.
  • Away from each other.
  • Towards each other.

Question 3

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Which plate margin has a subduction zone?
Answer
  • Conservative plate margin.
  • Destructive plate margin.
  • Constructive plate margin.

Question 4

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There are no volcanoes at...
Answer
  • Constructive plate margin.
  • Conservative plate margin
  • Destructive plate margin.

Question 5

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Humans use fold mountains for...
Answer
  • Farming.
  • Hydro- electric power.
  • Mining.
  • Road building.
  • Tourism.
  • Forestry.

Question 6

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There are two types of volcanoes, Shield volcanoes and Composite volcanoes. Which volcano is made of lava only?
Answer
  • Composite volcano.
  • Shield volcano.

Question 7

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Which type of volcano has viscous lava and violent eruptions?
Answer
  • Composite volcano.
  • Shield volcano.

Question 8

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What are primary impacts of a volcano eruption?
Answer
  • Population decline.
  • evacuation.
  • infrastructure destroyed.
  • Pyroclastic flows.
  • Temporary infrastructure built e.g. electricity supplies, roads
  • Volcano observatory built to predict future eruptions.

Question 9

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Earthquakes can be measured by using two different scales, Richter scale and Mercalli scale. What does the Richter scale measure?
Answer
  • Power and effects of an earthquake.
  • Strength and magnitude of an earthquake.

Question 10

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Which earthquake measuring scale has Roman numerals?
Answer
  • Richter scale
  • Mercalli scale
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