A host of questions on a natural disaster that makes the earth move with deadly results.


Which country experienced the largest earthquake of the twentieth century?

  • Canada

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  • Chile

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  • Japan

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  • Denmark

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Where is the safest place to be during an earthquake if you are indoors?


Where do most earthquakes occur?


Where was the first seismograph accurate enough for scientific study made?

  • Germany

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  • China

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  • England

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  • Japan

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Which two waves are used to locate an earthquake?


Where did the deadliest ever recorded earthquake occur?

  • Chile

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  • China

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  • Japan

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  • Alaska

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How many small earthquakes occur each year?

  • 500-1000

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  • 1,000-5,000

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  • 20,000-25,000

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  • 40,000-50,000

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In what year did the Great San Francisco earthquake occur?


    An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale releases how many times as much energy as an earthquake of magnitude 6.0?


      How fast do tectonic plates move?


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