Earth Internal Process - SS3 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the main cause of earthquakes?

A

Volcanic eruptions

B

Tectonic plate movements

C

Heavy rainfall

D

Human activities

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

Which term refers to the point inside the Earth where an earthquake's energy is released?

A

Tremor

B

Epicenter

C

Origin

D

Shock wave

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

What are the two main types of seismic waves responsible for ground shaking during an earthquake?

A

Primary waves and tidal waves

B

Epicenter waves and tremor waves

C

P-waves and S-waves

D

Seismic shock waves and tsunami waves

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Which point on the Earth's surface is directly above the earthquake's origin?

A

Tremor point

B

Shock wave point

C

Epicenter

D

Seismic zone

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the result of the energy released during an earthquake moving through the Earth's crust?

A

Volcanic eruption

B

Tremor

C

Shock wave

D

Tidal wave

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

Earthquake waves that cause the most ground shaking are:

A

P-waves

B

S-waves

C

Epicenter waves

D

Tremor waves

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which term is synonymous with the ground shaking that occurs during an earthquake?

A

Tremor

B

Shock wave

C

Seismic event

D

Epicenter

CORRECT OPTION: d
8

What is the main reason for the occurrence of shock waves during an earthquake?

A

Human activities

B

Volcanic eruptions

C

Energy release from the earthquake's origin

D

Tectonic plate movements

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Which part of the Earth is usually where the earthquake's focus is located?

A

Mantle

B

Crust

C

Outer core

D

Inner core

CORRECT OPTION: b
10

What is the primary cause of the epicenter's strong shaking during an earthquake?

A

Human activities

B

P-waves

C

Proximity to volcanoes

D

Its location directly above the origin

CORRECT OPTION: d
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