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Third Grade (Grade 3) Tectonics Questions

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Grade 3 Tectonics
An                is a sudden movement of the rocks that make up Earth's crust.
  1. landslide
  2. tsunami
  3. earthquake
  4. flood
Grade 3 Tectonics
A             landslide            is the rapid movement of rocks and soil down a hill.
Grade 3 Tectonics
What moves apart or together to form volcanoes or earthquakes?
  1. tectonic plates
  2. cups
  3. gravity
Grade 3 Tectonics
An earthquake is what happens when                 of the earth suddenly slip past one another.
  1. three blocks
  2. the surface
  3. two plates
  4. waves
Grade 3 Tectonics
What machines do seismologists use to measure earthquakes?
  1. back hoe
  2. seismograph
  3. jackhammer
Grade 3 Tectonics
What is the name of the scale seismologists use to measure an earthquake?
  1. Richter scale
  2. Fruit scale
  3. Weight scale
Grade 3 Tectonics
What is the name of the scientist who measures earthquakes?
  1. paleontologist
  2. seismologist
  3. horologist
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