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Seismic Waves (Grade 8)

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Seismic Waves

1. 
During large earthquakes, a massive amount of energy is released which travels in all directions in the form of seismic waves.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Which of the seismic waves is fastest?
  1. Primary Wave
  2. Secondary Wave
  3. Surface Wave
  4. Intermediate Wave
3. 
Which type of seismic wave would cause the most damage?
  1. Primary Wave
  2. Secondary Wave
  3. Surface Wave
  4. Intermediate Wave
4. 
The study of earthquake                 indicate the outer core is liquid and the inner core is solid.
  1. P waves
  2. S waves
  3. Surface waves
  4. Ocean waves
5. 
Which of these is not an energy wave from an earthquake?
  1. P waves
  2. S waves
  3. Surface waves
  4. Tidal waves
6. 
Which earthquakes travel through the earth's mantle?
  1. Only P-waves
  2. Only P-waves and S-waves
  3. Only P-waves and surface waves
  4. Only S-waves
7. 
Which type of seismic wave can only travel through the solid parts of Earth's interior?
  1. S-wave
  2. P-wave
  3. Surface wave
  4. Body wave
8. 
What type of seismic wave causes rock particles to move in the same direction as the wave movement (like vibrations)?
  1. P-waves
  2. S-waves
  3. surface waves
  4. shear waves
9. 
Seismic waves start at the                .
  1. epicenter
  2. focus
  3. seismopoint
  4. seismic gap
10. 
                 are powerful seismic sea waves that begin over an ocean-floor earthquake.
  1. Tephra
  2. Tsunamis
  3. Pyroclastic flow
  4. Focus
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