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Grade 10 Tectonics
What is the order in which seismic waves are recorded by a seismometer?
  1. S-wave, P-wave, surface wave
  2. surface wave, P-wave, S-wave
  3. P-wave, S-wave, surface wave
  4. S-wave, surface wave, P-wave
Grade 7 Tectonics
Earthquake waves arrive at seismic stations in what order?
  1. P-waves, then S-waves, then surface waves
  2. S-waves, then P-waves, then surface waves
  3. S-waves, then surface waves, then P-waves
  4. Surface waves, then P-waves, then S-waves
Grade 9 Waves and Sound
A sound wave is an example of a
  1. transverse wave.
  2. longitudinal wave.
  3. primary wave.
  4. secondary wave.
  5. ocean wave.
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Radiant energy travels as:
  1. Shock waves.
  2. Ocean waves.
  3. Electromagnetic waves.
  4. P waves.
Grade 8 Waves and Sound
Waves that move in a circular motion are:
  1. Transverse Waves
  2. Longitudinal Waves
  3. Surface Waves
  4. Electric Waves
Grade 8 Tectonics
Which of the seismic waves is fastest?
  1. Primary Wave
  2. Secondary Wave
  3. Surface Wave
  4. Intermediate Wave
Grade 8 Waves and Sound
Which of the following is an example of an electromagnetic wave?
  1. Seismic Wave
  2. Radio Wave
  3. Water Wave
  4. Sound Wave
Grade 6 Tectonics
Which of these is not an energy wave from an earthquake?
  1. P waves
  2. S waves
  3. Surface waves
  4. Tidal waves
Grade 8 Waves and Sound
Mechanical waves that are created through areas of compression and rarefication are called:
  1. transverse waves
  2. longitudinal waves
  3. electrical waves
  4. diffracted waves
Grade 7 Tectonics
Grade 7 Tectonics
Which seismic waves do the greatest damage?
  1. Surface waves
  2. S waves
  3. P waves
  4. Body waves
Grade 7 Tectonics
Grade 8 Waves and Sound
Grade 7 Tectonics
Grade 10 Tectonics
To determine the epicentral distance, scientists consider the arrival times of which wave types?
  1. surface waves and S-waves
  2. surface waves and P-waves
  3. P-waves and S-waves
  4. none of the above
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