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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 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
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 Tectonics
Which of the seismic waves is fastest?
  1. Primary Wave
  2. Secondary Wave
  3. Surface Wave
  4. Intermediate Wave
Grade 6 Waves and Sound
Radiant energy travels as
  1. shock waves.
  2. ocean waves.
  3. electromagnetic waves.
  4. P waves.
Grade 7 Tectonics
Grade 9 Tectonics
Grade 6 Tectonics
Grade 8 Tectonics
Which type of seismic wave would cause the most damage?
  1. Primary Wave
  2. Secondary Wave
  3. Surface Wave
  4. Intermediate Wave
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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