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EOSC 114 Module 2 - Earthquakes Quiz-1.docx

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Earth and Ocean Sciences
Course
EOSC 114
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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Quiz Earthquakes 1 When a fault ruptures DEEP in the lithosphere the energy is released mainly byCorrect Student Response Value Answer APwaves that dissipate perpendicularly at a 90 angle from the fault plane BSwaves that dissipate perpendicularly at a 90 angle from the fault plane Raleigh waves that dissipate away 0 Cfrom the fault plane Dboth Pwaves and Swaves that dissipate in all directions away from the fault plane EPwaves Swaves and Raleigh waves that dissipate in all directions away from the fault planeScore 012 Of the four types of seismic waves which will propagate only along a surface Correct Student Response Value Answer Aonly P and S waves Bonly Rayleigh and S waves only Rayleigh and Love waves 100C Donly P S and Rayleigh waves EAll four wave typesScore 113 What does the Mercalli scale measure Correct Student Response Value Answer Aseismic energy release per square meter Bmoment magnitude Cmaximum ground acceleration felt intensity of shaking and damage 100D Eseismic moment rateScore 114 Based on the map of SW British Columbia below we can conclude that earthquake intensity in Richmond is likely higher than that in Vancouver because Correct Student Response Value Answer Athe majority of buildings in
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