AQA A Level Geography: Seismicity Quiz Stats

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Which sort of wave vibrates in the same direction?Primary
71.8%
Are primary waves faster or slower than secondary waves?Faster
64.1%
'Point directly above focus at the surface of the earth' is a definition of what?Epicentre
61.5%
What type of boundary do Tsunamis usually occur at?Destructive
61.5%
Name a factor that the impact of an EQ is dependent onFocus
59%
'Point within earth where EQ rupture starts' is a definition of what?Focus
53.8%
Which sort of wave moves at 90 degrees to the direction of travel?Secondary
53.8%
What sort of scale does the Richter scale use?Logarithmic
48.7%
What can S waves travel through?Solids
46.2%
What scale measures the impact of EQs?Mercalli scale
43.6%
Give an example of a secondary EQ hazardLiquefaction
43.6%
Question Answer % Correct
Name two types of body wavePrimary and secondary
41%
Give an example of a primary EQ hazardGround shaking
30.8%
Name two types of surface waveRayleigh and Love
28.2%
What records seismic waves produced by an EQ?Seismogram
23.1%
How long can the wavelength of a tsunami be?Up to 100km
15.4%
How fast can tsunamis travel?Up to 800kmh
15.4%
What sort of energy is suddenly released to cause earthquakes?Stored
12.8%
What is used by a seismogram to determine the location of an EQ?Arrival times of wave
12.8%
What is a tsunami?A vertical displacement of a body of water in the ocean
12.8%
What can tsunamis be impacted by?Cosmic bodies
12.8%
Define seismic wavesAn elastic wave generated by an impluse
0%

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