EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 11: Earthquakes

Key Concepts


earthquake _damage_NOAA_rshad.jpgThe following are key concepts that you should be familiar with after reading and studying Chapter 11: Earthquakes. To evaluate your understanding of any of the key concepts, select the corresponding Concept Quiz from the Selection Bar and answer the questions provided.


  1. Earthquake basics.

  2. "Seismology" and locating earthquakes.

  3. Measuring the size of earthquakes.

  4. Destruction resulting from earthquakes.

  5. Predicting earthquakes.

  6. Earthquakes and the Plate Tectonics Model.



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