EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 11: Earthquakes

Concept #6 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 6 "Earthquakes and the Plate Tectonics Model."

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1. Earthquakes occur most frequently associated with ___________. [Hint]

2.

Match the appropriate earthquake focus classification with the locations on the diagram:  

For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.

The letters A through C appear on an image associated with this question.

3. Why do deep-focus earthquakes stop by about 700 km depth?  

4. Which of the following is NOT of importance in the study of earthquakes?  

5. Which of the following statements is NOT true about earthquakes and plate tectonics? [Hint]

6.

Identify the locations of the following by selecting the correct response.  

For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.

The letters A through D appear on an image associated with this question.

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