Some Natural Phenomena-Earthquakes (CBSE Class-8 Science): Questions 8 - 14 of 17

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Question number: 8

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » What Causes an Earthquake?

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Countries which fall in moderate Damage Risk Zone are:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

b.

Parts of Kashmir

c.

Western Himalayas and Punjab

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 9

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » Protection Against Earthquakes

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If you are indoors what to do during earthquake

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Pick a safe place where things will not fall on you

b.

Get under a desk table or bench

c.

Run outside

d.

Both a. and b. are correct

Question number: 10

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » Structure of the Earth

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Earth is made up of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Two layers

b.

Three layers

c.

Four layers

d.

All of the above

Question number: 11

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » Protection Against Earthquakes

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If you are outside in an earthquake what to do:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Move away from buildings, trees, street lights and power lines

b.

Stay outside

c.

All of the above

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 12

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » What Causes an Earthquake?

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The Indo-Gangetic basin, Rajasthan region and the capital of the country (New Delhi) falls in zone:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

High Damage Risk Zone

b.

Zone 4

c.

Both a. and b. are correct

d.

None of the above

Question number: 13

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » What Is an Earthquake?

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Earthquake is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Phenomenon in which the ground suddenly and violently shakes

b.

Thunderstorm

c.

Earthing

d.

Storm wave

Question number: 14

» Some Natural Phenomena » Earthquakes » Protection Against Earthquakes

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How to protect your property during earthquake?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Bolt bookcases China cabinets and other tall furniture to wall studs

AND

Your house is bolted to its foundation

b.

Your buildings evaluated by professional structural design engineer

c.

Repair any deep cracks in ceilings or foundations

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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