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Question number: 1

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earthquakes and Volcanism

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

An earthquake’s epicenter is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A point on the surface directly above the focus

b.

Determined by analyzing S - wave arrival time at seismic stations

c.

Usually in the lower part of the mantle

d.

Determined by analyzing P - wave arrival time at seismic station

Question number: 2

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earths Processes

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which of the following gases has the lowest residence time? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

CO2

b.

CH4

c.

CFCs

d.

N2O

Question number: 3

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Catastrophic Geological Hazards

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Large elongated depression with steep walls formed by the downward displacement of a block of the earth surface between nearly parallel faults systems (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Grabben

b.

Rift valley

c.

Horst

d.

Thrust faults

Question number: 4

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earthquakes and Volcanism

Appeared in Year: 2015

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For many decades, geologists noted the high number of earthquakes and active volcanoes occurring around the rim of the Pacific Ocean basin. This is called: (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Earthquake zone

b.

Volcanic hot spot

c.

Volcanic ring

d.

Ring of fire

Question number: 5

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earthquakes and Volcanism

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

An earthquake’s epicenter is (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Determined by analyzing S-wave arrival time at seismic stations

b.

Determined by analyzing P-wave arrival time at seismic stations

c.

A point on the surface directly above the focus

d.

Usually in the lower part of the mantle

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