NCERT Class 8 Science-Some Natural Phenomena[Earthquakes] [NCERT Based General Studies (GS)]: Questions 1 - 6 of 17

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Question 1

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Seismic waves of earthquake can be detected with a sensitive instrument called as:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Electroscope

b.

Richter scale

c.

Seismograph

d.

None of the above

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Question 2

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Boundaries of the tectonic plates are weak zones. These weak zones are called as:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Seismic zone

b.

Fault zone

c.

Both a. and b. are correct

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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Question 3

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Major cause of the earthquake is:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Movement of the tectonic plates

b.

Movement of the earth

c.

Movement of the middle layer of earth

d.

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Question 4

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Innermost layer core of the earth consists of:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Solid iron and nickel

b.

Silicate rock

c.

Molten iron and nickel

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

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Question 5

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If you are in a coastal area what to do during an earthquake?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Move to lower land

b.

Move away from sea

c.

In coastal areas move to high ground

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

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Question 6

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A scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquake is:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Electroscope

b.

Seismograph

c.

Richter scale

d.

Lightning conductor

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