Geography Key Terms

1. What does the richter scale measure?

  • Magnitude of Tsunaims
  • Magnitude of earthquakes
  • Magnitude of hurricanes
  • Strength of volcanoes
1 of 9

Other questions in this quiz

2. What are social impacts?

  • Impacts of a natural hazard that affects the environment
  • Impacts of a natural hazard that affect people
  • Impacts of a natural hazard that affect homes
  • None of the above

3. Viscous lava

  • Thick lava that has cooled slowly and flows slowly
  • Thick lava which has cooled quickly and flows slowly
  • Thin lava that flows quickly
  • None of the above

4. Lahar

  • A fast moving current of gas
  • None of the above
  • A mudflow created by pyroclastic flow and water
  • A mudflow created by just pyrcolastic flow

5. What is a composite volcano?

  • A volcano with gentle slopes
  • A volcano that occurs at a constructive boundary
  • A volcano with steep slopes + layers of ash and lava
  • A volcano with just steep slopes


No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Rural and urban challenges and regeneration resources »