Geography Key Terms

1. What does the richter scale measure?

  • Magnitude of hurricanes
  • Magnitude of earthquakes
  • Strength of volcanoes
  • Magnitude of Tsunaims
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2. Viscous lava

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

3. What are social impacts?

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

4. Shield volcano

  • A volcano with gentle slopes
  • A volcano with steep slopes
  • A volcano that occurs at a destructive plate boundary
  • None of the above

5. What is the focus?

  • A mudflow
  • Thick lava which has cooled quickly and flows slowly
  • The point below the surface where the crust cracks and the earthquake begins
  • None of the above

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