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What type of wave travels at right angles to the energy transfer?
Transverse
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What type of waves are light and the other forms of electromagnetic radiation?
Transverse
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What type of wave has areas of rarefaction and compression?
Longitudinal
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What are the two types of seismic wave?
P and S waves
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What layer is below the crust?
The mantle
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What part of the Earth is made from nickel and iron?
The core
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Which type of seismic wave can travel through solids only?
S wave
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What happens to S waves when they reach the boundaries of the Earth's structure?
They reflect and refract
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What is the centre of an earthquake called?
Epicentre
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Which type of seismic wave travels the fastest?
P waves
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What are the two types of seismic wave?

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What layer is below the crust?

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