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2. What frequency did the the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco measure on the Richter scale?

  • 7.5
  • 7.8
  • 8.5
  • 8.0

3. Why does California suffer from droughts?

  • High air pressure
  • All listed
  • Dry, sinking air causes no rain
  • La Nina causes cooler surface water so less evaporation can take place

4. How does a Tropical Cyclone form?

  • Warm, moist air rises and condenses when the sea temperature is 26 degrees C or higher
  • Cool, dry air collides with warm moist air in the atmosphere
  • Rain from the tropics condenses and collects over land, moving to the sea

5. What happpens at a Conservative plate boundary?

  • 2 plates move past each other
  • 2 plates move together
  • 2 plates move apart

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