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Geo-Tectonics - Geography GK Objective Questions and Answers | Geography General Knowledge

1 Instrument used to measure earthquake is known as
A seismograph
B quake meter
C barometer
D none of the above

Answer: Option [A]
2 Magnitude of energy released by an earthquake is calculated using
A Earthquake scale
B Seismic scale
C Richter scale
D Temblor scale

Answer: Option [C]
3 The point within the Earth where earthquakes originate is:
A comma
B origin
C epicenter
D focus

Answer: Option [D]
4 Place directly above focus on Earth's surface is known as
A strike
B comma
C epicenter
D origin

Answer: Option [C]
5 In general, the most destructive earthquake waves are the __________ .
A P waves
B S waves
C Surface waves
D All of the above

Answer: Option [C]


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