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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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Answer: Option [C]

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