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Earthquakes

1. The origin of Earthquake is called
     A.  Focus
     B.  Vent
     C.  Epicentre
     D.  Core

Answer:

A


2. The point directly above the Focus on the earth surface is called
     A.  Core
     B.  Focus
     C.  Epicentre
     D.  Vent

Answer:

C


3. The instrument used to detect and record Earthquakes is
     A.  Sphygmometer
     B.  Barometre
     C.  Hygrometre
     D. Seismograph

Answer:

D


4. Compressional waves are called as
     A.  Primary Waves
     B.  Secondary Waves
     C.  Long Waves
     D.  S Waves

Answer:

A


5. Which of the following are Seismic waves?
     A.  Long Waves
     B.  Primary Waves
     C.  Secondary Waves
     D.  All the above

Answer:

D


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