$100 Question from H1 The fastest seismic waves. Answer
$100 Answer from H1 What are primary waves (P waves)?
$200 Question from H1 Waves that cause the most damage. Answer
$200 Answer from H1 What are surface waves?
$300 Question from H1 Waves that are created when Body waves reach the surface of Earth and cause severe ground movement. Answer
$300 Answer from H1 What are surface waves?
$400 Question from H1 Waves that can only go through solids. Answer
$400 Answer from H1 What are secondary waves (S Waves)?
$500 Question from H1 The cause of an earthquake. Answer
$500 Answer from H1 What is sudden movement or release of stress along a fault?
$100 Question from H2 The part of the fault that lies below the other part is called the _____ wall. Answer
$100 Answer from H2 What is a footwall?
$200 Question from H2 Shearing creates this type of fault. Answer
$200 Answer from H2 What is a strike-slip fault?
$300 Question from H2 A strike-slip fault is associated with this type of boundary. Answer
$300 Answer from H2 What is a transform or sliding boundary?
$400 Question from H2 An extended break in the earth’s crust marked by displacement and discontinuity of rock strata. Answer
$400 Answer from H2 What is a fault?
$500 Question from H2 Reverse faults are caused by this type of stress. Answer
$500 Answer from H2 What is compression?
$100 Question from H3 The paper tracing that records seismic waves. Answer
$100 Answer from H3 What is a seisomogram?
$200 Question from H3 The process in which violent shaking of an Earthquake turns soft soil into mud. Answer
$200 Answer from H3 What is liquifaction?
$300 Question from H3 The direction energy from an earthquake travels. Answer
$300 Answer from H3 What is waves moving away from the focus?
$400 Question from H3 The spot on the earth’s surface directly above the origin (focus) of an earthquake. Answer
$400 Answer from H3 What is the epicenter?
$500 Question from H3 The number of seismic recording stations required to locate the epicenter of an Earthquake. Answer
$500 Answer from H3 What is three?
$100 Question from H4 The cause of most injuries and deaths during an earthquake. Answer
$100 Answer from H4 What are falling objects/collapsing buildings?
$200 Question from H4 Answer During an earthquake, your first reaction when indoors is this.
$200 Answer from H4 What is drop, cover and hold on?
$300 Question from H4 Answer The reason scientists can’t predict earthquakes.
$300 Answer from H4 What is scientist do not know where the stress will be released along the fault?
$400 Question from H4 List 3 important steps to prepare your home and family for an earthquake Answer
$400 Answer from H4 Have a preparedness kit Have and practice an escape route Secure tall heavy furniture Install latches on upper cabinets Have a meeting place for the family to meet after the quake (in case you get separated).
$500 Question from H4 Buildings can be designed to minimize damage during an earthquake by adding this. Answer
$500 Answer from H4 What is base-isolation?
$100 Question from H5 Seismic waves that move by compression. Answer
$100 Answer from H5 What are P waves?
$200 Question from H5 The device used to measure seismic waves. Answer
$200 Answer from H5 What is a seismograph?
$300 Question from H5 When an S wave was detected very quickly after a P wave, scientists know this about the earthquake. Answer
$300 Answer from H5 What is: the earthquake epicenter was very near?
$400 Question from H5 The reporting scale that measures earthquake intensity by describing damage at a location. Answer
$400 Answer from H5 What is Mercalli scale?
$500 Question from H5 The name of earthquake reporting scale that measures total energy released. Answer
$500 Answer from H5 What is moment magnitude scale?
Final Jeopardy Three pieces of information scientists use to make predictions about earthquakes. Answer
Final Jeopardy Answer What are: location of active faults; movement of faults; and History of past earthquakes?