1906 San Francisco Earthquake Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What caused the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?

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1. What time did the 1906 San Francisco earthquake occur?

2. After the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, fires ignited and lasted _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you see how much you know about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Some topics that are on the quiz include the cause of this earthquake and its effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials to see what you know about:

  • What time of day the 1906 San Francisco earthquake happened
  • Where the center point of this earthquake was
  • Why this earthquake happened
  • The number of people that lost their homes because of this historic earthquake

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember the information you gained about how long the fires lasted after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the effects of this earthquake
  • Interpreting information - read and remember information about why the 1906 San Francisco earthquake happened

Additional Learning

See what more you can learn using the lesson called 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Facts: Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you:

  • See what it was like to experience the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
  • Figure out how long this earthquake lasted
  • Review the damages caused by this earthquake