Factors That Determine the Impact of an Earthquake Video


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What is an earthquake?

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1. Where is the San Andreas Fault?

2. Which of the following is NOT a major factor in the impact of an earthquake?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Earthquakes happen all the time, but their effects are not always devastating. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your comprehension of the various factors that lead to the impact of earthquakes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Impacts of earthquakes on less developed countries
  • San Andreas fault location
  • Definition of an earthquake
  • Scale used to measure earthquakes
  • Factors on earthquake impacts

Skills Practiced

Prepare to utilize the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on earthquakes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the San Andreas fault
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different factors that contribute to the impact of an earthquake

Additional Learning

Develop your knowledge by studying the related lesson, Factors That Determine the Impact of an Earthquake. This lesson will address the following topics:

  • Tectonic plates and earthquakes
  • San Andreas fault
  • Seven main factors that contribute to the devastating impact of earthquakes