Volcanoes, Earthquakes & Tidal Waves Worksheet-2
Multiple Choice Questions (with more than one option):
(A) Tidal waves (B) Vehicle accidents
(C) Flood (D) Volcanic eruptions
(A) Mt. Vesuvius (B) Mt. Fuji
(C) Mt. Elbrus (D) Mt. Kilimanjaro
(E) Mt. Erebus
(A) Intensity of earthquakes
(B) Direction of earthquakes
(C) Height of earthquakes
(D) Width of earthquakes
(E) Duration of earthquakes
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Maharashtra
(C) Gujarat (D) Uttar Pradesh
a. Volcanoes are usually in the form of spherical mountains.
b. Lava on cooling solidifies and forms soil.
c. Some active volcanoes are found on Venus.
d. The volcanoes that have not erupted in a long time but may erupt in future are known as active volcanoes.
e. The volcanoes that have stopped erupting are known as dormant volcanoes.
f. Some islands have been formed by the eruption of undersea volcanoes.
g. The point under the ground where the earthquake begins is known as epicenter.
h. Ahmedabad was the epicentre of an Earthquake that hit Gujarat in 2001.
i. We can control earthquake by taking precautions.
j. Tremendous amount of energy is released during earthquake.
k. The ratio scale is used to measure the magnitude of an earthquake.
l. Level 1 in the Richter scale indicates an earthquake that is very destructive and massive.
n. Level 8 in the Richter scale indicate an earthquake that is very destructive and massive.
m. Earthquake does not occur under the sea.
o. Tsunami is a Mexican word meaning “harder wave”.
Write “should” or “should not” for the following statements regarding the actions to be taken at the time of an Earthquake.
Fill in the blanks:
(18) a.-False; b.-False; c.-True; d.-False; e.-False; f.-True; g.-False; h.-False; i.-False; j.-True; k.-False; l.-False; n.-True; m.-False; o.-False
(19) 1-f; 2-e; 3-a; 4-c; 5-b; 6-d
(20) should not/ shouldnot
(21) should not/ shouldnot
(25) Shockwave/ shockwaves/ shockwave/ shockwaves