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11) The distance between a seismological recording station and the

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11) The distance between a seismological recording station and the earthquake source is determined from the ________.

A) arrival times of P and S waves B) length of the seismic record

C) intensity of the earthquake D) earthquake magnitude

12) Which one of the following statements is correct?

A) S waves travel through solids and P waves travel through liquids.

B) P and S waves travel through liquids, but S waves do not travel through solids.

C) P waves travel through solids; S waves do not.

D) P and S waves travel through liquids, but P waves do not travel through solids.

13) When an earthquake occurs, energy radiates in all directions from its source. The source is also referred to as the ________.

A) focus B) epicenter C) seismic zone D) inertial point

14) The position on Earth's surface directly above the earthquake source is called the ________.

A) inertial point B) focus C) epicenter D) seismic zone

15) ________ refers to the tendency for a foundation material to lose its internal cohesion and fail mechanically during earthquake shaking.

A) Seismoflowage B) Slurrying C) Motion slip D) Liquefaction

 

 

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