Midterm2_Spring2006 - PffP Midterm exam 2 Part A Essay...

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PffP Midterm exam 2 Part A – Essay Questions April 20, 2006 Last name_________________ First_______________SID___________GSI_________ Essay questions (20 pts): pick one and only one to answer; circle the one you choose. Write a page on the back of this sheet . This side is for your personal notes only. Cover the important points in a clear and concise manner – as if you have only a few minutes to tell the President, your roommate, or your parent, what that person needs to know. Clear, effective writing is important. If English is not your first language, state so at the top of your essay. If you need to re-write it, ask for a new copy of this page. 1. Some people think that earthquakes are just shaking ground, but in fact, they behave as waves. What kind of waves? Which are fastest, and which are the most dangerous? How do we locate the "epicenter"? Why can "land fill" be a dangerous place to build a house? What do earthquakes tell us about the insides of the Earth? 2. The "energy gap" is key in several technologies that are important in the world today. Describe briefly why there is an energy gap. (One or two sentences at most.) Name
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