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32. Earthquakes in Hawaii are mostly related to ________________.  A. subduction along the Pacific plate margin B. strike-slip faulting along the Hawaiian Islands transform fault C. lava flows erupting from the volcanic craters D. movement of volcanic magma beneath the ground E. the Emperor seamounts colliding 33. The fires from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake did about ten times as much damage as the  earthquake itself.  34. Common reasons for building failure in the World Series quake included poor connections of houses  to their foundations, buildings made of un-reinforced masonry or brick-facade construction, and two- to- five-story buildings deficient in shear-bearing internal walls and supports.  A. TRUE B. FALSE 35. Adjustments related to plate-tectonic activity cause earthquakes from Washington to New Mexico,  from Montana to California, and at other points throughout the West.  A. TRUE B. FALSE 36. Human activity has induced powerful earthquakes (magnitudes > 6).  37. Pumping fluids into the Earth has been found to sometimes trigger small earthquakes (magnitudes <  5).  38. Spreading centers are an ideal location for volcanism because ______________.  A. they sit above the high-temperature asthenosphere B. the asthenosphere rock has low percentages of SiO 2 C. the oceanic plates pull apart causing hot asthenosphere rock to rise and undergo decompression  7
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GO125Natural Disasters, Final exam, CS Verma Park University melting to form magma that continues to rise D. All of the choices are correct. 39. The viscosity of magma is lowered by __________.  40. The presence of water ________ the melting point of rock.  41. Why does the magma from some volcanoes flow smoothly and relatively peacefully, while the magma  from other volcanoes blasts forth violently and deals death over wide areas? 
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