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Question 1 1. In southern California, the last major earthquake on the part of the San Andeas fault closest to Los Angeles occurred in_______. 185 7...

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Question 1 1. In southern California, the last major earthquake on the part of the San Andeas fault closest to Los Angeles occurred in_______. A . 185 7 B . 190 6 C . 183 8 D . 195 7 0.26 points Question 2 1. The PaciFc Plate is moving northwestward past the North American Plate at a rate of about A . 13 mm/yr (1/2 inch per year) B . 25 mm/yr (1 inch per year) C . 50 mm/yr (2 inches per year) D . 100 mm/yr (4 inches per year) 0.27 points Question 3 1. How much of this motion occurs on the San Andreas fault (and related faults)? A . none of it B . about 1/4 of it C . about 2/3 of it D . about 90% of it E. all of it 0.27 points Question 4 1. Which of the follow statements is most true? A . In southern California, most damaging earthquakes are caused by the San Andreas fault.
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B . Aside from the San Andreas fault, there are many other faults in southern California that can and have caused damaging earthquakes. 0.27 points Question 5 1. What were the four largest earthquakes that have aFected southern California since 1933? A . 1992 Landers, 1994 Northridge, 1999 Hector Mine and 2010 Northern Baja B . 1952 Kern County, 1971 San ±ernando, 1992 Landers, and 1994 Northridge C . 1971 San ±ernando, 1992 Landers, 1994 Northridge and 2010 Northern Baja D . 1952 Kern County, 1992 Landers, 1999 Hector Mine and 2010 Northern Baja 0.27 points Question 6 1. Most earthquakes happen in the early morning hours. True ±alse 0.26 points Question 7 1. What is the probability of a M6.7 or larger earthquake in California within the next 30 years? A . 15% B . 37% C . 59% D . 99.7 % 0.27 points Question 8 1. Which of the following statements is most true? A . A tsunami may have more than one surge, but the ²rst one is usually the largest. B . A tsunami usually has more than one surge, and the ²rst one is
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