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ConcepTest: Global Earthquake Occurrence #1

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell, David Steer , Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

Which of the locations on the world map below is most likely to experience a magnitude 6 or greater earthquake?

a.
b.
c.
d.

Global EQ Occurrence Map

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is C.

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References and Notes:


Subject

Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Special Interest

Hazards

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Solid Earth:Earthquakes, Plate Tectonics

Topics

Geophysics