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Class 8 Science Some Natural Phenomena Question and Answers

Last updated on June 28th, 2023 at 11:08 pm

Class 8 Some Natural Phenomena Question and Answers

 

Fill in the blanks

………. is a device used to determine if an object is charged or not

…………. is provided in buildings to prevent electric shocks.

…………. measure the intensity of an earthquake.

………… have a positive charge

………… is an atmospheric discharge of electricity that is usually accompanied by thunder

Earth’s fragments are called ………… plates

Earthquakes are typically caused by the sliding of …………. plates.

…………… is the process of transferring charge from a charged object to the earth.

Richter scales measure the magnitude of ……………….

 

Fill in the blanks answers

Electroscope

Earthing

Seismographs

Protons

Lightning

Tectonic

Tectonic

Earthing

Earthquakes

 

Short Question Answers

Define Earthing:

The process of transferring a charge from an object to the earth is known as earthing.

 

Define Seismology:

Seismology is the scientific branch of study that deals with earthquakes and related phenomena.

 

Define Epicenter:

Epicenter refers to the location on Earth’s surface directly above the focus (the source of an earthquake)

 

Define Fault zones:

The areas where one tectonic plate slides against another are known as fault zones.

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