Glencoe Earth Science

Chapter 11: Earthquakes

Find a Ratio

 1 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-7 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-3 earthquake? A) 32,768 times more energy B) 1,048,576 times more energy C) 1,024 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 2 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-5 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-2 earthquake? A) 1024 times more energy B) 1,048,576 times more energy C) 32,768 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 3 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-8 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-5 earthquake? A) 32,768 times more energy B) 1,048,576 times more energy C) 1,024 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 4 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-7 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-5 earthquake? A) 32 times more energy B) 32,768 times more energy C) 33,554,432 times more energy D) 1,024 times more energy 5 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-8 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-4 earthquake? A) 1,024 times more energy B) 32,768 times more energy C) 1,048,576 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 6 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-8 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-6 earthquake? A) 1,024 times more energy B) 1,048,576 times more energy C) 32,768 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 7 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-4 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-3 earthquake? A) 1,024 times more energy B) 32 times more energy C) 32,768 times more energy D) 33,554,432 times more energy 8 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-8 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-3 earthquake? A) 32,768 times more energy B) 33,554,432 times more energy C) 1,024 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 9 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-7 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-6 earthquake? A) 32 times more energy B) 32,768 times more energy C) 1,024 times more energy D) 32 times more energy 10 How many times greater is the energy released by a magnitude-4 earthquake than the energy released by a magnitude-2 earthquake? A) 1,024 times more energy B) 1,048,576 times more energy C) 32,768 times more energy D) 33,554,432 times more energy