Tale of 2 Quakes article

Read the article first - slowly, carefully and completely.  Answer the questions below 1) on a separate piece of paper and 2) as P.O.Q. - Part of Question.  Example of P.O.Q. - What color is the grass?  (Your answer P.O.Q. style) The color of the grass is ....


1.  (Fill in the blank)  The earthquake in Chile was far _______________ than the one that struck Haiti last month - yet the death toll in Haiti is magnitudes higher.

2.  List the 5 reasons why the death toll was greater in Haiti.

3.  When was Chile's strongest earthquake?

4.  Had any living person experienced an earthquake while living in Haiti during their lifetime?

5.  Describe the location of Chile's earthquake.

6) Describe the location of Haiti's earthquake.

7)  Describe the

            a) "shaking", # of people killed & # of people homeless in Haiti

            b)  "shaking", # of people killed in Chile

8) How many times stronger was the Chilean earthquake?

9)  On what continent is the country of Chile? (use Internet)