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Moderate Earthquake Strikes England
A moderate earthquake struck parts of southeast England on 28 April 2007, toppling chimneys from houses and rousing residents from their beds. Several thousand people were left without power in Kent County. One woman suffered minor head and neck injuries.
“It felt as if the whole house was being slid across like a fim-fair ride,” said the woman.
The British Geological Survey said the 4.3-magnitude quake4 struck at 8:19 a.m. and was centered under the English Channel, about 8.5 miles south of Dover6 and near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.
Witnesses said cracks appeared in walls and chimneys collapsed across the county. Residents said the tremor had lasted for about 10 to 15 seconds.
43. The phrase “this scale” in Paragraph 6 refers to
A 4.8-magnitude quake
B 4.3-magnitude quake
C 5.8 on the Richter scale
D 6.1 on the Richter scale
44. The following statements are true EXCEPT
A the quake caused a power failure in Kent County.
B the tremor lasted for 10-15 seconds
C people in Canterbury felt strong quake
D the quake was centered under the Channel Tunnel
45 It can be learnt from the last paragraph that
A moderate earthquakes often strike London in the history
B earthquake warning system of Britain can predict the m
C another earthquake is predicted to occur in England
D the French also felt the earthquake taking place on 2
36. The Gardners' experiment with Washoe
A.bengan in 1969.
B.won a big prize.
C.lasted three years
D.influenced primate research.