Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Earthquakes”
5) Examine why earthquakes occur? Explain the various kind of waves produced in an Earthquake? (250 words)
NCERT Class XI Physical geography – Pg 22
Key demand of the question
The question is self explanatory in its demand and needs to be answered accordingly.
Examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic, get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any .
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Explain what earthquakes are.
Body – Discuss the various theories wrt formation of earthquake and thereafter explain the type of waves produced in earthquakes which are P, S, L, R.