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Q: 28. The Provisions consider a building's seismicity and its Seismic Use Group and assign it to a _____________ in order to define its seismic safety requirements. A. Seismic Risk Category B.
Provisions Category C. Seismic Design Category D. Requirements Category
A: c. Seismic Risk Category
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User: 28. The Provisions consider a building's seismicity and its Seismic Use Group and assign it to a _____________ in order to define its seismic safety requirements. A. Seismic Risk Category B. Provisions Category C. Seismic Design Category D. Requirements Category

Weegy: c. Seismic Risk Category
xramen135@aol.com|Points 590|

User: 27. The ideal characteristics for building materials in seismically active areas are ductility and stiffness. A. True B. False

Weegy: False
sweet25|Points 90|

User: 26. Temporary as well as permanent structures built following a disaster using Federal funds through the Stafford Act must meet the requirements of Executive Order 12699. A. True B. False

Weegy: Temporary as well as permanent structures built following a disaster using Federal funds through the Stafford Act must meet the requirements of Executive Order 12699. A. True. [ ]
debnjerry|Points 51397|

User: 25. Partitions, ceilings, and exterior walls can __________ a building's vibration. A. dampen B. increase C. eliminate D. transfer

Weegy: dampen. Connections of nonstructural elements such as partitions, ceilings, and exterior walls can dampen a building's vibration.
chinggay_0118|Points 831|

User: 24. Buildings are assigned to Seismic Use Groups on the basis of ______ . A. community's need B. age C. quality of construction D. All of the above.

Weegy: The answer is D. ALL OF THE ABOVE
alfred123|Points 4181|

User: 23. The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale measures the __________ of an earthquake. A. frequency B. magnitude C. impact D. speed

Weegy: a. magnitude
andrewpallarca|Points 26123|

User: 22. Which of the following activities may be considered mitigation? A. Adoption of zoning. B. Emergency medical services to individuals following an earthquake. C. Establishment of temporary housing. D. Post earthquake reconstruction.

Weegy: Post earthquake reconstruction can be considered as mitigation
saloni2207|Points 45|

User: 21. The NEHRP Provisions provide two seismic hazard maps that contain quantitative measures from which seismic forces on buildings may be determined. Which of the following variables were not considered in developing these maps? A. Geological investigations B. Historical seismicity of an area C. Types of structures built in an area D. Area's proximity to known faults

Weegy: a. Historical seismicity of an area
debnjerry|Points 51397|

User: 16. Two of the objectives of NEHRP were to educate the public about earthquake risk reduction and increase the use of existing scientific and engineering knowledge to mitigate earthquake hazards. A. True B. False

Weegy: a)true
wishingstar|Points 51|

User: 17. The NEHRP Provisions addressed effective methods of seismic design and construction of: A. buildings in high risk areas. B. buildings in moderate risk areas. C. buildings in low risk areas. D. All of the above.

Weegy: The NEHRP provisions addressed effective methods of seismic design and construction of D. all of the above
ephraimzRN|Points 2278|

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1. Liquefaction occurs when: A. ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid. B. water from a seiche washes away soil. C. rivers are created at fault lines. D. flooding occurs as a secondary effect of an earthquake.
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Liquefaction occurs when ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid.
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