The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #282
Athens, Greece; Cape Town, South Africa; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Eugene, Oregon, USA; and Bogota, Columbia are similar in terms of seismic risk (Seismic Zone 3). Of the groupings of cities below, which groups are in a higher (more at risk) seismic zone and which are in a lower seismic zone?
A. Seoul, Korea; Paris, France; Buenos Aires,
B. Moscow, Russia; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Madrid, Spain
C. Lima, Peru; Lisbon, Portugal; Tehran, Iran
D. Kabul, Afghanistan; Beijing, China; Manila, Republic of the Philippines
E. Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Lagos, Nigeria
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Here's the definition: "The length of time, in seconds, it takes sound to decay by 60 decibels." What's the term being defined?
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Messina, Italy after an earthquake.
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