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The largest ever recorded earthquake was in the year 1960 in _________.
  1. Nepal
  2. Chile
  3. Brazil
  4. India


Solution

The correct option is B Chile
The largest ever recorded earthquake was in Chile in the year 1960. It was recorded to be between 9.4 and 9.6 on the Richter scale. On a Richter scale, all earthquakes above 7 are considered to be major earthquakes.

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