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Earth Science 7- Mountain Building Test

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5 Written Questions

4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  2. a type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward; caused by compression in the crust
  3. located in areas where oceanic lithosphere is being subducted beneath the leading edge of the continent
  4. a downward fold in rock formed by compression in earth's crust

4 True/False Questions

  1. fault-block mountainsForms when a normal faults uplift a block of rock.

          

  2. anticlinean upward fold in rock formed by compression of Earth's crust

          

  3. horst and grabena type of fault where the hanging wall slides downward; caused by tension in the crust

          

  4. thrust faultA geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression

          

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