5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- reverse fault
- P wave
- hanging wall
- a A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
- b a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
- c the rock on a normal fault that hangs above
- d same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
- e the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
5 Multiple choice questions
- instrument that records and measures seismic waves
- the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
- Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
- stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
- a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
5 True/False questions
friction → the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
tension → stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
magnitude → number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
liquifaction → occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
plateau → a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level