5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Richter Scale
- base-isolated building
- P wave
- a a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
- b building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
- c A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
- d a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
- e rating of an earth quake's magnitude based on the size of the seismic waves.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.
- the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
- the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
- occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
- water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
5 True/False Questions
foot wall → the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
seismograph → instrument that records and measures seismic waves
tension → stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
SYNCLINE → a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
strike-slip fault → rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion