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5 Matching questions

  1. foot wall
  2. aftershock
  3. seismograph
  4. Richter Scale
  5. epicenter
  1. a the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
  2. b instrument that records and measures seismic waves
  3. c the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
  4. d an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.
  5. e rating of an earth quake's magnitude based on the size of the seismic waves.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
  2. a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
  3. developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
  4. a rating system that estimates the total energy released by an earthquake
  5. stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.

5 True/False questions

  1. normal faultthe fault is at an angle so one block of rock lies above the fault while the other block lies below the fault.

          

  2. earthquakethe shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface

          

  3. reverse faultthe fault is at an angle so one block of rock lies above the fault while the other block lies below the fault.

          

  4. hanging wallthe rock on a normal fault that hangs above

          

  5. shearinga fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley

          

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