5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- surface wave
- P wave
- s wave
- a a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
- b A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
- c A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
- d a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
- e a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface
5 Multiple choice questions
- building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
- stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
- Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
- water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
- the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
5 True/False questions
SYNCLINE → a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
stress → A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
Richter Scale → developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
liquifaction → occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
seismograph → instrument that records and measures seismic waves