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5 Matching questions

  1. surface wave
  2. plateau
  3. anticline
  4. P wave
  5. s wave
  1. a a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
  2. b A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
  3. c A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
  4. d a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
  5. e a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
  2. stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
  3. Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
  4. water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
  5. the rock on a normal fault that lies below.

5 True/False questions

  1. SYNCLINEa fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley

          

  2. stressA type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.

          

  3. Richter Scaledeveloped to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.

          

  4. liquifactionoccurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid

          

  5. seismographinstrument that records and measures seismic waves

          

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