5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- s wave
- base-isolated building
- reverse fault
- a number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
- b building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
- c A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
- d same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
- e instrument that records and measures seismic waves
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
- the rock on a normal fault that hangs above
- an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.
- a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
- a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
5 True/False Questions
strike-slip fault → rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
SYNCLINE → a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
mercalli scale → developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
earthquake → a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
compression → Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks