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5 Matching questions

  1. foot wall
  2. stress
  3. Richter Scale
  4. friction
  5. hanging wall
  1. a the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
  2. b the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
  3. c rating of an earth quake's magnitude based on the size of the seismic waves.
  4. d a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
  5. e the rock on a normal fault that hangs above

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
  2. developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
  3. occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
  4. A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
  5. an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.

5 True/False questions

  1. strike-slip faultsame as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction

          

  2. earthquakea fold in rock that bends upward into an arch

          

  3. normal faultsame as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction

          

  4. shearingstress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions

          

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

          

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