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Earth Science INSIDE EARTH CH 2 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. shearing
  2. Richter Scale
  3. P wave
  4. friction
  5. anticline
  1. a A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
  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 fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
  5. e stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
  2. building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
  3. occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
  4. the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
  5. a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley

5 True/False Questions

  1. moment magnitude scaledeveloped to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.

          

  2. epicenterthe force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another 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. seismographinstrument that records and measures seismic waves

          

  5. tensionthe force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface

          

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