5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- base-isolated building
- reverse fault
- strike-slip fault
- a rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
- b stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
- c number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
- d same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
- e building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
- the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
- A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
- A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
- Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
5 True/False questions
plateau → A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
stress → A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
normal fault → same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
mercalli scale → developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
SYNCLINE → a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley