5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- moment magnitude scale
- s wave
- a stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
- b an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area.
- c A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
- d a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
- e a rating system that estimates the total energy released by an earthquake
5 Multiple choice questions
- a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
- stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
- the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
- number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
- a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
5 True/False questions
surface wave → A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
stress → a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
P wave → A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
tsunami → water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
reverse fault → same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction