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5 Matching questions

  1. tension
  2. plateau
  3. surface wave
  4. s wave
  5. foot wall
  1. a a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
  2. b the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
  3. c A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
  4. d stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
  5. e a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
  2. a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
  3. the fault is at an angle so one block of rock lies above the fault while the other block lies below the fault.
  4. building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
  5. a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.

5 True/False questions

  1. anticlinea fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley

          

  2. compressionstress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.

          

  3. tsunamiwater displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow

          

  4. strike-slip faultrocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion

          

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