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5 Matching questions

  1. base-isolated building
  2. magnitude
  3. reverse fault
  4. strike-slip fault
  5. tension
  1. a rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
  2. b stress force that pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle.
  3. c number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
  4. d same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
  5. e building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
  2. the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
  3. A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
  4. A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
  5. Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks

5 True/False questions

  1. plateauA type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.

          

  2. stressA type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.

          

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

          

  4. mercalli scaledeveloped to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.

          

  5. SYNCLINEa fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley