NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 27 available terms

Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. shearing
  2. reverse fault
  3. anticline
  4. SYNCLINE
  5. foot wall
  1. a a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
  2. b a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
  3. c stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
  4. d the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
  5. e same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
  2. number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
  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 type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.

5 True/False questions

  1. earthquakethe shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface

          

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

          

  3. hanging wallthe rock on a normal fault that hangs above

          

  4. surface wavea type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface

          

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