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5 Matching questions

  1. SYNCLINE
  2. friction
  3. foot wall
  4. surface wave
  5. s wave
  1. a A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
  2. b a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
  3. c a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface
  4. d the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
  5. e the rock on a normal fault that lies below.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
  2. a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
  3. Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
  4. a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
  5. developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.

5 True/False questions

  1. tensionthe force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface

          

  2. liquifactionoccurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid

          

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

          

  4. moment magnitude scalea rating system that estimates the total energy released by an earthquake

          

  5. epicenterthe force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface

          

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