5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- reverse fault
- foot wall
- a a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
- b a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
- c stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
- d the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
- e same as a reverse fault except the blocks move in the opposite direction
5 Multiple choice questions
- rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
- number assigned by geologists based on the Earth quakes size
- the fault is at an angle so one block of rock lies above the fault while the other block lies below the fault.
- building designed to reduce the amount of energy that reaches the building during an earthquake.
- A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
5 True/False questions
earthquake → the shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock beneath the earths surface
P wave → A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
hanging wall → the rock on a normal fault that hangs above
surface wave → a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface
moment magnitude scale → developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.