5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- foot wall
- surface wave
- s wave
- a A type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side.
- b a fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
- c a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface
- d the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
- e the rock on a normal fault that lies below.
5 Multiple choice questions
- water displaced by an earthquake grows into a mountain of water as it approaches shallow
- a fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
- Stress force that squeezes rock until until it folds or breaks
- a force that acts on rock to change its shape and volume.
- developed to rate earthquakes according to the level of damage at a given place.
5 True/False questions
tension → the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface
liquifaction → occurs when an Earthquakes violent shaking suddenly turns loose soft soil into liquid
plateau → A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
moment magnitude scale → a rating system that estimates the total energy released by an earthquake
epicenter → the force that opposes the motion of one surface as it moves across another surface