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A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
a) fault b) boundary c) stress d) plateau
When enough stress builds up in rock, the rock breaks, creating a _____________.
a) fault b) boundary c) stress d) plateau
a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
a) fault b) boundary c) stress d) plateau
the stress force that pulls on the crust and thins rock in the middle
a) tension b) compression c) shearing d) rock
the stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
a) tension b) compression c) shearing d) rock
the stress force that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
a) tension b) compression c) shearing d) rock
Fault formed by tension; hanging wall moves down and footwall moves up
a) Normal Fault b) Reverse Fault c) Strike-slip Fault d) Plateau
Fault formed by compression; hanging wall moves up and footwall moves down
a) Normal Fault b) Reverse Fault c) Strike-slip Fault d) Plateau
Fault formed by shearing; rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
a) Normal Fault b) Reverse Fault c) Strike-slip Fault d) Plateau
A fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
a) Folded Mountains b) Syncline c) Fault-block Mountains d) Anticline
A fold in rock that bends downward to form a V shape
a) Folded Mountains b) Syncline c) Fault-block Mountains d) Anticline
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