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___________ is a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
a) stress
b) pressure
c) fault
d) gravity

Which of the following is false?
a) tension stretches rock
b) compression pushes rock together
c) shearing can cause rock to slip past each other
d) none of the choices

Which land feature(s) is/are the result of tension
a) rift valley
b) mountain
c) earthquake
d) 2 of the choices

__________ occurs along a ___________ plate boundary
a) shearing; transform
b) shearing; convergent
c) mountain; divergent
d) mountain; transform

_________ are breaks in rocks occurring along plate boundaries
a) faults
b) plates
c) stress
d) boundaries

In which type of fault does the hanging wall move up?
a) reverse fault
b) normal fault
c) Mrs. Knoll's fault
d) strike-slip fault

Which of the following is incorrect?
a) folding forms folded mountains
b) folding forms valleys
c) uplifting forms plateaus
d) uplifting forms fault-block mountains

What land feature occurs when 2 normal faults cut through a block of rock
a) fault-block mountains
b) plateaus
c) folded mountains
d) valleys

_________ are folds in the rock that bend upward while __________ are folds in the rock that bend downward
a) anticlines; synclines
b) synclines; anticlines
c) auclines; suclines
d) suclines; auclines

What piece of rock is above a fault?
a) hanging wall
b) footwall
c) tall wall
d) low wall

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