# Earthquake Section 1: Question Preview (ID: 13373)

### Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled EARTHQUAKE SECTION 1: Review Questions On Section 1 .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions is called
a) shearing
b) tension
c) compression
d) deformation

Because stress is a force, it
a) takes energy out of rock
d) makes a rock harder

A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume is called
a) an aftershock
b) friction
c) liquefaction
d) stress

Which type of stress force produces a reverse fault?
a) shearing
b) tension
c) compression
d) deformation

In a normal fault, the part of the fault that lies below the other part is called the
a) hanging wall
b) reverse fault
c) footwall
d) anticline

In a strike-slip fault, the rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways with little
a) noise
b) shaking
c) up-or-down motion
d) movement

The stress force that causes a mass of rock to pull apart or twist in opposite directions is called
a) shearing
b) tension
c) compression
d) deformation

Shearing creates_________ faults, like the San Andreas fault in California.
a) normal
b) reverse
c) strike-slip
d) forward

The block of rock that lies above a fault is called the
a) hanging wall
b) footwall
c) anticline
d) deformation

A fault that is formed when compression causes the hanging wall to move over the footwall is called a
a) normal fault
b) reverse fault
c) strike-slip fault
d) deformation

Play Games with the Questions above at ReviewGameZone.com
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit ReviewGameZone.com and enter game ID number: 13373 in the upper right hand corner at ReviewGameZone.com or simply click on the link above this text.

TEACHERS / EDUCATORS