# Stress, Strain And Deformation Of Rock Layers: Question Preview (ID: 17469)

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Stress is
a) the amount of force applied to a rock layer
b) the change in the rock layer due to a force being applied
c) the balancing of the force of gravity on a plate with the upward force from the asthenosphere
d) what you feel when you know you have not studied for the earth science quiz

Strain is
a) the change in the rock layer due to a force being applied
b) the amount of force applied to a rock layer
c) the balancing of the force of gravity on a plate with the upward force from the asthenosphere
d) what you feel when you try to lift a lot of weight

Compression stress is
a) the force that squeezes and pushes rock layers together
b) the force that stretches rock layers apart
c) the force that pushes parts of rock layers in opposite directions
d)

Tension stress is
a) the force that squeezes and pushes rock layers together
b) the force that stretches rock layers apart
c) the force that pushes parts of rock layers in opposite directions
d)

Shear stress is
a) the force that squeezes and pushes rock layers together
b) the force that stretches rock layers apart
c) the force that pushes parts of rock layers in opposite directions
d)

A crack in a rock layer where the rock on either side is moving is
a) a fault
b) a fracture
c) a fold
d)

A crack in a rock layer where the rock on either side is not moving is
a) a fault
b) a fracture
c) a fold
d)

Deformation in rock layers where there is a change in shape without breaking is
a) a fault
b) a fracture
c) a fold
d)

An upward fold in a rock layer is called
a) an anticline
b) a syncline
c) a monocline
d)

A downward U-shaped fold in a rock layer is called
a) an anticline
b) a syncline
c) a monocline
d)

A mostly flat series of rock layers with a small dip is called
a) an anticline
b) a syncline
c) a monocline
d)

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