Movement Of Earth's Crust 2: Question Preview (ID: 3179)

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The folding of rock in an upward direction
a) anticline
b) isostasy
c) syncline
d) plateau

When rocks bend, but don't break
a) fault
b) anticline
c) syncline
d) fracture

A large area of flat land that is raised high above sea level
a) fault
b) fracture
c) plateau
d) fault-block mountain

The uplifted area created by rising magma
a) fault-block mountain
b) dome
c) uplift plateau
d) syncline

The balance that exists between the downward force of the crust and the upward force of the mantle
a) balance force
b) Earth force
c) isostasy
d) crustology

A hanging wall, foot wall, normal fault, reverse fault, and thrust fault are different types of --
a) folding
b) weathing
c) bending
d) faulting

Where there are many normal faults in an area, a series of mountains and valleys may form. These are called --
a) anticlines and synclines
b) fractures and faults
c) plateaus and domes
d) fault-block mountains and rift valleys

The folding of rock in a downward direction
a) anticline
b) fracture
c) rift valley
d) syncline

Folding occurs when rocks bend but do not break. Two types of folds are --
a) anticline and syncline
b) fractures and folds
c) blocks and bends
d) fault-block mountains and rift valleys

Compression, tension, and shearing are three basic types of --
a) stress
b) folding
c) faulting
d) headaches

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