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Earthquakes, Faults and Types of faults.

Quiz by Jack Leonard Estrella

Grade 8
Science
Philippines Curriculum: Grades K-10 (MELC)

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Grade 8
Science
Philippines Curriculum: Grades K-10 (MELC)

S8ES-IIa-14
S8ES-IIa-15

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  • Q1

    It is the sudden release of energy due to breaking of earth's crust.

    focus

    Earthquake

    shear

    Fault

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q2

    The point wherein the break occurs.

    fault 

    Focus

    epicenter

    wall

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q3

    The point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus.

    fault

    wall

    earthquake

    epicenter

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-15
  • Q4

    A break or crack in the Earth's crust.

    fault

    plane

    focus

    epicenter

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-15
  • Q5

    A normal fault happens when a _________ of force is present between the blocks.

    long

    tension

    compression

    shear

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q6

    A type of fault wherein Rocks on either side of fault slip past each other sideways with little up-or-down motion.

    normal

    strike-slip

    reverse

    simple

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q7

    The footwall of a fault is always under the fault

    boolean://true

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q8

    Determine which type of fault is in the image.

    Question Image

    Strike-slip

    Normal

    meridian

    Reverse

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q9

    West valley fault system is a fault line that extends between these places in Luzon.

    Marikina to Quezon City

    Bulacan to Laguna

    Quezon province to Batangas

    Bulacan to Paranaque

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14
  • Q10

    Earthquakes can result from these occurrences EXCEPT:

    collapse of a cavern

    volcanic eruption

    impact of a meteorite

    tidal wave

    60s
    S8ES-IIa-14

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