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Fault and Earthquake Self Assessment

Quiz by Angelica Tamang

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

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7 questions
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  • Q1

    Which of the following describes the build-up and release of stress during an earthquake?

    Principle of Superposition

    Modified Mercalli Scale

    Elastic Rebound Theory

    Travel Time Difference

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  • Q2

    Which of the following can create reverse faults?

    sliding of blocks of Earth’s crust

    compression of blocks of Earth’s crust

    folding of Earth’s crust

    stretching of blocks of Earth’s crust

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  • Q3

    What type of fault is illustrated in the image below if you are standing on side B?

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    Reverse fault

    Normal fault

    Left-lateral strike slip fault             

    Right-lateral strike slip fault

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  • Q4

    What type of fault is illustrated in the image below?

    Question Image

    Reverse fault

    right-lateral strike slip

    Normal fault 

    left-lateral strike slip

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  • Q5

    How do faults produce earthquake?

    Molten rock materials accumulate and go out along the fault producing earthquake.

    Tectonic plates collide forming volcanoes and causing earthquakes.

    Magma and lava causes the ground to spread producing faults.

    Energy from the inside the Earth makes the ground move, once friction is overcome, a fault slips producing earthquake.

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  • Q6

    What type of geological feature is illustrated in the image below?

    Question Image

    Mountain

    Fault

    Fold

    Volcano

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  • Q7

    Arrange in the correct order of how earthquake is generated

    ordering://Energy is produced and travels through waves that shakes the Earth’scrust|1: Blocks of crust collide with each other|2:Collision continues and stress starts to build up|3: The blocks of crust snaps from eachother|4

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