Faults & Earthquakes Quiz

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What type of fault is formed when shearing and compression or tension combine?

What is the tool used to assess the power of an earthquake?

What type of fault is formed when rocks are compressed and the hanging wall moves up with respect to the footwall?

What is the strength and 'size' of an earthquake referred to as?

Which type of fault has the hanging wall moved downward with respect to the footwall along the dip direction?

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Test your knowledge of faults and earthquakes with this quiz. Learn about different types of faults, including reverse, normal, strike-slip, and oblique-slip faults, as well as the concepts of active and inactive faults.

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