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Types of Faults (Grade 6)

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Types of Faults

1. 
A                   is created when rocks move past each other side by side.
  1. strike-slip fault
  2. normal fault
  3. reverse fault
2. 
What type of fault is illustrated below?
Fault - Thrust
  1. ring
  2. normal
  3. reverse
  4. strike-slip
3. 
What type of fault is illustrated below?
Fault - Strike-Slip
  1. ring
  2. normal
  3. reverse
  4. strike-slip
4. 
When the rock above the fault surface moves down relative to the rock below the fault surface, what kind of fault forms?
  1. normal
  2. strike-slip
  3. reverse
  4. shear
5. 
What type of fault is illustrated below?
Fault - Normal
  1. ring
  2. normal
  3. reverse
  4. strike-slip
6. 
What type of fault usually occurs because of compression?
  1. folded
  2. normal
  3. strike-slip
  4. reverse
7. 
On the fault diagram below, the rock to the left of the fault is called the                                       and the rock to the right of the fault is called the                                      .
Fault - Thrust
  1. hanging wall; footwall
  2. footwall; hanging wall
  3. right-lateral wall; left-lateral wall
  4. left-lateral wall; right-lateral wall
8. 
Normal faults form mainly by                      and reverse faults form mainly by                     .
  1. shear; tension
  2. tension; shear
  3. compression; tension
  4. tension; compression
9. 
Which fault shown below forms from compressional forces?
  1. Fault - Strike-Slip
  2. Fault - Thrust
  3. Fault - Normal
10. 
Which fault shown below forms under tensional forces?
  1. Fault - Strike-Slip
  2. Fault - Thrust
  3. Fault - Normal

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