Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 11: Mountain Building Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What causes rock to fold?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT a type of mountain?

Question 3 3. Which of the following choices BEST describes an isoclinal fold?

Question 4 4. Which statement best describes rock deformation?

Question 5 5. Ductile deformation occurs when _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true about geological folds?

Question 7 7. Which of the following environments is LEAST likely to lead a rock to become brittle?

Question 8 8. Which answer choice best compares of recumbent and overturned folds?

Question 9 9. Which type of fault is caused by shear stress?

Question 10 10. For a reverse fault, the _____ moves upward relative to the _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is not a type of stress that causes faults?

Question 12 12. Which type of stress causes normal faults?

Question 13 13. How does compressional stress cause a reverse fault?

Question 14 14. Elasticity refers to a rock's _____.

Question 15 15. How are fold mountains formed?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following describes the process of subduction?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the best description of the process that causes rock to fold?

Question 18 18. Tensional stress occurs when _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of hotspot mountain formation?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements regarding dome mountains is TRUE?

Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 11: Mountain Building Chapter Exam Instructions

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