Rock Deformation and Mountain Building: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT true about geological folds?

Question 2 2. Which type of stress causes normal faults?

Question 3 3. Which of the following describes the process of subduction?

Question 4 4. For a reverse fault, the _____ moves upward relative to the _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the best description of the process that causes rock to fold?

Page 2

Question 6 6. Which of the following environments is LEAST likely to lead a rock to become brittle?

Question 7 7. Ductile deformation occurs when _____.

Question 8 8. Tensional stress occurs when _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not a type of stress that causes faults?

Question 10 10. Elasticity refers to a rock's _____.

Page 3

Question 11 11. Which of the following statements regarding dome mountains is TRUE?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a type of mountain?

Question 13 13. Which answer choice best compares of recumbent and overturned folds?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of hotspot mountain formation?

Question 15 15. What causes rock to fold?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Which type of fault is caused by shear stress?

Question 17 17. Which of the following choices BEST describes an isoclinal fold?

Question 18 18. Which statement best describes rock deformation?

Question 19 19. How are fold mountains formed?

Question 20 20. How does compressional stress cause a reverse fault?

Rock Deformation and Mountain Building: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

College Earth Science: Help and Review  /  Science Courses
Support