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Rock Deformation and Mountain Building Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does compressional stress cause a reverse fault?

Question 2 2. Tensional stress occurs when _____.

Question 3 3. How are fold mountains formed?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of hotspot mountain formation?

Question 5 5. Which type of fault is caused by shear stress?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following describes the process of subduction?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT true about geological folds?

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a type of mountain?

Question 9 9. For a reverse fault, the _____ moves upward relative to the _____.

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best description of the process that causes rock to fold?

Question 12 12. Ductile deformation occurs when _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements regarding dome mountains is TRUE?

Question 14 14. What causes rock to fold?

Question 15 15. Which answer choice best compares of recumbent and overturned folds?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following environments is LEAST likely to lead a rock to become brittle?

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

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a type of stress that causes faults?

Question 19 19. Which statement best describes rock deformation?

Question 20 20. Which type of stress causes normal faults?

Rock Deformation and Mountain Building 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!

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