Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The assessment will test you on the definitions related to geological folds. Some questions will ask you to identify the false statement in the choices provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the following definitions:

  • Types of stress
  • Rock folds
  • Recumbent folds
  • Isoclinal folds

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geological folds lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about rocks in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding geological folds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about geological folds

Additional Learning

There is a corresponding lesson that will help you review even more. The lesson Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types will help you explore the following objectives:

  • Classifying folds
  • Defining the characteristics of folds
  • Exploring the causes of these folds