Geological Folds: Definition, Causes & Types

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

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

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

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

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

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

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
Support