Quiz 3 3_11_10 makeup key - EAS/ENGR122Earthquake!

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EAS/ENGR 122 Earthquake! Spring 2010              Quiz 3   3_4_10  Makeup ANSWER KEY 1.  The magnitude of the largest earthquakes is controlled primarily by: a) area of the fault that ruptures b) offset of the fault during the earthquake c) temperature at the Moho d) distance to the epicenter 2. Which of the following is NOT a major concern as a source of tsunami? a)   submarine volcanic eruptions b) submarine transform faults  c) subduction zone earthquakes d) submarine landslides 3.  Which of the following wave types travels fastest: a) Surface wave  b) Tsunami c) Shear wave d) Compressional wave 4. The San Andreas fault is a: a) normal fault b) left lateral strike slip fault c) reverse fault d) right lateral strike slip fault  5. Thrust faulting occurs when:  EAS 1220 Fall 2010 Quiz 3 Makeup Page 1/3
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a) The maximum compressive stress is vertical b) The maximum compressive stress is horizontal
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Quiz 3 3_11_10 makeup key - EAS/ENGR122Earthquake!

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