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Geology 101 section 004 - 1 - Exam #3 Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 Name: _____________________ • Mark your answers on the computer-grading sheet using a soft (#2) pencil. • Indicate the test version number (1, 2 or 3) on your answer sheet. Code your name onto the answer sheet. Sign the form in the lower left, indicating that you adhere to the honor code. • When finished turn in the answer sheet only. 1. The point on Earth’s surface directly above where slip is initiated during an earthquake is called the __________. A) dip B) epicenter C) focus D) strike Use the following to answer questions 2 and 3 : 2. What causes the up-and-down wiggles on the seismogram? A) electromagnetic pulses B) ground vibrations C) tsunami waves D) sound waves 3. Which set(s) of waves travels through the Earth's interior? A) set A B) set B C) sets A and B D) sets A, B, and C 4. How do rock particles move during the passage of an S wave through the rock? A) back and forth parallel to the direction of wave travel B) back and forth at right angles to the direction of wave travel C) in a rolling circular motion D) in a rolling elliptical motion 5. Which of the following statements about earthquakes is true? A) Earthquakes can be caused by normal, reverse, and strike-slip faulting. B) Most earthquakes occur in intraplate settings. C) S waves travel faster than both P waves and surface waves. D) The time and location of most major earthquakes can be predicted.
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Geology 101 section 004 - 2 - Exam #3 Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 6. Which of the following statements about stress and strain is true? A) Stress affects all rock types whereas strain only affects some rock types. B) Stress and strain both describe the amount of deformation in a rock. C) Stress and strain are exactly the same. D) Stress is the force that causes rocks to deform or undergo strain. 7. What type of seismic wave causes building damage? A) P waves
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