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Question 1

How many types net slip faults has?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 2

The faults in which the slip takes place along the direction of the slip is called?

A. Dip slip fault
B. Strike slip fault
C. Oblique slip fault
D. Normal fault

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Question 3

Reverse faults with very shallow dipping fault planes (<10 degrees) are called?

A. Normal fault
B. detachment faults
C. thrust faults
D. Low angle fault

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Question 4

A series of faults running more or less parallel to one another and all handing in the same direction, are called?

A. Parallel fault
B. Step fault
C. Graben or Rift fault
D. Radial faults

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Question 5

Which type of classification emphasises on appearance?

A. Based on direction of slip
B. Based on apparent movement
C. Based on mode of occurrence
D. Based on mode of occurrence

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Question 6

Horsts and grabens are believed to occur due to ___________

A. Lateral compression
B. Shear compression
C. Lateral tension
D. Bending

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Question 7

The phenomenon not associated with imbricate structures is ___________

A. Series of thrust blocks occur in close proximity
B. Thrust blocks are piled up one above another
C. All fault surfaces dip in the same direction
D. Thrust blocks aren’t piled up one above another

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Question 8

The fault not belonging to the classification of fault with the attitude of fault as basis ___________

A. Heave fault
B. Strike fault
C. Dip fault
D. Oblique fault

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Question 9

Most common angle of normal faults is 45° to vertical.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 10

What does the reverse fault cause to the crust of the Earth?

A. Extension of the crust
B. Strengthening of the crust
C. Weakening of the crust
D. Shortening of the crust

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