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Fault Terminology - Engineering Geology MCQs

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Question 1

If the dip angle is less than 30 the fault is called?

A. low-angle fault
B. steep faults
C. thrust faults
D. listric fault

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Question 2

A fault that flattens downward is called?

A. antilistric
B. listric fault
C. master faults
D. synthetic fault

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Question 3

Normal faults dipping away from each other create an up thrown block called a?

A. antilistric
B. vector 
C. net slip
D. horst

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Question 4

___________ is the separation of layers observed on a horizontal exposure or map

A. Cut off separation
B. Dip separation
C. Horizontal separation
D. Line separation

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Question 5

What is the key word in the definition of fault?

A. Fracture
B. Movement
C. Both fracture and movement
D. Dip

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Question 6

A fault has how many walls?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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Question 7

Heave is _______

A. Horizontal component of dip separation
B. Vertical component of dip separation
C. Normal horizontal displacement measured
D. Signifying separation between two beds

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Question 8

Faulting is a _________ process.

A. Tectonic
B. Non-Tectonic
C. Both tectonic and non-tectonic
D. Precipitation

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Question 9

What is the block which suffer displacement in faulting called?

A. Blocks
B. Parts
C. Sections
D. Walls

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Question 10

What signifies the actual separation between two beds?

A. Throw
B. Offset
C. Heave
D. Stratigraphic throw

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