1. Rock structures (folds and faults) are created by the stresses that deform the rocks. Write a one-page explanation of how the various stresses in a rock result in the various folds and faults.—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-2. Fill in the worksheet its eight question
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Written Assignment Worksheet: Stressing
Out the Rocks
Name the three principle types of stressors that are used in forming faults and
folds. (Remember: Keep It Simple – I want you to use your own words and answer these
Name the three principle types of strain that are used in forming faults and folds. (Note: These
are different than stressors.)
What is the most commonly associated stressor for folds?
4. What are the two most common folds found? For each fold, explain the shape the fold makes
What are the two most common categories of faults? (Read carefully – CATEGORY – there are
multiple TYPES of faults in a CATEGORY – looking for CATEGORY.) For each category,
describe how the plates/rock move in comparison to each other and what the commonly
associated stressor is (remember that stressors and strains are different).
Define what an Oblique-Slip fault is. Make sure to include a description of how the plates/rocks
move in comparison to each other and which strains/stressors cause it to occur.
Make sure that every response to questions 1 through 6 has an APA intext citation of the source
used to answer the questions.
Below, create the reference list of all sources utilized in completing this assignment. Make sure
that the reference list is in APA format.
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