geology test(Ch. 3,8,9,10)

which seismic wave compress and expand rocks in the direction the wave travel?
P waves
what kind of plate boundary occurs where two plates grinds past each other without destroying or producing lithosphere?
transform fault boundary
why do earthquakes often cause damaging fires?
earthquakes vibration can break gas lines, and electrical lines
tensional stresses commonly cause which of the following
normal fault
what volcanic features is illustrated at A in figure 10-2?
continental volcanic arc
what type of plate boundary resulted in the volcanic activity illustrated in figure 10-2?
oceanic-continental convergent plate boundary
a fault in which the hanging wall moves down relative to the foot wall is a…
normal fault
what type of volcano is built almost entirely from ejected lava fragments?
cinder cone