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1. Explain how tectonic processes control the development of sedimentary basins. To do this, give one example of where and how a deep sedimentary basin might form. Your Answer:

2. The block diagram below shows a cross-sectional view (e.g., a vertical roadcut) of a fault. Answer all the questions below. Name the type of fault shown below (e.g., normal, strike slip, or thrust) What type of forces (tension, shearing, or compression) are involved to form this fault? What tectonic setting is this type of fault found in (divergent, convergent, or transform plate boundary)? Give a geographic location on Earth where you would expect to find one. Your Answer

3. Explain TWO key factors that affect the stability of material on a slope. Be as specific as you can. Your Answer

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