ConcepTest: Fault Displacement
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.
a. left lateral
b. right lateral
The correct response is B.
Percentage of students choosing this answer. (% Before Discussion/% After Discussion):
a. left lateral (26%/0%)
b. right lateral (56%/96%)
c. normal (11%/0%)
d. reverse (7%/4%)
in a small (< 60 students) environmental geology class
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