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2. The forces which act along a plane in the rock and promote sliding along that plane.

  • Compressional forces
  • Shear forces
  • Tensional forces
  • Stress

3. The force trying to push rocks together, the earths crust will be shortened.

  • Compressional forces
  • Stress
  • Tensional forces
  • Shear forces

4. The force trying to pull rocks apart, the earths crust will become lengthened.

  • Tensional forces
  • Shear forces
  • Compressional forces
  • Strain

5. A weak and plastic rock that tends to fold.

  • Bedding plane
  • Competent rocks
  • Incompetent rocks
  • Ooliths

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