A) it creates stress in rock
B) it develops in the lithosphere
C) it is the starting point of an earthquake
D) it lies above the surface where rock breaks
E) it begins about 100 kilometers below earth’s surface
The correct answers to the question 'which statements describe the focus of an earthquake? Check all that apply' are:
B) It develops in the lithosphere.
C) It is the starting point of an earthquake.
E) It begins about 100 kilometers below earth's surface.
The wrong answers include A & D.
Why A is false: The rocks break under stress in the focus, not the focus creating stress in rock.
Why D is false: The focus is beneath the surface, not above.
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