GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 1 - 6 of 158

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Question 1

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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The void ratio (in percentage) of sandstone is 25. Its porosity in percentage is ________.

Question 2

Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The reflection coefficient at the interface between two layers of resistivities 9 ohm m and 1 ohm m respectively is ________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

0.8

b.

0.9

c.

0.7

d.

0.6

Question 3

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Polymetallic nodules on the ocean floor contain significant amounts of:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hg – Mo – Pt

b.

Cu – Ni – Co

c.

U – Th – Nb

d.

Pb – Zn – Ti

Question 4

Major Stratigraphic Divisions of India

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The Jurassic stratigraphic succession of Kutch is characterized by which one of the following?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Graptolites

b.

Trilobites

c.

Cephalopods

d.

Brachiopods

Question 5

Ore Forming Processes vs. Ore-Rock Association (Magmatic, Hydrothermal, Sedimentary, Supergene and Metamorphogenic)

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Ore deposit with significant content of molybdenum occurs in

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Basic-Ultrabasic Rocks

b.

Volcanogenic (Rhyolitic) Sedimentary Rocks

c.

Thin Layers of Shale

d.

Andesite Porphyry

Question 6

Geological and Geographical Distribution of Mineral

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

Select the copper ore minerals from the following: (Carry one mark each)

Select the Copper Ore Minerals from the Following
1Chalcopyrite
2Pyrite
3Pyrrhotite
4Bornite
5Sphalerite
6Chalcocite

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2,3, 6

b.

4,5, 6

c.

1,2, 3

d.

1,4, 6

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