GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 51 - 56 of 158

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Linked Answer Questions

Statement for Linked Answer Questions:

Sedimentary structures are useful for determining the younging direction of a bed.

Question 51 (2 of 2 Based on Passage)

Texture and Structure

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following sedimentary structure represents the bottom of a bed?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Desiccation crack

b.

Rain print

c.

Load cast

d.

Current crescent

Question 52

Question

MCQ▾

Depth range of the ‘transition zone’ associated with phase changes in the Earth՚s mantle is (in km)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

35 to 150

b.

150 to 410

c.

410 to 660

d.

660 to 800

Question 53

Volcanism and Mountain Building

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Mid-Oceanic ridges mark________ plate margins and can be traced by belts of________ focus earthquakes. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Destructive, shallow

b.

Destructive, deep

c.

Constructive, deep

d.

Constructive, shallow

Question 54

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

The outcrop pattern of folded sedimentary strata on the map given below represents

Plunging Direction

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Depression of Synform

b.

Culmination of Synform

c.

Culmination of Antiform

d.

Depression of Antiform

Question 55

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Amongst the following, which one will have the highest P-wave velocity?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Granite

b.

Diamond

c.

Shale

d.

Talc

Question 56

Precambrian and Phanerozoic

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

The correct chronological order (older to younger) of the following geological units is

(P) Talchir Tillite

(Q) Muth Quartzite

(R) Umia Ammonites Bed

(S) Umaria Marine Bed

(Carry two marks each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Q-P-S-R

b.

P-R-S-Q

c.

R-Q-P-S

d.

P-Q-R-S

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