GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 57 - 61 of 158

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Question 57

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MCQ▾

A sandstone bed dipping has an outcrop width of 20 m in a flat terrain. What is the true thickness (in m) of the bed?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

20

b.

10

c.

30

d.

5

Question 58

Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Both strength and plasticity of a rock increase with the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Increase in pore fluid pressure

b.

Increase in temperature

c.

Increase in confining pressure

d.

Decrease in strain rate

Question 59

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MCQ▾

Which physical property of the medium governs the response of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) ?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Electrical conductivity

b.

Electromagnetic conductivity

c.

Seismic wave velocity

d.

Electrical permeability (dielectric permittivity)

Question 60

Basic Crystal Symmetry and Concept of Point Groups

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

In a homogeneous anisotropic medium, the physical property varies

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Neither with position nor with direction

b.

With direction but not with position

c.

With both position and direction

d.

With position but not with direction

Question 61

Introduction to Remote Sensing

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

In a remotely sensed data of a planet, the presence of hydrous species can be inferred using ________ region of the electromagnetic spectrum?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Radio wave

b.

Gamma

c.

Infrared

d.

Visible

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