GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 85 - 89 of 158

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Question 85

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

For seismic S-wave velocity-V, the rigidity modulus - μ, is proportional to

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

V

d.

Question 86

Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following is the correct statement?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Accretionary wedge is part of the foreland basin

b.

Dehydration of sub ducting slab induces mantle melting

c.

Spreading ridge is a major zone of metamorphism

d.

Back arc basin represent a convergent Regime

Question 87

Precambrian and Phanerozoic

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MCQ▾

Arrange the following formations sequentially from older to younger:

P. Sargur Schist

Q. Kajrahat Limestone

R. Cuddalore Sandstone

S. Umia Ammonite Bed

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

P, Q, S, R

b.

P, Q, R, S

c.

P, S, Q, R

d.

Q, S, P, R

Question 88

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MCQ▾

Which one of the following river systems forms the largest fluvio-deltaic system in the world?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mississippi – Ohio

b.

Red – Mekong

c.

Ganga – Brahmaputra

d.

Yellow – Ba Hoi

Question 89

Introductory Well Logging

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MCQ▾

Which one of the following can be estimated from SP log against a saline-water saturated sandstone formation encountered in a well?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Resistivity of formation water

b.

Degree of water saturation

c.

Permeability

d.

Depth of invasion

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