GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 7 - 12 of 158

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Question 7

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MCQ▾

Specific discharge of 1 cm per day is observed in a porous medium where hydraulic head difference is 0.5 m and flow length is 20 m. calculate the hydraulic conductivity (in m/day) .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1.6

b.

0.4

c.

1.2

d.

0.8

Passage

The following figure gives Mohr envelope for a rock and Mohr circle in a particular stress condition.

Fracturing occurs when the Mohr circle touches the Mohr envelope at B.

Fracturing Occurs when the Mohr Circle

Question 8 (1 of 2 Based on Passage)

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MCQ▾

What type of fractures will develop in the rock?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Conjugate shear fractures

b.

Hybrid extension-shear fractures

c.

Columnar fractures

d.

Extension fractures

Question 9 (2 of 2 Based on Passage)

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MCQ▾

What is the dihedral angle?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question 10

Appeared in Year: 2013

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MCQ▾

The stereographic projection below shows the principal stress axes and fault planes. The projection represents a ________.

The Stereographic Projection

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Normal Fault

b.

Dextral Fault

c.

Sinistral Fault

d.

Reverse Fault

Question 11

Sedimentary Facies

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

Which one of the following environments is represented by molasse facies?

(Carry two marks each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Syn-tectonic

b.

Post-tectonic

c.

Pre-tectonic

d.

Atectonic

Question 12

Sedimentary Processes and Environments

Appeared in Year: 2013

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MCQ▾

Choose the correct expression from the following that explains the changing vertical position of a point on the land surface at any time (Surface Uplift – SU, Bedrock Uplift – BU, Deposition – D, Compaction – C, Erosion – E) .

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Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

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