GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 99 - 103 of 158

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Question 99

Well Hydraulics and Water Quality

Appeared in Year: 2014

Write in Short

Short Answer▾

A confined sandy aquifer has a thickness of 10 m and transmissivity of 0.75 per day. Its hydraulic conductivity is ________m/day. (Carry two marks each)

Question 100

Mineralogy and Classification of Common Igneous

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following stable isotopic ratios is used for estimation of Paleo-temperature of seawater?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question 101

Determinative Mineralogy of Common Rock Forming Minerals

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the mineral habits (listed in Group I) with the minerals (listed in Group II) .

(Carry one mark each)

List-Ⅰ (Column-I)List-Ⅱ (Column-II)
(A)

Bladed

(i)

Beryl

(B)

Acicular

(ii)

Sillimanite

(C)

Fibrous

(iii)

Chrysotile

(D)

Columnar

(iv)

Kyanite

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question 102

Principles and Applications of Gravity

Question

MCQ▾

Bouguer correction is applied to correct for the gravity anomaly due to mass between station location and

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mean sea level

b.

Mohorovicic discontinuity

c.

Base of upper crust

d.

Local datum plane

Question 103

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the Hermann-Maugin symbol in Group I with its corresponding general form in Group II.

List-Ⅰ (Group I)List-Ⅱ (Group II)
(A)

6

(i)

Trigonal Dipyramid

(B)

(ii)

Dihexagonal Pyramid

(C)

3m

(iii)

Hexagonal Dipyramid

(D)

6/m

(iv)

Ditrigonal Dipyramid

(E)

6mm

(v)

Ditrigonal Pyramid

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
  • (E)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (v)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (v)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (v)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (v)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

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