GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 22 - 26 of 158

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Question 22

Volcanism and Mountain Building

Question

MCQ▾

When did the supercontinent Pangaea begin to break up?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Cenozoic

b.

Proterozoic

c.

Palaeozoic

d.

Mesozoic

Question 23

Geochronology and Absolute Time

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

During which of the following geological eras did birds and mammals first appear on the Earth? (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Proterozoic

b.

Mesozoic

c.

Cenozoic

d.

Paleozoic

Question 24

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Write in Short

Short Answer▾

It takes approximately ________ minutes for sunlight to reach the Earth.

Question 25

Nomenclature and Classification of Folds and Faults

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the items listed in Group I with those in group II. (Carry one mark each)

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

Isopachs

(i)

Contours of equal temperature

(B)

Isotherms

(ii)

Contours of equal age

(C)

Isotans

(iii)

Contours of equal thickness

(D)

Isochrons

(iv)

Contours of equal slope

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

Question 26

Introduction to Remote Sensing

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following mineral constituents exhibits strong absorption in the UV-blue band of the EM spectrum due to charge transfer effect leading to colouration?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Al-OH

b.

Mg-OH

c.

Fe-O

d.

Si-O

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