GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics: Questions 38 - 41 of 158

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Question 38

Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

A clastic rock dominantly composed of feldspar grain is ________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Shale

b.

Arenite

c.

Arkose

d.

Greywacke

Question 39

Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Amongst the following options, the acceptable value of the Poisson՚s ratio of a rock is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1.00

b.

0.25

c.

0.55

d.

-1.00

Question 40

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Cirques are formed by________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lakes

b.

Rivers

c.

Glaciers

d.

Oceans

Question 41

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

In the stereographic projection, 1,2 and 3 represent poles of three planes. Choose the correct Combination of statements from the following.

Stereographic Projection, 1,2 and 3 Represent Poles of Thre …

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The plane corresponding to 1 is striking N-S and the plane corresponding to 2 is horizontal.

b.

The plane corresponding to 2 is striking E-W and the plane corresponding to 3 is inclined.

c.

The plane corresponding to 2 is vertical and the plane corresponding to 3 is striking E-W.

d.

The plane corresponding to 1 is horizontal and the plane corresponding to 2 is inclined.

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