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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

The reflection coefficient at the interface between two layers of resistivities 9 ohm m and 1 ohm m respectively is ________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

0.8

b.

0.9

c.

0.7

d.

0.6

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Question 2

Question MCQ▾

Polymetallic nodules on the ocean floor contain significant amounts of:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hg – Mo – Pt

b.

Cu – Ni – Co

c.

U – Th – Nb

d.

Pb – Zn – Ti

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Question 3

Question MCQ▾

The Jurassic stratigraphic succession of Kutch is characterized by which one of the following?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Graptolites

b.

Trilobites

c.

Cephalopods

d.

Brachiopods

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

Select the copper ore minerals from the following: (Carry one mark each)

Select the Copper Ore Minerals from the Following
1Chalcopyrite
2Pyrite
3Pyrrhotite
4Bornite
5Sphalerite
6Chalcocite

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2,3, 6

b.

4,5, 6

c.

1,2, 3

d.

1,4, 6

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Question 5

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

As compared to large earthquakes, small earthquakes are________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

More frequent and caused by short fault slip and short rupture lengths.

b.

More frequent and caused by short fault slip and long rupture lengths.

c.

More frequent and caused by long fault slip and short rupture lengths.

d.

Less frequent and caused by short fault slip and short rupture lengths.

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