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Question 51

Common Section
Volcanism and Mountain Building

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

An active trench is present in the vicinity of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

b.

Krishna-Godavari delta

c.

Gulf of Cambay

d.

Lakshadweep

Question 52

Common Section
Nomenclature and Classification of Folds and Faults

Question

MCQ▾

If the rake of net slip of an inclined fault is 90°, the fault is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Dip-slip fault

b.

Oblique-slip fault

c.

Strike-slip fault

d.

Trans current fault

Question 53

Common Section
Mineralogy and Classification of Common Igneous

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

The correct chronological order (older to younger) of the following volcanic events is

(Carry one mark each)

P. Rajmahal volcanism

Q. Deccan volcanism

R. Panjal volcanism

S. Malani volcanism

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

S, Q, R, P

b.

P, Q, R, S

c.

S, R, Q, P

d.

S, R, P, Q

Question 54

Common Section
Magnetic

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

The diurnal variation of geomagnetic elements is due to system of electric currents flowing in the ________ (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Oceans

b.

Ionosphere

c.

Earths outer core

d.

Inter-planetary medium

Question 55

Common Section
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 56

Common Section
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)

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