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Question 6

Common Section
Introductory Well Logging

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following logging techniques is best suited to estimate the shaliness of hydrocarbon reservoirs?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Induction

b.

Gamma ray

c.

Resistivity

d.

Sonic

Question 7

Common Section
Internal Structure

Question

MCQ▾

Name the planet in the solar system which has its “day” longer than its “year” .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mars

b.

Venus

c.

Neptune

d.

Mercury

Question 8

Common Section
Body and Surface Waves

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

The type of wave that arrives first at a station from an earthquake hypocenter is

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Rayleigh wave

b.

P-wave

c.

S-wave

d.

Love wave

Question 9

Common Section
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 10

Common Section
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 11

Common Section
Size
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Write in Short

Short Answer▾

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

Question 12

Common Section
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)

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