Common Section [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 19 - 24 of 70

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Question 19

Common Section
Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Appeared in Year: 2014

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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 20

Common Section
Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2013

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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 21

Common Section
Glacier

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Cirques are formed by________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Lakes

b.

Rivers

c.

Glaciers

d.

Oceans

Question 22

Common Section
Internal Structure

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The velocity discontinuity between the upper crust and the lower crust is known as ________ discontinuity. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Conrad

b.

Lehmann

c.

Mohorovicic

d.

Gutenberg

Question 23

Common Section
Size

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During its orbital motion around the Sun, the Earth is nearest to the Sun on

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

July 4

b.

January 3

c.

September 23

d.

March 21

Question 24

Common Section
Nomenclature and Classification of Folds and Faults

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

Horizontal slickensides are observed on the surface of a vertical fault. What is the type of fault? (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Reverse fault

b.

Normal fault

c.

Oblique fault

d.

Strike-slip fault

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