Common Section [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 25 - 29 of 70

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Question 25

Common Section
Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

For earthquakes of magnitudes 6 and 7, the seismic wave amplitudes are A6 and A7 and the radiated energies are E6 and E7 respectively. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question 26

Common Section
Ground Water Geology

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of these is NOT a source of sufficient water supply but can transmit certain quantity of water on a regional scale due to leakage?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Aquiclude

b.

Aquitard

c.

Aquifuge

d.

Aquifer

Question 27

Common Section
Geological and Geographical Distribution of Mineral

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the items of Group I with those of Group II.

List-Ⅰ (Group I)List-Ⅱ (Group II)
(A)

Copper

(i)

Gandhar

(B)

Oil

(ii)

Jadugoda

(C)

Coal

(iii)

Singareni

(D)

Uranium

(iv)

Khetri

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

Question 28

Common Section
Internal Structure

Question

MCQ▾

Depth range of the ‘transition zone’ associated with phase changes in the Earth՚s mantle is (in km)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

35 to 150

b.

150 to 410

c.

410 to 660

d.

660 to 800

Question 29

Common Section
Volcanism and Mountain Building

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Mid-Oceanic ridges mark________ plate margins and can be traced by belts of________ focus earthquakes. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Destructive, shallow

b.

Destructive, deep

c.

Constructive, deep

d.

Constructive, shallow

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