Common Section [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 35 - 40 of 70

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Question 35

Common Section
Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

From the surface to the earth՚s interior, the velocity of p-wave decreases and the material density increases at the boundary between________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Outer core and inner core

b.

Upper crust and lower crust

c.

Mantle and outer core

d.

Crust and mantle

Question 36

Common Section
Strain and Material Respons

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MCQ▾

Which one amongst the following rocks commonly has highest unconfined compressive strength?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Fossiliferous limestone

b.

Massive basalt

c.

Mica schist

d.

Coarse-grained sandstone

Question 37

Common Section
Stress

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MCQ▾

Eparchean unconformity separates geological units of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Proterozoic from Palaeozoic

b.

Early Archaean from late Archaean

c.

Archaean from Phanerozoic

d.

Archaean from Proterozoic

Question 38

Common Section
Internal Structure

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

Which one of the following planets has the highest bulk density? (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Jupiter

b.

Mars

c.

Saturn

d.

Venus

Question 39

Common Section
Strain and Material Respons

Appeared in Year: 2013

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MCQ▾

Acoustic impedance is the ________ of density and velocity.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Product

b.

Difference

c.

Ratio

d.

Sum

Question 40

Common Section
Nomenclature and Classification of Folds and Faults

Appeared in Year: 2014

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MCQ▾

Structure contours of a bedding plane at 100 m interval are spaced in such a manner that the horizontal equivalent is also 100m. The dip of the bedding plane is ________.

(Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

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