Common Section-Basic Structural Geology [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 1 - 3 of 15

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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

The reflection coefficient at the interface between two layers of resistivities 9 ohm m and 1 ohm m respectively is ________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

0.8

b.

0.9

c.

0.7

d.

0.6

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question MCQ▾

As compared to large earthquakes, small earthquakes are________. (Carry one mark each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

More frequent and caused by short fault slip and short rupture lengths.

b.

More frequent and caused by short fault slip and long rupture lengths.

c.

More frequent and caused by long fault slip and short rupture lengths.

d.

Less frequent and caused by short fault slip and short rupture lengths.

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Question 3

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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