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Question 77

Geology
Classification and Geological Significance of Important Invertebrates

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Match the morphological features (listed in Group I) with the corresponding fossils (listed in Group II) (Carry two marks each)

Match the Following List
Group IGroup II
PCallus1Graptolite
QCusp2Gastropod
RSicula3Conodont
SCalyx4Foraminifer
5Trilobite
6Coral

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

P-2; Q-3; R-1; S-6

b.

P-3; Q-1; R-4; S-2

c.

P-2; Q-3; R-4; S-6

d.

P-5; Q-3; R-1; S-2

Question 78

Appeared in Year: 2013

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MCQ▾

A chondrite-normalized REE pattern of quartzo-feldspathic gneiss shows a sharp positive Eu anomaly. This indicates presence of ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Quartz in the sample.

b.

Sillimanite in the sample.

c.

Plagioclase in the sample.

d.

Clinopyroxene in the sample.

Question 79

Geology
Basic Concepts

Question

MCQ▾

A major thrust in the Himalayas has resulted in intense shearing of a zone about 0.5 km wide on either side of the thrust leading to landslides. Which GIS function can be used to display the shear zone?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Search

b.

Proximity (buffer)

c.

Contiguity (adjacency)

d.

Spread

Question 80

Geology
Rocks as Construction Materials

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

The best match of terms in Group I with those in Group II is (Carry two marks each)

Table of the Group I and Group II
Group IGroup II
PAlkali reaction1Tunneling in hard rocks
QArching2Earth dam
RRip rap3Concrete aggregate
SClay core4Surface slope protection
5Concrete gravity dam

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

P-1; Q-3; R-4; S-2

b.

P-4; Q-5; R-1; S-3

c.

P-3; Q-1; R-4; S-2

d.

P-5; Q-4; R-2; S-3

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