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Question 7

Geology
Sedimentary Facies

Appeared in Year: 2014

Question

MCQ▾

Which one of the following environments is represented by molasse facies?

(Carry two marks each)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Syn-tectonic

b.

Post-tectonic

c.

Pre-tectonic

d.

Atectonic

Question 8

Geology
Sedimentary Processes and Environments

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Choose the correct expression from the following that explains the changing vertical position of a point on the land surface at any time (Surface Uplift – SU, Bedrock Uplift – BU, Deposition – D, Compaction – C, Erosion – E) .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

Question 9

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is correct?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Deep marine sands are well sorted.

b.

Eolian sands do not exhibit cross bedding.

c.

Glacier deposit may contain faceted pebble.

d.

Wave ripples do not form on shallow marine sands.

Question 10

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

The test of organic-walled foraminifera is termed as

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hyaline

b.

Micro granular

c.

Porcellaneous

d.

Tectinous

Question 11

Geology
Sedimentary Processes and Environments

Question

MCQ▾

Study the map below showing elevation of selected locations and outcrops of sedimentary beds.

Selected Locations and Outcrops of Sedimentary Beds

Which of the following statements is correct?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The beds dip southerly

b.

The beds dip easterly

c.

The beds are folded

d.

The beds dip westerly

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