Geology-Prospecting and Exploration of Economic Mineral Deposits [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Geology & Geophysics]: Questions 1 - 4 of 6

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Question 1

Question MCQ▾

What is the test composition of the microfossil group identified above?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Carbonate

b.

Nitrate

c.

Siliceous

d.

Phosphate

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2014

Write in Short Short Answer▾

Metal content (in metric tons) of an ore having specific gravity and assay values of 2.86 and 1.49 % respectively in a mining block 40 m long, 30 m width and with an average thickness of 2.13 m is ________. (Carry two marks each)

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question MCQ▾

Which one of the following is the correct statement regarding hydrocarbon generation?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

H/C content of organic matter increases as it matures.

b.

Oil source rock is most abundant in Mesozoic.

c.

O/C content of organic matter increases as it matures.

d.

Lignite does not form any hydrocarbon during maturation.

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Question 4

Question Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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

List-Ⅰ (Column I)List-Ⅱ (Column II)
(A)

Churching

(i)

Tunneling

(B)

Piping

(ii)

Earth dam

(C)

Pozzolan

(iii)

Concrete gravity dam

(D)

Curtain grouting

(iv)

Cement

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

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