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Question number: 1

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Mineral Resources and Environment » Resources and Reserves

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which of the following pairs of igneous rocks have the same mineral composition? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Granite - basalt

b.

Basalt - gabbro

c.

Andesite - rhyolite

d.

Pumic – basalt

Question number: 2

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earthquakes and Volcanism

Appeared in Year: 2015

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An earthquake’s epicenter is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A point on the surface directly above the focus

b.

Determined by analyzing S - wave arrival time at seismic stations

c.

Usually in the lower part of the mantle

d.

Determined by analyzing P - wave arrival time at seismic station

Question number: 3

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Resources of Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Coral reefs are mainly distributed globally in: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Arctic waters

b.

Temperate waters

c.

Antarctic waters

d.

Tropical waters

Question number: 4

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Earths Processes

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which of the following gases has the lowest residence time? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

CO2

b.

CH4

c.

CFCs

d.

N2O

Question number: 5

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Catastrophic Geological Hazards

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Large elongated depression with steep walls formed by the downward displacement of a block of the earth surface between nearly parallel faults systems (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Grabben

b.

Rift valley

c.

Horst

d.

Thrust faults

Question number: 6

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Water Resources and Environment » Types of Water

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which state has the largest coastline in India? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

West Bengal

b.

Odisha

c.

Gujarat

d.

Karnataka

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