Basics of Environmental Geosciences-Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards (CBSE-NET (UGC) Environmental Science (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 10 of 13

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Question number: 6

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

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.

Pumic-basalt

d.

Andesite-rhyolite

Question number: 7

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Floods, Landslides and Avalanche

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Slump is a complex slide, which consists of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Curved and planar shear surfaces

b.

Curved shear surface

c.

Planar shear surface

d.

No definite shear surface

Question number: 8

» Basics of Environmental Geosciences » Earth's Processes and Geological Hazards » Floods, Landslides and Avalanche

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Landslide hazards in the Himalayas region are the consequence of:

(I) Road cutting (II) Seismic activity

(III) Deforestation (IV) Urbanization

Choose the correct answer: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(I) and (II) only

b.

(I) only

c.

(I), (II), (III) and (IV) only

d.

(I), (II) and (III) only

Question number: 9

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

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Destructive powers of Tsunami result mainly from its (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Incredible Height

b.

Cold water

c.

Momentum and long wavelength

d.

Unpredictability

Question number: 10

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

Appeared in Year: 2015

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One of the warning signs of an impending volcanic eruption is volcanic tremor, which is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Emission of large quantities of gases

b.

Inflation of a volcano as magma rises

c.

Ground shaking lasting for minutes or hours

d.

A change in ground levels

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