Geomorphology-Rocks and Its Types (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 5 - 11 of 43

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Question number: 5

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What is the difference between conglomerate and Breccia

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Conglomerate is light, Breccia is dark

b.

Conglomerate is angular, Breccia is round

c.

Conglomerate is porous, Breccia is compact

d.

What is the difference between conglomerate and Breccia

Question number: 6

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Arrange the following rocks in a descending order in terms of silica content

(i) Basalt

(ii) Granite

(iii) Andesite

(iv) Peridotite

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2, 3, 1, 4

b.

1, 2, 3, 4

c.

1, 2, 4, 3

d.

4, 3, 1, 2

Question number: 7

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An intrusive rock is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Volcanic lava solidified before reaching the surface

b.

A rock which has resisted erosion

c.

A variety of sedimentary rock

d.

Volcanic lava solidified after reaching the surface

Question number: 8

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Clay is a type of ________

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Porous rock

b.

Bedded rock

c.

Permeable rock

d.

Hard rock

Question number: 9

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Rocks with 65 percent silicon oxide are better termed as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Felsic

b.

Silicic

c.

Alkali

d.

Mafic

Question number: 10

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Which of the following characteristics of a sediment is least likely to change when it becomes a rock

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Composition

b.

Texture

c.

Density

d.

Porosity

Question number: 11

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Some igneous rocks contain a high percentage of iron, or aluminium, or magnesium oxides and are called basic rocks. Which of the following is an example of basic rocks.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Microsyenite

b.

Khondalite

c.

Gabbro

d.

Charnockites

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