0 of 16 questions completed
Click on Start Quiz button to take the Online test. Below are some articles to help you prepare for GATE exams.
You can install GATE Mobile App for unlimited online tests with answers.
Read my article on GATE exams for details of exam (eligibility criteria, format etc) and also post your questions or doubts.
Online tests and Books
My article on GATE Geology and Geophysics provides details to crack the exam with ease ( free Online tests, recommended books, detailed syllabus).
You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again.
Quiz is loading...
You must sign in or sign up to start the quiz.
You have to finish following quiz, to start this quiz:
0 of 16 questions answered correctly
Time has elapsed
You have reached 0 of 0 points, (0)
- Not categorized 0%
|Table is loading|
|No data available|
- Question 1 of 16
Specific discharge of 1 cm per day is observed in a porous medium where hydraulic head difference is 0.5 m and flow length is 20 m. Calculate the hydraulic conductivity (in m/day).CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 16
A sandstone bed dipping 30° has an outcrop width of 20 m in a flat terrain. What is the true thickness (in m) of the bed?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 16
Calculate the concentration (in ppm) of Ni in olivine that crystallizes from a basaltic magma containing 20 ppm Ni. The partition coefficient (solid/melt) of nickel is 5.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 16
An analysis of augite yields 3 silicon atoms calculated on the basis of 12 oxygen atoms. If only Al replaces Si, calculate the number of tetrahedral-Al in the mineral.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 16
Calculate the degree(s) of freedom of the assemblage orthopyroxene + clinopyroxene + plagioclase + hornblende + quartz + fluid in the chemical system CaO–FeO–MgO–Al2O3–SiO2–H2O with pressure and temperature as physical variables.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 16
Ca-montmorillonite is formed by the chemical weathering ofCorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 16
In which of the following crystal systems, the characteristic symmetry elements “a two-fold axis of rotation and at least two planes of symmetry” are possible?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 16
Determine the correctness or otherwise of the following Assertion [a] and Reason [r].
Assertion: Biaxial minerals can be pleochroic in three shades.
Reason: Biaxial minerals have three refractive indices.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 16
The correct sequence of metamorphic facies with increasing depth in a subduction zone isCorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 16
Which one of the following basins is producing petroleum from the coal-rich reservoir rocks?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 11 of 16
A major thrust in the Himalayas has resulted in intense shearing of a zone about 0.5 km wide on either side of the thrust leading to landslides. Which GIS function can be used to display the shear zone?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 12 of 16
Vertical exaggeration commonly occurs during stereo-viewing of aerial photographs. Where does it occur?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 13 of 16
A potassic ultrabasic hybrid igneous rock containing macrocrysts of olivine, Cr-rich diopside, phlogopite and pyrope in a groundmass of serpentine, carbonate and perovskite can be named asCorrectIncorrect
- Question 14 of 16
Herringbone structure is generally formed in which of the following environments?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 15 of 16
In a typical coal mine area affected by acid mine drainage, which one of the following acids will be dominant?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 16 of 16
Match the items in Group I with those in Group II.
Group I Group II
P. Theca 1. Trilobite
Q. Midrib 2. Brachiopod
R. Deltidium 3. Glossopteris
S. Pygidium 4. Graptolite