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- Question 1 of 16
Water content and total porosity of a soil are given as 10% and 25%, respectively. Specific gravity of soil particles is 2.5. The volume of water that should be added to 100 m3 of this soil for full saturation isCorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 16
In a zone of superposed folding, poles to bedding show a great circle distribution. For such a case, the fold axes related to the first generation of folding willCorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 16
For horizontal flow in a saturated aquifer, the product of hydraulic conductivity and thickness is equal to _____CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 16
If tangent Young’s modulus (at 50% of the uniaxial compressive strength) and modulus ratio of a rock are given as 60 GPa and 500, respectively, the uniaxial compressive strength of the rock is _______________ MPa.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 16
Match the types of mineralization in Group-I with their appropriate tectonic settings in Group-II.(VMS stands for volcanogenic massive sulfide)
Group I Group II
P. Cyprus-type VMS 1. Island Arc
Q. Kuroko-type VMS 2. Continental Arc
R. Porphyry copper 3. Intraplate
S. Diamond in Kimberlite 4. Mid Oceanic RidgeCorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 16
Clay minerals and Fe-oxide minerals, products of hydrothermal alteration and supergene oxidation, are good indicators of mineralization. Choose the CORRECT Thematic Mapper (TM) band ratio images for detection of these minerals.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 16
The age range of reservoir rock in Cambay oil field isCorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 16
Which one of the following statements is CORRECT in all respects for the amphibole glaucophane, Na2Mg3Al2Si8O22(OH)2?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 16
Choose the CORRECT modern analog of Besshi type VMS (volcanogenic massive sulfide) deposits (all these are ocean floor rift zones).CorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 16
Which one of the following options is arranged in the CORRECT increasing order of Vicker’s micro-hardness?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 11 of 16
The ionic strength of a solution having 0.5 molal NaCl and 0.25 molal CaCl2 is _________ molal.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 12 of 16
During which stage of coalification is most of the methane gas generated?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 13 of 16
Which one of the following mineral assemblages is stable in a pelitic rock in the greenschist facies?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 14 of 16
Match the co-existing mineral pairs in Group I with the diagnostic metamorphic conditions they are associated with in Group II.
Group I Group II
P. Talc-phengite 1. Ultrahigh temperature
Q. Cordierite-andalusite 2. Very low temperature
R. Spinel-quartz 3. Ultrahigh pressure
S. Laumontite-wairakite 4. Low pressure, high temperatureCorrectIncorrect
- Question 15 of 16
Out of the following symmetry elements, which one is present in all classes of the cubic system?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 16 of 16
Match the minerals in Group-I with their optical properties in Group-II.
Group I Group II
P. Calcite 1. Uniaxial negative, low birefringence, high relief
Q. Nepheline 2. Uniaxial negative, high birefringence, moderately high relief
R. Apatite 3. Uniaxial positive, low birefringence, low relief
S. Quartz 4. Uniaxial negative, low birefringence, low reliefCorrectIncorrect