# Gate/GATE Geology and Geophysics Set 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

1.N15Â°

2.N350Â°

3.N355Â°

4.N360

1.0

2.1

3.2

4.3

## Question: ``` Copper ore deposit with significant content of molybdenum occurs in ```

1.thin layers of shale

2.basic-ultrabasic rocks

3.volcanogenic (rhyolitic) sedimentary rocks

4.andesite porphyry

1.cordial

2.intimate

3.secret

4.pleasant

1.4.57 * 109

2.4.47 * 109

3.4.57 * 1010

4.4.47 * 1010

1.2, 1/3

2.1/2, 3

3. 3/2, 9

4.2/3, 9

1.(7.5, 5)

2.(10, 5)

3. (7.5, -5)

4.(10, -5)

1. Tetragonal

2.Hexagonal

3.Orthorhombic

4.Monoclinic

## Question: ``` Let X be a normal random variable with mean 1 and variance 4. The probability P{X < 0} is ```

1.0.5

2.greater than zero and less than 0.5

3.greater than 0.5 and less than 1.0

4.1.0

## Question: ` The correct sequence of metamorphic facies with increasing depth in a subduction zone is`

1.greenschist, blueschist, eclogite

2.greenschist, eclogite, blueschist

3.blueschist, greenschist, eclogite

4.blueschist, eclogite, greenschist

1.10

2.15

3.20

4.25

1.(4/3, 10/3)

2.(8/3, 20/3)

3.(8/3, 10/3)

4. (4/3, 20/3)

1.25

2.50

3.100

4.125

## Question: ```A linear programming problem is shown below. Maximize 3x + 7y Subject to 3x + 7y Ã¢â€°Â¤ 10 4x + 6y Ã¢â€°Â¤ 8 x, y Ã¢â€°Â¥ 0 It has```

1.an unbounded objective function.

2.exactly one optimal solution.

3.exactly two optimal solutions.

4.infinitely many optimal solutions.

## Question: `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?`

3.Proximity (buffer)

4.Search

1.91

2.93

3.89

4.96

1.PQ

2.QR

3.RS

4.SP

1.0.50

2.0.67

3.0.78

4.0.82

1.519

2.931

3.1195

4. 2144

1.1

2.2

3.7

4.11

1.1

2. 2

3.7

4.11

## Question: ```Abhishek is elder to Savar. Savar is younger to Anshul. Abhishek is elder to AnshulB. Anshul is elder to AbhishekC. Abhishek and Anshul are of the same ageD. No conclusion follows```

1.Abhishek is elder to Anshul

2.Anshul is elder to Abhishek

3.Abhishek and Anshul are of the same age

4.No conclusion follows

1.sum

2.difference

3.product

4.ratio

1.0.55

2.1.00

3.0.25

4.-1.00

1.Granite

2.Diamond

3.Shale

4.Talc

## Question: ```An example of the above type of copper deposit is ```

1.Kupfersciefer, Germany

2.Chuquicamata, Chile

3.Kurroko, Japan

1.1600 to 1700

2.2000 to 2100

3.1200 to 1300

4.1800 to 1900

## Question: ```Both strength and plasticity of a rock increase with the ```

1.increase in temperature

2.decrease in strain rate

3.increase in confining pressure

4.increase in pore fluid pressure

1.calcite

2.augite

3.orthoclase

4.forsterite

## Question: ```Choose the CORRECT set of functions, which are linearly dependent. ```

1.sin x , sin2 x and cos2 x

2.cos x , sin x and tan x

3.cos 2x , sin2 x and cos2 x

4.cos 2x , sin x and cos x

1.Calcite

2.Enstatite

3.Pyrite

4.Ilmenite

## Question: ```Choose the grammatically CORRECT sentence: ```

1.He laid in bed till 8 o'clock in the morning.

2.He layed in bed till 8 o'clock in the morning.

3.He lain in bed till 8 o'clock in the morning.

4.He lay in bed till 8 o'clock in the morning

## Question: ```Choose the most appropriate pair of words from the options given below to complete the following sentence: The high level of ___ of the questions in the test was ___ by an increase in the period of time allotted for answering them. ```

1.difficulty, compensated

2.exactitude, magnified

3.aptitude, decreased

4.attitude, mitigated

## Question: ```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.```

1. Both [a] and [r] are true and [r] is the correct reason for [a]

2. [a] is true but [r] is false

3.Both [a] and [r] are true but [r] is not the correct reason for [a]

4.[a] is false but [r] is true

1.0.11

2.0.23

3.0.30

4.0.52

1.2/(s + 1)

2.4/(s + 1)

3.4/(s2 + 1)

4.2/(s4 + 1)

1.Fluvial

2.Aeolian

3.Lacustrine

4.Tidal

1.200

2.450

3.600

4.900

2.Gamma

3.Infrared

4.Visible

## Question: ```In a typical coal mine area affected by acid mine drainage, which one of the following acids will be dominant? ```

1.Nitric acid

2.Sulphuric acid

3.Hydrochloric acid

4.Hydrofluoric acid

1.7 to 7.3

2. to 8.3

3.9 to 9.3

4.10 to 10.3

## Question: ```Let f(x) = x â€œ [x], where x Ã¢â€°Â¥ 0 and [x] is the greatest integer not larger than x. Then f(x) is a ```

1.monotonically increasing function

2.monotonically decreasing function

3.linearly increasing function between two integers

4.linearly decreasing function between two integers

## Question: ```Match the following items of Group I with those of Group II. Group I Group II P) Electrical Method 1) Density Q) Magnetic Method 2) Velocity R) Gravity Method 3) Resistivity S) Seismic Method 4) Susceptibility 5) Dielectric Permittivity A. ```

1.P "â€œ 3 ; Q "â€œ 2 ; R "â€œ 5 ; S "â€œ 1

2.P "â€œ 3 ; Q "â€œ 4 ; R "â€œ 1 ; S "â€œ 2

3.P "â€œ 3 ; Q "â€œ 4 ; R "â€œ 2 ; S "â€œ 1

4.P "â€œ 5 ; Q "â€œ 4 ; R "â€œ 3 ; S "â€œ 2

## Question: ```Match the items in Group I with those in Group II. Group I Group II P. Churching 1. Concrete gravity dam Q. Curtain grouting 2. Tunnelling R. Piping 3. Cement S. Pozzolan 4. Earth dam ```

1.P-2, Q-1, R-4, S-3

2.P-4, Q-1, R-2, S-3

3.P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-4

4.P-1, Q-2, R-3, S-4

## Question: ```Match the items in Group I with those in Group II. Group I Group II P. Churching 1. Concrete gravity dam Q. Curtain grouting 2. Tunnelling R. Piping 3. Cement S. Pozzolan 4. Earth dam ```

1.P-2, Q-1, R-4, S-3

2.P-4, Q-1, R-2, S-3

3.P-2, Q-3, R-1, S-4

4.P-1, Q-2, R-3, S-4

## Question: ```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 5. Diatoms ```

1.P-3, Q-4, R-5, S-1

2.P-4, Q-3, R-2, S-1

3.P-5, Q-3, R-2, S-1

4.P-2, Q-4, R-5, S-1

1.Carbonate

2.Phosphate

3.Nitrate

4.Siliceous

1.Foraminifera

3.Cocoliths

4.Ostracods

1.Moha

2. Ravi

3.Balu

4.Arun

## Question: ```Sedimentary structures are useful for determining the younging direction of a bed. Which sedimentary process is responsible for the generation of the structure identified above? ```

1.Wave reworking

2. Liquefaction of sediments

3.Drying and desiccation

4.Erosion of cohesive substrate

## Question: ```Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the pair: Medicine: Health ```

1.Science: Experiment

2. Wealth: Peace

3.Education: Knowledge

4.Money: Happiness

1.901.2

2.911.2

3.17072.5

4.17082.5

1.20

2.45

3.60

4.90

1.20

2.45

3.60

4.90

## Question: ```The acceleration due to gravity, 'g' is maximum at ```

1.equato

2.poles

3.mid-latitudes

4.sub-tropical regions

## Question: ```The documents expose the cynicism of the government officials â€œ and yet as the media website reflects, not a single newspaper has reported on their existence. Which one of the following inferences may be drawn with the greatest accuracy from the above passage? ```

1.Nobody other than the government officials knew about the existence of the documents.

2.Newspapers did report about the documents but nobody cared.

3.Media reports did not show the existence of the documents.

4.The documents reveal the attitude of the government officials.

## Question: ```The documents expose the cynicism of the government officials â€œ and yet as the media website reflects, not a single newspaper has reported on their existence. Which one of the following inferences may be drawn with the greatest accuracy from the above passage? ```

1.Nobody other than the government officials knew about the existence of the documents.

2.Newspapers did report about the documents but nobody cared.

3.Media reports did not show the existence of the documents.

4.The documents reveal the attitude of the government officials.

1.quartz

2.K-feldspa

3. biotite

4.garnet

1.I

2.II

3.III

4.IV

1. P-wave

2.S-wave

3.Rayleigh wav

4.Love wave

1. P-wave

2.S-wave

3.Rayleigh wav

4.Love wave

## Question: ```Two bodies made up of same material with different dimensions have ```

1.same resistances and resistivities

2.same resistivities but different resistances

3.same resistances but different resistivities

4.different resistances and resistivities

1.15.0

2.39.4

3.49.3

4.60.0

## Question: `Vertical exaggeration commonly occurs during stereo-viewing of aerial photographs. Where does it occur?`

1. In the photographs

2.In the terrain

3.In the stereoscope

4.In the perceptor's mind

1.Modern

2.Historic

3.Primitive

4.Antique

## Question: ```Which of the following physical properties of rocks has the widest range of variation? ```

1.Magnetic permeability

2.Dielectric permittivity

3.Seismic velocity

4.Electrical resistivity

## Question: ```Which of the following statements is true? ```

1.Transposition foliation is an indication of superposed folding

2.Stratigraphic information is retained in transposition structures

3.Transposition foliation develops parallel to axial plane of tight fold

4.Fold closures can be well identified in transposition structures

## Question: ```Which one of the following basins is producing petroleum from the coal-rich reservoir rocks? ```

1.Rajasthan Basin

2.Cambay Basin

3. Cauvery Basin

4.Krishna"â€œGodavari Basin

## Question: ```Which one of the following basins is producing petroleum from the coal-rich reservoir rocks? ```

1.Rajasthan Basin

2.Cambay Basin

3. Cauvery Basin

4.Krishna"â€œGodavari Basin

1.Excite

2.Soothe

3.Deplete

4.Tire

## Question: ```Which one of the parts (A, B, C, D) in the sentence contains an ERROR? No sooner had the doctor seen the results of the blood test, than he suggested the patient to see the specialist. ```

2.results of the blood test

3.suggested the patient

4.see the specialist

## Question: ```Which one of the parts (A, B, C, D) in the sentence contains an ERROR? No sooner had the doctor seen the results of the blood test, than he suggested the patient to see the specialist. ```

1.no sooner hard

2.results of the blood test

3.suggested the patient

4.see the specialist

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