Geology GK Quiz

Q31. Which one of the following is a ceramic mineral
(a) Chlorite
(b) Calcite
(c) Quartz
(d) Kaolinite

Q32. Chromite is a member of
(a) Spinel group
(b) Epidote group
(c) Olivine group
(d) Mellilite group

Q33. Flat topped sea mounts are known as
(a) Mesa
(b) Guyot
(c) Inselberg
(d) Monadnock

Q34. The element that makes up about 50% of the earth's crust is
(a) Silicon
(b) Iron
(c) Oxygen
(d) Aluminium

Q35. Mushroom rock is formed by the action of
(a) River
(b) Wind
(c) Glacier
(d) Underground water

Q36. The Mesozoic era is as old as
(a) 250 million years
(b) 300 million years
(c) 350 million years
(d) 450 million years

Q37. The stabilization of Dharwar and central Indian provinces was formalized by the emplacement of
(a) Newer dolerites
(b) Close pet granite
(c) Champion gneiss
(d) Peninsular gneiss

Q38. Which clay is hardened boulder clay
(a) China clay
(b) Pottery clay
(c) Chalk
(d) Tillite

Q39. A single layer bounded by two bedding plane is a
(a) Stratum
(b) Lamination
(c) Sorting
(d) Rounding of grains

Q40. The mechanical concentration on hill slope is known as
(a) Eluvial placer
(b) Alluvial placer
(c) Beach placer
(d) Hill placer

Q41. Horst and grabens are often called as
(a) Strike slip faults
(b) Dip Slip faults
(c) Vertical faults
(d) Block faults

Q42. In studying an area a geologist proceeds along the route is
(a) Traverses
(b) Maping
(c) Both (A) and (B)
(d) None of the above

Q43. The welded tuff are known as
(a) Agglomerates
(b) Ignimbrite
(c) Nunatak
(d) Inselberg

Q44. The Slab Pull theory is related to
(a) Isostasy
(b) Continental drift
(c) Plate Zectonics
(d) Expanding the earth

Q45. The concept of continental drift was very well evidenced in which of the following super groups
(a) Dharwar super group
(b) Cuddapah super group
(c) Gondwana super group
(d) Vindhyan super group

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