General Geology Mid - I, September - 2014

1.The time taken for light from the sun reach the earth is
  • 499.720Sec
  • 600.720Sec
  • 500.620Sec
  • 400.99Sec
Answer: A
2.The temparature of the MOHO beneath the continents range from
  • 100C - 1000C
  • 1500C - 2500C
  • 5000C - 7000C
  • 4000C - 4500C
Answer: C
3.Which of the following is a non Radioactive isotope of lead
  • Pb204
  • Pb206
  • Pb207
  • Pb208
Answer: A
4.Natural levee is an example of
  • Point-bar deposit
  • Channel-fill deposit
  • Flood plain deposit
  • Flood basin deposit
Answer: C
5.Most of the worlds great volcanoes are
  • Shield cones
  • Cinder cones
  • Plug cones
  • Composite cones
Answer: D
6.Which of the following dunes appear U-shaped in plan view
  • Barchans
  • Parabolic dunes
  • Seifs
  • Dome dunes
Answer: B
7.The land counter part of a delta is a
  • Alluvial fan
  • Stream Terrace
  • Pediment
  • Natural levee
Answer: A
8.Geomorphologists have estimated that probably 90% of the present landscapes are of
  • Paleozoic age
  • Mesozoic age
  • Tertiary age
  • Quaternary age
Answer: C
9.Landforms that bear the imprint of more than one cycle of erosion are known as
  • Simple landforms
  • Compound landforms
  • Monocyclic landforms
  • Multicyclic landforms
Answer: D
10.Which of the following weathers most rapidly
  • Anorthite
  • Albite
  • Olivin
  • Orthoclase
Answer: A
11.The erth’s interior has been divided into ________________.
Answer: Crust, Mantle & Core
12.The crust is composed of ____________________ rocks.
Answer: Heterogeneous
13.The destructive earthquakes are concentrated in a ring surrounding the _________ Ocean.
Answer: Pacific
14._______________ are produced by sudden movements along faults&tectonic origin.
Answer: Earthquakes
15._____________ is a mountain from which hot melted rock,gas,steam&ash from inside the earth.
Answer: Volcano
16.______________ is molten rocks that is formed in very hot conditions inside the earth.
Answer: Magma
17.The combined effect of weathering &erosion is called _____________________.
Answer: Denudation
18.______________ the streams show a branching tree like arrangement.
Answer: Dendritic pattern
19.Narrow & deep river valleys which develop in hard rocks are called ___________ .
Answer: Horges
20._________________ streams flow outward indifferent directions from a central heigh point.
Answer: Radial drianage pattern