Objective Type Questions with Answers on Geology
1- Which one of the following minerals has poor cleavage in all directions?
2- Which environment of deposition in indicated by ripples marks and cross-bedding in rocks?
(A) Marshy environment
(B) Glacial environment
(C) Deep marine environment
(D) Shallow marine environment
3- Layered mafic-ultramafic complexes are found at……
(A) Stable cratonic areas
(B) Shear plate boundaries
(C) Convergent plate boundary environments
(D) Divergent plate boundary environments
4- Uniformly spaced electrode configuration is characteristic of which of the following:
(A) Pole-dipole array
(B) Wenner array
(C) Pole-pole array
(D) Schlumberger array
5- Concerning texture of igneous rocks, when plagioclase crystals are enclosed by pyroxene, the texture is termed as
6- A highly vesicular rock formed by solidification of viscous lava is known as
(A) volcanic breccia
7- Sudden release of energy in the form of seismic waves in the Earth is called …..
8- The component of the water cycle where groundwater is discharged into a stream in the form of springs or seepages is called …….
(A) Overland flow
(B) Inter flow
(C) Base flow
(D) Stream flow
9- Mud-supported limestone containing greater than 10% allochems is designated as
10- The framework composition of a sandstone showing Quartz 55%; Feldspar 4%; Rock fragments 22%, Matrix 19%, petrographically the sandstone classified as
(A) Quartz Arenite
(B) Lithic Arenite
(C) lithic wacke
(D) feldspathic wacke
1-(C), 2-(D), 3-(A), 4-(B), 5-(A), 6-(C), 7-(B), 8-(C), 9-(D), 10-(C)