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Earth Science Olympiad - Previous Questions 2

Earth Science Olympiad - Previous Questions 2





1. Chemical weathering of rocks will produce
Granite
Limestone
Bauxite
Sandstone

2. Most appropriate example of Geomagnetic reversal is imprinted on the
Rift basins
Orogenic belts
MORs
Trenches

3. In case of a structural basin, dips are
Centripetal
Centrifugal
Vertical
Horizontal

4. The ability of a rock to transmit water is known as
Infiltration
Percolation
Porosity
Permeability

5. Cooling joints are …………….. in cross-section
Hexagonal
Circular
Rectangular
Pentagonal

6. Which of the following process is not associated with diagenesis
Albitization
Burial
Cementation
Recrystallization

7. Isoclinal folds have an interlimb angle of
80-90
50-60
0-10
0-40

8. Continental drift theory was given by
Harry Hess
A. Wagner
Vine and Mathews
W. Condie

9. Meandering of rivers takes place in the
Young stage
Mature stage
Old stage
Both (a and b)

10. The planet Mercury is nearest to the sun, its revolution period is
66 days
77 days
88 days
99 days



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