AG2211 Applied Geology Unit 1 Question Bank

AG2211 Applied Geology
University Question Bank
Unit – I
1.A.1. Describe briefly, the layer of the interior of the earth. (May/June 2012)
1.A.2. What is mean by seismic zone? (May/June 2012)
1.A.3. What is the composition and nature of the inner and outer core of the earth? (Nav/Dec 2012)
1.A.4. What is littoral drift? (Nav/Dec 2012)
1.A.5. Define weathering. (May/June 2011)
1.A.6. What is an aquifer? (May/June 2011)
1.A.7. What are Sand dunes? (April/May 2010)
1.A.8. Define “Water table” (April/May 2010)
1.A.9. What is shadow zone? (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.A.10. Differentiate between confined and unconfined aquifers. (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.A.11. What is perched water table? (Nav/Dec 2009 Reg. 2004)
1.A.12. How are “River terraces” formed? (Nav/Dec 2009 Reg. 2004)
1.A.13. What are the branches of Geology? (Nav/Dec 2009)
1.A.14. Define “Aquifer” (Nav/Dec 2009)
1.A.15. What is exfoliation in weathering process? (April/May 2008)
1.A.16. Describe sea-wall and Jetties coastal protection structures (April/May 2008).

Unit - I
PART B (5X16=80 Marks)
1.B.1.(a) Give a detailed account of ground water occurrence in rocks. Add a note on the porosity and permeability of rocks. (May/June 2012)
1.B.1. (b) Describe in detail how earthquakes are caused. Add a note on the earthquake prone belts of India. (May/June 2012)
1.B.2 (a) Describe in detail, the and erosional and deposition landforms formed due to the work of river. (Nav/Dec 2012)
1.B.2 (b) Explain the concept of Plate Tectonics and described its relation to seismicity. (Nav/Dec 2012)
1.B.3 (a) Describe the work of wind with sketch. (May/June 2011)
1.B.3 (b)Explain the earthquake belts of India. (May/June 2011)
1.B.3 (c) Describe the branches of Geology and their importance in civil engineering. (May/June 2011)
1.B.3. (d) Explain theory of plate tectonics, names of plates, and evidence of plate tectonics. (May/June 2011)
1.B.4. (a)Write an essay on the Geological work of wind. (April/May 2010)
1.B.4. (b) Describe the Geology work of river. (April/May 2010)
1.B.5. (a) Describe the origin and occurrence of groundwater. (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.B.5. (b) Explain the work of rivers. (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.B.5. (c) Explain the earth structure and composition with sketch. (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.B.6. (d) Describe the process of continental drift with evidences. (Nav/Dec 2010)
1.B.7. (a) Discuss in detail the physical and chemical weathering process of rocks and add a note on its merits and demerits in civil engineering project. (Nav/Dec 2009-Reg 2004)
1.B.7. (b)How is groundwater formed? Describe the different types of aquifers and porosity. Give a note on ground exploration methods. (Nav/Dec 2009 Reg. 2004)
1.B.8. (a) Write an essay on the geology of ground water, its occurrence and prospecting. (Nav/Dec 2009 Reg. 2008)
1.B.8. (b) Describe the types of weathering in detail. (Nav/Dec 2009 Reg. 2008)
1.B.9. (a) explain the various geomorphic landforms produce by rivers and add a note on their engineering significance. (April/May 2008 Reg. 2004)
1.B.9. (b) Discuss in detail the erosion and depositional features formed by work of wind and add a note on wind hazard mitigation structures (April/May 2008 Reg. 2004)