UPTU Previous Year Exam Papers
B Tech 4th Semester
Engineering Geology 2006-07
Note : Attempt all questions.
1 Attempt any four parts of the following :
a) What do you understand by building stones?
b) Explain the true dip and the apparent dip.
c) Define the following terms :
i) Hardness ii) Lustre
iii) Fracture iv) Cleavage
d) What are common rock forming minerals?
e) Explain the following :
(i) Stratification (ii) Graded Bedding (iii) Current Bedding (iv) Strike
f) What are different Rock Forming minerals?
2. Attempt any four parts of the following :
a) What are folds? Describe different types of folds.
b) Distinguish between joints and faults.
c) What is an unconformity? Describe different types of unconformities.
d) Discuss the following terms :
e) What do you understand by seismic zones of India?
f) Define earthquake and Tsunamic.
3. Attempt any two parts of the following :
a) What are land slides? Discuss briefly their types, causes, and preventive measures.
b)Explain the following
iii) Hydrologic cycle.
c) Discuss ground water hazards in engineering projects.
4. Attempt any two parts of the following :
a) What are the geological investigations necessary for the alignment of hill roads?
b) Give an account of geological investigation of Dam.
c) What are the principles of geophysical exploration? Discuss any one method used for interpreting subsurface structures.