APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 Question Paper with Answers Key


APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 Question paper with Answers Key- APPSC conducted Lecturers in Government Polytechnic Colleges (Engineering and Non-Engineering) in A.P Technical Education Service exam on 14 March 2020 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in APPSC Geology Paper.

Teritiary coal fields in India belong to?

Oligocene to upper Eocene

Giridhi coalfield is the area of?

Karharbharai formation

Most of organic reefs oil pools occur in?

North America

………. Is called as Brannerite?

Uranium Titanite

……… acts as cap rock in kadi formation?

Cambay shale

A Scintillation counter is used for?

Radiometric survey

The velocity of P wave is high in?


Natural gramma ray log exhibits a high response from?


The percentage of hydrogen in crude oil by weight is?

11 – 15%

Replacement theory for the migration of oil was proposed by?


APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 Paper

Generally fine grained rocks have?

Highly porosity and low permeability

Equation of saline water institution was first derived by?


…….. method  is most suitable for ground water exploration?

Electric resistivity method

……. Is suitable to maintain seaward gradient?

Modification of pumping

The uniaxial Compressive strength of Dolerites is?

1500-3500 kg/cm²

The length of Hokuriku tunnel is?

13.87 km

Materials used for bituminous soil stabilisation are?

Asphalt and oil

The crushing strength of quartzite is?

2500 kg/cm²

The most disastrous earthquake occurred in assam in the year?


Falling of pieces shortly after exposure is classified as?

The raveling ground


APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 Questions and answers

Magnetic field strength is weakest at?

0 degrees latitude

Ocimum homblei is a universal plant indicator for?


A Coustic impedance is applicable to?

Seismic method

The native mineral which belongs to hypogene class is?


Lead and Zinc deposits at Zawar occur in?


Anumpalli Kimberlite is located in?

Andhra Pradesh

The term Xenothermal was introduced by?


Endogenetic deposits are formed as?

Furmarolic deposits

Pseudomorphs are very common in ……… deposits?


Siderolitic texture is typically associated with?

Hydrothermal deposits

APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 paper with Key

Native mineral millerite is formed during?


Phyrosomatic deposits are formed by?

Contact metasomatism

Comb structure is typical of?

Stock work deposits

The chief ore of lead is?


A rich steak of the ores of gold and silver is termed as?


In Khetri, copper occurs as?


Magnesite is used as a raw material for?

Sorrel cement’

The uranium deposits of Jaduguda are of?

Magmatic origin

……….. is the source of lithium element?


One of the principal copper producers of the world is?


APPSC Geology Answers Key 14 March 2020

Stishovite exhibits?

Tetragonal structure

Richest chromite reserves in India are at?


………… is called as sodium Mica?


Spirally moving tropical storms are known as?


Fission of 1000 g of U235 Produces ……. Of radioactive waste?


Silicates having independent tetrahedral are?


What is the significance of isopach maps?

Contour lines with equal thickness over a particular area

What is the significance of particle size in clastic rocks?

Transportation – sorting – deposition of sediments- history of events

Diamonds are commonly found to be associated with?


What is the average grain size of the volcanic rocks?

Very fine grained

APPSC Geology 14 March 2020 Full Question Paper & Key


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