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MEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY,

JAMSHORO.
FIRST TERM FIRST YEAR (1ST TERM) B.E.(PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS)
REGULAR EXAMINATION 2004 OF 04-BATCH UNDER EXTERNAL SYSTEM.
APPLIED GEOLOGY
Dated: 10-05-2004.

Time Allowed: 03 Hours.

Max:Marks-80.

NOTE: ATTEMPT ANY FIVE QUESTIONS. ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS.

Q.No.
1. What is mineral? Describe some common rock forming and oreforming minerals explaining their physical properties.
2. Explain the plate tectonics and the causes of their movement.
Explain and give the complete concepts of Convergence, Divergence
and Transform processes.
3. What is earthquake? Describe the causes of earthquakes. Explain the
modified Mercalli intensity scale and the modern seismograph.
4. Define volcanoes and the causes of volcanism. Explain various
types of volcano and the products of volcanism.
5. Describe sedimentation and sedimentary rocks. Describe the
classification of sedimentary rocks.
6. Define igneous rocks and their composition. Describe the texture
and classification of igneous rocks.
7. Define metamorphism and metamorphic rocks. Explain the
conditions which promote metamorphism. Give various types of
metamorphism.
8. Write short notes on any four of the following;
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Origin of the Earth


Branches of geology
Interior of the Earth
Origin of mountains and their types
Drainage pattern and its types

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