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Ag2211 Applied Geology r8

Ag2211 Applied Geology r8

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Reg. No.


Question Paper Code: E3010

B.E./B.Tech. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL/MAY 2010 Third Semester Civil Engineering

AG2211 — APPLIED GEOLOGY (Regulation 2008) Time: Three hours Answer ALL Questions

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What is weathering of rocks? Explain Exfoliation.

Write a note on plane of symmetry of Quartz. Write the Mohs Scale of hardness.

Distinguish between Granite and Marble rocks.

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List two rock types of sedimentary and metamorphic group. What are strike and dip of rocks? Distinguish between seismic refraction and reflection methods. Write a short note on vertical exaggeration. What is grouting?


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PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks)

Maximum: 100 Marks


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