Code No: RR310105

Set No. 1

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What is meant by “meandering of a river”? (b) Explain the development of a meander with neat sketches.

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2. Discuss the chemical composition, Structure, mode of formation physicial properties of any four minerals (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Kyanite Chlorite Talc Calcite Clay Minerals Bauxite.

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3. Briefly describe the classifications of igneous rocks based on silica percentage, silica saturation and depth of formation. Quote suitable examples. [4+4+4+4] 4. Compare and contrast the following pairs of sedimentary rocks. (a) Sandstone and Shale (b) Shale and Limestone (c) Conglomerate and Breccia. 5. Explain the following terms with neat sketches. (a) (b) (c) (d) Limbs, Axial plane , Axis, Crest and Trough of folds Fault plane , Foot wall , Hanging wall , Throw and Heave Joint plane ,Dip of joints and Strike of joints Conformable beds and unconformable beds .

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6. Describe the Vindhyan system with reference to its distribution, succession stratigraphy and economic importance. [16] 7. Write notes on : (a) Aquifers, Aquifuges , Aquicludes and aquitards (b) Geological controls on Groundwater Movement. 8. Write an essay on geological considerations in the leakage of Reservoirs? ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1 of 1 [8+8] [16]

Code No: RR310105

Set No. 2

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. “The knowledge of geology is very essential at planning stage, design stage and construction stage of any Civil Engineering project”. Justify this statement with a reference to a Dom site selection. [16] 2. (a) What is meant by “Streak” in Mineralogy? How can it be determined? How does it help in identification of minerals. [1+1+4] (b) Discuss briefly the physical properties of Hematite, Graphite and pyrolusite Minerals. 3 1 x3=10] 3 3. Write short notes on the following: (a) Fossils (b) Fault breccia (c) Index minerals(metamorphism) (d) Distinguishing the common types of cementing material in sandstones.[4x4=16] 4. Compare and contrast the following pairs of metamorphic rocks. (a) Quartzite and Marble (b) Gneiss and Schist (c) Gneiss and Slate. [5 1 x3=16] 3

5. Define fold and explain various parts of fold with neat sketches and causes of folding. Describe over turned fold drag fold, recumbent fold. [2+4+4+3+3] 6. Describe the Vindhyan system with reference to its distribution, succession stratigraphy and economic importance. [16] 7. Write an essay on Classification and Causes of Earthquakes? Describe the Civil Engineering Considerations in Seismic Areas with reference to building construction. [4+6+6] 8. What is Tunnel? Describe the Geological Considerations in Tunneling. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [2+14]

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Code No: RR310105

Set No. 3

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Write short notes on (a) Endogeneous and Exogeneous geological agents. (b) Abrasion and attrition. 2. (a) Discuss briefly on mode of formation of Minerals. (b) Define the following: i. Isomorphism ii. Polymorphism iii. Pseudomorphism. 3. Write short notes on the following: (a) Graphic texture (b) Porphyritic texture (c) Progressive metamorphism (d) Ripple marks. 4. Compare and contrast the following pairs of sedimentary rocks. (a) Sandstone and Shale (b) Shale and Limestone (c) Conglomerate and Breccia. [5 1 x3=16] 3 [4x4=16] [8+8]

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5. What are Geological structures? Describe how they are useful in civil engineering operations. [4+12] 6. Write Short notes on: (a) Order of super position (b) Physiography of peninsula. (c) Shield area. (d) Equivalents of cuddaph. 7. Write short Notes on: (a) Solifluction 1 of 2 [4x4=16]

Code No: RR310105 (b) Debris Slide (c) Creep (d) Indirect Causes of Landslide.

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8. What are the Geological Considerations necessary in the selection of a Dam Site? [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Set No. 4

III B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Define the term Geology. With suitable illustrations, explain the importance of geological studies in the field of civil engineering. [2+14] 2. (a) What is meant by “Streak” in Mineralogy? How can it be determined? How does it help in identification of minerals. [1+1+4] (b) Discuss briefly the physical properties of Hematite, Graphite and pyrolusite Minerals. 3 1 x3=10] 3 3. Define a rock. How do you distinguish a rock from a mineral in hand specimen? Give an account of geological classification of rocks with suitable examples[2+4+10] 4. Compare and contrast the following pairs. (a) Laterite and Vesicular Basalt (b) Charnockite and Khondalite (c) Lamination and Lineation. 5. Write short notes on the following with sketches. (a) Fon Fold. (b) Columnar joints (c) Angular unconformity (d) Radial faults [4x4=16] 6. Describe the Vindhyan system with reference to its distribution, succession stratigraphy and economic importance. [16] 7. Write an essay on Classification and Causes of Earthquakes? Describe the Civil Engineering Considerations in Seismic Areas with reference to building construction. [4+6+6] 8. Write Short Notes on : (a) Different purposes of tunnels (b) Tunnels faulted strata (c) Tunnels in folded strata. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1 of 1
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