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Causes of Folding - Engineering Geology MCQs

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Question 1

In how many ways, folding may develop?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 2

In which process of folding in which the competent or stronger rocks are thrown into folds due to their sliding against each other under the influence of lateral compression?

A. Flexural Folding
B. flowage folding
C. shear folding
D. None of the above

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Question 3

In Shear foolding, folding is attributed to shearing stresses rather than simple compression.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 4

How does the thickness of the layer affect flexural folding?

A. Thinner the layers, greater is the slip
B. Thicker the layers, lesser is the slip
C. Thicker the layers, greater is the slip
D. Has no effect

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Question 5

Which are the rocks more prone to flexural slip?

A. Shale
B. Basalt
C. Soft clay
D. Limestone

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Question 6

Flowage folding occurs in which type of rocks?

A. Competent rocks
B. Incompetent rocks
C. Any rock
D. Sedimentary rock

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Question 7

What is the indirect cause for warping or folding?

A. Homogenous strata
B. Non-homogenous strata
C. Inclined strata
D. Curved strata

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Question 8

What is the reason for rock bursts?

A. Change in attitude of rocks
B. Shattering of rocks
C. Intense precipitation
D. Strained nature

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Question 9

What is affected when the layers of undesirable nature are encountered?

A. Project cost
B. Time schedule
C. Safety of the project
D. All the three are affected

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Question 10

Folding of any type would cause a change in the attitude (dip and strike) of the same strata in the aerial extent and also in depth.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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