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Classification of Folds - Engineering Geology MCQs

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Question 1

In Recumbent Folds, The lower limb is often called ?

A. inverted limb
B. reversed limb
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 2

In Overturned folds, One of the two limbs (the reversed limb) comes to occupy the present position after having suffered a rotation through more than ?

A. 45 degree
B. 90 degree
C. 135 degree
D. 180 degree

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Question 3

In Recumbent Folds, which is the outer zone made up mostly of sedimentary formations?

A. the arch
B. the core
C. the root
D. the shell

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Question 4

____________ are defined as those folds in which the limbs dip away from each other at the crest in the simplest forms.

A. Anticlines
B. Syncline
C. Countercline
D. Can not say

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Question 5

Pick the wrong statement about recumbent fold.

A. It has the arch, which is zone of curvature
B. It has the shell, which is the inner zone, made up of mostly igneous rocks
C. It has the shell, which is the outer zone, made up of mostly sedimentary rocks
D. It has the core, which is the innermost zone, maybe made up of igneous rocks and metamorphic rocks

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Question 6

Symmetrical Folds also called?

A. normal folds
B. upright folds
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 7

How many types of folds are there with plunge as a basis?

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

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Question 8

The fold which is convex downwards is ___________

A. Anticline
B. Crestcline
C. U-cline
D. Syncline

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Question 9

The type of fold which is actually a group of folds is ____________

A. Symmetrical folds
B. Asymmetrical folds
C. Recumbent folds
D. Isoclinal folds

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Question 10

What is a plunging fold?

A. Fold with fold axis horizontal
B. Fold with fold axis only vertical
C. Fold with fold axis not horizontal
D. This is not a type of fold

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