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Classification of Joints - Engineering Geology MCQs

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Question 1

Joints, which run in a direction that lies between the strike and dip direction of the rock beds, are called?

A. Strike Joints
B. Dip Joints
C. Oblique Joints
D. Bedding Joints

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Question 2

Granites show three sets of joints mutually at right angles, which divide the rocks mass into more or less cubical blocks. Such joints are called?

A. Master Joints
B. Mural Joints
C. Sheet Joints
D. Columnar Joints

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Question 3

On the basis of the origin joints may be classified into _______ groups

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

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Question 4

Shear joints occur in two sets and intersect at a high angle to form a conjugate joint system.

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

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Question 5

Which type of rocks are classified based on geometry?

A. Pseudo-stratified
B. Stratified
C. Non-stratified
D. Anisotropic

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Question 6

The classification which is not considered under study is ___________

A. Spatial relationship
B. Genesis
C. Geometry
D. Number of joints

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Question 7

The type of joint which can be measured and mapped easily is ___________

A. Homogenous joints
B. Non-systematic joints
C. Irregular joints
D. Systematic joints

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Question 8

Joints running parallel to hinge lines are called ___________

A. Hinge joints
B. Bedding joints
C. Radial joints
D. Oblique joints

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Question 9

Joints traverse linear structure right angles in which type?

A. O joints
B. P joints
C. Q joints
D. S joints

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Question 10

Joints are not common and are very easy structures to study in rocks.

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

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