Question Paper: Engineering Geology : Question Paper May 2014 - Civil Engineering (Semester 3) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Engineering Geology - May 2014

Civil Engineering (Semester 3)

TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Attempt all the below given, write down first YES or NO and describe shortly.

1 (i) The centre of the Earth is called Mantle which is in frozen state.(2 marks) 1 (ii) Engineering Geology is for mainly Civil Engineers.(2 marks) 1 (iii) Wind modification over rock structure always very slow.(2 marks) 1 (iv) River activity ends with ocean as Tsunami.(2 marks) 1 (ix) 'Gouge' indicate a perfect fold movement.(2 marks) 1 (v) Regolith comes in Weathering.(2 marks) 1 (vi) Denudation is an activity over hard and soft rocks.(2 marks) 1 (vii) Hanging Valleys are being created by civil engineers for their projects.(2 marks) 1 (viii) 'Dip' amount is the major factor for down fall movement.(2 marks) 1 (x) Central and fissure eruption are happening only lava pressure.(2 marks) 2 (i) Write 10 relevant informations how civil engineers are benefitted by Geology.(10 marks) 2 (ii) Give an Essay about Geological work of Natural Agencies of both River and Glacier.(10 marks)


Draw and describe the below given.

3 (i) Mesa and Butte.(4 marks) 3 (ii) Strike and Dip(4 marks) 3 (iii) V' valley and U' valley.(4 marks) 3 (iv) Mesa and Butte.(4 marks) 3 (v) Fracture and Cleavage.(4 marks)


Draw and Describe the importance in according to the name.

4 (i) Down falling movement.(4 marks) 4 (ii) Floating mineral.(4 marks) 4 (iii) Over turned fold.(4 marks) 4 (iv) Equally distanced/ arranged electrodes.(4 marks) 4 (v) Vesicular Basalt.(4 marks)


Explain the below given in detail along with detailed drawing from Ground water.

5 (i) Artesian Well(4 marks) 5 (ii) Hydrological cycle.(4 marks) 5 (iii) Fault works as spring.(4 marks) 5 (iv) Recharging well.(4 marks) 5 (v) Zones of ground water.(4 marks) 6 (i) Principles of stratigraphy.(5 marks) 6 (ii) Importance of Deccan Traps by 10 points.(5 marks) 6 (iii) Describe (in table) any four Decan Traps rocks of their appearance strength, the creation by nature and its civil engg. Importance.(10 marks)

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