Question Paper: Engineering Geology Question Paper - May 16 - Civil Engineering (Semester 3) - Mumbai University (MU)
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Engineering Geology - May 16

Civil Engineering (Semester 3)

Total marks: 80
Total time: 3 Hours
INSTRUCTIONS
(1) Question No. 1 is compulsory
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1(a) Describe identifying properties of following mineral with its economic use

  • (i) Diamond
  • (ii) Quartz
  • (iii) Talc
  • (iv) Orthoclase
  • (v) Asbestos
(5 marks) 3226

1(b) Explain following terms in short

  • (i) Hanging valley
  • (ii) Delta
  • (iii) Anticline and syncline
  • (iv) Cirques
  • (v) Mud Flow
(5 marks) 143

1(c) Explain in brief

  • (i) Moraines
  • (ii) Cone of depression
  • (iii) Source of ground water 471

  • (iv) Artesian well

  • (v) Fossil
(10 marks) 00

2(a) With the help of suitable diagram describe geological work of wind.
(10 marks) 00

2(b) Draw different parts of fault. Give classification of fault.
(6 marks) 450

2(c) Write causes of earthquake. Discuss earthquake zones of India.
(4 marks) 00

3(a) Explain electric conductivity method of geophysical exploration.
(6 marks) 00

3(b) With the help of diagrams describe textures of igneous rocks.
(10 marks) 447

3(c) What is metamorphism? Describe different types of metamorphism.
(4 marks) 441

4(a) Describe lithology, classification and economic importance of Deccan Traps.
(10 marks) 456

4(b) What are the laws of stratigraphy?
(4 marks) 00

4(c) Describe geological and engineering properties of rocks as building stones.
(6 marks) 436

5(a) Give an account of the various properties and function of an aquifier. What is the difference between confined acuifer and unconfined aquifer?
(10 marks) 467 470

5(b) What are the forces acting on a dam? What is the influence of various geological features on the site selection of a dam?
(10 marks) 462

6 Write short notes on (any five)

  • (i) Classification of folds 453

  • (ii) Unconformity 466

  • (iii) Methods of artificial ground water recharge

  • (iv) Types of Joints
  • (v) Metamorphism 441

  • (vi) Chemical Weathering

(4 X 5 marks) 437

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