FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2010.
GEOLOGY, PAPER – I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including question No. 8 which is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks.
Q.2 How X-ray diffraction helps to determine the mineralogical composition of rocks?
Q.3 What is acidic igneous rocks ? Describe the petrology of granite in detail.
Q.4 Describe the internal structure of the Earth and its relation to solar system.
Q.5 What are sedimentary structures? Describe its classification and discuss the deformational sedimentary structures.
Q.6 Define correlation , describe the principle of correlation with examples from the stratigraphy of Pakistan.
Q.7 Describe the Cretaceous sequence of Hazara Area and the Suleman Range.
Q.8 Write notes on : 5+5+5+5
i. Metamorphic zones and facies
ii. Earth Magnetic Field
iii. Convergent Plate Boundary
iv. Chemical weathering