Geology CSS Paper II 2015

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
Geology – Paper II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART – I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART – I (MCQS): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART – II: MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE: (i) Part – II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART – II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART – II

Q. No. 2. Compare the geological conditions responsible for the formation of coal, oil, and natural gas. (20)

Q. No. 3. Discuss the Geological factors in hydro power projects. (20)

Q. No. 4. Discuss the Uranium mineralization in Siwalik fluvial depositional system of Pakistan. (20)

Q. No. 5.Give a detailed account of the types of landslides, the causative factors and the methods to prevent landslides. (20)

Q. No. 6. Discuss the various laboratory and field tests carried out to determine the engineering properties of rocks. (20)

Q. No. 7. Discuss the lithostratigraphic units of Salt range regarding the raw materials for cement industry. (20)

Q. No. 8. Write notes on any TWO of the following. (10 each) (20)
(a) Path finders in geochemical exploration
(b) Evaporite mineral deposits
(c) C14 dating

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