Lithosphere Objective Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which of the following rocks is a metamorphic equivalent of sandstone?

(A) Marble

(B) Quartzite

(C) Granite

(D) Gneiss

Ans: B

Quartzite

Question: 2

Which of the following is a metamorphic rock?

(A) Shale

(B) Slate

(C) Limestone

(D) Sandstone

Ans: B

Slate

Question: 3

Density of the core of the earth is expected to be

(A) 5

(B) 5.68

(C) 2.75

(D) 17.2

Ans: D

17.2

Question: 4

Artesian wells are formed in

(A) Dykes

(B) Aquifer rocks

(C) Basalt rocks

(D) Coral rocks

Ans: B

Aquifer rocks

Question: 5

Pumice is derived from

(A) Sedimentary rocks

(B) Coral rocks

(C) Aquifer rocks

(D) Volcanic rocks

Ans: D

Volcanic rocks

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