PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE – 2014
SUBJECT: GEOLOGY (PAPER – II)
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt any Five questions. (Please use only English language).
Q.1. Discuss in detail the energy resources and their contribution to meet the needs of Pakistan.
Q.2. Describe the influence of discontinuities and fault zones on rock slope stability.
Q.3. Briefly explain the theories regarding the origin of Earth.
Q.4. What are remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS)? Briefly discuss various elements of remote sensing and different GIS systems.
Q.5. Give In detail account on the risks associated with climate change.
Q.6. Define a drainage system. Illustrate different drainage patterns.
Q.7. Renewable energy an alternative to fossil fuel. Discuss.
Q.8. Write note on any four of the following:
a). Nuclear power: merits and demerits
b). Effects of anthropogenic activities on the climate change.
c). Monitoring of natural disasters through remote sensing
d). Classification of sedimentary rocks
e). Theory of plate tectonics.
f). Different types of fold.
g). Oceans acidification impacts on marine life.
h). Application of geo-engineering to address the climate change issues.
i). Processes of geomorphology.