Geology Interview Preparation Guide
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Geology based Frequently Asked Questions in various Geology job interviews by interviewer. These professional questions are here to ensures that you offer a perfect answers posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

89 Geology Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is ‘geologic time’?

Geologic time traces Earth’s history in blocks of time such as eons, eras, periods, epochs. Geologic time is most often presented in a graph called a geologic time scale.

2 :: Tell me what resources do Manitoba mines produce?

Manitoba mines produce a variety of mineral resources from base and precious metals such as nickel, copper, zinc and gold and specialty metals like cesium. In addition, Manitoba’s industrial minerals include dolomite, spodumene, silver, gypsum, salt, granite, limestone, lime, sand and gravel.

3 :: What is cathode?

A rectangular plate of metal produced by electrolytic refining which is melted into commercial shapes such as wirebars, billets, ingots, etc.

4 :: What is concentrator?

A particular type of milling plant that produces a concentrate of valuable minerals or metals. After milling, the concentrate must be treated in another type of plant, such as a smelter, to effect recovery of pure metal.

5 :: What is gneiss?

A layered or banded crystalline metamorphic rock whose grains are aligned or elongated into a roughly parallel arrangement.

6 :: What is igneous Rock?

‘Extrusive’ igneous rock is rock formed as a result of magma being forced out of the Earth’s crust and hardening on the surface. ‘Intrusive’ igneous rock is rock formed as a result of magma solidifying within the Earth’s crust.

7 :: What is mantle?

The layer of the Earth's interior which separates the crust and core.

8 :: What is magnetism?

The ability of a mineral to be attracted to a magnet.

9 :: What is minerals?

Naturally occurring chemical elements or compounds with a crystal-like structure.

10 :: What is reclamation?

The reclaiming and reuse of materials and lands which were once part of a mining operation.