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Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 1

### If SPARK is coded as TQBSL, what will be the code for FLAME?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 1

Similarly,

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 2

### How many triangles are there in the following figure?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 2

The triangles are :

△FDC - △AFB : △FDF:ΔFBC.

ΔDBE

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 3

### Direction: In each of the following questions, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternatives from the given ones that will complete the series.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 3 5 × 3+1=16,16 × 3+1=49,

9 × 3+2=29,29 × 3+2=89

Similarly,

15 × 3+3=48,48 × 3+3=147

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 4

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 4

Hence the correct answer is option A.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 5

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

6 : 10 : : 11 : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 5

6×2-2=10

Similarly,

11×2-2=20

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 6

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

ACEG : SUWY : : BDFH : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 6

Similarly

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 7

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Patrol : Security : : Insurance : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 7 In order to ensure security, police or defense personnel patrol the area. Similarly, to cover risk, insurance is done.

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 8

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

5 : 27 : : 9 : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 8 5×5+2=27

Similarly,

9×9+2=83

Hence the correct answer is option A.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 9

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

ABE : 8 : : KLO : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 9 ABE=1+2+5=8

Similarly, K+L+O

⇒11+12+15=38

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 10

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

ADBC : EHFG : ILJK : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 10

Similarly

Hence the correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 11

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Sty : Pig : : Byre : ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 11 The resting place of a pig is called Sty. Similarly, the resting place of cow is called Byre.

Hence the correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 12

Direction: In each of the following questions, a series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternatives from the given ones that will complete the series.

173 (24) 526;

431 (18) 325;

253 (?) 471

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 12 1+7+3+5+2+6 =24

4+3+1+3+2+5 = 18

2+5+3+4+7+1 = 22

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 13

Little wooden cubes each with a side of one inch are put together to form a solid cube with a side of three inches. This big cube is then painted red all over on the outside. When the big cube is broken up into the original little ones, how many cubes will have paint on two sides?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 13 4 cubes each of the first and third layers will have paint on two sides only.

Therefore, the total number of cubes having paint on two sides

=4 × 2=8

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 14

From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word: Given

IMPASSIONABLE

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 14 There is no V' letter in the word IMPASSIONABLE to make IMPASSIVE.

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 15

If HOSPITAL is written as 32574618 in a certain code, how would POSTAL be written in that code?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 15 From the given word HOSPITAL

P-7

O-2

S-5

T-6

A-1

L-8

Hence, the correct option is (B).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 16

Arrange the following words according to the dictionary?

1. Inventory

2. Involuntary

3. Invisible

4. Invariable

5. Investigate

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 16 Arrangement of the words according to the dictionary

4. Invariable

1. Inventory

5. Investigate

3. Invisible

2. Involuntary

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 17

In the given question, select the answer shape that questions can be made from pieces of a shape.

Question Figure

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 17

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 18

A bus leaves Delhi with half the number of women as men, At Merrut, ten men get down and five women get in. Now there are equal number of men and women. How many passengers boarded the bus initially at Delhi?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 18 Suppose the number of women boarded the bus in Delhi is X.

Therefore, the number of men =2x

According to question,

2x−10=x+5

=>2x−x=10+5

∴x=15

Total number of passengers boarded the bus initially =3x

=3×15=45

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 19

M is the son of P. Q is the granddaughter of O who is the husband of P. How is M related to O?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 19 O is the husband of P.M. is the son of P.

Therefore, M is the son of O.

Hence the correct answer is option A.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 20

Which number is wrong in the given series?

1, 9, 25, 50, 81

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 20 12→1

32→9

52→25

72→49

92→81

So, 50 is wrong in the given series.

Hence, the correct option is (c).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 21

Find out which of the diagrams given in the alternatives correctly represents the relationship stated in the question. Sharks, Whales, Turtles.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 21

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 22

Question Figure

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 22

Hence correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 23

Find out a set of numbers amongst the four sets of numbers given in the alternatives, which is the most similar to the numbers given in the question.

Given: (6, 30, 90)

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 23 6×5=30, 30×3=90, 8×6=48, 48×4=192

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 24

K is a place which is located 2 km away in the northwest direction from the capital P, R is another place that is located 2 km away in the south-west direction from K. M is another place and that is located 2 km away in the north-west direction from R. T is yet another place that is located 2 km away in the South-west direction from M. In which direction is T located in relation to P?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 24

It is clear that T is located to the West of P.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 25

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) ABJNM

(B) QRTUZ

(C) IXYOQ

(D) WFGOP

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 25 Except in letter group IXYOQ, In all others, there is only one vowel. In the letter group IXYOQ, there are two Vowels.

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 26

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) X

(B) Y

(C) H

(D) D

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 26 The position number of Y in the English alphabet is an odd number.

X=24,Y=25,H=8,D=4

Hence correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 27

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) Wave

(B) Current

(C) Tide

(D) Storm

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 27 Except Tide, all other terms are related to both air and water. But tide is a regular rise and fall in the level of sea. caused by the attraction of the moon and sun.

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 28

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) 25, 36

(B) 144, 169

(C) 100, 121

(D) 9, 64

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 28 Except the number pair 9, 64 in all other perfect squares of two consecutive numbers are given.

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 29

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) ZKXJ

(B) CMAL

(C) TGRF

(D) FRTK

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 29

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 30

Direction: In each of the following questions, select the one which is different from the other three.

(A) Heat

(B) Light

(C) Bulb

(D) Electricity

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 30 Bulb is an item while all other are phenomena.

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 31

Ashok's mother was 3 times as old as Ashok 5 years ago. After 5 years she will be twice as old as Ashok. How old is Ashok today?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 31 Suppose the present age of Ashok is P years and that of his mother is Q years.

5 years ago

3×( age of Ashok -5)=( age of Ashok's mother -5)

3(P−5)=(Q−5)

⇒3P−15=0−5

⇒3P−Q=10….(i)

5 years after.

2×( age of Ashok +5)=( age of Ashok's mother +5)

2(P+5)=(Q+5)

⇒2P+10=Q+5

⇒2P−Q=−5… (ii)

From equations (i) and (ii), we get

P=15 years

So, the present age of Ashok is 15 years.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 32

Arrange the following in the meaningful/logical order :

1. Exhaust

2. Night

3. Day

4. Sleep

5. Work

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 32 Meaningful order of the words

3. Day→5. work→1. Exhaust→2. Night→4.Sleep

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 33

In a row of boys. Srinath is 7th from the left and Venkat is 12th from the right. If they interchange their positions, Srinath becomes 22nd from the left. How many boys are there in the row?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 33

Total number of boys in the row

=22+12-1

=33

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 34

Only one meaningful word can be formed by rearranging the letter of the given Jumbled word. Find out that word. Given :

MUSPOPAPOTIH

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 34 Meaningful word ⇒ HIPPOPOTAMUS

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 35

Direction: Given below is a statement followed by 2/3 Assumptions. An assumption is something not written directly but can be considered as the implicit understanding before writing any text, document, or writing. Choose the implicit assumption in the following question:

Statements:

All men are women.

All women are crazy.

Conclusion:

I. All men are crazy,

II. All the crazy are men.

III. Some of the crazy are men.

IV. Some of the crazy are women.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 35 Both the Premises are Universal Affirmative (A-type) All men are women.

All women are crazy. A+A(⇒) A-type of conclusion "All men are crazy" This is Conclusion I.

Conclusion III is the Converse of it.

Conclusion IV is the Converse of Statement Q.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 36

Direction: Given below is a statement followed by 2/3 Assumptions. An assumption is something not written directly but can be considered as the implicit understanding before writing any text, document, or writing. Choose the implicit assumption in the following question:

Statement:

Politicians become rich by the votes of the people.

Assumptions:

I. People vote to make politicians rich.

II. Politicians become rich by their virtue.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 36 The statement implies that politicians win elections by the votes of people. Therefore, neither of the assumptions in implicit in the statement.
Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 37

After interchanging + to X and + to ÷, 12 and 18, which one of the following equations becomes correct ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 37

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 38

In the following question, (Δ) stands for any of the mathematical signs at different places, which are given as choices under each question. Select the choice with the correct sequence of signs, which makes the question a correct equation. (24Δ4Δ5Δ4)

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 38 Option (B):(24=4×54⇒24=204)

Option (C):(24=45×4⇒24=420)

Both Options (B) and (C) are correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 39

From the given answer figures, select the one in which the question figure is hidden/embedded in the same direction.

Question Figure

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 39

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 40

Find the next two letters in the given series.

B, C, E, H, L, ?, ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 40

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 41

Find out the correct answer for the unsolved equation on the basis of the given equations. if

6 × 5 = 91;

8 × 7 = 169

10 ×7 = 211

then 11 × 10 = ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 41 6 ×5=30,

30 × 3+1=91,

8 × 7=56

56 × 3+1=169,10 × 7=70,70 × 3+1=211

similarly, ,11 × 10=110,110 × 3+1=331

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 42

Which one number is wrong in the given series?

126, 98, 70, 41, 14

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 42

Therefore the number 41 is wrong in the series.

Hence the correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 43

Direction: What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

8, 24, 12, ?, 18, 54

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 43

Hence the correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 44

Direction: What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

AGMSY, CIOUA, EKGWC, ?, IOUAG, KQWCI

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 44

Hence, the correct option is (A).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 45

Direction: What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

3, 4, 7, 11, 18, 29, ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 45 3+1 = 4; 3+4= 7;

4+7 = 11; 7+11 =18;

11+18 = 29; 18+29 =47

Hence correct answer is option D.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 46

Direction: What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series?

975, 864, 753, 642, ?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 46

Hence the correct answer is option C.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 47

A child is looking for his father. He went 90 metres in the east before turning to his right. He went 20 metres before turning to his right again to look for his father at his uncle's place 30 metres from this point. His father was not there. From here he went 100 metres to his north before meeting his father in a street. How far did the son meet his father from the starting point?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 47

Required distance (AF=(80)2(60)2)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 48

Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?

a_b_a_ _n_bb_abbn

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 48

Hence the correct answer is option B.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 49

If the day before yesterday was Sunday, what day will it be three days after the day after tomorrow?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 49 Day before yesterday was Sunday.

Therefore, today is Tuesday.

Day after tomorrow will be Thursday.

Thursday + 3 = Sunday

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 50

In a classroom, there are 5 rows, and 5 children A, B, C, D, and E are seated one behind the other in 5 separate rows as follows: A is sitting behind C, but in front of B. C is sitting behind E. D is sitting in front of E. The order in which they are sitting from the first row to the last is

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 50 Ist Row ⇒ D,2nd Row ⇒ E,3rd Row ⇒ C ⇒ 4 th Row ⇒ A,5 th Row ⇒ B
Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 51

In a period from Li to F, ionization potential-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 51 Increases as the atomic size decreases and hence effective nuclear charge increases.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 52

Contours are the lines which are drawn joining places having-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 52 Contours' are lines connecting places having Equal height. Contour lines are isolines joining places that have the same height value. Another common isoline is the isobar, a line that joins places with the same atmospheric pressure.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 53

Photon is the fundamental unit/quantum of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 53 A photon is an elementary particle, the quantum of light, and all other forms of electromagnetic radiation. The modern photon concept was developed gradually by Albert Einstein.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 54

A molecule in plants comparable to hemoglobin in animals is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 54 Hemoglobin is the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of all vertebrates. Similarly, Cytochromes are, in general, membrane-bound hemeproteins containing heme groups and are primarily responsible for the generation of ATP via electron transport.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 55

Value-added means value of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 55 Value addition or value-added is the difference between the value of output and intermediate cost. Value of output refers to the market value of goods and services produced by a firm in a given accounting period. Intermediate cost occurs because of intermediate consumption.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 56

The atmospheric layer farthest from the Earth's surface is known as-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 56 Exosphere is the farthest layer of atmosphere from Earth's surface, it is located beyond thermosphere. It extends from the height of about 600 km to 10000 km.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 57

Blood does not coagulate inside the body due to the presence of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 57 liver produces an anticoagulant, hetero-polysaccharide called heparin which prevents clotting inside the blood vessels. Heparin is a highly sulfated glycosaminoglycan and is also used to form an inner anticoagulant surface on experimental and medical devices.

Fibrinogen is a glycoprotein that helps in the formation of blood clots.

Thrombin is a blood coagulation factor

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 58

Exposure to mixtures of chemicals are greater than expected on the basis of effects of exposure to each chemical individually. This is known as-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 58 In toxicology, synergism refers to the effect caused when exposure to two or more chemicals at one time results in health effects that are greater than the sum of the effects of the individual chemicals

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 59

Who is the Chairman of the 14th Finance Commission?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 59 The Fourteenth Finance Commission (FC-XIV) was constituted by the President under Article 280 of the Constitution on 2 January 2013 to make recommendations for the period 2015- 20. Dr. Y. V. Reddy was appointed the Chairman of the Commission.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 60

Gandhi's Salt Satyagraha was a part of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 60 The Salt March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March, and the Dandi Satyagraha, was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. ... The Congress Party planned to stage a satyagraha at the Dharasana Salt Works, 25 miles south of Dandi.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 61

Which of the following metals can deposit copper from copper sulphate solution?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 61 Among given metals, only Fe is more reactive than Cu so it can replace Cu form solution.

(Only Fe has less reduction potential than Cu.)

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 62

Who decides a 'bill' is money bill?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 62 To make sure that Rajya Sabha doesn't amend the bill by adding some non-money matters (known as Financial Bill), the Speaker of the Lok Sabha certifies the bill as a money bill before sending it to the upper house, and the decision of the Speaker is binding on both the Houses.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 63

Which country has three capitals viz. Administrative, Legislative and Judicial?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 63 South Africa has three capitals viz. judicial, legislative, and administrative and it doesn't have a single defined capital city. The President lives in Pretoria hence it is the administrative and the executive capital.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 64

When Arsenic atoms are added to Germanium lattice it becomes a/an-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 64 When a pentavalent (donor) impurity, like arsenic, is added to germanium, it will form covalent bonds with the germanium atoms, leaving 1 electron relatively free in the crystal structure. Pure germanium may be converted into an N-type semiconductor by “doping” it with any donor impurity having 5 valence electrons in its outer shell. Semiconductors which are doped in this manner - either with N- or P-type impurities - are referred to as EXTRINSIC semiconductors.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 65

The nuclear particle having no mas and no charge, but only spin is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 65 Neutrinos do not carry electric charge, and have mass quite small, though non-zero. Their mass is tiny even by the standards of subatomic particles. They are electrically neutral, weakly interacting elementary subatomic particles with half-integer spin.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 66

Which football player has won the FIFA World Player award (FIFA Ballon d'Or) for four years in a row?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 66 Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time in a row in January 2013. Messi’s fourth award lifted him above three-time FIFA winners Zinedine Zidane of France and Brazil’s Ronaldo.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 67

In 1937, an educational conference endorsing Gandhi's proposals for 'basic education' through the vernacular medium was held at-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 67 The educational conference endorsing Gandhi's proposals for 'basic education' through the Vernacular medium was held in October 1937 at Wardha.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 68

The Declaration of American Independence was based on the theory of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 68 The declaration of American Independence was based on the theory of Natural rights propounded by John Lock and Thomas Jefferson.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 69

How many chambers does a mammalian heart have?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 69 The heart consists of four chambers in which blood flows. Blood enters the right atrium and passes through the right ventricle. The right ventricle pumps the blood to the lungs where it becomes oxygenated.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 70

Who was the captain of the West Indies Cricket team, which won the T-20World Cup 2012?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 70 Darren Sammy's leadership was inspirational in the 2012 and 2016 editions of the T20 World Cup where West Indies won both times. He is the only captain to win the coveted trophy twice.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 71

Shunglu Committee, which submitted its report in 2011, is related to-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 71 The Shunglu Committee set up to probe corruption in organizing the Commonwealth Games (CWG) on 23rd March, 2011.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 72

The demand for necessities is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 72 inelastic demand

Necessities tend to have inelastic demand. Luxuries tend to have elastic demand. Demand is elastic when there are close substitutes.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 73

Leech is an ectoparasite on cattle, which is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 73 Cattles include live stocks like cow, sheep, goat, buffalo, etc. All these organisms feed on only plant parts. So they are herbivorous animals.

Sanguivorous animals suck blood from other animals. e.g. Mosquito.

Omnivorous animals feed on both plants and animals e.g man.

Carnivorous animals are obligate flesh eaters. e.g tiger

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 74

The difference between GNP and NNP equals-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 74 Net national product (NNP) is gross national product (GNP), the total value of finished goods and services produced by a country's citizens overseas and domestically, minus depreciation. NNP is often examined on an annual basis as a way to measure a nation's success in continuing minimum production standards.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 75

The Buddhist monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet was-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 75 Guru Rimpoche

Padmasambhava is also known as Guru Rimpoche the Indian Buddhist monk who spread Buddhism in Tibet.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 76

Which one of the following does not form oxyacid?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 76 Fluorine cannot form oxyacid because fluorine is more electronegative than oxygen. For oxygen to bind, it must be a positively charged ion.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 77

The latest book 'Kurukshetra to Kargil' is written by-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 77 Kuldip Singh (Author of Indian Military Thought Kurukshetra to Kargil)

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 78

For which tax, was constitutional status given much later after its introduction in a small way in 1994-95?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 78 Taxes on Services was constitutional status given much later after its introduction in a small way in 1994-95.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 79

"What is the Third Estate?" pamphlet-associated with the French Revolution, was written by-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 79 General, Sieyès issued his pamphlet Qu'est-ce que le tiers état? (January 1789; “What Is the Third Estate?”), in which he identified the unprivileged Third Estate with the French nation and asserted that it alone had the right to draft a new constitution.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 80

Which of the following high dignitaries, who are not members of Parliament, has the right to address it?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 80 The Attorney General has the right of audience in all Courts in India as well as the right to participate in the proceedings of the Parliament, though not to vote. He appears on behalf of Government of India in all cases in the Supreme Court in which Government of India is concerned.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 81

What is USB?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 81 (Universal Serial Bus) USB is a hardware interface for up to 127 peripherals that is governed by the USB Implementers Forum (see USB-IF). USB is used to attach keyboards, mice, printers, external storage, and mobile devices to the computer. It is also used for charging a wide variety of portable products (see USB power). After debuting in 1997, USB soon replaced the earlier serial port, parallel port, and Apple Desktop Bus.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 82

The temperate grasslands of South America are called-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 82 The grassland of South America is known as Pampas. This grassland covers an area more than 750,000 sq km. The soil in this area is very fertile. This area has a warm climate and precipitation is well distributed throughout the year.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 83

In plant-water relationships, symbol is used to represent-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 83 Water potential is denoted by the Greek letter ψ (psi) and is expressed in units of pressure (pressure is a form of energy) called megapascals (MPa).

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 84

A liquid disturbed by stirring comes to rest due to-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 84 A liquid disturbed by stirring comes to rest due to viscosity.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 85

The ambient air is stable when the ambient lapse rate is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 85 If the environmental lapse rate is less than the moist adiabatic lapse rate, the air is absolutely stable — rising air will cool faster than the surrounding air and lose buoyancy. This often happens in the early morning, when the air near the ground has cooled overnight.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 86

The filter over which sewage is sprinkled is called as-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 86 A trickling filter, also known as percolating filter, is an artificial bed of stone or broken brick material over which wastewater or sewage is allowed to sprinkle or to trickle. It is then collected through the under drainage system.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 87

The Education Development Index (EDI) Report, released in 2011, is led by-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 87 The Education Development Index (EDI) Report, released in 2011, is led by Kerala.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 88

Which of the following countries is regarded as the home of 'Fabian Socialism'?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 88 The Fabian society was the socialist that was founded in 1884. The society was established with its aim of establishing a democratic socialist state in Great Britain.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 89

The sweet taste of fruits is due to-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 89 The monosaccharides responsible for sweet taste in fruit are fructose.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 90

The organization involved primarily with environmental planning is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 90 NEERI stands for National Environmental Engineering Research Institute which is run by Government of India. It is situated in Nagpur and was established in 1958. It has 5 laboratories in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 91

How many countries in Africa are members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 91 Four countries in Africa are members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 92

The balance of payments of a country is in equilibrium when the-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 92 Balance of payments equilibrium occurs when induced balance of payments transactions---those engineered by the government to influence the nominal exchange rate---are zero.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 93

The release of which of the following into ponds and wells helps in controlling mosquitoes?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 93 Gambusia affinis is a larvivorous fish. This fish is released into ponds and wells to controlling the mosquitoes by eating mosquito larvae insects and crustaceans.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 94

The first Sultan who required and obtained letters of investiture from the Caliph (Khalifa) was-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 94 The first Sultan who requested and obtained letters of investiture from the Khalifa was Iltutmish. The government established by the Turks was a compromise between Islamic Political Ideas and institutions on the one hand and the existing Rajput System of Government on the other.

Hence the option C is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 95

Which strait separates Australia and Tasmania?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 95 Bass Strait, channel separating Victoria, Australia, from the island of Tasmania on the south.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 96

Which among the following is used to dilute oxygen in the gas cylinders used by divers?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 96 Helium is used to dilute the oxygen and nitrogen to reduce these affects. Helium is the gas of choice to use because it is an inert gas, is thinner, therefore more compressible than air, and its narcotic properties are negligible in comparison to nitrogen.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 97

Stagflation refers to a situation which is characterized by-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 97 CSS :: Money Banking and International Trade

@ : Home > Economics > Money Banking and International Trade. Stagflation refers to a situation which is characterized by: [A]. Deflation and rising unemployment.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 98

The technology that is used to establish wireless networking is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 98 WiFi uses radio waves (RF) to allow two devices to communicate with one another. The technology is most commonly used to connect Internet routers to devices like computers, tablets, and phones; however, it can be used to connect together any two hardware components.

Hence the option A is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 99

An Antigen is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 99 An antigen is a foreign substance which is specifically bound by antibodies. Antigens are targeted by antibodies. Each antibody is specifically produced by the immune system to match an antigen after cells in the immune system come into contact with it, this allows a precise identification or matching of the antigen. Antigens are usually proteins, peptides and polysaccharides.

Hence the option D is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 100

What would be the impact of global warming on mangrove forest?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 100 The socio-economic impacts of the effects of climate change on mangrove ecosystems may include increased risk of flooding, increased erosion of coastlines, saline intrusion, and increased storm surges.

Hence the option B is correct.

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 101

In a laminar 2-D flow of viscous fluid Couette flow is defined as

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 101 Couette flow is defined as a flow of very small value of Reynold's number between two plates, one is fixed and the other is moving.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 102

If Mohr's circle is drawn for a fluid body at rest, it would be-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 102 Mohr's circle is a graphical representation of a general state of stress at a point. It is a graphical method used for evaluation of principal stresses, maximum shear stress; normal and tangential stresses on any given plane.

The radius of Mohr Circle ⇒ R=τmax = √[(σx - σy/2)2 + τxy 2)]

In static fluid,

τxy = 0 and σx = σy = - σ (normal compressive stress)

⇒ R=τmax = √[(σ - σ/2)2 + τxy 2 )] = 0

Therefore, Mohr Circle for Static Fluid is a Point Circle

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 103

Sum of the specific yield and specific retention is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 103 The fraction of water held back in the aquifer is known as specific retention. Thus it can be said that porosity is the sum of specific yield and specific retention.

Hence, the correct option is (A).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 104

The limit of the percentage of the longitudinal reinforcement in a column is :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 104 The cross-sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement, shall not be less than 0.8% not more than 6% (if bars are not lapped) of the gross cross-sectional area of the column.

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 105

The codal provision recommends minimum shear reinforcement in the form of stirrups in the beam

1. To cater for any torsion in the beam section

2. To improve the ductility of the cross-section

3. To improve dowel action of longitudinal tension bar.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 105 The provisional of nominal web reinforcement restrains the growth of inclined shear cracks, improves the dowel action of the longitudinal tension bars, introduces ductility in shear and provides a warning of the impending failure.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 106

An irrigation outlet is said to be proportional when its:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 106 An outlet is said to be proportional if its flexibility is 1,

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 107

If the average daily water consumption of a city is 1000 cum, the peak hourly demand will be :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 107 The pea hourly demand

= 2.7 x q/24

= 2.7 x 1000/24

=112.5 cum/hr

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 108

Electric fuse works on:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 108 Electric fuse works on Heating effect of current. An electric fuse is a safety device that prevents damages to electric circuits.

Hence, the correct option is (C).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 109

A groyne pointing upstream is known as :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 109 A groyne pointing upstream is known as repelling groyne whereas groyne pointing downstream is known as attracting groyne.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 110

Consolidation settlement occurs due to-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 110 Consolidation is the process of reduction in volume due to the expulsion of water under an increased load. It is a time-related process occurring in saturated soil by draining water from the void.

Hence, the correct option is (B).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 111

The brickwork is not measured in m3 in case of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 111 Brickwork in foundation, plinth, arches, and superstructure are measured in a cubic meter.
• While Brickwork for thin partition walls is measured in a square meter.

• Brick walls are measured in square meter if the thickness of the wall is half brick or as a partition wall.

• For one or more than one thick brick wall, brickwork is measured in a cubic meter.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 112

When the deposits of efflorescence are more than 10 percent and less than 50 percent of the exposed areas of brick, the presence of efflorescence is classified as :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 112 The degree of efflorescence is given as

(a)NIL – When there is no perceptible deposit of efflorescence.

(b)SLIGHT- Not more than 10% area of the brick covered with a thin deposit of salt.

(c)MODERATE- Covering up to 50% area of the brick.

(d)HEAVY- Covering 50% or more but unaccompanied by powdering or flaking of the brick surface.

(e)SERIOUS- When there is a heavy deposit of salts accompanied by powdering and/or flacking of the exposed surfaces.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 113

Side face reinforcement is provided in a beam when the depth of web exceeds-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 113 Where the depth of the web in a beam exceeds 750 mm, side reinforcement shall be provided along with the two faces.

To control cracking in beams with a total depth ˃ 750mm, sidebars are provided in the side faces of the beam. The distribution of these bars is over a distance of two-third of the beam's overall depth measured from its tension face.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 114

The texture of sandstone is:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 114 Sandstones are made of sand grains that have been cemented together. Like sandpaper, sandstones usually have a rough, granular texture.

Grain size - 0.06 - 2mm

Hardness - variable, soft to hard, depends on clast and cement composition.

Colour - variable through a grey, yellow, red to white reflecting the variation in mineral content and cement.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 115

The only suitable method for hardening the low carbon steel is case hardening. Which of the following is a case hardening process?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 115 Cyaniding is a case-hardening process that is fast and efficient; it is mainly used on low-carbon steels. The part is heated to 871–954 °C (1600–1750 °F) in a bath of sodium cyanide and then is quenched and rinsed, in water or oil, to remove any residual cyanide.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 116

Heart rot is a defect in timber which is formed:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 116 Heart rot is generated in the trees when fungi attack the heartwood through its newly formed branch. This type of fungi makes the tree hollow by consuming heartwood. This defect is known as heart rot.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 117

If wind and earthquake loads are considered then the permissible stress in steel structure are :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 117 When the effect of wind or seismic load is taken into account, the permissible stress in steel is increased by 33⅓ percent. For rivets, bolts, and tension rods, the permissible stresses are increased by 25 percent, when the effect of wind or seismic load is taken into account.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 118

A partially prestressed member is one in which-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 118 Partial Prestressing When the level of prestressing is such that under tensile stresses due to service loads, the crack width is within the allowable limit, it is called Partial Prestressing.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 119

With storage, the strength of cement:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 119
• Due to the hygroscopic nature of cement, it easily absorbs moisture from the atmosphere

• This moisture or dampness is the main hazard for cement which makes it hard like stone and it converts it to a useless material not suitable for construction.

• Storage of cement requires more care as strength of cement decreases with time

• Storage of cement should be done in such a manner that it is not exposed to the atmosphere which can be done by packing in airtight bags.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 120

The rigid frame shown in the figure is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 120 (Ds = 3mre – 3J)

(=3×23 – 3 × 3 = 0)

Hence it is determinate and stable.

In general: If The structure is number of unknowns < number of equations Unstable number of unknowns = number of equations

Stable & Determinate number of unknowns > number of equations Indeterminate The procedure outlined above does not always work with regard to stability. An alternate method (the displaced shape method) of determining whether a structure is stable or unstable, and determinate or indeterminate is the following

• If the displaced shape of the structure can be drawn so that no members deform, the structure is unstable.

• If the displaced shape cannot be drawn without causing a member to deform, the structure is stable.

If removal of one constraint (a support force or a member force) causes the structure to be unstable (i.e. the structure can be displaced without deforming a member), then the original structure is stable and determinate. o If two or more constraints need to be removed to cause the structure to be unstable, the original structure is stable and indeterminate.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 121

Which of the following is known as a timber that is obtained after felling a tree?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 121 Rough timber indicates timber which is obtained after felling a tree. Converted timber indicates timber which is a swan and cut into suitable commercial sizes Standing timber indicates timber contained in a living tree.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 122

The functions of a shear key in the design of retaining wall is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 122 The main purpose of the installation of shear keys is to increase the extra passive resistance developed by the height of shear keys. However, active pressure developed by shear key lies in the fact that the increase of passive pressure exceeds the increase in active pressure, resulting in a net improvement of sliding resistance.

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 123

Lime obtained from the calcination of Pure Limestone is called:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 123 Quick lime is a pure lime-stone product. It consists of oxides of calcium and is not crystalline. Pure lime and rich lime are different names of fat lime. lean lime is also another name for poor lime.

Hence, the correct option is (A).

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 124

A theodolite in which the telescope can be revolved through a complete revolution in a vertical plane is known as a-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 124 A theodolite is said to be transit one when its telescope can be revolved through 180° in a vertical plane about its horizontal axis, thus directing the telescope in the exact opposite direction.

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 125

Outside clearance of a sampler should be :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 125 Outside clearance is kept minimum so that the sample is less disturbed during collection.

The inside clearance should lie between 1 to 3 percent and the outside clearance should not be much greater than the inside clearance. The walls of the sampler should be smooth and should be kept properly oiled so that wall friction is minimum.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 126

What is the adoptable maximum spacing between vertical stirrups in an RCC beam of the rectangular cross-section having an effective depth of 300 mm?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 126 Spacing between vertical stirrups should be a minimum of

(- 0.75d = 0.75 × 300)

(= 225 mm,)

(and = - 300 mm)

So adaptable maximum spacing is 225 mm.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 127

For ductile material the suitable theory of failure is:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 127 The “maximum shear failure theory” states that when the maximum shear stress exceeds one-half of the yield strength of the material at temperature, failure will occur.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 128

A clay sample is tested in a triaxial apparatus in consolidated drained conditions at a cell pressure of 100 kN/m2. What will be the pore water pressure at deviator stress of 60 kN/m2?

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 128 In consolidated drained test pore water pressure is zero in both the stages.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 129

Direct shear test can be conducted for :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 129 1. Unconsolidated Undrained Test (UU)

Drainage is not permitted throughout the test. In the case of direct shear test drainage is not permitted during the application of both normal stress and shear stress. In the case of triaxial compression test drainage is not permitted during the application of both cell pressure and deviator stress. Since the test is conducted fast allowing no time for either consolidation of sample initially or dissipation of pore pressure in later stage, the test is also called quick test.

2. Consolidated Undrained Test (CU)

In this type of shear test the soil specimen is allowed to consolidate fully under initially applied stress and then sheared quickly without allowing dissipation of pore pressure. In the case of direct shear test the specimen is allowed to consolidate fully under applied normal stress and then sheared at high rate of strain to prevent dissipation of pore pressure during shearing. In the case of triaxial compression test the specimen is allowed to consolidate fully under the applied cell pressure and then the pore water outlet is closed and the specimen is subjected to increasing deviator stress at higher rate of strain.

3. Consolidated Drained Test (CD)

In this type of shear test drainage is allowed throughout the test. The specimen is allowed to consolidate fully under the applied initial stress and then sheared at low rate of strain giving sufficient time for the pore water to drain out at all stages. The test may continue for several hours to several days.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 130

The specific gravity and in-situ void ratio of soil deposit are 2.67 and 0.85 respectively. The value of critical hydraulic gradient is:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 130 Critical hydraulic gradient,

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 131

In Linear Arch :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 131 An arch in which the internal forces are purely axial is called a linear arch. If an arch is to take loads, say W1, W2, and W3 and a vector diagram and funicular polygon are plotted, the funicular polygon is known as the linear arch or theoretical arch.

The polar distance 'it represents the horizontal thrust.

The links AC, CD, DE and EB will br under compression and there will be no bending moment. If an arch of this shape ACDEB is provided, there will be no bending moment.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 132

As per IS 456: 2000, for seawater grade of concrete lower than which of the following shall not be used in reinforced concrete:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 132 For seawater grade of concrete lower than M30 shall not be used in reinforced concrete. IS 456-2000 Plain and Reinforced Concrete - Code of Practice is an Indian Standard code of practice for general structural use of plain and reinforced concrete. The latest revision of this standard was done in the year 2000, reaffirmed 2005. This code uses the limit state design approach as well working stress design approach. It is written for use in India. It gives extensive information on the various aspects of concrete.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 133

If B is the width of the beam and D is the overall depth d is the effective depth then, Maximum tension reinforcement in concrete structure is given by :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 133 If B is the width of the beam and D is the overall depth and d is the effective depth then, Maximum tension reinforcement in concrete structure is given by 0.4 BD

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 134

For steel structures maximum factor of safety is adopted for :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 134

For shear stresses factor of safety is taken as 2.5.

When the ultimate strength of the material is known within narrow limits, as for structural steel for which tests of samples have been made, when the load is entirely a steady one of a known value a factor of safety should be adopted is 3.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 135

Which of the following is not a classification of piles on the basis of installation-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 135 Piles are classified as steel pile on the basis of a material of piles.

Basically, steel piles are a big screw, made of galvanized steel with a helical flange that not only helps to insert the pile, but also helps secure it into the ground. By using a mini-excavator with special attachments, a drill can enter the ground while measuring the load-bearing capacity of the soil.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 136

coefficient of permeability is directly proportional to the-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 136 It was studied by Allen Hazen that the coefficient of permeability (k) of soil is directly proportional to the square of the particle size (D). Thus permeability of coarse-grained soil is very large as compared to that of fine-grained soil.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 137

A T-beam behave as a rectangular beam of width equal to its flange it is neutral axis-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 137 When the neutral axis remains in a flange, the lower part of N.A we do not consider in design so the upper part of N.A is like a rectangular.

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 138

The stopping sight distance depends upon-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 138 All the above factors contribute while determining the stopping sight distance, as the higher the speed greater the stopping distance, same is the case with the reaction of driver and efficiency and vice-versa.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 139

If a soil has high compressibility, then it can be-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 139 Soil in dispersed structure has a low shear strength, high compressibility, and low permeability.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 140

Minimum D.O. prescribed for a river stream, to avoid fish kills is :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 140 Although air is 21 percent oxygen, water has only a very tiny amount of dissolved oxygen. Most fish do well when the dissolved oxygen is five parts per million (ppm) (= 5/1,000,000) or higher. When the dissolved oxygen is less than five ppm they become uncomfortable.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 141

Lacey's regime theory is not applicable to:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 141 Initial Regime

A channel is said to be in initial regime condition when only the bed slope of the channel gets affected by silting and scouring and other parameters are independent even in non-silting and non-scouring velocity conditions. It may be due to the absence of incoherent alluvium. According to Lacey’s, regime theory is not applicable to initial regime conditions.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 142

Total project Cost versus time curve is

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 142 Total project Cost versus time curve is a U-shaped curve. The U-shaped curve usually refers to the nonlinear relationship between two variables, in particular, a dependent and an independent variable. Because many analytic methods assume an underlying linear relationship, systematic deviation from linearity can lead to bias in estimation. Meaningful U-shaped relationships can be found in epidemiology.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 143

According to Le Chatelier Method for testing soundness of cement the unaerated ordinary rapid hardening and low heat Portland cement should not have an expansion of more than :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 143 The value of soundness of cement obtained for Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), Low heat cement, high alumina cement and rapid hardening cement must not exceed 10mm. The Le-chatlier's Method helps us to determine the lime present in the cement in excess.

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 144

The maximum permissible stress for power-driven field rivet in bearing on rivet is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 144 The maximum permissible stress for power-driven field rivet in bearing on rivet is 270 N/mm2

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 145

Maximum value of superelevation provided in the design of horizontal alignment of a highway-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 145 Acc to IRC the max value of superelevation to be provided is 0.07.

The maximum superelevation for a roadway section depends on climatic conditions, type of terrain, and type of development. Roadways in rural areas are typically designed with a maximum superelevation rate of 8 percent.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 146

The curve of growth of population is:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 146 The human population is following a roughly logistic growth curve. During the 70s up to the 90s, growth was near exponential.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 147

Flash set of ordinary Portland cement paste is ______.

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 147 If inadequate amounts of gypsum are added to the cement, a flash set can occur - rapid development of rigidity in freshly mixed Portland cement paste, mortar or concrete.

A large amount of heat is produced in the process and it is the premature hardening of the cement.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 148

Sand replacement method uses :

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 148 Sand replacement method uses ennore sand,

Sand Replacement Method is also known as Sand Cone Method. The apparatus used in this field density test consists of a sand pouring cylinder, with pouring cone at its base. There is a shutter between the cylinder and the cone. The cylinder is first calibrated to determine the unit weight of sand.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 149

Pick up the erroneous statement:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 149 Flemish bond is slightly economical as a number of bats can be used. This renders the use of possible broken bricks but requires more mortar for additional joints.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 150

Edge distance is the distance between the centre of the rivet and edge of the plate element measured:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 150 Edge distance is the distance between the centre of the rivet and edge of the plate element measured Perpendicular to the direction of a force.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 151

A doubly reinforced beam is considered less economical than a singly reinforced beam because-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 151 For doubly reinforced section, tension reinforcement is designed for the stress of 0.87 fy but for compression reinforcements, lower stress must be used. The reason being that steel may buckle between shear stirrups under compressive stresses. And hence doubly reinforcement because compressive steel is under stressed.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 152

The maximum permissible shear stress tc max given in BIS: 456 – 1978 is based on-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 152 It is based on diagonal compressional failure because if total cross-sectional area, Asw of stirrup legs and bent up bars exceed a certain limit, it is likely that the section becomes stronger in diagonal tension compare to diagonal compression.

Hence, the correct option is (B)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 153

The effect of a grade of safe overtaking sight distances is to-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 153 The minimum distance open to the vision of the driver of a vehicle intending to overtake slow vehicle ahead with safety against the traffic of opposite direction is known as the minimum overtaking sight distance (OSD) or the safe passing sight distance available

OSD=d1+d2+d3

Where, O.S.D.=Overtaking sight distance in 'm'

d=Distance traveled by overtaking vehicle A during the reaction time t sec of the driver from position A1 to A2

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 154

Bulking of sand occurs when the water content is,

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 154 The increase in volume due to bulking is between 20 to 30% for most sands at a 4 – 5% water content.

The increase in the volume of sand due to increase in moisture content is known as bulking of sand. A film of water is created around the sand particles which forces the particles to get a side from each other and thus the volume is increased.

The increase in moisture in sand increases the volume of sand. The volume increase in dry sand is known as the bulking if sand. Bulking of sand depends on the quantity of moisture in the sand and also the size of the particles. Five to eight percent of the increase in moisture in the sand can increase the volume of sand up to 20 to 40 percent. Again the finer the sand is more will be the increase in volume and increase in volume will be relatively less for coarser sand.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 155

During temperature inversion in the atmosphere, air pollutants tend to:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 155 The answer to this question can be a, b and c, depending upon ALR and ELR conditions.

Fanning Plume- ELR inversion and Horizontal plume

Lofting- SALR above the inversion, so plume stays above the inversion

Fumigation- inversion occurs at a short distance from a stack, pollutants stay below the inversion layer.

Hence, the correct option is (D)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 156

The bending stress at the neutral axis and at the extreme fibre of a beam cross-section is ___________, ____________ respectively

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 156 Neutral axis is the line interaction with neutral layer with transverse axis. In above neutral axis the layers are compressed and below the layers are tensed. There is no load acting on neutral axis. So bending moment on the neutral axis is zero. The bending stresses are maximum at extreme fibres of the beam cross-section. Both tensile and compressive force increases linearly moving away from the neutral axis to extreme fibre.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 157

One of the following is not a type of stairs. Mark the same,

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 157 A full turn is not a type of stairs.

Types of stairs:

i) Straight

ii) Turning

iii) Continuous

Turning stairs are sub-classified as:

a) Quarter-turn stair

b) Half turn stair or dog-legged stair

c) Three quarter turn stairs

d) Bifurcated stairs

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 158

The first sight in levelling operation is-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 158 The first sight taken on a levelling staff held at a point of known elevation. B.S. enables the surveyor to obtain HI +sight

Backsight (BS) – short for "backsight reading", the first staff reading taken by the surveyor after the levelling instrument is set up and levelled. B.S is generally taken on the point of known reduced level as on the benchmark or a change point.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 159

The flow of water in a wash hand basin when it is being emptied through a central opening, is an example of-

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 159 The flow of water in a wash hand basin when it is being emptied through a central opening, is an example of a free vortex.

Free vortex- Free and Forced Vortex flow with Examples states: When no external torque is required to rotate the fluid mass that type of flow is called free vortex flow.

Examples: Flow of liquid through a hole provided at the bottom of the container.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 160

A ridge canal is called a:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 160 RIDGE CANAL: The dividing ridgeline between the catchment areas of two streams (drains) is called the watershed or ridge canal. It is suitable for plain areas, where slopes are relatively flat and uniform. This type of alignment ensures gravity irrigation on both sides of the canal.

Hence, the correct option is (A)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 161

Which of the following characteristics is the same for both ordinary Portland cement and rapid hardening cement:

Detailed Solution for Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 161

Hence, the correct option is (C)

Mock Test: SSC JE Civil Engineering (CE)- 9 - Question 162

Clumann's method assumes, the plane failure surface passing through-