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QUESTION: 1

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

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QUESTION: 2

Traps are used in household drainage systems to

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QUESTION: 3

Eutrophication of water bodies is caused by the

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QUESTION: 4

Zero hardness of water is achieved by

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QUESTION: 5

Sewage sickness occurs when

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QUESTION: 6

Self-purification of running streams may be due to

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following is a weakness of bar chart

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QUESTION: 8

The time corresponding to minimum total project cost is

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QUESTION: 9

Uniformity coefficient of a soil is

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QUESTION: 10

A sample of soil has the following properties:

Liquid limit = 45%

Plastic limit = 25%

Shrinkage limit = 17%

Natural moisture content = 30%

The consistency index of the soil is

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QUESTION: 11

In a saturated soil deposit having a density of 22 kN/m3, the effective normal stress on ahorizontal plane at 5 m depth will be

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QUESTION: 12

The dry density of a soil is 1.5 g/cc. If the saturation water content were 50%, then itssaturated density and submerged density would, respectively, be

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QUESTION: 13

In standard penetration test, the splitspoon sampler is penetrated into the soil stratum by giving blows from a drop weight whose weight(in kg) and free fall (in cm) are, respectively

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QUESTION: 14

Fibre saturation point of timber is the moisture content in % when

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QUESTION: 15

According to the relevant I.S. code, the weight of the timber is to be reckoned at a

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QUESTION: 16

Bureau of Indian Standards classifies bitumen into grades 65/25, 85/40 etc. The first and second numbers respectively refer to

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QUESTION: 17

Surkhi is added to lime mortar to

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Surkhi is broken brick powder or burnt clay soil and used as a substitute for sand for concrete and mortar, and has almost the same function as of sand but it also imparts some strength and hydraulicity.

Surkhi is used as a substitute for sand for concrete and mortar and has almost the same function as of sand but it also imparts some strength and hydraulicity. Surkhi is made by grinding to powder burnt bricks, brick-bats or burnt clay; under-burnt or over-burnt bricks should not be used, nor bricks containing high proportion of sand. When clay is especially burnt for making into surkhi, an addition of 10 to 20 per cent of quick lime will improve its quality; small clay balls are made for burning.

QUESTION: 18

Increase in fineness of cement

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QUESTION: 19

Consider the following statements:

The effect of air entrainment in concrete is to

1. increase resistance to freezing and thawing

2. improve workability

3. decrease strength

Which of these statements are correct

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QUESTION: 20

The beam ABC shown in Fig. is horizontal

The distance to the point of contraflexure from the fixed end 'A' is

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QUESTION: 21

The bending moment diagram of the beam shown in Fig. 10.55 is

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QUESTION: 22

A shaft turns at 150 rpm under a torque of 1500 Nm. Power transmitted is

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QUESTION: 23

For the compound bar whown in Fig. 10.61, the ratio of stresses in the portions AB : BC:
CD will be

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QUESTION: 24

A beam of square section 'a' is used with its diagonal horizontal. The modulus of section of
the beam is given by

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QUESTION: 25

Lug angles

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QUESTION: 26

For rivets in tension with counter-sunk heads, the tensile value shall be

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QUESTION: 27

Battens provided for a compression member shall be designed to carry a transverse shear equal to

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QUESTION: 28

Deep beams are designed for

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QUESTION: 29

Minimum clear cover (in mm) to the main steel bars in slab, beam, column and footing respectively are

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QUESTION: 30

In case of 2-way slab, the limiting deflection of the slab is

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QUESTION: 31

A reinforced concrete slab is 75 mm thick. The maximum size of reinforcement bar that can be used is

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QUESTION: 32

Drops are provided in flat slab to resist

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QUESTION: 33

In an RCC beam, side face reinforcement is provided if its depth exceeds

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QUESTION: 34

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

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QUESTION: 35

The ultimate strength of the steel used for prestressing is nearly

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QUESTION: 36

Water retentivity for brick masonry should not be less than

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QUESTION: 37

For a line AB

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QUESTION: 38

Local attraction in compass surveying may exist due to

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QUESTION: 39

A negative declination shows that the magnetic meridian is to the

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QUESTION: 40

The temporary adjustments of a prismatic compass are

(i) Centering

(ii) Levelling

(iii) Focusing the prism

The correct order is

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QUESTION: 41

The following consecutive readings were taken with a dumpy level:

0.695. 1.525, 2.395, 0.635, 0.605, 0.805,0.125

The instrument was shifted after the third andfifth readings. The readings 2.395 and 0.635 respectively represent

where F.S. is foresight, B.S. is backsight and I.S. is intermediate sight

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QUESTION: 42

Benchmark is established by

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QUESTION: 43

Agonic line is the line joining points having

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QUESTION: 44

Sodium Absorption Ratio (SAR) is defined as

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QUESTION: 45

A 70% index of wetness means

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QUESTION: 46

The major resisting force in a gravity dam is

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QUESTION: 47

The most suitable material for the central impervious core of a zoned embankment type dam is

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QUESTION: 48

The means of access for inspection and cleaning of sewer line is known as

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QUESTION: 49

What is the anchorage value of a standard hook of a reinforcement bar of diameter D

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QUESTION: 50

Which one of the following is the correct expression to estimate the development length of deformed reinforcing bar as per IS code in limit stage design

where Ø is diameter of reinforcing bar, σ s is the stress in the bar at a section and ζ bd is bond stress.

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QUESTION: 51

The cover of longitudinal reinforcing bar in a beam subjected to sea spray should not beless than which one of the following

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QUESTION: 52

What is the value of minimum reinforcement (in case of Fe 415) in a slab

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QUESTION: 53

What is the value of minimum reinforcement (in case of Fe 250) in a slab

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QUESTION: 54

The limits of percentage 'p' of the longitudinal reinforcement in a column is

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QUESTION: 55

What is the minimum number of longitudinal bars provided in a rainforced concrete columnof circular cross-section

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QUESTION: 56

Lateral ties in RC columns are provided to resist

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QUESTION: 57

The maximum strain in concrete at the outermost compression fiber in the limit state design offlexural member is (as per IS:456-1978)

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QUESTION: 58

The minimum strain at failure in the tensile reinforcement (Fy = 400 MPa) of RCC beamas per limit state method is

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QUESTION: 59

The wood preservative "Creosote " is derived from

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QUESTION: 60

Consider the following statements

:A good soil for making bricks should contain

1. about 30% alumina

2. about 10% lime nodules

3. a small quanitity of iron oxides

4. about 15% magnesia

Of these statement

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QUESTION: 61

The deformation per unit length is called

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QUESTION: 62

Hook's law holds good up to

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QUESTION: 63

The maximum stress produced in a bar of tapering section is at

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QUESTION: 64

A steel bar of 5 mm is heated from 15º C to 40ºC and it is free to expand. The bar willi nducce

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QUESTION: 65

Which of the following statement is correct ?

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QUESTION: 66

Stream lines and path lines always coincide in case of

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Solution:B

Stream Lines: Stream Line is an imaginary curve in a flow field such that tangent at any point on it represents the direction at instantaneous velocity vector at that point.

Path Line: Pathline is the actual path followed by an individual particle in a flow field over a period of time.

Streak Line: Streak Line is the locus of all fluid particles passing through a fixed point in a flow field at any instant of time.

For a steady flow, all three lines coincide with each other.

QUESTION: 67

The discharge through a cipolletti weir is given by

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QUESTION: 68

The ratio of average velocity to maximum velocity for steady laminar flow in circular pipes is

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QUESTION: 69

If there are n pipes of same diameter d laid in parallel in place of a single pipe of diameter D

, then (assume same discharge flowing in each new pipe as old one)

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hL will be same for both the cases

flQ2 / 12.1 D2 = (n)  ( flQ / 12.1 d2 )

QUESTION: 70

The critical state of flow through a channel section may be defined as the state of flow at which the

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QUESTION: 71

The value of Froude number can be

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QUESTION: 72

When the bubble of the level tube of a level remains central

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QUESTION: 73

In limit state design of concrete for flexure, the area of stress block is taken as

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QUESTION: 74

Stress strain curve of concrete is

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QUESTION: 75

In moment distribution method, the sum of distribution factors of all the members meeting at any joint is always

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QUESTION: 76

While calculating the sight distances, the driver's eye above road surface is assumed as

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QUESTION: 77

The characteristics of fresh and septic sewage respectively are

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QUESTION: 78

Strength of concrete increases with

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QUESTION: 79

Inner part of a timber log surrounding the pitch, is called

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QUESTION: 80

The type of brick masonery bond in which every course contains both headers and stretchers, is called

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QUESTION: 81

Degree of kinematic indeterminacy of a pin jointed plane frame is given by

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QUESTION: 82

A cohesive soil yield a maximum dry density of 18kN/m3 during a standard ProctorCompaction test.If the specific gravity is 2.65, what would be its void ratio ?

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QUESTION: 83

Effective stress on soil

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QUESTION: 84

The ratio of curvature provided along atransition curve, is

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QUESTION: 85

The individual variation between test strength of concrete cube sample should not be more than

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QUESTION: 86

The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear of a beam circular in cross-section , is

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QUESTION: 87

Match List-I (Propoerties) with List-II (Stress points labelled 1, 12, 3 and 4) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
 

List-I
a. Yield point
b. Proportional limit
c. Rupture strength
d. Ultimate strength

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QUESTION: 88

Match List-I (Failure Mode) with List-II (Reason) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I (Failuren mode)
a. Shear failure of plates
b. Bearing failure of plates
c. Tearing failure of plates
d. Splitting failure of plates

List-II (Reason)
1. Insufficient edge distance
2. Strength of plate is less than that of the rivets

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QUESTION: 89

Which one of the following is the chronological sequence is regard to road construction/developement ?

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QUESTION: 90

In cement concrete pavements, tie bars are installed in

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QUESTION: 91

In a Mohr's circle of  plane (σ– normal stress, σ = shear stress), the vertical diameter represents

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QUESTION: 92

One true colour unit is colour produced by

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QUESTION: 93

Most commonly adopted pumps in water supplies are

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QUESTION: 94

With usual notations, Stokes' law for velocity of setting of soil on still water is

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QUESTION: 95

If h1 is total hydraulic head, Nf is total number of flow channels and Nd is total number of potential drops in a flow net, then seepage flow rate is given by

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QUESTION: 96

The consolidatio settlement is given by the expression

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QUESTION: 97

Thermal stratification of impounded water is in the order

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QUESTION: 98

Temperature of water more than ______ is considered objectionable

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QUESTION: 99

Aerobic method of composting practised in India is called

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QUESTION: 100

In a linear reservior , the

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