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**Q1:-** Which of the following is calcareous raw material used in the cement production?

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**Q2:-** If the size of specimen used to test the compressive strength of concrete is decreased, then the compressive strength of concrete will______.

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**Q3 –** What is the bottom diameter (mm) of the standard mould used in slump test of the concrete?

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**Q4:-** The showing up of white ﬂuffy layers on the surfaces of concrete is termed as______.

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**Q5:-** Tempering is the process used in the manufacturing of______.

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**Q6:-** Which of the following is burnt in the Hoffman’s kiln during the process of manufacturing?

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**Q7:-** In which of the following case Bethel process is used?

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**Q8:-** For proper workability of concrete, the water-cement ratio varies from_______.

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**Q9:-** The viscous liquid obtained from the destructive distillation of organic material is known as______.

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**Q10:-** What is the approximate bitumen content (expressed in percentage) in the reﬁned asphalt?

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**Q11:-** Which of the following is correct statement for the cubical content methods?

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**Q12:-** How many bags of cement are required for 14 cubic meter of cement concrete work (1 : 2 : 4)?

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**Q13:-** The approximate quantity (kg) of bending and binding the reinforcement of mild steel per mason per day is______.

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**Q14:-** The knowledge of which items is necessary for the analysis of rates?

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**Q15:-** What is the unit of measurement of pointing?

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**Q16:-** What is the nominal size (cm) of the standard brick as per Indian Standards?

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**Q17:-** The objective of creating the sinking fund is to accumulate the sufﬁcient money to_____.

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**Q18:-** Calculate the total weight (kg) of the steel bar required for a slab of 3 m x 2 m, if the slab is reinforced with 16 mm diameter bars @ 250 mm c/c in longitudinal and transverse direction.

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**Q19:-** Which of the following person functions as an arbitrator in public work department?

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**Q20:-** Calculate the volume (cubic metre) of earth work in an embankment of length 15 m. The top width of the embankment is 5 m and depth is 3 m. The side slope is 1.5 : 1.

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**Q21:-** In geodetic surveying, sum of all the internal angles (degree) of a spherical triangle should be____.

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**Q22:-** A line of 5 m on the original map is shrunk to 4.6 m. Calculate the shrunk scale if the original scale of the map was 1 cm = 80 m.

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**Q23:-** Which of the following instrument is used for setting out right angles?

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**Q24:-** Determine the normal pull (kg) for a tape of 20 m long standardized at a pull of 30 kg. The cross section area of the tape is 0.5 square centimetres, weight of the tape per metre is 20 gm. Take modulus of the elasticity for tape material as 21,00,000 kg per square centimetre.

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**Q25:-** Which of the following expression is used for calculation of R.L of a point?

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**Q26:-** Calculate the reduced bearing of a line if its whole circle bearing is 130 degree.

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**Q27:-** Fore bearing and back bearing of the lines of a traverse are as follows:

Line | AB | BC | CD | DE |

Fore bearing (degree) | 125 | 172 | 264 | 315 |

Back bearing (degree) | 304 | 351 | 83 | 136 |

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**Q28:-** Which of the following features is shown by the parallel contour lines?

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**Q29:-** Calculate the distance between the instrument and the staff if the staff readings are 1.56 m, 2.05 m and 2.56 m. The multiplying constant is 100 and additive constant is 10.

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**Q30:-** Calculate the length (m) of the longer chord of 250 m radius curve having deﬂection angle of 90 degree.

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**Q31:-** 10 m thick confined aquifer gives the steady state discharge of 0.03m^{3}/s through the well of 50 cm radius. Due to pumping, the height of water in the well is dropped from 15 m to 10 m and the radius of influence is obtained as 500 m. What is the coefficient of permeability (mm/s)?

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**Q32:-** Which of the following represents the range of plasticity index for silt?

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**Q33:-** The grain size (mm) of medium grained sand lies between_____.

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**Q34:-** During the ﬂow over length of 30 m, the head loss of 5 m is occurred during the seepage. What is the value of hydraulic gradient?

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**Q35:-** Which of the following is measured with the help of barometer?

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**Q36:-** If the gauge pressure and atmospheric pressure at a point are observed as 70 mm of mercury and 750 mm of mercury respectively. What is the value of the absolute pressure (mm of mercury) at that point?

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**Q37:-** The rise of mercury in barometer is indicated as 80 mm. What is the atmospheric pressure (kN/m^{2}) at that point?

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**Q38:-** Water is transported on a level road in the cylindrical container of diameter 0.5 m and height 0.8 m. The maximum acceleration of vehicle is 5m/s^{2}. What is the initial allowable height of water (cm) in the tank, if there is no spill?

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**Q39:-** For a flow, the velocity field and variation in density is given as, and **ρ= ρ _{o}e^{-3t}** respectively. What is the value of

**Q40:-** A circular pipe of diametre 0.5 m carries the discharge of 50 litres/s. The head loss due to friction in pipe is 0.15 m and friction factor for the pipe is given as 0.01. What is the length (m) of pipe?

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**Q41:-** A siphon is used at point A to draw the water from large reservoir and discharge it to the point B at an atmospheric pressure. If the elevation difference of points A and B is 10 m, what is the velocity (m/s) at point B?

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**Q42:-** If the two exactly same pumps are running at the same speed and lift the water at the head of 20 m and 30 m respectively. What is the diameter of impeller of second pump if the diameter (mm) of impeller of ﬁrst pump is 500 mm?

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**Q43:-** The Bulk modulus of a fluid is given by 25 GPa. What is the compressibility (Pa^{-1}) of that fluid?

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**Q44:-** Which of the following parameter is measured with the help of elbow meter?

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**Q45:-** Which one of the followings is not a cause of water-logging?

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**Q46:-** Calculate the velocity of ﬂow through a channel if the mean diameter of the soil particles is 0.5 mm and discharge is 60 cumces.

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**Q47:-** What is the value of the slope require for coning of the wheel?

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**Q48:-** Calculate the ratio of radius of the relative stiffness for concrete pavements if the ratio of their thickness is 1.5.

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**Q49:-** Which of the following represents the value of hourly variation factor?

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**Q50:-** What is the rainfall intensity (mm/hr) according to the formula given by British Ministry of Health, if the time of concentration is 540 seconds?

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**Q51:-** Efﬁciency of a riveted joint us deﬁned as the ratio of

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**Q52:-** The critical load for a column of length l hinged at both ends and having ﬂexural rigidity EI, is given by

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**Q53:-** For determination of allowable stress in axial compression, Indian Standard Institution has adopted

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**Q54:-** When a large value of radius of gyration is not required

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**Q55:-** Perforated cover plates are particularly suitable for built up sections consisting of

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**Q56:-** In a grillage footing, the maximum shear force occurs at the

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**Q57:-** Lug angle is

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**Q58:-** With usual notations of the letters, the shear stress f_{s} at any point of the cross-section is given by

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**Q59:-** A simply supported beam carrying a central load, will be safe in deﬂection if the ratio of its span to depth is

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**Q60:-** Rise of a Jack arch is kept about

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**Q61:-** Separation of coarse aggregates from mortar during transportation is known

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**Q62:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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**Q63:-** Water cement ratio is

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**Q64:-** Higher workability of a concrete is required if the structure is

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**Q65:-** Workability of concrete mix with low water cement ratio is determined by

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**Q66:-** For preparing a test specimen it is necessary

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**Q67:-** The maximum thickness of concrete floor of a cement warehouse is

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**Q68:-** The compaction of concrete improves

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**Q69:-** Horizontal construction joints in concrete walls are generally provided at

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**Q70:-** Workability of concrete for a given water content is good if the aggregates are

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**Q71:-** If a grading curve is horizontal between the portions of 20 mm I.S. Sieve and 4.75 mm I.S. sieve, the graded aggregates do not contain

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**Q72:-** Saw dust can be rendered chemically inert by boiling it in water containing

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**Q73:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q74:-** For construction of structures in sea water, the cement generally preferred to is

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**Q75:-** The strength of concrete made with angular aggregate and rounded aggregate is practically same at the water/cement ratio is

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**Q76:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following: Drying shrinkage is affected by

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**Q77:-** The compound constituent of cement abbreviated by C3A represents:

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**Q78:-** Deleterious substances in aggregate are undesirable because they may:

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**Q79:-** If the modular ratio is m, steel ratio is r and overall depth of a beam is d, the depth of the critical neutral axis of the beam is

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**Q80:-** According to the steel beam theory of doubly reinforced beams

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**Q81:-** If Sb is the average bond stress on a bar of diameter d subjected to maximum stress t, the length of the embedment l is given by

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**Q82:-** The stresses developed in concrete and steel in reinforced concrete beam 25 cm width and 70 cm effective depth are 62.5 kg/cm2and 250 kg/cm2respectively. If m= 15, the depth of its neutral axis is

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**Q83:-** A T-beam behaves as a rectangular beam of a width equal to its ﬂange if its neutral axis

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**Q84:-** If the maximum bending moment of a simply supported slab is M Kg.cm the effective depth of the slab is: (It is given that Q is M.R. factor)

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**Q85:-** The percentage of minimum reinforcement should of the gross sectional area in slabs is

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**Q86:-** In a combined footing if shear stress does not exceed 5 kg⁄cm2, the nominal stirrups provided are

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**Q87:-** On piles, the drop must be at least

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**Q88:-** Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h acts parallel to free surface and from the base at a distance of h

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**Q89:-** The ratio of the length and depth of a simply supported rectangular beam which experiences maximum bending stress equal to tensile stress due to same load at its mid span is

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**Q90:-** The maximum deﬂection of a simply supported beam of span L carrying an isolated load at the center of the span, ﬂexural rigidity being EI is

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**Q91:-** A steel plate d x b is sandwiched rigidly between two timber joists each D x B/2 in section. The moment of resistance of the beam for the same maximum permissible stress σ in timber and steel will be:

Where Young’s modulus of steel is m times that of the timber

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**Q92:-** The radius of gyration of a section of area A and least moment of inertia I about the centroidal axis is

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**Q93:-** In the truss shown below, the force in member BD is

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**Q94:-** The Force in AD of the truss shown in figure below is

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**Q95:-** If D and d are external and internal diameters of a circular shaft respectively, its polar moment of inertia is

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**Q96:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q97:-** If Q is load factor, S is shape factor and F is factor of safety in elastic design, the following:

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**Q98:-** A two hinged parabolic arch of span l and rise h carries a load varying from zero at the left end to w per unit run at the right end. The horizontal thrust is

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**Q99:-** The maximum Bending Moment due to an isolated load in a three-hinged parabolic arch (span l, rise h) having one of its hinges at the crown, occurs on either side of the crown at a distance

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**Q100:-** The equivalent length of a column of length L having both the ends hinged is

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]]>**Q1:-** Which one of the following treatment is used to make the timber ﬁre resistance?

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**Q2:-** The dynamic modulus of elasticity of sample of concrete is compared in______.

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**Q3:-** Efﬂorescence in bricks causes due to_______.

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**Q4:-** Which of the following compounds of Portland cement reacts immediately with the water and set early?

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**Q5:-** In the concrete mix with proportions of its ingredient 1:3:6, the actual quantity of sand per unit volume of cement, if bulking of the sand is 15% is______.

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**Q6:-** Which of the following is TRUE regarding stress-strain curve of concrete?

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**Q7:-** Which one of the following is used as a carrier in paint?

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**Q8:-** Which of the following tests are used for testing of tiles?

**1.** breaking strength test

**2.** impact test

**3.** transverse strength test

**4.** water absorption test

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**Q9:-** How many bricks are required for 1 cubic meter of brick masonry work?

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**Q10:-** Which of the following mineral is responsible for the red colour in bricks?

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**Q11:-** What is the unit of measurement for steel reinforcement?

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**Q12:-** What is the weight (in kg) per meter length for 12 mm diameter steel bar?

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**Q13:-** What percentage of the total cost is added in the cost of construction for contingencies?

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**Q14:-** What percentage of total cost is added to the schedule of rates of the public work department for over-head cost?

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**Q15:-** For estimation of painting area of corrugated sheets, percentage increase in area above the plain area is______.

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**Q16:-** Central line method for estimation is suitable for________.

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**Q17:-** Deduction at the L-junction of wall for total length of the central line is______.

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**Q18:-** Calculate the quantity of the cement required in cubic meter for 10 square meters of cement plaster 12 mm thick using cement mortar of 1:6.

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**Q19:-** Calculate the quantity of the earthworks in cubic meter for a canal embankment of 100 m long having heights of 3 m and 5 m at the two extreme edges. Top widths of the embankment are 2 m and 4 m at the two extreme edges and side slope is 2: 1. Use trapezoidal method.

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**Q20:-** Calculate the primary estimate including contractor’s proﬁt in rupees for the building having a plinth area of 1,500 square meters and a rate of Rs. 2,000 per square meter.

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**Q21:-** 10 divisions of vernier scale are equal to 11 divisions of a main scale of each 0.1 mm. What is the least count of the vernier scale?

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**Q22:-** Which one of the following statements includes the principle of surveying?

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**Q23:-** Number of links in 20 m metric chain is______.

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**Q24:-** The hypotenuse allowance (in m) for 30 m long chain, if the slope is 1:10 is______.

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**Q25:-** What is the declination if magnetic meridian is towards the western side of the true meridian?

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**Q26:-** Correction of length due to reduction to mean sea level is_______.

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**Q27:-** How much refraction correction (in m) is required for a distance of 500 m?

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**Q28:-** What is the purpose of conducting the resection method in the plan table surveying?

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**Q29:-** What is the degree of the curve (in degree) for a radius of 573 m using chain of 20 m length?

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**Q30:-** Which method of contouring is most suitable for hilly terrains?

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**Q31:-** The pore water pressure in the soil sample of consolidometer test is______.

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**Q32:-** The clay deposit of thickness 10 cm and void ratio 0.5 undergoes settlement and now it’s ﬁnal void ratio is 0.2. The thickness (cm) of the settlement layer is______.

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**Q33:-** Which of the following represent the percentage limit of porosity of the compacted sand?

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**Q34:-** In the falling head permeability test, in the duration of 3 hours the initial head of 1000 mm is dropped to 350 mm. The diameter of the stand pipe is 0.5 cm. The length and diameter of the soil specimen are 20 cm and 10 cm respectively. What is the coefﬁcient of permeability (mm/s) of the soil?

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**Q35:-** Which of the following is CORRECT to maximize the efﬁciency of all reaction turbines?

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**Q36:-** A 1.2 m wide rectangular channel of bed slop 0.0004 and manning’s coefficient 0.01, carrying the discharge of 0.5m^{3}/s. The normal depth of the channel is _______.

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**Q37:-** Which of the following statement is **CORRECT**?

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**Q38:-** Draft tube at the exit of a reaction turbine used for hydroelectric project is_____.

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**Q39:-** What is the depth of the center of pressure for the rectangular lamina which is vertically inside the water of height h?

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**Q40:-** In the hydel system, a forebay is used at the junction of______.

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**Q41:-** The motion of outgoing water from the hole made at midpoint of completely ﬁlled open cylindrical tank with water is______.

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**Q42:-** Which one is **CORRECT** about streamlined body?

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**Q43:-** What is the speciﬁc speed of a centrifugal pump, which has a rated capacity of 44 cumec and a head of 36 m when operated at the speed of 725 rpm?

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**Q44:-** On which of the following principle Bernoulli’s equation is based?

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**Q45:-** In an irrigated ﬁeld, the net irrigation requirement is 15 cm, the application efﬁciency is 80% and water conveyance efﬁciency is 60%. What is the gross irrigation requirement (in cm)?

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**Q46:-** Available moisture is the difference in water content of soil between ﬁeld capacity and________.

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**Q47:-** Right of way is the summation of the width of_______.

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**Q48:-** Gradient on a highway is 1 in 20. Radius of the curve is 200 m. After grade compensation the grade to be provided should not be less than 4%. Calculate the grade compensation.

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**Q49:-** Which one of the following is most important parameter for the removal of discrete particles in design of continuous ﬂow rectangular sedimentation tank?

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**Q50:-** The most efﬁcient method to conserve energy in the form of oil and gases is_______.

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**Q51:-** Dead load comprises of:-

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**Q52:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1.** Impact loads are equal to the sum of the magnitude of the loads actually caused and the magnitude of the loads had they been dead loads.

**2.** Impact loads are equal to the difference between the above mentioned entities.

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**Q53:-** What will be the value of reduction factor R1 if value of At is given to be 500ft^{2}?

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**Q54:-** If we use a link support in a structural system, then how many unknowns would we have?

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**Q55:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1.** For instability, at least one joint of the structure should be able to displace without causing change in length of all the members.

**2. **For instability, at least one joint of the structure should be able to displace without causing change in length of at least one of the members.

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**Q56:-** If all the reactions acting on a planar system are concurrent in nature, then the system is:-

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**Q57:-** In the following questions, j represent no. of joints and r represents no. of external forces. If a structure has 2j – r no. of members, then it will be:-

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**Q58:-** What is the function of portal in bridge trusses?

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**Q59:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1.** Simple trusses consist entirely of triangle.

**2.** It can consists of any other shaped intermediate parts, as long as it is stable.

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**Q60:-** Given that J is no. of joints. B and R are no. of members and no. of reactions. If B = 5, R = 3 and J = 4, then the truss is:-

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**Q61:-** Which of the following is most common alternative to cement in concrete?

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**Q62:-** is added to make white concrete.

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**Q63:-** Which process comes after batching in manufacture process of concrete?

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**Q64:-** In small works, concrete is transported using:

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**Q65:-** Steam curing of concrete is adopted for:

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**Q66:-** How does the strength of concrete differ with age of concrete?

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**Q67:-** Bleeding is good to an extent if it occurs when concrete is:

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**Q68:-** The figure given below represents a:

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**Q69:-** The size of commonly used specimen for compression test of concrete is:

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**Q70:-** is used to ensure that the thickness of plastering is uniform.

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**Q71:-** are used to press mortar and spread it uniformly.

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**Q72:-** The ratio of the allowable bond stress in deformed bars to that of plain bars is about:-

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**Q73:-** For which of the following grades ordinary concrete is not used?

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**Q74:-** The ratio of various ingredients (cement, sand, aggregates) in concrete of grade M 200 is: A. 1:2:4

**1.** 1:3:6

**2.** 1: 1.5: 3

**3. **1:1:2

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**Q75:-** What do we need to do while designing an air entrained concrete?

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**Q76:-** If the effective plan area of a warehouse is 54 sq. m, and maximum height of piles permitted is 270 cm, then what is the number of cement bags that can be stored?

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**Q77:-** Which of the following is the results of proper batching of concrete?

**A.** Economy

**B.** Durability

**C.** Workability

**D.** Strength

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**Q78:-** The process of mixing, transporting, placing and compacting concrete using Ordinary Portland cement should not take more than how much time?

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**Q79:-** PSC stands for:

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**Q80:-** Which of the below structure doesn’t require Pre Stressed Concrete?

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**Q81:-** Which of the following is the minimum thickness of a ﬂat slab that is taken into consideration?

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**Q82:-** If W is the load on a circular slab of radius R, the maximum circumferential moment at the center of the slab is

**A)** WR^{2} / 16

**B)** 2WR^{2} / 16

**C)** 3WR^{2} / 16

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**Q83:-** The ratio of the breadth to effective depth of a beam is kept

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**Q84:-** A ribbed slab is provided for which of the following?

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**Q85:-** The thickness of the ﬂange of a Tee beam of a ribbed slab is assumed as

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**Q86:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q87:-** According to I.S. 456-1978, the thickness of reinforced concrete footing on piles at its edges is kept less than

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**Q88:-** If **q** is the punching shear resistance per unit area **a**, is the side of a square footing for a column of side **b**, carrying a weight W including the weight of the footing, the depth (D) of the footing from punching shear consideration is

**A)** D = W(a-b) / 4a^{2}bq

**B)** D = W(a^{2}-b^{2}) / 4a^{2}bq

**C)** D = W(a^{2}-b^{2}) / 8a^{2}bq

**D)** D = W(a^{2}-b^{2}) / 4abq

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**Q89:-** The tangential component of stress on an plane inclined θ^{o} to the direction of the force, may be obtained by multiplying the normal stress by______.

**A)** Sin θ

**B)** Cos θ

**C)** tan θ

**D)** Sin^{2}θ

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**Q90:-** Shear strain energy theory for the failure of a material at elastic limit is due to

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**Q91:-** Pick up the indeterminate structure from those shown in the figure given below.

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**Q92:-** Beams composed of more than one material, rigidly connected together so as to behave as one piece, are known as

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**Q93:-** Poisson’s ratio is μ deﬁned as the ratio of

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**Q94:-** Among the following identify the dimensionless quantity.

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**Q95:-** Identify the correct statement.

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**Q96:-** For an isotropic, homogeneous and elastic material obeying Hook’s law, number of independent elastic constants is

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**Q97:-** The angle between the principle plane and the plane of maximum shear is

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**Q98:-** The state of pure shear stress is produced by

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**Q99:-** When the length of a tension member is too long

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**Q100:-** The allowable stress in axial tension is generally kept less if thickness of the member is more than

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**Q2:-** In ordinary cement, about 99% of its ﬁnal strength is achieved in_____.

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**Q3:-** In the process of the hydration of OPC, what is the water requirement (expressed as the percentage by weight of cement) to complete the chemical reactions?

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**Q4:-** What is the main reason to use lime in the cement slurry during the plastering in the top coat?

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**Q5:-** Bulking of sand occurs in the moisture content of_______.

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**Q6:-** Which of the following is the main advantage of the plywood?

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**Q7:-** The hardwood is produced by which of the following trees?

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**Q8:-** Which one of the following metamorphic rocks has more weathering resistance characteristics?

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**Q9:-** Which of the following type of stone is used in the rubble masonry?

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**Q10:-** The hydraulicity of the hydraulic lime is mainly due to______.

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**Q11:-** What percentage of the cost of the estimate is provided for the work charged establishment?

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**Q12:-** What is the thickness (inches) of the one brick wall made up of traditional brick?

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**Q13:-** Which one is the CORRECT option for the damp proof course?

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**Q14:-** Calculate the year’s purchase for a property of useful life of 30 years and rate of interest of 5% per annum.

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**Q15:-** What is the density of the mild steel in quintal per cubic meter?

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**Q16:-** Cleaning and ﬁxing of glass panel is measured in______.

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**Q17:-** Calculate the volume (cubic meter) of earthwork for an embankment of length 30 m and width 4 m. The mean depth of the embankment is 4 m and side slope is 2 : 1. Using mid-sectional area method.

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**Q18:-** Calculate the quantity (cubic meter) of the cement required for 1 cubic meter of brick work with cement mortar (1 : 4).

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**Q19:-** Which one is the CORRECT statement for conversion of the lift into lead?

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**Q20:-** A building has been purchased by a person at a cost of Rs. 25,000. The useful life of the building is 40 years and the scrap value of the building is Rs. 3,000. Calculate the annual sinking fund (Rs.) at the rate of 5% interest.

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**Q21:-** Plumb bob lines at two different places in geodetic surveying will_____.

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**Q22:-** Calculate the true reduced level (m) of a point A after correcting the refraction and curvature. The staff reading at the point taken from an instrument set at a distance of 2 km from the point A is 2.56 m. The staff reading from the same station on a bench mark of reduced level is 100 m is 1.34 m.

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**Q23:-** Which one is the CORRECT expression for the horizontal distance between the instrument and the staff for the anallactic telescope, if S is the staff intercept, K and C are multiplying and additive constant

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**Q24:-** With an increase in the denominator of the representative fraction, the scale of the map will_____.

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**Q25:-** Calculate the length of one division of the vernier scale, if least count of the combination of main and vernier scale is 0.02 mm. The least count of the main scale is 1 mm.

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**Q26:-** Which one is the CORRECT statement?

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**Q27:-** Which of the following statement is CORRECT for whole circle bearing?

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**Q28:-** Calculate the length (m) tangent of a 5 degree curve, if the deﬂection angle is 60 degree

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**Q29:-** Calculate the limiting length (m) of the offset, if the maximum allowable error in laying offset is 2 degree. The scale of the map is 1 cm = 100 m.

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**Q30:-** Calculate the error in the staff reading on a staff at a distance of 100 m due to out of the center of the bubble by 4 divisions. The sensitivity of the bubble tube is 30 seconds per 2 mm divisions

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**Q31:-** For which of the following soil, plasticity index is maximum?

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**Q32:-** A friction pile of diameter 50 cm is embedded 15 m into the homogeneous consolidated clay deposit. If the adhesion factor is 0.7 and adhesion develops between the clay and pile shaft is 4 t/m^{2}. What is the safe load (t) for factor of safety 3.0?

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**Q33:-** If the void ratio and discharge velocity for soil is 0.5 and 6×10^{-7} m/s respectively, what is the value of seepage velocity (m/s)?

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**Q34:-** For bulk heads, which of the following earth pressure theory is applied directly?

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**Q35:-** On increasing the temperature of a liquid, the viscosity of the liquid____.

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**Q36:-** Which of the following represents the unit of kinematic viscosity?

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**Q37:-** What is the discharge (m^{3}/s) from circular pipe having diameter 0.5 m and velocity of flow of 10 m/s?

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**Q38:** A rectangular channel of cross-sectional dimensions 15×9 m is running at one third. What is the hydraulic radius (m) of the channel?

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**Q39:-** A turbine generates the power of 150,000 kW while working at the speed of 300 rpm at the head of 100 m. What is the speciﬁc speed of the turbine?

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**Q40:-** Which of the following represent the Darcy’s friction factor in terms of Reynolds number (Re) for the laminar ﬂow in circular pipes?

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**Q41:-** Which of the following represents the maximum thickness of the boundary layer in the pipe having radius R?

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**Q42:-** Which of the following represents the speed of the elementary wave in the still water at a depth of y?

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**Q43:-** What is the speciﬁc energy (m-kg/kg) for 1 m depth of ﬂow having velocity of 3 m/s?

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**Q44:-** In the Sutro weir, the discharge of the weir is proportional to_______.

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**Q45:-** Watering done prior to the sawing of the crops is called_______.

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**Q46:-** Calculate the runoff (cm) from a rainfall of 3 hours. The intensity of the rainfall is 2 cm/hr. The evaporation and inﬁltration losses are 8 mm and 16 mm respectively.

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**Q47:-** Calculate the design rate of super elevation (%) on a highway in a plain terrain, if design speed of the highway is 80 kmph and radius of the curve is 400m.

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**Q48:-** The width (m) of the narrow gauge is____.

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**Q49:-** On which scale the turbidity is measured?

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**Q50:** Which of the following represents the approximate overflow rate (liters/hours/m^{2}) for the plain sedimentation tank?

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**Q51:-** Which of the following structural loads are not applied commonly to a building?

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**Q52:-** In the method used to establish the magnitude of live load, what is the reference time period?

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**Q53:-** Find the value of reduction factor R2 if F (rise to span ratio in inches) is given to be 5.

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**Q54:-** How many constraints are there in a free-rotation support used in a planar system?

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**Q55:-** A surface structure has:-

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**Q56:-** If in a planar system, only 2 reaction forces are acting, then the system is:-

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**Q57:-** If a structure has total 10 joints, then what should be the minimum no. of joints in which equilibrium equations should be concurrently satisﬁed for stability?

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**Q58:-** A single angle in tension is connected by one leg only. If the areas of connecting and outstanding legs are respectively **a** and **b**, then what is the net effective area of the angle?

**A)** a – [b/(1+0.35 b/a)]

**B)** a + [b/(1+0.35 b/a)]

**C)** a – [b/1+0.2 b/a)]

**D)** a + [b/1+0.2 b/a)]

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**Q59:-** Generally, in a truss system compressive parts are thicker than tensile parts. Is it true or false?

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**Q60:-** If a truss has two more members surpassing each other, then it is:-

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**Q61:-** How many components are mainly used to prepare concrete?

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**Q62:-** Retarders are used for:

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**Q63:-** What is the ratio of components in grade M20 concrete?

**A)** 1:3:6

**B)** 1:1.5:3

**C)** 1:1:2

**D)** 1:2:4

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**Q64:-** How many types of machine mixers of concrete are available?

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**Q65:-** Excess vibration during compacting of concrete can lead to:

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**Q66:-** Which of the below property of aggregates is not desirable?

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**Q67:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**A)** Workability reduces with time.

**B)** Workability does not reduce with time.

**C)** Workability remains constant with time.

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**Q68:-** Modulus of elasticity of concrete, E is calculated using:

**A)** E=5000√fck

**B)** E=500√fck

**C)** E=50√fck

**D)** E=5√fck

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**Q69:-** The result of Vee-Bee test is expressed in terms of:

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**Q70:-** Plastering is also called:

**1)** Pre-casting

**2)** Pargeting

**3)** Porting

**4)** Polishing

**Answer:** Pargeting

**Q71:-** In plastering, the 1^{st} coat is called ___________and its thickness should be ______mm.

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**Q72:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**A)** Mud plastering does not require curing

**B)** Mud plastering requires curing.

**C)** It depends on the situation

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**Q73:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q74:-** In the method of voids for determination of the quantity of cement paste, it is assumed that

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**Q75:-** The 28 days’ cube strength of mass concrete using aggregates of maximum size 5 cm for gravity dams should be:

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**Q76:-** What do you mean by ‘Ware house pack’ of cement?

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**Q77:-** Which of the following refers to the process of proper and accurate measurement of concrete ingredients for uniformity of proportion?

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**Q78:-** What are the dimensions of a 35-liter forma for measuring aggregates by volume?

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**Q79:-** In how many types can R.C.C. be classiﬁed into?

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**Q80:-** R.C.C. was developed and ﬁrst used by:

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**Q81:-** Which of the below is not a property of ferro cement?

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**Q82:-** If W is the load on a circular slab of radius R, the maximum radial moment at the center of the slab is

**A)** WR^{2}/16

**B)** 2WR^{2}/16

**C)** 3WR^{2}/16

**D)** 5WR^{2}/16

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**Q83:-** If the ratio of the span to the overall depth does not exceed 10, the stiffness of the beam will ordinarily be satisfactory in case of a

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**Q84:-** The total load on the lintel shown in the figure below will be taken as the weight of brickwork contained in ______.

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**Q85:-** The maximum permissible size of aggregates to be used in casting the ribs of a slab is

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**Q86:-** For a number of columns constructed in a row, the type of foundation provided is

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**Q87:-** If the bearing capacity of soil is 10 tones/cm^{2} and the projection of plain concrete footing from walls, is **a** cm, the depth D of footing is

**A)** D = 0.0775a

**B)** D = 0.775a

**C)** D = 0.775√a

**D)** D = 0.775a^{2
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**Q88:-** If p is the net upward pressure on a square footing of side b for a square column of side **a**, the minimum bending moment is given by

**A)**M.= pb(c-a) / 4

**B)**M. = pb(b-a)^{2} / 4

**C)**M. = pb(b-a)^{2} / B

**D)**M. = pb(b+a) / 8

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**Q89:-** A road of uniform cross-section A and length L is deformed by ẟ, when subjected to a normal force P. The Young’s modulus E of the material is

**A)** E = P. ẟ / A.L

**B)** E = A. ẟ / P.L

**C)** E = P.L / A. ẟ

**D)** E = P.A / L. ẟ

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**Q90:-** Total strain energy theory for the failure of a material at elastic limit is known as

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**Q91:-** By applying the static equations i.e. ΣH = 0, ΣV = 0 and ΣM = 0, to a determinate structure, we may determine

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**Q92:-** The ratio of the section modulus of a square section of side B and that of a circular section of diameter D is

**A)** 2π/15

**B)** 3π/16

**C)** 3π/8

**D)** π/16

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**Q93:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q94:-** The one that has least carbon content is:

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**Q95:-** The modulus of elasticity of steel is more than that of concrete. It indicates that steel is

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**Q96:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q97:-** In a thin cylindrical shell, the ratio of longitudinal stress to hoop stress is

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**Q98:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q99:-** The net area of round bars to resist the tension, is the area of cross section at

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**Q100:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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]]>**Q1:-** Which of the following statement is CORRECT about the rocks and minerals?

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**Q2:-** Which of the following possess more ability to resist ﬁre?

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**Q3:-** The strength of any timber is highest in direction of_____.

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**Q4:-** Which of the following represents the moisture content in the properly-seasoned timber?

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**Q5:-** In the air drying process, the practical limit of moisture content is______.

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**Q6:-** Which of the following represents the average life (years) of the high durable timber?

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**Q7:-** Which of the following is the most important characteristic of the alumina in the brick earth?

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**Q8:-** The target mean strength of the M20 grade concrete is 27 N/mm^{2}. What is the value of standard deviation?

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**Q9:-** Which of the following property of ordinary Portland cement is improved by the pozzolana?

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**Q10:-** Which of the following represents the normal consistency of ordinary Portland cement?

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**Q11:-** What percentage of the cost of the estimate is provided for the tools and plants?

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**Q12 –** What is the thickness (cm) of a two brick wall made up of standard modular brick?

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**Q13 –** The expected out turn (cubic metre) of reinforced brickwork per mason per day is_____.

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**Q14:-** A canal bank has a length of 100 m and its height at two extreme ends is 2 m and 3 m respectively. The side slope of the bank is 2 : 1. The rate of pitching is Rs. 500 per square metres. Calculate the cost (Rs.) of pitching of the area of the side slope.

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**Q15:-** Calculate the volume (cubic metre) of the dry mortar required for 1 cubic metre brick work.

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2) 0.23

3) 0.3

4) 0.45

**Q16:-** Which of the following is a factor for obsolescence of the property?

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**Q17:-** Calculate the years purchase for a property of useful life of 30 years and rate of interest of 5% per annum. The rate of interest for sinking fund is 3%.

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**Q18:-** The expression for the total volume of earthwork for an embankment using Simpson’s one third rule, if A_{1}, A_{2}, A_{3}, A_{4},…., A_{n-1} and A_{n} are the areas at n sections at an interval of h is______.

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**Q19 –** Which of the following quantity is measured using a Planimeter?

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**Q20 –** The inside wall of a septic tank is ﬁnished with 12 mm cement plaster with 1 : 4 cement mortar. Calculate the quantity of the cement (cubic metre) required, if the size of the septic tank is 6 m x 4 m x 2 m.

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**Q21:-** In geodetic surveying, sum of angles (degree) of a spherical triangle should not be greater than_______.

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**Q22:-** Calculate the number of division of the main scale that is equal to the 8 divisions of the extended vernier.

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**Q23:-** An area of a ﬁeld is 250 square centimetres from a shrunk map having shrunk factor of 0.9. Calculate the original area (square metres) on the ﬁeld, if the original scale of the map is 1 cm = 50 m.

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**Q24:-** The length of the chain is equal to.

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**Q25:-** Calculate the error (mm) in the linear measurement of offset, if the length of the offset is 80 m, then the accuracy in the measurement of the length is 1 cm in 60 m.

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**Q26:-** Calculate the whole circle bearing of a line, if its reduced bearing is N 30^{o} W.

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**Q27:-** Which of the following is TRUE for the limit of accuracy in a compass surveying?

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**Q28:-** What should be the height (m) of a lighthouse, so that it can be visible from a distance of 3 km?

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**Q29:-** Calculate the apex distance, if the deﬂection angle is 60 degree and the degree of curve is 8 degree.

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**Q30:-** Which of the following contour represents either hills or ponds?

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**Q31:-** Which of the soil possesses zero plasticity index?

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**Q32:-** Which of the following roller is used to compact the coarse-grained soil?

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**Q33:-** Which of the following represents expression for the passive earth pressure!

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**Q34:-** The internal angle of friction of a soil is 30 degree. What is the active earth pressure coefﬁcient for the soil mass?

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**Q35:-** Which of the following is measured in the poise?

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**Q36:-** Which of the following is measured with the help of hot wire anemometer?

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**Q37:-** A sphere of diameter 30 cm is moving with a uniform velocity of 4 m/s. The dynamic viscosity and speciﬁc gravity of the liquid is given as 0.8 poises and 0.9 respectively. What is the value of Reynolds number?

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**Q38:-** The sphere of diameter 0.02 m falls in a ﬂuid of kinematic viscosity of 10 stokes with the terminal velocity of 0.02 m/s. What is the value of the coefﬁcient of drag on the falling sphere?

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**Q39:-** What is the depth of the ﬂow (m) in a circular channel of diameter 2.0 m for the maximum velocity?

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**Q40:-** Which of the following expression represents the critical state of ﬂow in non-rectangular channel?

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**Q41:-** The roughness coefﬁcient for the channel is given as f. The Chezy’s coefﬁcient is directly proportional to______.

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**Q42:-** The water ﬂows fully through the rectangular channel of lateral dimensions 4 m x 3 m. What is the velocity of ﬂow (m/s) through the channel, if the slope of energy line and Chezy’s constant is given as 0.0006 and 90 respectively?

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**Q43:-** Which of the following is the dimensionless parameter?

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**Q44:-** The power of the pump is given as 30 hp. What is the equivalent power expressed in watts?

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**Q45:- **Which ONE is the best method of the reclamation of the acidic soil?

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**Q46:-** Calculate the evaporation (mm) from a pond, if the pan evaporation is 45 mm. The pan coefﬁcient is 0.70.

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**Q47:-** The ruling design speed on a curve is 100 km/h and the super elevation on the curve is 7%. Calculate the ruling design radius (m) of the curve. Take coefﬁcient of the lateral friction as 0.15

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**Q48:-** Which of the following is the CORRECT order for increasing width of a railway gauge?

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**Q49:-** The population of a city in ﬁrst three continuous years is given as 6000, 8000 and 10000 respectively. What is the population of the city in the fourth continuous year, according to the geometric increase method?

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**Q50:-** Which of the following is used to forecast the population of old and very large city?

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**Q51:-** The strength of a riveted lap joint is equal to its

**1. **shearing strength

**2. **bearing strength

**3. **tearing strength

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**Q52:-** If ﬂexural rigidity of a column whose length is L and the loaded end is free, is EI, the critical load will be

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**Q53:-** Maximum permissible slenderness ratio of compressive members which carry dead and superimposed load is

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**Q54:-** When plates are exposed to weather, tacking rivets are provided at a pitch in line not exceeding.

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**Q55:-** In double lacing, the thickness ‘t’ of ﬂat lacing is

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**Q56:-** Column footing is provided

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**Q57:-** In a truss girder of a bridge, a diagonal consists of mild steel ﬂat 400 I.S.F. and carries a pull of 80 tones. If the gross diameter of the rivet is 26 mm, the number of rivets required in the splice is

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**Q58:-** The rolled steel I – sections are most commonly used as beams because these provide:

**1.** large moment of inertia with less cross-sectional area

**2. **greater lateral stability

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**Q59:-** For simply supported beams, the maximum permitted deﬂection is

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**Q60:-** The load on a lintel is assumed as uniformly distributed if the height of the masonry above it, is up to a height of

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**Q61:-** Concrete containing

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**Q62:-** Tricalcium aluminate (C3 A)

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**Q63:-** The percentage of the aggregate of F.M. 2.6 to be combined with coarse aggregate of F.M. 6.8 for obtaining the aggregates of F.M. 5.4, is

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**Q64:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q65:-** If the slump of a concrete mix is 60 mm, its workability is

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**Q66:-** Pick up the incorrect statement from the following: While performing preliminary test on concrete

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**Q67:-** While compacting the concrete by a mechanical vibrator, the slump should not exceed

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**Q68:-** Non-uniform compaction may cause the concrete

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**Q69:-** A construction joint is provided where

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**Q70:-** The type of aggregates not suitable for high strength concrete and for pavements subjected to tension is

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**Q71:-** I.S. Sieve Nos. 10 mm and 4.75 mm are generally used for grading of

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**Q72:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q73:-** The risk of segregation is more for

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**Q74:-** The cement whose strength is a little lower than the ordinary cement during the ﬁrst three months but attains afterwards the same strength is known as

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**Q75:-** The maximum size of aggregate in concrete depends upon

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**Q76:-** Which one of the following materials is used as a bonding admixture

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**Q77:-** Identify the correct statements.

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**Q78:-** Which of the following is/are deleterious material in aggregate?

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**Q79:-** In a singly reinforced beam, the effective depth is measured from its compression edge to

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**Q80:-** In a doubly-reinforced beam if c and t are stresses in concrete and tension reinforcement, d is the effective depth and n is depth of critical neutral axis n, the following relationship holds good

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**Q81:-** The maximum shear stress (q) in concrete of a reinforced cement concrete beam is

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**Q82:-** The anchorage value of a hook is assumed sixteen times the diameter of the bar if the angle of the bend is

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**Q83:-** Minimum spacing between horizontal parallel reinforcement of the same size should not be less than

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**Q84:-** The spacing of transverse reinforcement of column is decided by the following consideration

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**Q85:-** The amount of reinforcement for main bars in a slab is based upon

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**Q86 –** In a combined footing for two columns carrying unequal loads, the maximum hogging bending moment occurs at

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**Q87:-** Piles are usually driven by

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**Q88:-** The angle of repose of a soil is the maximum angle which the outer face of the soil mass makes

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**Q89:-** A compound truss may be formed by connecting two simple rigid frames by

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**Q90:-** The ratio of the maximum deﬂections of a simply supported beam with a central load W and of a cantilever of same length with a load Wat its free end is

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**Q91:-** A bar of square section of area a2 is held such that one of its diameters is vertical. The maximum shear stress will develop at a depth h where h is

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**Q92:-** If Ix and IY are the moments of inertia of a section about X and Y axes, the polar moment of inertia of the section is

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**Q93:-** In the truss shown below, the force in member DC is

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**Q94:-** The force in BF of the truss shown in figure below is

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**Q95:-** Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

The torsional resistance of a shaft is directly proportional to

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**Q96:-** If the strain energy stored per unit volume in a hollow shaft subjected to a pure torque when t attains maximum shear stress fs is (17 fs)/(64 N), the ratio of the inner diameter to outer diameter is

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**Q97:-** The maximum height of a masonry dam of a triangular section whose base width is b and speciﬁc gravity s is

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**Q98:-** The locus of reaction of a two-hinged semi-circular arch is

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**Q99:-** The ratio of circumferential stress to the longitudinal stress in the walls of a cylindrical shell, due to ﬂowing liquid, is

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**Q100:-** The equivalent length of a column of length L having one end ﬁxed at the other end hinged is

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]]>**Q1:** Which of the following represents the nominal size (mm) of a modular brick?

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**Q2:-** Calculate the number of bricks required for a 5 cubic metre brick wall?

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**Q3:-** Which of the following test is used for the bitumen?

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**Q4:-** The compressive strength (N/mm^{2}) of thermocol ranges between______.

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**Q5:-** The cement compound that reacts and sets immediately after addition of water is______.

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**Q6:-** What is the standard size of the cube (mm) which is used to calculate the strength of concrete?

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**Q7:-** The process of production of natural stone is known as______.

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**Q8:-** In which of the following test of cement air permeability method is used?

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**Q9:-** The water absorption (expressed in percentage) for burnt clay perforated bricks should not be more than_____.

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**Q10:** What is the approximate ratio of 7 days compressive strength to 28 days compressive strength of cement concrete?

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**Q11:-** Which one of the following shows total quantities of all the items of materials required for the completion of the construction?

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**Q12:-** Grouting of the cracks is measured in______.

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**Q13:-** Which of the following is NOT measured in square metre?

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**Q14:-** The expected out turn (square metre) of sawing of the soft wood per mason per day is______.

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**Q15:-** Which of the following is the multiplying factor for the estimation of lead for sandy tracks?

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**Q16:-** What is the thickness of one and half brick wall made up of standard modular brick?

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**Q17:-** Calculate the approximate estimate of a four storey building, if the total plinth area is 300 square metres per ﬂoor and height of ﬂoor is 3 m. The cubical content rate is Rs. 2,000 per cubic metre and the proﬁt of the contractor is 10% of the total cost.

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**Q18:-** Calculate the quantity(cube m) of brick work for a room using the central line method, if the interior dimension of the room is 5 m x 4 m and height of the room is 3.5 m. The width of the wall is 300 mm and dimension of the door is 2 m x 1.2 m.

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**Q19:-** In the straight line method, the expression for depreciation of a machine having purchasing cost C, scrap value S and useful life of the machinery n, is______.

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**Q20:-** Calculate the number of bags of cement required for the 12 mm thick plastering of a wall of 5 m long, 3.5 m high and 300 mm thick, if 1:3 cement mortar is used.

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**Q21:-** Which one of the following survey is used to deﬁne the property line?

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**Q22:-** The vernier that is calibrated in the direction opposite to the main scale is called______.

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**Q23:-** Which of the following instrument is used for measurement of sighting objects in a plane table survey?

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**Q24:-** For no error in the magnitude, the difference (degree) in the magnitude of the fore bearing and back bearing of any line is_____.

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**Q25:-** What is the number of fore bearing and back bearing for an open traverse of n numbers of station?

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**Q26:-** The difference between the last reduced level and the ﬁrst reduced level is equal to______.

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**Q27:-** The correction of the refraction for a distance ‘D’ between the staff and instrument is______.

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**Q28:-** Calculate the horizontal distance of a point from the instrument, if the staff intercept is 2.5 m. The micrometer reading of the drum of the diaphragm is 3.2 and the micrometer screw has 100 threads in 1 cm. The focal length of the objective glass is 200 mm and the distance of the instrument axis from the centre of the object glass is 180 mm.

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**Q29:-** Which of the following statement is CORRECT for the length of the curve?

**1)** It is inversely proportional to radius of the curve.

**2)** It is inversely proportional to square of radius of the curve.

**3)** It is proportional to deﬂection angle.

**4)** It is proportional to degree of the curve.

**Answer:** It is proportional to deﬂection angle.

**Q30:-** Which of the following represents the CORRECT order of setting up a plane table?

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**Q31:-** What would be the void ratio of the soil mass, if the porosity of a soil mass is 0.35?

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**Q32:-** The liquid limit and plastic limit of the soil is given as 45% and 22% respectively. The plasticity index of the soil would be_____.

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**Q33:-** Falling head permeability test is carried out on a soil specimen having cross-sectional area of 60 sq.cm. and height of 15 cm. The water level in the stand pipe of diametre of 0.5 cm drops from 100 cm to 40 cm in half an hour. What is the coefﬁcient of permeability (cm/s)?

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**Q34:-** Which of the following parameter is determined by triaxial test?

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**Q35:-** If the Reynolds number for a ﬂow is 3000, then the type of ﬂow is_____.

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**Q36:-** Which of the following expression represents the CORRECT relationship between the compressibility (C) and bulk modulus (K) of the ﬂuid?

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**Q37:-** In the isothermal condition, the isothermal bulk modulus of an ideal gas is equal to_____.

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**Q38:-** What is the equivalent head (cm) of the kerosene (speciﬁc gravity = 0.8), if the head of water is 500 cm?

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**Q39:-** Which of the following is measured with the help of elbow meter?

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**Q40:-** What is the momentum correction factor for laminar ﬂow in a circular tube?

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**Q41:-** The wetted perimeter and cross-sectional area of a channel is 5 m and 9 sq. m respectively. What is the hydraulic radius of the channel?

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**Q42:-** The ﬂow is classiﬁed as the laminar ﬂow when the calculated value of the Reynolds number is_____.

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**Q43:-** For a laminar ﬂow through a channel, Reynolds number is given by 1500. What is the friction factor?

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**Q44:-** “The intensity of pressure at any point in the liquid at rest is same in all the directions,” this statement is given by______.

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**Q45:-** With an increase in the supply of irrigation water, yields of the crops_____.

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**Q46:-** Calculate the water distribution efﬁciency, if the depths of penetration along the length of a border strip at an interval of 20 m are 1.5 m, 1.8 m and 2.1 m respectively.

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**Q47:-** Which of the followings are CORRECT values for coefﬁcient of lateral and longitudinal friction as per IRC?

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**Q48:-** Calculate the number of sleepers required for 1 km railway track, if sleeper density is (n+4) for broad gauge and the length of one rail for a broad gauge is 13 m.

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**Q49:-** What is the surface area (m2) of settling tank used for design discharge of 1.5 m3/s? (Assume design overﬂow rate for tank as 40 m3/m2/day.)

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**Q50:-** The plume behavior which occurs in the super adiabatic condition with light to moderate wind speed in the presence of large scale thermal eddies are known as______.

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**Q51 –** A riveted joint may experience

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**Q52:-** The maximum axial load which is just sufﬁcient to keep a column in a small deﬂected shape is called

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**Q53:-** Slenderness ratio of a compression member is

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**Q54:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q55:-** The thickness t of a single ﬂat lacing should not be less than

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**Q56:-** To keep the intensity of bearing pressure between the column base and concrete compressive and to vary from zero to 2P/BL, the ratio of the moment M to the axial load P should be

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**Q57:-** IS : 800 – 1971 recommends that in a splice plate the number of rivets carrying calculated shear stress through a packing greater than 6 mm thick, is to be increased by 2.5% for every

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**Q58:-** The moment of the couple set up in a section of a beam by the longitudinal compressive and tensile force is known as

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**Q59:-** The deﬂection of beams may be decreased by

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**Q60:-** To the calculated area of cover plates of a built-up beam, an allowance for rivet holes to be added is

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**Q61:-** The lower water cement ratio in concrete, introduces

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**Q62:-** Di-calcium silicate (C2 -S)

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**Q63:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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**Q64:-** C.R.R.I charts are used to obtain a relationship between strength of concrete and

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**Q65:-** Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

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**Q66:-** If the engineer – in – charge approves, the 10 cm cubes may be used for the work test of concrete provided maximum nominal size of aggregate does not exceed

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**Q67:-** Under normal conditions using an ordinary cement the period of removal of the form work is

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**Q68:-** Too wet concrete may cause

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**Q69:-** The surface where two successive placements of concrete meet are known as

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**Q70:-** An aggregate which passes through 25 mm I.S. sieve and is retained on 20 mm sieve, is said to be ﬂaky if its least dimension is less than

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**Q71:-** On a grading curve, the gap grading is represented by

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**Q72:-** To obtain a very high strength concrete, use very ﬁne grained

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**Q73:-** The bulk density of aggregates is generally expressed as

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**Q74:-** Addition of pozzolana to ordinary Portland cement causes

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**Q75:-** Using the largest maximum size of aggregate in concrete reduces

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**Q76:-** Sea water:

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**Q77:-** In ﬁneness test of rapid hardening Portland cement the residue on IS sieve No. 9, should not be more than

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**Q78:-** Identify the correct statements.

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**Q79:-** In a singly reinforced beam

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**Q80:-** If the depth of actual neutral axis of a doubly reinforced beam

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**Q81:-** Dimensions of a beam need be changed if the shear stress is more than

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**Q82:-** The length of the straight portion of a bar beyond the end of the hook, should be at least

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**Q83:-** The length of lap in tension reinforcement should not be less than the bar diameter x (actual tension)/(four times the permissible average bond stress ) if it is more than

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**Q84:-** The diameter of transverse reinforcement of columns should be equal to one-fourth of the diameter of the main steel rods but not less than

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**Q85:-** The maximum ratio of span to depth of a cantilever slab is

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**Q86:-** If the length of an intermediate span of a continuous slab is 5 m , the length of the end span is kept

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**Q87:-** A pre-cast pile generally used is

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**Q88:-** The design of a retaining wall assumes that the retained earth

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**Q89:-** m_{1 }and m_{2} are the members of two individual simple trusses of a compound truss. The compound truss will be rigid and determinate if

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**Q90:-** A simply supported beam A carries a point load at its midspan. Another identical beam B carries the same load but uniformly distributed over the entire span. The ratio of the maximum deﬂections of the beams A and B will be

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**Q91:-** The total strain energy of a beam of length L, having moment of inertia of its section I, when subjected to a bending moment M is

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**Q92:-** A material may fail if_____.

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**Q93:-** Keeping breadth constant, depth of a cantilever of length ‘l’ of uniform strength loaded with uniformly distributed load ‘w’ varies from zero at the free end and

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**Q94:-** The force in BC of the truss shown in figure below

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**Q95:-** In a shaft, the shear stress is not directly proportional to

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**Q96:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

**1.** The bending moment which when acting alone would produce the maximum stress equal to the major principal stress caused by combined bending and torsion, is called equivalent bending moment

**2.** The torque which when acting alone would produce maximum shear stress equal to the maximum shear stress

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**Q97:-** The yield moment of a cross section is deﬁned as the moment that will just produce the yield stress in

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**Q98:-** In plastic analysis, the shape factor for a rectangular section is

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**Q99:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q100:-** The ratio of crippling loads of a column having both the ends ﬁxed to the column having both the ends hinged is

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]]>**Q1:-** Air permeability method is used in which of the following test of cement?

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**Q2:-** The main purpose of the soundness test of the cement is to determine the____.

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**Q3:-** What is the target mean strength (N/mm^{2}) of the M30 grade concrete, if the standard deviation is 5.0?

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**Q4:-** Which of the following method is used to make the timber ﬁre resistance?

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**Q5:-** In which of the following process, plug mill is used?

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**Q6:-** According to the IS speciﬁcations, initial setting time of the ordinary Portland cement should be____.

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**Q7:-** Which of the following is the main reason to provide frog in the bricks?

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**Q8:-** Which of the following is used as the vehicle in the enamel paints?

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**Q9:-** If one cement bag has 0.035m^{2} volume of cement, the number of bags required for one tonne of cement is______.

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**Q10:-** Which of the following is fused together to prepare the high alumina cement?

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**Q11:-** Accuracy in the measurement of the volume in cubic meter should be near to_____.

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**Q12:-** Deduction for total length of the central line at the corner where two walls meet is_____.

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**Q13:-** Which of the following is estimated by using a bar bending schedule?

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**Q14:-** Which of the following is measured in square meter?

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**Q15:-** Which of the following statements are the CORRECT for estimation of plastering?

**1)** For opening up to 0.5 square meters, no deduction is made.

**2)** For opening exceeding 0.5 square meters and up to 3 square meters, deduction is made for one face.

**3)** For opening up to 3 square meters, deduction is made for both faces.

**4)** For ends of beams, no deduction is made.

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**Q16:-** Chowkhat or frame of the door is measured in______.

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**Q17:-** Calculate the preliminary estimate for a building having a total carpet area of 500 square meters. Extra provision as 10% of the carpet area is provided for walls and verandah. The plinth area rate is Rs. 1,200 per square meter.

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**Q18:-** Calculate the volume of earth work for an embankment of length L and width B. The mean depth of the embankment is D and side slope is S : 1.Using mid- sectional area method.

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**Q19:-** Calculate the quantity of the sand required for 8 cubic meter brick work with cement mortar (1 : 3).

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**Q20:-** Calculate the capitalized value of a building having annual rent of Rs. 20,000 and highest rate of interest is 5%.

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**Q21:-** Plumb bob lines at two different places in plane surveying are_____.

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**Q22:-** A curve whose radius varies from inﬁnity to a certain value is called______.

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**Q23:-** What is the representative fraction for a scale of 10 cm = 20 km?

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**Q24:-** The line which is used to collect the details of the objects in an area is called_____.

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**Q25:-** Calculate true bearing of a line, if magnetic bearing of the line is S 60^{o} E and magnetic declination is 5^{o} eastward.

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**Q26:-** Calculate the total correction (m) required, if a line measured using 20 m chain is 2380 m. Actual length of the chain is 20.2 m.

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**Q27:-** The least count of a theodolite is_____.

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**Q28:-** Calculate the corrected staff reading at point A, if the staff reading is taken from an instrument which is set at a distance of 1.5 km from the point A 3.46 m.

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**Q29:-** Calculate the intersect angle (degree) for the anallactic telescope.

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**Q30:-** Which of the following statements are CORRECT for contour map?

**1)** Parallel contour shows uniform slope.

**2)** Very closed contour shows steep slope.

**3)** Very closed contour shows ﬂat area.

**4)** Two contours at different elevation cut at right angle.

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**Q31:-** What is the terminal velocity (m/s) for a 4 g particle which is falling in the water with projected area of 5 sq. cm? The coefﬁcient of drag is given as 0.47.

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**Q32:-** The coefﬁcient of curvature for well graded soil lies between______.

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**Q33:-** The coefﬁcient of uniformity for well graded sand must be greater than______.

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**Q34:-** Casagrande’s apparatus is used to determine_____.

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**Q35:-** On increasing temperature, the viscosity of gas_____.

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**Q36:-** If the 90% volume of iceberg is immersed in the water and only 10% volume is above the water surface. What is the density of the iceberg, the density of sea water is given as 1025 kg/m^{3}?

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**Q37:-** The head developed by the centrifugal pump is 40 m while operating at the speed of 750 rpm. If the rated capacity is given as 50 cumec, what is the speciﬁc speed of centrifugal pump?

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**Q38:-** Surface tension for an ideal ﬂuid is_____.

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**Q39:-** Which of the following is not true about density of the gases?

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**Q40:-** The stable equilibrium is achieved in the ﬂoating body when_____.

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**Q41:-** What is the value of friction factor, if the diameter of pipe is 50 cm and roughness height is 0.25 cm?

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**Q42:**– What is the head loss in pipe due to friction over the length of 30 km, if the diameter of pipe is 80 cm and velocity of ﬂow is 30 cm/s? Take friction factor 0.032.

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**Q43:-** The range of Froud number for the weak jump is_____.

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**Q44:-** What is the velocity (m/s) with which elementary wave can travel upstream, if the velocity of ﬂow is 2 m/s and depth of ﬂow in channel is 1 m?

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**Q45:-** Which one is the best method of reclamation of the alkaline soil?

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**Q46:-** The intensity of the rainfall for successive 1 hours period of a 6 hours storm are 2, 6, 8, 9, 7 and 3 cm/hr. The runoff is 4 cm/hr. Calculate the Ф-index (cm/hr).

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**Q47:-** The intermediate sight distance is equal to______.

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**Q48:-** Calculate the equivalent radius of the resisting section of 20 cm thick slab, if the ratio of the radius of wheel load distribution to the thickness of the slab is 0.5.

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**Q49:-** Which of the following is responsible for the corrosion of concrete sewers?

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**Q50:–** Which of the following is responsible for the depletion of ozone layer in the upper atmosphere?

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**Q51:-** Live loads, with time can vary in:-

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**Q52:-** Impact load results from which type of effects of loads applied?

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**Q53:-** Which type of drainage system will collect the rainwater?

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**Q54:-** Moment at a hinge will be:-

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**Q55:-** For the validity of principle of superposition, materials should behave in which manner?

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**Q56:-** If 4 reactions are acting on a beam, then the system is:-

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**Q57:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1.** If a truss consists of a non-triangular element, then it will essentially be unstable.

**2.** In the above cases, instability is the most probable occurrence, but there are a lot of examples which are unstable.

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**Q58:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1.** A roller is provided at end of a bridge truss to allow thermal expansion.

**2.** A roller provides freedom of deformation in horizontal plane in case of thermal expansion.

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**Q59:-** Trusses and frames are different as:-

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**Q60:-** Given that J is no. of joints. B and R are no. of members and no. of reactions. If B = 5, R = 4 and J = 4, then the truss is:-

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**Q61:-** What is the ideal water-cement ratio to be used while hand mixing?

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**Q62:-** As water cement ratio increases, ______also increases.

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**Q63:-** Ready mix plant and central mix plant differ in:

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**Q64:-** Compacting of concrete is done to:

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**Q65:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1. **A gap of 0.3m is to be maintained between cement bag and wall, while storing cement.

**2. **A gap 100 cm is to be maintained between cement bag and wall, while storing cement.

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**Q66:-** Which of the following statements is true?

**1. **Impermeability is a property of fresh concrete.

**2. **Impermeability is a not property of fresh concrete.

**3. **Impermeability is nothing to with concrete at all.

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**Q67:-** M15 concrete is used for:

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**Q68:-** Tensile strength of concrete is found out using:

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**Q69:-** A slump of 50-100mm can be used for:

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**Q70:-** Before plastering, the surface has to be:

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**Q71:-** Wood surface requires______ coats of plastering.

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**Q72:-** For the construction of the retaining structures, the type of concrete mix to be used is

**1.** 1:3:6

**2. **1:2:4

**3. **1:1.5:3

**4.** 1:1:2

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**Q73:-** For preparing ordinary concrete, what is the quantity of water used?

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**Q74:-** If the various concrete ingredients i.e. cement, sand, aggregates are in the ratio of 1:3:6, the grade of concrete is

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**Q75:-** For which of the following is an ideal warehouse is provided?

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**Q76:-** If the internal dimensions of a ware house are 15 m x 5.6 m and the maximum height of piles is 2.70 m, then what is the maximum number of bags to be stored in two piles?

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**Q77:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q78:-** For concreting tunnel linings, transportation of concrete is done by which of the following?

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**Q79:-** ______is used to construct very thin, hard and strong surface

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**Q80:-** How many methods of ferro cementing are there?

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**Q81:–** The effective width of a column strip of a ﬂat slab that is taken into consideration?

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**Q82:-** If W is the Uniformly distributed load on a circular slab of radius R fixed at its ends, the maximum positive radial R fixed at its ends, the maximum positive radial moment at its center is

**A)** 3WR^{2} / 16

**B)** 2WR^{2} / 16

**C)** WR^{2} / 16

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**Q83:-** For initial estimate for a beam design, the width is assumed

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**Q84:-** The thickness of the topping of a ribbed slab, varies between

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**Q85:-** For a ribbed slab

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**Q86:-** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q87:-** According to I.S.: 456, 1978 the thickness of reinforced concrete footing on piles at its edges is kept less than

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**Q88:-** If the diameter of longitudinal bars of a square column is 16 mm, the diameter of lateral ties should not be less than

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**Q89:-** Maximum strain theory for the failure of a material at the elastic limit is known as

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**Q90:-** Gradually applied static loads do not change with time their

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**Q91:-** The thickness of slabs and beams must be measured to the nearest:-

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**Q92:-** A composite beam is composed of two equal strips one of brass and other of steel. If the temperature is raised

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**Q93:-** A linear force-deformation relation is obtained in materials

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**Q94:-** In a structure, why are the cables and wires are generally used?

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**Q95:-** The ability of a material to absorb energy till the elastic limit is known as

**1)** Ductility

**2)** Malleability

**3)** Elasticity

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** None of these

**Q96:-** If a material has identical properties in all directions, It is said to be

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**Q97:-** If all the dimensions of a prismatic bar are double, then the maximum stress produced in it under its weight will

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**Q98:-** The ratio of the length of the column to the minimum radius of gyration of the cross sectional area of the column is known as

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**Q99:-** In a built-up section carrying tensile force, the ﬂanges of two channels are turned outward

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**Q100:-** A tension member, if subjected to possible reversal of stress due to wind, the slenderness ratio of the member should not exceed

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]]>**Q1:-** Which of the following defect appears due to presences of alkalies in the bricks?

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**1)** Bloating

**2)** Black core

**3)** Cracks

**4)** Efflorescence

**Answer:** Efflorescence

**Q2:-** For which of the following process Boucherie process is used?

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**Q3:-** What is the percentage content of asphalt in the cut-back asphalt?

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**Q4:-** In which of the following test of bitumen Ring and Ball apparatus is used?

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**Q5:-** The defect in timber that causes longitudinal separation of woods between the annular rings is known as_____.

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**Q6:-** Which of the seasoning method is adopted for the rapid seasoning of timber on large scale to obtain any desired moisture content?

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**Q7:-** What is the gel-space ratio of a sample of concrete, if the concrete is made with the 600 g of cement with the water-cement ratio of 0.65?

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**Q8:-** The concrete sample is cured at 15 degree Celsius for 28 days. If the origin temperature is taken as -11 degree Celsius, what is the maturity (degree Celsius days) of concrete sample?

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**Q9:-** The ingredient of paint which are used to hide the surface irregularities and imparts color is known as______.

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**Q10:-** If the least lateral dimension of aggregate is less than 0.6 times of its mean dimension, the aggregate is classified as_____.

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**Q11:-** Explosive required for blasting is measured in______.

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**Q12:-** Which of the following is the correct statement for length of the long wall as one move from earthwork to brick work in super structure in long and short wall method?

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**Q13:-** Calculate an approximate estimate (Rs.) of the building with total plinth area of the building is 500 square meters. The rate of the plinth area is Rs. 3,000 per square meters. The costs of the water supply and contingencies are 7% and 5% of cost of construction respectively.

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**Q14:-** Calculate the cost of the plastering required for a wall of 4 m long, 3.5 m high and 300 mm thick, if the rate of plastering is Rs. 12 per square meter.

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**Q15:-** Which of the following is the unit of measurement for the sills of windows?

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**Q16:-** Which of the following area is included in the plinth area of the building?

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**Q17:-** Which of the following method is used for estimation of depreciation of building?

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**Q18:-** Capitalized value of a property is the product of_____.

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**Q19:-** Calculate the total quantity (cubic meter) of the coarse aggregate required for an isolated rectangular footing of size 3 m x 2 m, if 1 : 2 : 4 cement concrete is used. The depth of the footing is 600 mm.

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**Q20:-** What is the actual size (mm) of the standard modular brick as per Indian Standards?

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**Q21:-** Which of the following statement is not correct for the principle of surveying?

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**Q22:**– Which one of the following set of internal angles (degree) of a triangle does not show well condition triangle?

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**Q23:-** Calculate the magnetic declination, if the magnetic bearing of a line is N 81^{o}E and true bearing of the line N 77^{o}E.

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**Q24:-** The back sight reading taken from a level at a bench mark is 1.56 m and a fore sight at a point A is taken on an inverted staff is 1.65 m. Calculate the reduced level of the point A, if the reduced level of the bench mark is 150 m.

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**Q25:-** The ratio of focal length of the objective to stadia interval is called______.

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**Q26:-** Calculate the additive and multiplying constant, if the focal length of the objective glass is 250 mm, stadia intercept is 2 mm and distance of the instrument axis from the center of the object glass is 190 mm.

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**Q27:-** What is the function of the plumbing fork in plane table surveying?

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**Q28:-** The vernier scale in which 10 divisions of the viernier scale is equal to 9 divisions of the main scale is called_____.

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**Q29:-** The maximum error (mm) on the drawing should not be greater than_____.

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**Q30:-** Which of the following is true for the correction for the curvature?

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**Q31:-** The void ratio of a soil sample is given by 0.58. What is the porosity of soil sample?

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**Q32:-** Which of the following bonding is responsible to combine the silica-gibbsite sheet in kaolinite clay mineral?

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**Q33:-** The maximum dry density and optimum moisture content of a soil is given by 1.65 gm/cc and 20.5% respectively. What is the percentage of air content of soil at OMC, if the specific gravity of particles is given by 2.65?

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**Q34:-** Which of the following type of roller is most suitable for proof rolling subgrades and for finishing operation of fills with clayey or sandy soils?

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**Q35:-** The value obtained from dividing limiting value of circulation by area of closed contour is known as______.

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**Q36:-** In which of the following case flow net cannot be drawn?

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**Q37:-** Which of the following expression represent the simplified form of Colebrook equation use to calculate the friction factor, if variable have their standard meanings?

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**Q38:-** If the velocity gradient is given by θ and dynamic viscosity of the fluid is given by μ. What is the shear stress on the wall of the boundary layer in the direction of motion?

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**Q39:-** In which of the following unit kinematic viscosity of fluid is measured?

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**Q40:-** The hydraulic radius and cross-sectional area of a channel is given by 4.5 m and 18.5 sq.m respectively. What is the wetted perimeter (m) of channel?

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**Q41:-** Which of the following dimension represents the pressure?

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**Q42:-** The water is flowing through 800 m long circular pipe of diameter 30 cm with the velocity of 0.26 m/s. The friction factor for the pipe is given as 0.016. What is the head loss (cm) in the pipe due to friction?

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**Q43:-** If at the particular instant of time, the velocity of flow does not change with location over a specific region, the flow is called as_____.

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**Q44:-** Which of the following expression represents the continuity equation in case of steady Incompressible flow?

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**Q45:-** Which of the following statement is correct for sprinkler irrigation method?

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**Q46:-** Calculate the permanent welting point if the depth of water in the root at the permanent welting point per meter depth of soil is 0.4 m. the dry density of the soil is 16 kN/m^{2}.

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**Q47:-** Which of the following is correct statement for the cross slope of the shoulder?

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**Q48:-** Calculate the safe stopping sight distance for a design speed of 60 km/h for two way traffic on a single lane road. The reaction time of driver is 2.5 sec.

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**Q49:-** What is the theoretical oxygen demand (mg/l) of a glucose solution of concentration 500 mg/l?

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**Q50:-** Which one of the following emission is the primary reason for the depletion of the ozone layer?

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**Q51:-** According to the Unwin’s formula, if t is the thickness of the plate in mm, the nominal diameter of the rivet is

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**Q52:-** Effective length of a column effectively held in position at both ends and restrained in direction at one end is

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**Q53:-** The most economical section for a column is

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**Q54:-** If the unsupported length of a stanchion is 4 meters and least radius of gyration of its cross-section is 5, the slenderness ratio of the stanchion is

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**Q55:-** A column splice is used to increase

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**Q56:-** A structural member subjected to tensile force in a direction parallel to its longitudinal axis, is generally known as

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**Q57:-** A major beam in a building structure is known as

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**Q58:-** In rolled steel beams, shear force is mostly resisted by

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**Q59:-** For a cantilever beam of length L built-in at the support and restrained against torsion at the free end, the effective projecting length ‘l’ is

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**Q60:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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**Q61:-** Concrete mainly consists of

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**Q62:-** A concrete using an air entrained cement

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**Q63:-** of keeping concrete wet to enable it to attain full strength is known as:-

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**Q64:-** Segregation is responsible for

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**Q65:-** W_{p} and W_{f} are the weights of a cylinder containing partially compacted and fully compacted concrete. If the compaction factor (W_{p}/W_{f}) is 0.95, the workability of concrete is

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**Q66:-** The process of hardening the concrete by keeping its surface moist is known

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**Q67:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q68:-** The final operation of finishing floors is known as

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**Q69:-** Expansion joints are provided if the length of concrete structures exceeds

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**Q70:-** A flaky aggregate is said to be elongated if its length is

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**Q71:-** For the construction of cement concrete floor, the maximum permissible size of aggregates is

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**Q72:-** Sand requiring a high water cement ratio, belongs to

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**Q73:-** The maximum amount of dust which may be permitted in aggregates is

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**Q74:-** The cement becomes useless if its absorbed moisture content exceeds

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**Q75:-** For concreting the surface of the runways, roads and pavements, the aggregate impact value shall not exceed by weight

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**Q76:-** Pick up the correct statement from the following

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**Q77:-** A sample of cement is said to be sound when it does not contain free

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**Q78:-** Consider the following statements regarding aggregates:

**1.** Dry aggregates absorb water from the mixing water and thus affect the workability

**2. **Aggregates containing surface moisture contribute extra

**3. **The free moisture content in fine aggregate results in reduction of volume

**4. **The free moisture content in coarse aggregate results in bulking of volume.

Of these statements:

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**Q79:-** If the permissible compressive and tensile stresses in a single reinforced beam are 50 kg/cm2 and 1400 kg/cm2 respectively and the modular ratio is 18, the percentage are At of the steel required for an economic section, is

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**Q80:-** The maximum shear stress (qmax) in a rectangular beam is

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**Q81:-** For M 150 mix concrete, according to I.S. specifications, local bond stress is

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**Q82:-** The Properly bent up and hooked bar for resisting diagonal tension is beams is shown in which of the following figures?

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**Q83:-** An intermediate T-beam reinforced with two layers of tensile steel with clear cover 13 cm encasted with the floor of a hall 12 meters by 7 meters, is spaced at 3 meters from adjoining beams and if the width of the beam is 20 cm, the breadth of the flange is

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**Q84:-** Long and short spans of a two way slab are l_{y} and l_{x} and load on the slab acting on strips parallel to l_{x} and l_{y} be w_{x} and w_{y} respectively. According to Rankine Grashoff theory

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**Q85:-** If the diameter of the main reinforcement in a slab is 16 mm, the concrete cover to main bars is

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**Q86:-** Top bars are extended to the projecting parts of the combined footing of two columns L distance apart for a distance of

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**Q87:-** A pile of length L carrying a uniformly distributed load W per meter length is suspended at two points, the maximum B.M. at the center of the pile or at the points of suspension is

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**Q88:-** If W is the weight of a retaining wall and P is the horizontal earth pressure, the factor of safety against sliding is

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**Q89:-** The deflection of a uniform circular bar of diameter d and length l, which extends by an amount e under a tensile pull W, when it carries the same load at its mid-span is

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**Q90:-** The maximum deflection due to a uniformly distributed load w/unit length over entire span of a cantilever of length l and of flexural rigidity EI, is

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**Q91:-** If the normal stresses due to longitudinal and transverse loads on a bar are σ_{1} and σ_{2} respectively, the tangential component of the stress on an inclined plane through θ^{o}, the longitudinal load is

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**Q92:-** The moment of inertia of a triangular section (height h, base b) about its base is

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**Q93:-** In the truss shown below, the force in the member AC is

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**Q94:-** The force in BC of the truss shown in the figure below is

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**Q95:-** If a solid shaft (diameter 20 cm, length 400 cm, N = 0.8 x 105 N/mm^{2}) when subjected to a twisting moment, produces maximum shear stress of 50 N/mm^{2}, the angle of twist in radians is

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**Q96:-** The load on a spring per unit deflection is called

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**Q97:-** In case of a simply supported rectangular beam of span L and loaded with a central load W, the length of elasto-plastic zone of the plastic hinge is

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**Q98:-** There are two hinged semicircular arches A,B and C of radii 5 m, 7.5 m, and 10 m respectively and each carries a concentrated load W at their crowns. The horizontal thrust at their supports will be in the ratio of

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**Q99:-** For determining the support reactions at A and B of a three-hinged arch, points B and C are joined and produced to intersect the load line at D and a line parallel to the load line through A at D’. Distances AD,DD’ and AD’ when measured were 4 cm, 3 cm and 5 cm respectively. The angle between the reactions at A and B is

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**Q100:-** The equivalent length of a column of length L having one end fixed at the other end free is L

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]]>**Q 1:** What is the amount of water used to conduct the initial setting time test of cement which has a standard consistency of P.

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**Q 2:** What is the water-cement ratio (w/c) required to complete the reactions in hydration of cement?

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**Q 3:** What is the temperature range in the cement kiln?

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**Q 4:** Which of the following is used to test the ﬁneness of a cement?

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**Q 5:** What is the ratio (approximate) of 7 days and 28 days strength of cement concrete?

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**Q 6:** Compaction factor is deﬁned as the ratio of

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**Q 7:** Which of the following is CORRECT for the workability of the concrete having the compaction factor of 0.92?

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**Q 8:** Which of the following shows the CORRECT expression for target mean (f_{cm}) of concrete, if the characteristic strength and standard deviation is given by f_{ck} and σ respectively?

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**Q 9:** Which of the following constituents is present in the blast furnace slag?

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**Q 10:** Which of the timber is used to make the goods that are used in the sports industry?

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**Q 11:** Which of the following estimate is carried out if the sectioned estimate exceeds 5% due to the change in the

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**Q 12:** For estimation of the masonry work and excavation work, accuracy requirement in the measurement of the length as compared to thickness or width is

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**Q 13:** A wall of width 300 mm contains two T junctions. The height of the wall is 3 m and total length of the central line is 150 m. Calculate the quantity of the brick work (in cubic meter) using central line method.

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**Q 14:** Which of the following is measured in cubic meter?

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**Q 15:** For estimation of the brick masonry, no deduction is made for the end of the rafter up to the area (square inch) of

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**Q 16:** Calculate the quantity (cubic meter) of the concrete used in a pier of 1.2 m diameter and 6 m length. The pier is reinforced with 8 bars of 25 mm diameter.

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**Q 17:** In long wall and short wall method, the length of the short wall is the equal to the center to center length of wall minus

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**Q 18:** Calculate the quantity (cubic meter) of the earthwork for a canal of 50 m long. Depths of canal at two extreme sections are 3 m and 5 m. The bottom width and top width of the canal are 2 m and 4 m. Use midsection method.

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**Q 19:** Calculate the value of a pump after 5 years, if the annual depreciation value is Rs. 200. The original cost of the pump is Rs. 3000 and the useful life of the pump is 10 years.

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**Q 20:** Which of the following is NOT included in the ﬂoor area?

**1)** Clear coverage area

**2)** Area of the walls

**3)** Sills of the doors

**4)** Sills of the windows

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**Q 21:** The scale in which three successive dimensions can be measured at a time is called

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**Q 22:** Which one is the CORRECT option for the cumulative errors?

**1.** It decreases with an increase in measurement.

**2. **It is directly proportional to the length of the line.

**3. **It may be positive or negative.

**4.** It is inversely proportional to the length of the line.

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**Q 23:** The fore bearing of a line is 30 degree, Calculate the back bearing of a line (in degree)

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**Q 24:** In which of the following plane, the telescope of the theodolite is turned in order to swing?

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**Q 25:** Relative error of the closer is the ratio of

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**Q 26:** Determine the number of divisions required on the vernier scale, if it is combined with the main scale of least count 0.5 mm. The least count of the combination required is 0.05 mm for the direct vernier.

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**Q 27:** The height of any point with respect to mean sea level is called

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**Q 28:** Calculate the reduced level (m) of a point A, if the staff readings at the point A and benchmark are 2.8 m and 2.5 m respectively. The reduced level of the benchmark is 100m.

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**Q 29:** Calculate the horizontal distance between the staff and instrument, if the staff readings are 1.4 m and 2.9 m, which corresponds to lower and the upper horizontal lines of cross hair. The lens of the telescope of the tachometer is of anallactic lens.

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**Q 30:** The volume of an embankment having a total length of L and cross section areas of four sections at an interval of H are A_{1}, A_{2}, A_{3}, A_{4} using the trapezoidal method is______.

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**Q 31:** If the damping ratio is given by 0.10 and damping coefﬁcient is 225 kN-s/m. What is the value of critical damping ratio (kN-s/m)?

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**Q 32:** What is the value of active earth pressure coefﬁcient for the soil having an internal angle of friction of 30 degree.

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**Q 33:** If the voids of a soil are completely ﬁlled with air, then it is called

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**Q 34:** Which one of the following represents the measure of particle size range?

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**Q 35:** Calculate the kinematic viscosity (stoke) of the ﬂuid, if the dynamic viscosity of ﬂuid is 0.5 poise and speciﬁc gravity is 0.4?

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**Q 36:** Which of the following causes the major loss in the long pipes?

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**Q 37:** Which of the following instrument is used for measuring the discharge?

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**Q 38:** Calculate the diameter of a pipe of 32000 m long, if it is equivalent to another pipe of 0.2 m diameter and 1000 m long.

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**Q 39:** Which of the following represents the critical velocity for the discharge per unit width of q m^{3}/s/m from the wide rectangular channel?

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**Q 40:** Which of the following is equivalent to one kilo-Pascal?

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**Q 41:** What is the theoretical value of the coefﬁcient of contraction for the sharp edge oriﬁce?

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**Q 42:** Hydraulic radius of the channel is deﬁned as the ratio of

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**Q 43:** In which type of the following ﬂow, loses are more?

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**Q 44:** If the diameter of the pipe is given as D, what is the maximum thickness of the boundary layer?

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**Q 45:** Calculate the critical velocity (m/sec) of a channel using Kennedy’s theory, if the depth of ﬂow is 3 m.

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**Q 46:** Which one of the followings is NOT a cause of water logging?

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**Q 47:** Which instrument is used for the measurement of the longitudinal coefﬁcient of friction?

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**Q 48:** Calculate the capacity (vehicle per hour) of the road when reaction time of the driver is 2 seconds. The design speed is 80 kmph and average length of the vehicle is 6 m. Take coefﬁcient of friction as 0.35.

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**Q 49:** Which of the following is the result of disinfection of water?

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**Q 50:** Which of the following process includes chlorination of water above the break point?

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**Q 51:** Building codes require the partition load to be considered even without partition if live load is less than:-

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**Q 52:** If R_{1} = 1.1 and R_{z} = 1.2, then what is value of L_{r} (in psf) ?

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**Q 53:** How many constraints are there in a ﬁxed support in a planar system?

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**Q 54:** Why are steel reinforcing rods used in concrete beams:-

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**Q 55:** In planar system, X parts/members are there with Y no. of forces. If Y > 3X, the system is:-

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**Q 56:** How many cases out of the following are improperly constrained?

**1. **Parallel forces

**2. **Concurrent forces

**3.** Perpendicular forces

**4. **Only moment

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**Q 57:** The space between adjacent bents in a roof truss is called:-

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**Q 58:** There is no bending stresses in truss due to:-

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**Q 59:** A truss formed by joining two or more simple trusses is called:-

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**Q 60:** If a truss is internally unstable, then we should use it when it is:-

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**Q 61:** How many types of chemical admixture are there?

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**Q 62:** Which component of concrete gives it desired compressive strength?

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**Q 63:** What is the maximum height through which concrete can be poured?

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**Q 64:** Which is the best method for curing of concrete ﬂat surfaces?

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**Q 65:** The accumulation of water on outer surface of concrete is:

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**Q 66:** Which admixture is used to improve work ability of concrete?

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**Q 67:** Higher the cement content,

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**Q 68:** Compaction factor for heavily reinforced section with vibration is:

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**Q 69:** If cylinder specimen is used to test compressive strength of concrete, equivalent cubes strength can be found using:

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**Q 70:** Which of the below is not a plaster type based on material?

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**Q 71:** Which of the below is not a plaster ﬁnish?

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**Q 72:** If the depth of moist sand in a cylinder is 15 cm and the depth of the sand when fully inundated with water is 12 cm, then what is the bulking of the moist sand?

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**Q 73:** If P, Y and Z are weights of cement, fine aggregates and coarse appregates respectively and W/C is the water cement ratio, the minimum quantity of water to be added to first batch is obtained by the equation.

**A) **1P + 0.3Y + 0.1Z = (w/c) x P

**B) **3P + 0.1Y + 0.01Z = (w/c) x P

**C) **4P + 0.2Y + 0.01Z = (w/c) x P

**D) **5P + 0.3Y + 0.01Z = (w/c) x P

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**Q 74:** How do we reduce the shrinkage in concrete?

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**Q 75:** Which of the following are the speciﬁcations of a cement bag for storage?

**A)** Weight 50 kg

**B)** Height 18 cm

**C)** Plan area 3000 sq.cm

**D)** Volume 35 liters

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**Q 76:** What should be done to ensure constant moisture content in aggregates?

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**Q 77:** For batching 1:3:6 concrete mix by volume, which of the following are the ingredients required per bag of 50kg cement?

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**Q 78:** Which of the following statements is/are true?

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**Q 79:** In a R.C.C structure, the tension zone lies in the:

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**Q 180:** In a Pre Stressed Concrete, the tensioning system may be classiﬁed into:

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**Q 81:** A circular slab subjected to external loading, deﬂects to form:

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**Q 82:** For normal cases, stiffness of a simply supported beam is satisﬁed if the ratio of its span to its overall depth does not exceed

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**Q 83:** If the length of a wall on either side of a lintel opening is at least half of its effective span L, the load W carried by the lintel is equivalent to the weight of brick work contained in an equilateral triangle, producing a maximum bending moment

**A)** WL / 2

**B)** WL / 4

**C)** WL / 6

**D)** WL / 8

**E)** WL / 12

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**Q 84:** The maximum diameter of a bar used in a ribbed slab is

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**Q 85:** A foundation is called shallow if its depth is

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**Q 86:** If P kg/m^{2} is the upward pressure on the slab of a plain concrete footing whose projection on either side of the wall is ? cm, the depth of foundation D is given by

**A)** D = 0.00775 ?√P

**B)** D = 0.0775 ?√P

**C)** D = 0.775 P√?

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**Q 87:** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q 88:** If the Length of a combined footing for two columns ** l** meters apart is L and the projection on the left side of the exterior column, in order to have a uniformly distributed load is (Where x̅ is the distance of center of gravity of column loads)

**Q 89:** Maximum principal stress theory for the failure of a material at elastic limit is known as

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**Q 90:** The general expression for the B.M. of a beam of length ** l **is M = (wl/2)x – (wx

**Q 91:** The moment of inertia of a rectangular section of width B and depth D about an axis passing through C.G. and parallel to its width is

**A]** BD^{2}/6

**B]** BD^{3}/6

**C]** BD^{3}/12

**D]** B^{2}D/6

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**Q 92:** Pick up the correct statement from the following.

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**Q 93:** “Poisson’s ratio” is deﬁned as:

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**Q 94:** Which of the following statements is false?

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**Q 95:** If the Young’s modulus of elasticity of a material is twice its modulus of rigidity, then the Poisson’s ratio of the material is

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**Q 96:** In case of biaxial stress, the maximum value of shear stress is given by

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**Q 97:** Which of the following statements is true?

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**Q 98:** The slenderness ratio of a column is zero when its

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**Q 99:** In a tension member if one or more than one rivet holes are off the line, the failure of the member depends upon

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**Q 100:** For double angles carrying tension, placed back to back and connected to either side of the gusset plate, the sectional area of the section, is equal to the cross sectional area of

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]]>**Q 1:** Which of the following quality of timber can be improved using Abel’s process ?

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**1)** Durability

**2)** Fire resistance

**3)** Chemical resistance

**4)** Strength

**Answer:** Fire resistance

**Q 2:** Which of the following shows the CORRECT decreasing order of rate of hydration of Portland cement compounds ?

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**1)** C_{3}A > C_{4}AF > C_{3}S > C_{2}S

**2)** C_{3}A > C_{4}AF > C_{2}S > C_{3}S

**3)** C_{3}A > C_{3}S > C_{2}S > C_{4}AF

**4)** C_{4}AF > C_{3}S > C_{3}A > C_{2}S

**Answer:** C_{3}A > C_{4}AF > C_{3}S > C_{2}S

**Q 3:** The proportions of ingredients in concrete mix are given by 1:2:4, What will be the actual quantity of the sand per unit volume of cement, if it undergoes 20% of bulking ?

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**1)** 1.5

**2)** 2.4

**3)** 4.6

**4)** 6.5

**Answer:** 2.4

**Q 4:** What is the range of slump (mm) of the concrete which is used as the mass concrete ?

**Options:**

**1)** 10 to 15

**2)** 20 to 50

**3)** 50 to 75

**4)** 75 to 110

**Answer:** 20 to 50

**Q 5:** In the symbol used to represent the concrete mix, MX. M stands for mix and numeric **X **represents the______.

**Options:**

**1)** 7 days compressive strength

**2)** 14 days compressive strength

**3)** 28 days compressive strength

**4)** 28 days tensile strength

**Answer:** 28 days compressive strength

**Q 6:** According to the IS code, at what moisture content, weight of the timber is noted ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.05

**2)** 0.12

**3)** 0.23

**4)** 0.3

**Answer:** 0.12

**Q 7:** What is the recommended moisture content of timber, which is used as a structural element for windows ?

**Options:**

**1)** 5-10%

**2)** 10-16%

**3)** 16-26%

**4)** 26-36%

**Answer:** 10-16%

**Q 8:** Which of the following represents the smallest size (mm) of fine aggregate (sand)?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.01

**2)** 0.06

**3)** 1.5

**4)** 2

**Answer:** 0.06

**Q 9: **What is the percentage content of silica in a good quality brick earth ?

**Options:**

**1)** 20-30%

**2)** 30-40%

**3)** 40-50%

**4)** 50-60%

**Answer:** 50-60%

**Q 10:** When timber is burnt in the wood fire over a depth of about 15 mm, the process of treatment is known as______.

**Options:**

**1)** Charring

**2)** Rueping process

**3)** Bethel process

**4)** Boucherie process

**Answer:** Charring

**Q 11:** The plasticity index and plastic limit of a soil is given by 25% and 20% respectively. What will be the liquid limit of the soil ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.15

**2)** 0.25

**3)** 0.35

**4)** 0.45

**Answer:** 0.45

**Q 12:** In the flow over length of 50 m, the head loss of 6 m occurred due to seepage. The hydraulic gradient is given by ______.

**Options:**

**1)** 0.01

**2)** 0.12

**3)** 0.29

**4)** 0.32

**Answer:** 0.12

**Q 13:** Which of the following expression represents the **CORRECT** value of coefficient of curvature ?

**Options:**

**1)** C_{c} = (D_{30})^{2} / (D_{60} x D_{10})

**2)** C_{c} = (D_{60})^{2} / (D_{30} x D_{10})

**3)** C_{c} = (D_{10})^{2} / (D_{60} x D_{30})

**4)** C_{c} = D_{30} / (D_{60} x D_{10})

**Answer:** C_{c} = (D_{30})^{2} / (D_{60} x D_{10})

** Q 14:** Which of the following apparatus is used to measure the liquid limit soil ?

**Options:**

**1)** Casagrande apparatus

**2)** Pycnometer

**3)** Ring and ball apparatus

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Casagrande apparatus

**Q 15:** The compressibility of the fluid is given as 5×10^{-11} Pa^{-1} What is the Bulk modulus (Gpa) of fluid ?

**Options:**

**1)** 10

**2)** 15

**3)** 20

**4)** 25

**Answer:** 20

**Q 16:** Which of the following is measured with the help of an orifice meter ?

**Options:**

**1)** Discharge

**2)** Discharge coefficient

**3)** Head of water

**4)** Pressure coefficient

**Answer:** Discharge

**Q 17:** Which of the following represents the **CORRECT** range of coefficient of discharge of venturimeter ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.32 to 0.43

**2)** 0.45 to 0.52

**3)** 0.54 to 0.75

**4)** 0.96 to 0.98

**Answer:** 0.96 to 0.98

**Q 18:** A cube of dimension 2 m is floating in the water with immerging depth of 1 m. What is the weight (KN) of the cube ? (Consider unit weight of water as 10 kN/m^{3})

**Options:**

**1)** 10

**2)** 20

**3)** 30

**4)** 40

**Answer:** 40

**Q 19:** The Reynold number for the flow through smooth pipe is given by 10^{5}. The value of friction factor for smooth pipe is________.

**Options:**

**1)** 0.001

**2)** 0.018

**3)** 0.089

**4)** 0.125

**Answer:** 0.018

**Q 20:** At a particular point in the channel, the specific energy and velocity of flow is given by 1.5 m-kg/kg and 2.5 m/s respectively . What is the depth of flow in channel at that point ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.5

**2)** 1.18

**3)** 2.32

**4)** 2.5

**Answer:** 1.18

**Q 21:** A circular pipe of diameter 60 cm carries a discharge of 2.5 m^{3}/s. What is the velocity of flow (m/s) through the pipe ?

**Options:**

**1)** 2.5

**2)** 5.67

**3)** 8.83

**4)** 12.32

**Answer:** 8.83

**Q 22:** Which of the following represents the **CORRECT** relationship between the Chezy’s coefficient, C and coefficient of roughness of channel, f ?

**Options:**

**1)** C ∝ 1/√f

**2)** C ∝ √f

**3)** C ∝ 1 / f^{3/2}

**4)** C ∝ 1/f

**Answer:** C ∝ 1/√f

**Q 23:** Which of the following is calculated with the help of Moody equation ?

**Options:**

**1)** Discharge

**2)** Friction factor

**3)** Pressure

**4)** Velocity of flow

**Answer:** Friction factor

**Q 24:** Which of the following is responsible for the separation of boundary layer ?

**Options:**

**1)** Positive pressure gradient

**2)** High viscosity of fluid

**3)** Low viscosity of fluid

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Positive pressure gradient

**Q 25:** The settling tank of surface over flow rate of 4.5×10^{-4} m^{3}/m^{2}/s is used for design discharge of 2 m^{3}/s. What is the surface area (m^{2}) of the settling tank ?

**Options:**

**1)** 1000

**2)** 2000

**3)** 3000

**4)** 4000

**Answer:** 4000

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**Q 26:** The rain is called as acid rain, when its pH is less than______.

**Options:**

**1)** 3

**2)** 4.5

**3)** 7

**4)** 8.5

**Answer:** 4.5

**Q 27: **Using prismoidal method, what is the volume (cubic metre) of reathwork required for 10 m deep pit, if the top and bottom dimensions are 4 m x 8 m and 8 m x 16 m respectively ?

**Options:**

**1)** 678.34

**2)** 746.67

**3)** 800

**4)** 1493.33

**Answer:** 746.67

**Q 28:** For supply, lime is measured in_____.

**Options:**

**1)** Bags of 50 kg

**2)** Cubic metre

**3)** Kilograms

**4)** Quintals

**Answer:** Quintals

**Q 29:** What is the estimate (Rs.) for a building with a plinth area of 2000 sq. m with rate of 3800 per sq. m ? (Consider the acids of 15% of electric installation and 7% of miscellaneous)

**Options:**

**1)** 150000

**2)** 450080

**3)** 2423000

**4)** 9272000

**Answer:** 9272000

**Q 30:** What is the quality (sq. m) of plastering required for the 6 m length of wall which is 4 m high and 50 cm thick ?

**Options:**

**1)** 12

**2)** 24

**3)** 48

**4)** 56

**Answer:** 48

**Q 31:** The length, width and height of a wall are given as 800 cm, and 50 cm respectively. What will be the total cost (Rs.) of brickwork, if the rate of brickwork is Rs. 320 per cubic metre ?

**Options:**

**1)** 4000

**2)** 6400

**3)** 10500

**4)** 12860

**Answer:** 6400

**Q 32:** The plinth area rate and plinth area of a building is Rs 5500 per sq.m and 150 sq.m respectively. What is the total cost (Rs) of building considering cost of electrification as 7%, cost of sanitary fittings as 165 cost of roads and awns as 6.5% and cost of contingencies as 4.5%.

**Options:**

**1)** 50000

**2)** 825000

**3)** 982860

**4)** 1105500

**Answer:** 1105500

**Q 33:** Which of the following item is **NOT** a lump sum item ?

**Options:**

**1)** Architectural features

**2)** Contingencies and unforesees items

**3)** Electric installation

**4)** Plastering of wall

**Answer:** Plastering of wall

**Q 34:** What is the total cost (Rs.) according to approximate estimate of hostel building with capacity of 75 beds ? The altogether cost per bed is given as Rs. 20,000.

**Options:**

**1)** 500,000

**2)** 850,000

**3)** 1,500,000

**4)** 5,500,000

**Answer:** 1,500,000

**Q 35:** What is the volume of earthwork (cubic metre) in embankment of 10 m long and 7m wide with the side slope of 2.1 ?

**Options:**

**1)** 70

**2)** 150

**3)** 280

**4)** 390

**Answer:** 390

**Q 36:** Which of the following method is used to prepare the approximate estimate ?

**Options:**

**1)** Cubical contents method

**2)** Plinth area method

**3)** Unit base method

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 37:** In which of the following condition two contour lines intersect each other ?

**Options:**

**1)** Hills

**2)** Overhanging cliff

**3)** Steep slope

**4)** Uniform slope

**Answer:** Overhanging cliff

**Q 38:** In which of the following scale of the map is not affected due to shrinking of map ?

**Options:**

**1)** Engineer’s scale

**2)** Graphical scale

**3)** Representative fraction

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Graphical scale

**Q 39:** A surveyor measures a distance between two points on a map of representative fraction of 1:100 is 60 m. But later he found that he used wrong representative fraction of 1:50. What is the correct distance between the two points ?

**Options:**

**1)** 30

**2)** 45

**3)** 90

**4)** 120

**Answer:** 120

**Q 40:** Which one of the following is the CORRECT statement for a station that is affected by local attraction ?

**Options:**

**1)** Difference between the fore bearing and back bearing is always equal to 90 Degrees.

**2)** Difference between the fore bearing and back bearing is always equal to 180 Degrees.

**3)** Difference between the fore bearing and back bearing is not equal to 180 Degrees.

**4)** Difference between the fore bearing and back bearing is always equal to 360 Degrees.

**Answer:** Difference between the fore bearing and back bearing is not equal to 180 Degrees.

**Q 41:** Which of the following error is most likely to occur in the plane table surveying ?

**Options:**

**1)** Error in sighting

**2)** Error in orientation

**3)** Error in leveling

**4)** Error in measurement

**Answer:** Error in orientation

**Q 42:** Which of the following is the expression for the additive constant, if f is the focal length of objective and **i **is the stadia interval ?

**Options:**

**1)** f – i

**2)** f / i

**3)** f + d

**4)** f x i

**Answer:** f + d

**Q 43:** The staff reading taken on a staff held at a distance of 50 m from the instrument with the bubble central is 1.465 m. When the bubble is moved 4 divisions out of the centre, the staff reading is 1.472 m. What will be the radius of curvature (m) of the bubble tube, if the length of one division is 2 mm ?

**Options:**

**1)** 30

**2)** 43.7

**3)** 57.14

**4)** 66.34

**Answer:** 57.14

**Q 44:** Which of the following is the **CORRECT** ratio of refraction correction to curvature correction ?

**Options:**

**1)** 1/4

**2) **1/6

**3)** 1/7

**4)** 1/9

**Answer:** 1/7

**Q 45:** Which of the following Instrument is used for centering the theodolite in windy conditions ?

**Options:**

**1)** Cross staff

**2)** Optical plummet

**3)** Optical square

**4)** Spirit level

**Answer:** ** **Optical plummet

**Q 46:** Which of the following test is used to make the line of sight perpendicular to the horizontal axis ?

**Options:**

**1)** Azimuth test

**2)** Cross hair ring test

**3)** Spire test

**4)** Vertical arc test

**Answer:** Azimuth test

**Q 47:** Which of the following statement is **TRUE** for the linear reservoir ?

**Options:**

**1)** Storage is proportional to inflow discharge.

**2)** Storage is proportional to outflow discharge.

**3)** Storage is proportional to square of inflow discharge.

**4)** Storage is proportional to square of outflow discharge.

**Answer:** Storage is proportional to outflow discharge.

**Q 48:** A 45 cm diameter well penetrates aquifer of 30 m thick. Under the steady pumping rate for a long time, the drawdown’s at two observation wells 10 m and 20 m from the pumping well are 5 m and 3.5 m respectively. What will be the discharge (cubic metre), if the permeability of the aquifer is given as 20 m/day ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.05

**2)** 0.067

**3)** 0.08

**4)** 1.12

**Answer:** 0.08

**Q 49:** What will be the cant deficiency (cm), if maximum safe speed on a 5 Degree curve of a broad gauge track is 110 km/h and average speed of train is 85 km/h ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.011

**2)** 0.78

**3)** 0.89

**4)** 18.7

**Answer: **10

**Q 50:** What will be the shift of transition curve, if the length of transition curve is 80 m and radius of the curve is 300 m ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.011

**2)** 0.78

**3)** 0.89

**4)** 21.33

**Answer:** 0.89

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**Q 51:** Design of a riveted joint, is based on the assumption.

**Options:**

**1)** Load is uniformly distributed among all the rivets

**2)** Shear stress on a rivet is uniformly distributed over its gross area.

**3)** Bearing stress is uniform between the contact surfaces of the plate and the rivet.

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 52:** Effective length of a column effectively held in position and restrained in directions at both ends is

**Options:**

**1)** L

**2)** 0.67 L

**3)** 0.85 L

**4)** 1.5 L

**Answer:** 0.67 L

**Q 53:** The slenderness ratio of a column is zero when its length

**Options:**

**1)** Is zero

**2)** Is equal to its radius of gyration

**3)** Is supported on all sides throughout its length

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Is supported on all sides throughout its length

**Q 54:** Outstanding length of a compression member consisting of a channel is measured as

**Options:**

**1)** Half of the nominal width

**2)** Nominal width of the section

**3)** From the edge to the first row of rivets

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Nominal width of the section

**Q 55:** The equivalent axial load may be defined as the load which produces a stress equal to

**Options:**

**1)** Maximum stress produced by the eccentric load

**2)** Maximum stressed fiber

**3)** Bending stress

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Maximum stress produced by the eccentric load

**Q 56:** For the economical design of a combined footing to support two equal column loads the projections of beams in lower tier are kept such that bending moment under column is equal to

**Options:**

**1)** Bending moment at the center of the beam

**2)** Half the bending moment at the center of the beam

**3)** Twice the bending moment at the center of the beam

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Bending moment at the center of the beam

**Q 57:** A beam is defined as a structural member subjected to

**Options:**

**1)** Axial loading

**2)** Axial and transverse loading

**3)** Transverse loading

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Transverse loading

**Q 58:** The gross section of the web of a beam is defined as

**Options:**

**1)** Depth of the beam multiplied by its web thickness

**2)** Width of the flange multiplied by its web thickness

**3)** Sum of the flange width and depth of the beam multiplied by the web thickness

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Depth of the beam multiplied by its web thickness

**Q 59:** The effective length L of a simply supported beam with ends restrained against torsion and also the ends of compression flange partially restrained against lateral bending is given by

**Options:**

**1)** L = span

**2)** L = 0.85 span

**3)** L = 0.75 span

**4)** L = 0.7 span

**Answer:** L = 0.85 span

**Q 60:** The connection of one beam to another beam by means of an angle at the bottom and an angle at the top, is known as

**Options:**

**1) ** Unstiffened seated connection

**2) **Stiffened seated connection

**3) **Seated connection

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Seated connection

**Q 61:** Separation of water or water sand cement from a freshly mixed concrete is known

**Options:**

**1)** Bleeding

**2)** Creeping

**3)** Segregation

**4)** Flooding

**Answer:** Bleeding

**Q 62:** For road pavements, the cement generally used is

**Options:**

**1)** Ordinary Portland cement

**2)** Rapid hardening cement

**3)** Low heat cement

**4)** Blast furnace slag cement

**Answer: **Rapid hardening cement

**Q 63:** Hydration of cement is due to chemical action of water with

**Options:**

**1)** Tricalcium silicate and dicalcium silicate

**2)** Dicalcium silicate and tricalcium aluminate

**3)** Tricalcium aluminate and tricalcium alumin ferrite

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 64:** Internal friction between the ingredients of concrete, is decreased by using

**Options:**

**1)** Less water

**2)** Fine aggregates

**3)** Rich mix

**4)** More water and coarse aggregates

**Answer:** More water and coarse aggregates

**Q 65:** In a slump test, each layer of concrete is compacted by a steel rod 60 cm long and of 16 mm diameter for

**Options:**

**1)** 20 times

**2)** 25 times

**3)** 30 times

**4)** 40 times

**Answer:** 25 times

**Q 66:** To prevent segregation, the maximum height of placing concrete is

**Options:**

**1)** 100 cm

**2)** 125 cm

**3)** 150 cm

**4)** 200 cm

**Answer:** 100 cm

**Q 67:** The shuttering of a hall measuring 4 m x 5 m, can be removed after

**Options:**

**1)** 5 days

**2)** 7 days

**3)** 10 days

**4)** 14 days

**Answer:** 7 days

**Q 68:** For compacting plain concrete road surface of thickness less than 20 cm, we use

**Options:**

**1)** Internal vibrator

**2)** Screed vibrator

**3)** form vibrator

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Screed vibrator

**Q 69:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

**1) **Construction joints in columns are provided a few cm below the junction of beam

**2)** Construction Joints in columns are provided at the bottom haunching

**3)** Construction joint in beams and slabs are provided within middle third

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 70:** An excess of flaky particles in concrete aggregates

**Options:**

**1)** Decreases the workability

**2)** Increases the quantity of water and sand

**3)** Affects the durability of concrete

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 71:** For the construction of cement concrete dams, the maximum permissible size of the aggregates is

**Options:**

**1)** Greatest surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**2)** Least surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**3)** Least weight for the given cement and aggregates

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Greatest surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**Q 72:** For given workability the grade requiring the least amount of water is one that gives

**Options:**

**1)** Greatest surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**2)** Least surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**3)** Least weight for the given cement and aggregates

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Greatest surface area for the given cement and aggregates

**Q 73:** The type of aggregates same nominal size, which contains less voids when compacted are

**Options:**

**1)** Rounded spherical

**2)** Irregular

**3)** Flaky

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Rounded spherical

**Q 74:** For quality control of Portland cement the test essentially done is

**Options:**

**1)** Setting time

**2)** Soundness

**3)** Tensile strength

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 75:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

**1)** The percentage of voids in the aggregate after proper compaction is called the angularity number

**2)** Angular aggregate are superior to rounded aggregate

**3)** The surface texture depends upon the hardness, grain size, free structure and the structure of the rock

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

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**Q 76:** No shrinkage occurs if the concrete is placed in a relative humidity of

**Options:**

**1)** 1

**2)** 0.85

**3)** 0.7

**4)** 0.5

**Answer:** 1

**Q 77:** Argillaceous materials are those

**Options:**

**1)** Which have alumina as the main constituent

**2)** Which have lime as the main constituent

**3)** Which evolve heat on the addition of water

**4)** Which easily break when hammered lightly

**Answer:** Which have alumina as the main constituent

**Q 78:** Spot the odd statement:

**Options:**

**1)** Rounded aggregate

**2)** Irregular or partly rounded aggregate

**3)** Angular flaky aggregate

**4)** Single-size aggregate

**Answer:** Single-size aggregate

**Q 79:** If **d** and **n** are the effective depth and depth of the neutral axis respectively of a singly reinforced beam, the lever arm of the beam, is

**Options:**

**1)** d

**2)** n

**3)** d + n/3

**4)** d – n/3

**Answer:** d – n/3

**Q 80:** Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The intensity of horizontal shear stress at the element part of a beam section, is directly proportional to

**Options:**

**1)** Shear force

**2)** Area of the section

**3)** Distance of the C.G. of the area from its neutral axis

**4)** Moment of the beam section about its neutral axis

**Answer:** Moment of the beam section about its neutral axis

**Q 81:** If the average stress 6 kg/cm^{2} for M 150 grade concrete, the length of embedment of a bar of diameter d according to I.S. 456 specifications is

**Options:**

**1)** 28 d

**2)** 38 d

**3)** 48 d

**4)** 58 d

**Answer:** 58 d

**Q 82:** A singly reinforced concrete beam of 25 cm width and 70 cm effective depth is provided with 18.75 cm^{2} steel. If the modular ratio (m) is 15, the depth of the neutral axis, is

**Options:**

**1)** 20 cm

**2)** 25 cm

**3)** 30 cm

**4)** 35 cm

**Answer:** 30 cm

**Q 83:** If the neutral axis of a T-beam is below the slab, the relationship between the flange width B, depth of neutral axis n, thickness of the slab d_{s}, effective depth of the beam d, gross area of tensile steel A_{t} and the modular ratio m may be stated as

**Options:**

**1)** Bd_{s} (n – d_{s}/2) = mAt(d+n)

**2)** Bd_{s} (n + d_{s}/2) = mAt(d-n)

**3)** Bd_{s} (n – d_{s}/2) = mAt(d-n)

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Bd_{s} (n – d_{s}/2) = mAt(d-n)

**Q 84:** In a simply supported slab, alternate bars are curtailed at

**Options:**

**1)** 1/4^{th} of the span

**2)** 1/5^{th} of the span

**3)** 1/6^{th} of the span

**4)** 1/7^{th} of the span

**Answer:** 1/7^{th} of the span

**Q 85:** In a slab, the pitch of the main reinforcement should not exceed its effective depth

**Options:**

**1)** Three times

**2)** Four times

**3)** Five times

**4)** Two times

**Answer:** Three times

**Q 86:** In a combined footing if shear exceeds 5 kg/cm^{2}, the nominal stirrups provided are

**Options:**

**1)** 6 legged

**2)** 8 legged

**3)** 10 legged

**4)** 12 legged

**Answer:** 12 legged

**Q 87:** To ensure that the hogging bending moment at two points of suspension of a pile of length L equals the sagging moment at its center, the distance of the points of suspension from either end is

**Options:**

**1)** 0.107 L

**2)** 0.207 L

**3)** 0.307 L

**4)** 0.407 L

**Answer:** 0.207 L

**Q 88:** To have pressure wholly compressive under the base of a retaining wall if width b, the resultant of the weight of the wall and the pressure exerted by the retained, earth should have eccentricity not more than

**Options:**

**1)** b/3

**2)** b/4

**3)** b/5

**4)** b/6

**Answer:** b/6

**Q 89:** The ratio of the length and diameter of a simply supported uniform circular beam which experiences maximum bending stress equal to tensile stress due to same load at its mid span is

**Options:**

**1)** 1/8

**2)** 1/4

**3)** 1/2

**4)** 1/3

**Answer:** 1/2

**Q 90:** The ratio of the deflections of the free end of a cantilever due to an isolated load at 1/3rd and 2/3rd of the span is

**Options:**

**1)** 1/7

**2)** 2/7

**3)** 3/7

**4)** 2/5

**Answer:** 2/7

**Q 91:** A compound bar consists of two bars of equal length. Steel bar cross bar cross-section is 3500 mm^{2} and that of brass bar is 3000 mm^{2}. These are subjected to a Compressive load 100,000 N. If E_{b} = 0.2 MN/mm^{2}, the stresses developed are

**Options:**

**1)** σ_{b} = 10 N/mm^{2}, σ_{s} = 20 N/mm^{2}

**2)** σ_{b} = 8 N/mm^{2}, σ_{s} = 16 N/mm^{2}

**3)** σ_{b} = 6 N/mm^{2}, σ_{s} = 12 N/mm^{2}

**4)** σ_{b} = 5 N/mm^{2}, σ_{s} = 10 N/mm^{2}

**Answer:** σ_{b} = 10 N/mm^{2}, σ_{s} = 20 N/mm^{2}

**Q 92:** The radius of gyration of rectangular section (depth D, width B) from a centroidal axis parallel to the width is

**Options:**

**1)** D/2

**2)** D/√2

**3)** D/(2√3)

**4)** D/(4√3)

**Answer:** D/(2√3)

**Q 93:** For determining the force in AB of the truss shown in the figure below by method of sections, the section is made to pass through AB, AD and ED and the moments are taken about

**Options:**

**1)** Joint C

**2)** Joint B

**3)** Joint D

**4)** Joint A

**Answer:** Joint D

**Q 94:** The force in CD of the truss shown in the figure

**Options:**

**1)** 3t compression

**2)** 3t tension

**3)** Zero

**4)** 1.5t compression

**Answer:** Zero

**Q 95:** A shaft rotating N.R.M. under a torque T, transmits a power of

**Options:**

**1)** TπN/30 Newton meters/sec

**2)** TπN/30 Newton meters/min

**3)** TπN/60 Newton meters/min

**4)** TπN/60 Newton meters/sec

**Answer:** TπN/30 Newton meters/sec

**Q 96:** The greatest load which a spring can carry without getting permanently distorted is called

**Options:**

**1)** Stiffness

**2)** Proof resilience

**3)** Proof stress

**4)** Proof load

**Answer:** Proof load

**Q 97:** In case of a simply supported I – section beam of span L and loaded with a central load W, the length of elasto-plastic zone of the plastic hinge is

**Options:**

**1)** L/2

**2)** L/3

**3)** L/4

**4)** L/5

**Answer:** L/5

**Q 98:** The horizontal thrust on the ends of a two-hinged semicircular arch of radius R carrying

**Options:**

**1)** A Uniformly distributed load w per unit run over its right half span is (2/3)*(wR/π)

**2)** A uniformly distributed load w per unit run over its entire span is (4/3)*(wR/π)

**3)** A distributed load varying from zero at the left end to w per unit horizontal run at the right end, is (2/3)*(wR/π)

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 99:** If a three-hinged parabolic arch, (span I, rise h) is carrying a uniformly distributed load w/unit length over the entire span,

**Options:**

**1)** Horizontal thrust is (wl^{2})/8h

**2)** Shear Force will be zero throughout

**3)** Bending Moment will be zero throughout

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 100:** The equivalent length of a column of length L having both the end fixed is

**Options:**

**1)** 2L

**2)** L

**3)** L/2

**4)** L/√2

**Answer:** L/2

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]]>**Q 1:** Which one of the following brick is suitable for the high-class brick masonry ?

**Options:**

**1)** Bull nose bricks

**2)** Jhumb bricks

**3)** Modular bricks

**4)** Under burnt bricks

**Answer:** Modular bricks

**Q 2:** Which of the following is the correct reason for soaking the brick in water before its use ?

**Options:**

**1)** For preventing adsorption of moisture from mortar by bricks

**2)** For reducing air void

**3)** For reducing efflorescence

**4)** For cleaning

**Answer:** For preventing adsorption of moisture from mortar by bricks

**Q 3:** Which of the following compound affects the ultimate strength of cement ?

**Options:**

**1)** Dicalcium silicate

**2)** Tetracalcium alumino-ferrite

**3)** Tricalcium aluminate

**4)** Tricalcium silicate

**Answer:** Dicalcium silicate

**Q 4:** Refractory bricks are generally used to resist_____.

**Options:**

**1)** Chemical action

**2)** Dampness

**3)** High temperature

**4)** Weathering action

**Answer:** High temperature

**Q 5:** Which of the following is the correct percentage of maximum moisture content based in sand where change in volume is maximum ?

**Options:**

**1)** 5%

**2)** 9%

**3)** 12%

**4) **15%

**Answer:** 5%

**Q 6:** Which one of the following cement is best for the marine works ?

**Options:**

**1)** Blast furnace slag cement

**2)** High alumina cement

**3)** Low heat Portland cement

**4)** Rapid hardening cement

**Answer:** Blast furnace slag cement

**Q 7:** Which of the following is limit of the moisture content that can be achieved in the air drying process of timber ?

**Options:**

**1)** 10%

**2)** 15%

**3)** 20%

**4)** 28%

**Answer:** 15%

**Q 8: **Which of the following proportion of cement and standard sand is used in cement mortar while testing the compressive and tensile strength of cement ?

**Options:**

**1)** 1:2

**2)** 1:3

**3)** 1:4

**4)** 1:6

**Answer:** 1:3

**Q 9:** Which of the following is the important factor that affects the shrinkage of cement concrete ?

**Options:**

**1)** Quantity of cement

**2)** Size of coarse aggregates

**3)** Size of the fine aggregate

**4)** Amount of water added during mixing of concrete

**Answer:** Amount of water added during mixing of concrete

**Q 10:** Calculate the proportion (in percentage) of fine aggregate in combined aggregate so that the fineness modulus of the combined aggregate becomes 6.4. The fitness modulus of coarse aggregate and fine aggregate in the concrete mix is 7.6 and 2.8 respectively.

**Options:**

**1)** 20

**2)** 33.33

**3)** 35

**4)** 66.6

**Answer:** 33.3

**Q 11:** Which of the following unit is used for estimation of D.P.C. work ?

**Options:**

**1)** Number

**2)** Cubic meter

**3)** Running meter

**4)** Square meter

**Answer: ** Square meter

**Q 12:** Calculate the quantity of the sand required (in cubic meter) in 20 cubic meters of reinforced cement concrete (1:2:4).

**Options:**

**1)** 2.87

**2)** 4.4

**3)** 5.7

**4)** 8.8

**Answer:** 8.8

**Q 13:** Deduction at cross wall for total length of the central line is______.

**Options:**

**1)** Half of thickness of wall

**2)** No deduction

**3)** Thickness of wall

**4)** Twice of the thickness of wall

**Answer:** Thickness of wall

**Q 14:** Calculate the quantity of the earth works in cubic meter for a canal embankment of 100 m long having cross section areas at the two sections are 20 Square meters and 80 square meters. Use trapezoidal method.

**Options:**

**1)** 2000

**2)** 5000

**3)** 7000

**4)** 10000

**Answer:** 5000

**Q 15:** Accuracy in measurement of the area should be_____.

**Options:**

**1)** 1 square centimeter

**2)** 10 square centimeter

**3)** 100 square centimeter

**4)** 1 square meter

**Answer:** 100 square centimeter

**Q 16:** For estimation of painted area of corrugated asbestos cement sheets, percentage increase in area above the painted area is_____.

**Options:**

**1)** 10%

**2)** 14%

**3)** 20%

**4)** 25%

**Answer:** 20%

**Q 17:** Which of the following is the purpose of the valuation ?

**Options:**

**1)** Approximate estimation of cost

**2)** Analysis of rate

**3)** Detailed estimation of cost

**4)** Taxation

**Answer:** Taxation

**Q 18:** An electric generator is installed in the building at a cost of Rs. 50,000. Calculate the annual sinking fund (Rs.) required to be deposited to accumulate the whole amount of 5% compound interest. Assume the life of the electric generator as 10 years.

**Options:**

**1)** 1535

**2)** 30695

**3)** 3975

**4)** 79503

**Answer:** 3975

**Q 19:** No deduction is made for opening in estimation of masonry work up to______.

**Options:**

**1)** 1 square centimeter

**2)** 10 square centimeter

**3)** 100 square centimeter

**4)** 1000 square centimeter

**Answer:** 1000 square centimeter

**Q 20:** Calculate the weight (kg) per meter length of 25 mm diameter steel bar place at a spacing of 250 mm center by center for 1 meter.

**Options:**

**1)** 0.96

**2)** 3.85

**3)** 7.7

**4)** 15.43

**Answer:** 15.43

**Q 21:** Which one is the upper limit of survey area (square kilometer) for use of plane survey ?

**Options:**

**1)** 250

**2)** 300

**3)** 350

**4)** 450

**Answer:** 250

**Q 22: **Which one is the smallest scale ?

**Options:**

**1)** 1:100

**2)** 1:500

**3)** 1:1,000

**4)** 1:2,500

**Answer:** 1:2,500

**Q 23:** A line of true length 398 m when measured by a chain of 20m chain is recorded to be 400 m. What is the actual length of the chain (in m) ?

**Options:**

**1) **19.9

**2)** 20.1

**3) **20.4

**4)** 21.5

**Answer:** 19.9

**Q 24:** Calculate the correction for temperature for a tape of length ‘L’, if the increase in temperature is ‘T’ above the standard temperature. The coefficient of the temperature for tape material is ‘a’

**Options:**

**1)** aT / L

**2) **– aT / L

**3)** + aTL

**4)** – aTL

**Answer:** + aTL

**Q 25:** What is the correct sequence of the temporary adjustment of level ?

**Options:**

**1)** Centering, leveling and settling

**2)** Leveling, setting and centering

**3)** Setting, centering and leveling

**4)** Setting, leveling and centering

**Answer:** Setting, centering and leveling

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**Q 26:** The values of whole circle bearing vary from______.

**Options:**

**1)** 0^{o} to 90^{o}

**2)** 0^{0} to 180^{o}

**3)** 0^{o} to 270^{o}

**4)** 0^{o} to 360^{o}

**Answer:** 0^{o} to 360^{o}

**Q 27:** Which of the following statement is correct for proper adjustment of the theodolite ?

**Options:**

**1)** Axis of plate level is perpendicular to the horizontal axis.

**2)** Line of collimation is perpendicular to the horizontal axis.

**3)** Line of collimation is parallel to the vertical axis.

**4)** Line of collimation is perpendicular to the vertical axis.

**Answer:** Line of collimation is perpendicular to the horizontal axis.

**Q 28:** Which of the following are correct for sensitivity of the bubble tube ?

**Options:**

**1)** Sensitivity decreases with increase in internal radius of the tube.

**2)** Sensitivity decreases with increase with increase in diameter of the tube.

**3)** Sensitivity increase with decrease in length of the tube.

**4)** Sensitivity increases with decrease in viscosity of the liquid.

**Answer:** Sensitivity increases with decrease in viscosity of the liquid.

**Q 29:** Calculate the curvature correction (in m) if distance between the instrument and staff is 500 m.

**Options:**

**1)** 0.0196

**2)** – 0.0196

**3)** 0.0028

**4)** – 0.0028

**Answer:** – 0.0196

**Q 30:** Calculate the volume of the earthwork (in cubic meter) using trapezoidal method if the cross section areas of the three section of embankment at an interval of 20 m are 40 square meters, 50 square meters and 80 square meters.

**Options:**

**1)** 1067

**2)** 1700

**3)** 2200

**4)** 3200

**Answer:** 2200

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**Q 31:** The_____soil transported by the gravitational forces.

**Options:**

**1)** Alluvial soil

**2)** Colluvial soil

**3)** Loess

**4)** Till

**Answer:** Colluvial soil

**Q 32:** Which of the following is determined with the help of pycnometer ?

**Options:**

**1)** Dry density and specific gravity

**2)** Void ratio and dry density

**3)** Water content and specific gravity

**4)** Water content and void ratio

**Answer:** Water content and specific gravity

**Q 33:** The cell pressure and pore water pressure is increased from 0.1 N/sq. m to 0.26 N/sq. m and 0.07 N/sq.m respectively in the triaxial test. The Skempton’s pore pressure parameter is given by_____.

**Options:**

**1)** – 3

**2)** – 0.5

**3)** 0.5

**4)** 2

**Answer:** 0.5

**Q 34:** Which one of the following shows time factor (approximate), for 50% degree of consolidation ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.2

**2)** 0.5

**3)** 1

**4)** 2

**Answer:** 0.2

**Q 35:** Which one of the following is true about ideal fluid ?

**Options:**

**1)** It is compressible.

**2)** It is incompressible.

**3)** It has high sheer force.

**4)** It has high value of viscosity.

**Answer:** It is incompressible.

**Q 36:** The diameter of droplet is 0.075 mm. What is the intensity of the pressure (N.sq. cm) developed in the droplet by surface tension of 0.000075 N/mm ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.4

**2)** 0.6

**3)** 0.8

**4)** 1

**Answer:** 0.4

**Q 37:** A rectangular block of dimensions 2 m **x** 1 m **x** 1 m is floating in the water with immersing depth of 0.5 m. What is the weight of block (kN) if unit weight of water is 10 kN/cubic meter.

**Options:**

**1)** 5

**2)** 10

**3)** 15

**4)** 20

**Answer:** 10

**Q 38:** On which principle equation of continuity is based ?

**Options:**

**1)** Conservation of energy

**2)** Conservation of mass

**3)** Conservation of momentum

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** Conservation of mass

**Q 39:** If Reynolds numbers are 1000,000, then what is the approximate value of friction for the smooth pipe ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.1

**2)** 0.01

**3)** 0.001

**4)** 0.0001

**Answer:** 0.01

**Q 40:** Which one of the following is correct for impulse turbine ?

**Options:**

**1)** Always operates in submerged condition

**2)** Converts pressure head into velocity with the help of vanes

**3)** Operates by initial complete conversion to kinetic energy

**4)** Operates by initial complete conversion to potential energy

**Answer:** Operates by initial complete conversion to kinetic energy

**Q 41:** When the water drawn from the central hole made in wash hand basin, the type of flow of water is_____.

**Options:**

**1)** Forced vortex

**2)** Free vortex

**3)** Tangential flow

**4)** Transitional flow

**Answer:** Free vortex

**Q 42:** Which of the following turbine is suitable to generate the power of 10,000 hp, working at the speed of 500 rpm under a head of 81 m ?

**Options:**

**1)** Propeller

**2)** Francis

**3)** Kaplan

**4)** Pelton

**Answer:** Francis

**Q 43:** Calculate the specific energy (m-kg / kg) of the flow if the velocity of flow is 2.22 m/s and depth of flow is 1 m.

**Options:**

**1)** 1.25

**2)** 2.22

**3)** 3.22

**4)** 4.22

**Answer:** 1.25

**Q 44:** The sphere of diameter 0.02 m is falls in the fluid of kinematic viscosity 10 stokes with the terminal velocity of 0.02 m/s. What is the value of coefficient of drag on the falling sphere ?

**Options:**

**1)** 40

**2)** 60

**3)** 80

**4)** 100

**Answer:** 60

**Q 45:** As one moves from head of the canal to the field, the duty of the water_____.

**Options:**

**1)** Decreases

**2)** Either increases or decreases

**3)** Increases

**4)** Remains constant

**Answer:** Increases

**Q 46:** Which of the following is the correct assumption of the kennedy’s theory ?

**Options:**

**1)** Shape of regime channel is semicircular.

**2)** Slit is in Suspension due to buoyancy force.

**3)** Slit is in suspension due to eddy formed from bottom of channel.

**4)** Slit is in suspension due to eddy formed from wetted perimeter of channel.

**Answer:** Slit is in suspension due to eddy formed from bottom of channel.

**Q 47:** What is the value of the lateral coefficient of the friction as per the IRC ?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.007

**2)** 0.01

**3)** 0.15

**4)** 0.3

**Answer:** 0.15

**Q 48: **Calculate the safe stopping sight distance (in m) for the descending gradient of 3% for a design speed of 80 km/h. Take coefficient of friction as 0.35 and total reaction time as 2 seconds.

**Options:**

**1)** 110.82

**2)** 123.26

**3)** 1018.41

**4)** 1092

**Answer:** 123.26

**Q 49:** Which of the following is the minimum limit (ppm) of the dissolved oxygen that must be in the water for survival of aquatic life ?

**Options:**

**1)** 1

**2)** 4

**3)** 10

**4)** 40

**Answer:** 4

**Q 50:** A stream has flow of 20 cumecs and BOD concentration of 10 mg/l receives the industrial waste water having flow of 1.5 cumecs and BOD concentration of 250 mg/l. What is the BOD concentration (mg/l) of stream at downstream point of meeting of stream with industrial waste ?

**Options:**

**1)** 2.67

**2)** 12.09

**3)** 13

**4)** 26.74

**Answer:** 26.74

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**Q 51:** A riveted joint may experience

**Options:**

**1)** Shear failure

**2)** Shear failure of plates

**3)** Bearing failure

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 52:** If p and d are pitch and gross diameter of rivets, the efficiency (η) of the riveted joint is given by

**Options:**

**1)** η = p/(p-d)

**2)** η = p/(p+d)

**3)** η = (p-d)/p

**4)** η = (p+d)/p

**Answer:** η = (p-d)/p

**Q 53:** If the moment of inertia of a section about its axis is **I** and its effective sectional area is A, its radius of gyration **r** about the axis is

**Options:**

**1)** r = I/A

**2)** r = √(I/A)

**3)** r = √(A/I)

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** r = √(I/A)

**Q 54:** Allowable working stress corresponding to the slenderness ratio of double angles placed back to back and connected to one side of a gusset plate is reduced to

**Options:**

**1)** 50%

**2)** 60%

**3)** 70%

**4)** 80%

**Answer:** 80%

**Q 55:** According to I.S. : 800 – 1871, lacing bars resist transverse shear equal to______.

**Options:**

**1)** 1.0% of the axial load

**2)** 2.0% of the axial load

**3)** 2.5% of the axial load

**4)** 3.0% of the axial load

**Answer:** 2.5% of the axial load

**Q 56:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

**1)** Loaded columns are supported on column bases

**2)** Column bases transmit the column load to the concrete foundation

**3)** Column load is spread over a large area on concrete

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 57:** In the composition of good bricks, the total content of slit and clay, by weight should not be less than

**Options:**

**1)** 20%

**2)** 30%

**3)** 50%

**4)** 75%

**Answer:** 50%

**Q 58:** In factory buildings, the horizontal beams spanning between the wall columns supporting a wall covering are called

**Options:**

**1)** Stringers

**2)** Trimmers

**3)** Girts

**4)** Lintels

**Answer:** Girts

**Q 59:** The average shear stress (in kg/ cm^{2}) for rolled beam section, is

**Options:**

**1)** 845

**2)** 945

**3)** 1025

**4)** 1500

**Answer:** 945

**Q 60:** Web crippling generally occurs at the point where

**Options:**

**1)** Bending moment is maximum

**2)** Shearing force is minimum

**3)** Concentrated loads act

**4)** Deflection is maximum

**Answer:** Concentrated loads act

**Q 61:** The strength and quality of concrete, depends upon:

**Options:**

**1)** Grading of aggregates

**2)** Surface area of aggregates

**3)** Shape of aggregates

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 62:** The process of adding water to lime to convert it into a hydrated lime is termed as :

**Options:**

**1)** Watering

**2)** Baking

**3)** Hydration

**4)** Slaking

**Answer:** Slaking

**Q 63:** If aggregates completely pass through a sleve of size 75 mm and are retained on a sleve of size 60 mm, the aggregates will be known as elongated aggregate if its length is not less than

**Options:**

**1)** 81.5 mm

**2)** 91.5 mm

**3)** 101.5 mm

**4)** 121.5 mm

**Answer:** 121.5 mm

**Q 64:** The calcinations of pure lime result in:

**Options:**

**1)** Quick lime

**2)** Hydraulic lime

**3)** Hydrated lime

**4)** Fat lime

**Answer:** Quick lime

**Q 65:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

**1)** An increase in water content must be accompanied by an increase in cement content

**2)** Angular and rough aggregates reduce the workability of the concrete

**3)** Large size aggregates increase the workability due to lesser surface area

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 66:** According to I.S. 456, the number of grades of standard concrete mixes are

**Options:**

**1)** 3

**2)** 5

**3)** 6

**4)** 7

**Answer:** 7

**Q 67:** Curing a concrete for long period ensures better

**Options:**

**1)** Volume stability

**2)** Strength

**3)** Water resistance

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 68:** The main object of compaction of concrete is

**Options:**

**1)** To eliminate air holes

**2)** To achieve maximum density

**3)** To provide intimate contact between the concrete and embedded materials.

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 69:** Construction joints are provided

**Options:**

**1)** Where B.M and S.F are small

**2)** Where the member is supported by other member

**3)** At 18 m apart in huge structures

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 70:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

**1)** Construction Joints are necessarily planned for their locations

**2)** Expansion joints are provided to accommodate thermal expansion

**3)** Construction joints are provided to control shrinkage cracks

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 71:** Grading of sand causes great variation in

**Options:**

**1)** Workability of concrete

**2)** Strength of concrete

**3)** Durability of concrete

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 72:** The light weight aggregates are obtained from

**Options:**

**1)** Sedimentary rocks

**2)** Metamorphic rocks

**3)** Igneous rocks

**4)** Volcanic source

**Answer:** Volcanic source

**Q 73:** The bulk density of aggregates depends upon its

**Options:**

**1)** Shape

**2)** Grading

**3)** Compaction

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 74:** Batching error means inaccuracy in the quantity of

**Options:**

**1)** Aggregates

**2)** Cement

**3)** Water

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 75:** The center needle of the attachment of the Vicat plunger projects the circular cutting edge by

**Options:**

**1)** 0.2 mm

**2)** 0.5 mm

**3)** 1 mm

**4)** 5 mm

**Answer:** 0.5 mm

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**Q 76:** The flakiness index of aggregates is the percentage by weight of particles in it whose thickness is less than______.

**Options:**

**1)** 2/5th of mean length

**2)** 3/5th of mean length

**3)** 4/5th of mean length

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** 3/5th of mean length

**Q 77:** The field test for the quality of cement consists in putting a small quantity of cement in a bucket containing water. A good quality cement will:

**Options:**

**1)** Immediately dissolve in the water

**2)** Float on the water surface

**3)** Sink to the bottom of the bucket

**4)** Produce the steam

**Answer:** Float on the water surface

**Q 78:** For the repair of roads

**Options:**

**1)** Low-heat cement is used

**2)** Rapid-hardening cement is used

**3)** High-alumina cement is used

**4)** Sulphate-resisting cement is used

**Answer:** Rapid-hardening cement is used

**Q 79:** The advantage of reinforced concrete, is due to

**Options:**

**1)** Monolithic character

**2)** Fire-resisting and durability

**3)** Economy because of less maintenance cost

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 80:** By over-reinforcing a beam, the moment of resistance can be increased not more than

**Options:**

**1)** 10%

**2)** 15%

**3)** 20%

**4)** 25%

**Answer:** 25%

**Q 81:** Spacing of stirrups in a rectangular beam, is

**Options:**

**1)** Kept constant throughout the length

**2)** Decreased towards the centre of the beam

**3) **Increased at the ends

**4) **Increased at the center of the beam

**Answer:** Increased at the center of the beam

**Q 82:** The radius of a bar bend to form a hook should not be less than

**Options:**

**1)** Twice the diameter

**2)** Thrice the diameter

**3)** Four times the diameter

**4)** Five times the diameter

**Answer:** Twice the diameter

**Q 83:** Steel bars are generally connected together to get greater length than the standard length by providing

**Options:**

**1)** Straight bar splice

**2)** Hooked splice

**3)** Dowel splice

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 84:** The diameter of longitudinal bars of a column should never be less than

**Options:**

**1)** 6 mm

**2)** 8 mm

**3)** 10 mm

**4)** 12 mm

**Answer:** 12 mm

**Q 85:** The maximum ratio of span to depth of a slab simply supported and spanning in two directions is

**Options:**

**1)** 25

**2)** 30

**3)** 35

**4)** 40

**Answer:** 35

**Q 86:** For a continuous slab supported at ends and carried over intermediate beams

**Options:**

**1) **Max. sagging B.M. for the end spans = +(wl^{2})/10

**2)** Max. hogging B.M. over penultimate supports is equal to –(wl^{2})/10

**3)** Max. sagging B.M. for the interior spans = + (wl^{2})/12

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 87:** The advantage of a concrete pile over a timber pile is

**Options:**

**1)** No decay due to termites

**2)** No restriction on length

**3)** Higher bearing capacity

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 88:** A raft foundation is provided if its area exceeds the plan area of the building by

**Options:**

**1)** 10%

**2)** 20%

**3)** 30%

**4)** 50%

**Answer:** 50%

**Q 89:** The forces in the members of simple trusses may be analysed by

**Options:**

**1)** Graphical method

**2)** Method of joints

**3)** Method of sections

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 90:** A rolled steel joist is simply supported at its end and carries a uniformly distributed load which causes a maximum deflection of 10 mm and slope at the ends of 0.002 radian. The length of the joist will be

**Options:**

**1)** 10 m

**2)** 12 m

**3)** 14 m

**4)** 16 m

**Answer:** 16 m

**Q 91:** A lift of weight W is lifted by a rope with an acceleration f. If the area of cross-section of the rope is A, the stress in the rope is

**Options:**

**1)** w (1+f/g)/A

**2)** (1-g/f)/A

**3)** w (2+f/g)/A

**4)** w (2+g /f)/A

**Answer:** w (1+f/g)/A

**Q 92:** A material which obey’s Hooke’s law is subjected to direct stress σ_{o}. At its elastic limit, which of the following statements is true ?

**Options:**

**1)** Strain is equal to σ_{o}/E

**2)** Maximum shear stress = σ_{o}/2

**3)** Strain energy = (σ_{o}^{2}/2E) x volume

**4)** All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q 93:** Keeping the depth **d** constant, the width of a cantilever of length **l** of uniform strength loaded with a uniformly distributed load w varies from zero at the free end and

**Options:**

**1)** (2w/σd^{2}) * l^{2} at the fixed end

**2)** (3w/σd^{2}) * l^{2} at the fixed end

**3)** (3w/σd) * l^{2} at the fixed end

**4)** (5w/σd^{2}) * l^{2} at the fixed end

**Answer:** (3w/σd) * l^{2} at the fixed end

**Q 94:** The force in EC of the truss shown in the figure below is

**Options:**

**1)** Zero

**2)** 5t tension

**3)** 5t Compression

**4)** 4t tension

**Answer:** 5t Compression

**Q 95:** In the cable shown in the figure below, the minimum tension occurs at

**Options:**

**1)** A

**2)** B

**3)** C

**4)** Between A and C

**Answer:** C

**Q 96:** A shaft is subjected to a bending moment M and a torque T simultaneously. The ratio of the maximum bending stress to maximum shear stress developed in the shaft is

**Options:**

**1)** M/T

**2)** T/M

**3)** 2M/T

**4)** 2T/M

**Answer:** 2M/T

**Q 97:** The shape factor of standard rolled beam section varies from

**Options:**

**1)** 1.10 to 1.20

**2)** 1.20 to 1.30

**3)** 1.30 to 1.40

**4)** 1.40 to 1.50

**Answer:** 1.10 to 1.20

**Q 98:** In plastic analysis, the shape factor for a triangular section is

**Options:**

**1)** 1.5

**2)** 1.34

**3)** 2.34

**4)** 25

**Answer:** 2.34

**Q 99:** Shear center of a half circular section of radius r and of constant thickness, lies at a distance of x from the center, where **x** is

**Options:**

**1)** r/π

**2)** 2r/ π

**3)** 3r/ π

**4)** 4r/ π

**Answer:** 4r/ π

**Q 100:** A three hinged arch is generally hinged at its supports and

**Options:**

**1)** At one quarter span

**2)** At the crown

**3)** Anywhere in the rib

**4)** None of these

**Answer:** Anywhere in the rib

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]]>**Q1:** The defect that is caused by falling of rain water on the hot surfaces of the bricks is known as______.

**Options:**

1) Bloating

2) chuffs

3) Cracks

4) lamination

**Answer: **chuffs

**Q2:** Which of the following property of bitumen is related to the Pensky-Marten test?

**Options:**

1) Ductility

2) Softening point

3) Flash and fire point

4) Viscosity

**Answer: **Flash and fire point

**Q3:** The defect in timber that arises due to the swelling caused by growth of layers of sap wood over the wounds after branch is cut off is called as_______.

**Options:**

1) checks

2) knots

3) shakes

4) rind gall

**Answer: **rind gall

**Q4:** Which of the following is the measure of ease with which the wood may split?

**Options:**

1) Cleavability

2) Shearing strength

3) Stiffness

4) Toughness

**Answer: **Cleavability

**Q5: **The get space ratio of a concrete sample is given as 0.589.

What is the theoretical strength (N/mm^{2}) of that concrete sample ?

**Options:
**1) 49.04

2) 65.71

3) 104.03

4) 116.8

**Options:**

**1)**

**2)**

**3)**

**4)**

**Answer: **

**Q7:** The aggregate which is obtained from the seashore or rivers and produces minimum voids in the concrete is known as_______.

**Options:**

1) angular aggregates

2) flaky aggregates

3) irregular aggregates

4) rounded aggregates

**Answer: **rounded aggregates

**Q8:** The detachment of the paint film from the surface is known as _____.

**Options:**

1) chalking

2) cracking

3) flaking

4) wrinkling

**Answer: **flaking

**Q9:** Which of the following is the homogeneous solution of resins in the alcohol?

**Options:**

**1)** Distemper

**2)** Enamel paint

**3)** Plastic paint

**4)** Varnish

**Answer: **Varnish

**Q10:** In the softening point test of the bitumen with the help of ring and ball apparatus, what is the diametre (cm) of the steel ball?

**Options:**

**1)** 0.35

**2)** 0.65

**3)** 0.95

**4)** 1.25

**Answer: **0.95

**Q11:** Which of the following is the CORRECT statement for length of the short wall, as one move from earthwork to brick work in super structure in long and short wall method?

**Options:**

1) Its value decreases

2) Its value depends upon the length of the wall.

3) Its value increases.

4) Its value remains same.

**Answer: **Its value increases.

**Q12:** Which of the following is the unit of measurement for rivets?

**Options:**

1) Bags

2) Cubic meter

3) Numbers

4) Quintal

**Answer: **Quintal

**Q13:** Which of the following statement is CORRECT for units of measurement?

**Options:**

1) Bands of specified width are measured in running meter.

2) Work consists of the linear measurement and is measured in square meter.

3) Single units are measured in meter.

4) Work consists of areal surface and is measured in cubic meter.

**Answer: **Work consists of areal surface and is measured in cubic meter.

**Q14:** Which of the following area is NOT included in the plinth area of the building?

**Options:**

1) Area of the lofts.

2) Area of Barsati at terrace level.

3) Area of walls at floor level.

4) Porches of non-cantilever type.

**Answer: **Area of the lofts.

**Q15:** Which of the following multiplying factor is used for the estimation of lead for Cartze tracks?

**Options:**

1) 0.8

2) 1

3) 1.1

4) 1.2

**Answer: **1.1

** **

**Q16:** Threading in the iron is measured in _____.

**Options:**

1) centimeter

2) kilogram

3) number

4) square centimeter

**Answer: **centimeter

**Q17:** Calculate the cost (Rs.) of 100 mm thick brick lining of a septic tank of size 5 m x 3 m x 1.5 m, if the rate of lining is Rs. 200 per square meter.

**Options:**

1) 4500

2) 4800

3) 5400

4) 7800

**Answer: **7800

**Q18:** Calculate the annual percentage depreciation of a machine using the constant percentage method, if purchasing cost is Rs. 12,000 and scrap value is Rs 3,000 and the life of the machine is 8 years.

**Options:**

1) 9.37

2) 16

3) 26.67

4) 33.33

**Answer: **16

**Q19:** The number of the bricks delivered by an unskilled labour to a distance of 10 m in a working day is approximately _____.

**Options:**

1) 1500

2) 2200

3) 4200

4) 5500

**Answer: **4200

**Q20:** Calculate the quantity (cubic meter) of fine aggregate required for construction of a circular water tank of 3.5 m diameter and 5 m height, if M 25 cement concrete is used.

**Options:**

1) 12

2) 18.5

3) 37

4) 48

**Answer: **37

**Q21:** Which type of error is represented by a closed traverse, if the algebraic sum of latitude of all the lines is zero?

**Options:**

1) Compensating error

2) Negative error

3) No error

4) Positive error

**Answer: **No error

**Q22:** The difference between the fore bearing and back bearing for any station is equal to _____.

**Options:**

1) external angle

2) either external or internal angle

3) internal angle

4) right angle

**Answer: **either external or internal angle

**Q23:** Which of the following statement is CORRECT when the theodolite is properly adjusted?

**Options:**

1) Horizontal line passes through the centre of the horizontal circle.

2) Tangent to plate bubble must be perpendicular to horizontal axis.

3) Tangent to plate bubble must be perpendicular to vertical axis.

4) Vertical line passes through the centre of the vertical circle.

**Answer: **Tangent to plate bubble must be perpendicular to vertical axis.

**Q24:** Which of the following test is used to make the horizontal axis perpendicular to the vertical axis?

**Options:**

1) Azimuth test

2) Cross hair ring test

3) Spire test

4) Vertical arc test

**Answer: **Spire test

**Q25:** For more precise prediction of the terrain relief, the contour interval should_____.

**Options:**

1) decrease continuously

2) increase continuously

3) be larger

4) be smaller

**Answer: **be smaller

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**Q26:** The areas included by contour lines for a proposed dam are given as,

Contour (m) |
410 | 420 | 430 | 440 | 450 |

Area (hectares) |
205 | 120 | 145 | 95 | 135 |

**Options:**

1) 42000000

2) 53000000

3) 70000000

4) 80000000

**Answer: **53000000

**Q27:** Which of the following statement is CORRECT for estimating the corrected area from a map of shrunk factor ‘F’?

**Options:**

1) It is directly proportional to F.

2) It is directly proportional to square of F.

3) It is inversely proportional to F.

4) It is inversely proportional to square of F

**Answer: **It is inversely proportional to square of F

**Q28:** Which of the following leveling method is used to determine the difference of elevation of two points that are quite apart?

**Options:**

1) Check leveling

2) Fly leveling

3) Reciprocal leveling

4) Simple leveling

**Answer: **Reciprocal leveling

**Q29:** A level is set on a station at a distance of 500 m from point A and 800 m from point B. The staff readings on the staffs kept at point A and B are 1.55 m and 1.95 m respectively. Calculate the true difference in elevation of the point A and B.

**Options:**

1) 0.348

2) 0.374

3) 0.4

4) 0.426

**Answer: **0.374

**Q30:** Which of the following method estimates the best volume of earthwork of an irregular embankment?

**Options:**

1) Average ordinate method

2) Mid-ordinate method

3) Simpson’s method

4) Trapezoidal method

**Answer: **Simpson’s method

**Q31:** Which of the following represents the void ratio of soil sample whose porosity is 0.452?

**Options:**

1) 0.264

2) 0.561

3) 0.729

4) 0.825

**Answer: **0.825

**Q32:** The moisture content in a soil sample is 18.2% and specific gravity of the soil particles is given by 2.65. What is the void ratio for sample, if the soil is fully saturated?

**Options:**

1) 0.157

2) 0.291

3) 0.482

4) 0.634

**Answer: **0.482

**Q33:** If the degree of saturation of soil is given by 67.89%, what is the percentage of air content of the soil?

**Options:**

1) 10.5

2) 20.25

3) 32.11

4) 40.43

**Answer: **32.11

**Q34:** Which of the following expression represent the relative compaction of soil, where variables have their standard meanings?

**Options:**

**1)**

**2)**

**3)**

**4)** None of these

**Answer: **

**Q35:** The type of fluid in which flow and fluid properties does not change with time at any given location, is known as______.

**Options:**

1) non-uniform flow

2) rotational flow

3) steady flow

4) unsteady flow

**Answer: **steady flow

**Q36: **For a flow, the velocity components are given by u = (λxy^{2} – x^{3}y^{2}) and v = (x^{2}y^{3} – 3y^{3}). What is the value of** λ **for the possible flow field which includes steady incompressible flow ?

**Options:**

1) 3

2) 5

3) 7

4) 9

**Answer: **9

**Q37:** What is the value of angle (degree) between stream lines and equipotential lines at the point of intersection in the flow net?

**Options:**

1) 0

2) 45

3) 60

4) 90

**Answer: **90

**Q38:** What is the cross-sectional area (sq. m) of the channel, if its hydraulic radius and wetted perimeter is given as 300 cm and 860 cm respectively?

**Options:**

1) 10.5

2) 15.6

3) 25.8

4) 32.4

**Answer: **25.8

**Q39:** The flow in a channel is laminar and Reynolds number is given by 1200. What is the friction factor for the channel?

**Options:**

1) 0.001

2) 0.008

3) 0.023

4) 0.053

**Answer: **0.053

**Q40:** A circular pipe of diameter 0.5 m carries the discharge of 50 liters/s. The head loss due to friction in pipe is 0.15 m and friction factor for the pipe is given as 0.01. What is the length (m) of pipe?

**Options:**

1) 1150

2) 1860

3) 2263

4) 2785

**Answer: **2263

**Q41:** The Froude number for a hydraulic jump is 3.2, the type of jump is________.

**Options:**

1) oscillating jump

2) steady jump

3) strong jump

4) weak jump

**Answer: **oscillating jump

**Q42:** At a certain point, the absolute pressure and atmospheric pressure is given by 850 mm of Hg and 700 mm of Hg respectively. What is the value of gauge pressure (mm of Hg) at that point?

**Options:**

1) 50

2) 100

3) 150

4) 200

**Answer: **150

**Q43:** The head produced by a liquid of relative density 1.62 is equal to the pressure of 250 kPa. What is the head (m) produced by the liquid?

**Options:**

1) 5.04

2) 7.53

3) 15.73

4) 25.21

**Answer: **15.73

**Q44: **Which of the following expression represents the energy dissipated in the hydraulic jump ? y_{1} and y_{2} are the flow depth at supercritical flow and subcritical flow respectively.

**Q45:** Which of the following statement is CORRECT for duty of the water?

**Options:**

1) It increases with an increase in temperature.

2) It increases with an increase in wind speed.

3) It increases with an increase in humidity

4) It is not affected by climatic conditions.

**Answer: **It increases with an increase in humidity

**Q46:** Which of the following process includes spreading of an external material on the soils to increase infiltration and reduce evaporation?

**Options:**

1) Mulching

2) Paleo irrigation

3) Ploughing

4) Tillage

**Answer: **Mulching

**Q47:** The value of rigidity factor for design purpose, if the tyre pressure is greater than 0.7 MPa is ______.

**Options:**

1) greater than 1.

2) less than 1.

3) equal to 1

4) zero

**Answer: **less than 1.

**Q48:** Calculate the design rate of super elevation on a 3 degree horizontal curve for a narrow gauge track, if design velocity on the curve is 70 km/h.

**Options:**

1) 0.051

2) 0.07

3) 0.067

4) 0.112

**Answer: **0.051

**Q49:** The path taken by the continuous discharge of gaseous effluents emitted from chimney is commonly known as_____.

**Options:**

1) lapse rate

2) inversion

3) plume

4) None of these

**Answer: **plume

**Q50:** The measure of absorption or scattering of light by the suspended materials present in the water is known as______.

**Options:**

1) alkalinity

2) color

3) hardness

4) turbidity

**Answer: **turbidity

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**Q51:** Number of rivets required in a joint is

**Options:**

1) load /shear strength of a rivet

2) load/bearing strength of a rivet

3) load/tearing strength of a rivet

4) None of these

**Answer: **None of these

**Q52:** Effective length of a column effectively held in position and restrained in direction at one end but neither held in position nor restrained in direction at the other end is

**Options:**

1) L

2) 0.67 L

3) 0.85 L

4) 2 L

**Answer: **2 L

**Q53:** A compression member consisting of angle sections may be a

**Options:**

1) continuous member

2) discontinuous single angle strut

3) discontinuous double angle strut

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **All option are correct

**Q54:** If the area of cross-section of a single angle discontinuous strut is 30 cm^{2} and allowable working stress corresponding to its slenderness ratio is 625 kg/cm2, the safe load carrying capacity of the member is

**Options:**

1) 10 tonnes

2) 12 tonnes

3) 15 tonnes

4) 18 tonnes

**Answer: **15 tonnes

**Q55:** If the depth of two column sections are equal, then the column splice is provided

**Options:**

1) with filler plates

2) with bearing plates

3) with filler and bearing plates

4) None of these

**Answer: **None of these

**Q56:** When a tension member is made of four angles with a plate as web, the allowance for holes is made as

**Options:**

1) two holes for each angle and one hole for the web

2) one hole for each angle and one hole for the web

3) one hole for each angle and two holes for the web

4) None of these

**Answer: **one hole for each angle and two holes for the web

**Q57:** The beam outside a wall up to floor level above it, is known as

**Options:**

1) rafter

2) lintel

3) spandrel beam

4) None of these

**Answer: **spandrel beam

**Q58:** For a rectangular section, the ratio of the maximum and average shear stresses is

**Options:**

1) 1.5

2) 2

3) 2.5

4) 3

**Answer: **1.5

**Q59:** For a cantilever beam of length L continuous at the support and unrestrained against torsion at the support and free at the end, the effective length ‘l’ is equal to

**Options:**

1) l = L

2) l = 2L

3) l = 0.5L

4) l = 3L

**Answer: **l = 3L

**Q60:** Spans of continuous fillers are considered approximately equal if the longest span does not exceed the shortest span by more than

**Options:**

1) 0.05

2) 0.1

3) 0.15

4) 0.2

**Answer: **0.15

**Q61:** Pick up the incorrect statement from the following

**Options:**

1) Admixtures accelerate hydration

2) Admixtures make concrete water proof

3) Admixtures make concrete acid proof

4) Admixtures give high strength

**Answer: **Admixtures accelerate hydration

**Q62:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**Options:**

1) Calcium chloride acts as a retarder

2) Gypsum (calcium sulphate) acts as an accelerator

3) Gypsum (calcium sulphate) acts as a retarder

4) None of these

**Answer: **Gypsum (calcium sulphate) acts as a retarder

**Q63:** High temperature

**Options:**

1) increases the strength of concrete

2) decreases the strength of concrete

3) has no effect on the strength of concrete

4) None of these

**Answer: **decreases the strength of concrete

**Q64:** Reciprocal levelling eliminates:-

**Options:**

1) Collimation error

2) Collimation, curvature and refraction error

3) curvature and refraction error

4) curvature error fully and refraction error partly

**Answer: **curvature error fully and refraction error partly

**Q65:** Proper proportioning of concrete, ensures

**Options:**

1) desired strength and workability

2) desired durability

3) water tightness of the structure

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **All option are correct

**Q66:** Curing

**Options:**

1) reduces the shrinkage of concrete

2) preserves the properties of concrete

3) prevents the loss of water by evaporation

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **All option are correct

**Q67:** If the effective working time is 7 hours and per batch time of concrete is 3 minutes, the output of a concrete mixer (in litres) of 150-liter capacity is

**Options:**

1) 15900

2) 16900

3) 17900

4) 18900

**Answer: **18900

**Q68:** The operation of removing humps and hollows of uniform concrete surface is known as

**Options:**

1) floating

2) screeding

3) troweling

4) finishing

**Answer: **screeding

**Q69:** According to the recommendations of IS: 456 – 1978, the expansion joints

**Options:**

1) are provided where plane changes abruptly

2) are provided to ensure minimum resistance

3) are supported on separate columns

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **All option are correct

**Q70:** An aggregate is said to be flaky if its least dimension is less than

**Options:**

1) 1/5th of the mean dimension

2) 2/5th of the mean dimension

3) 3/5th of the mean dimension

4) 4/5th of the mean dimension

**Answer: **3/5th of the mean dimension

**Q71:** The most useless aggregate is one whose surface texture is

**Options:**

1) smooth

2) granular

3) glassy

4) honey combed & porous

**Answer: **glassy

**Q72:** A beam curved in plan is designed for

**Options:**

1) bending moment and shear

2) bending moment and torsion

3) shear and torsion

4) bending moment, shear and torsion

**Answer: **bending moment, shear and torsion

**Q73:** Pick up the correct statement from the following

**A.** The free water is the amount of water added while mixing and the amount of water held on the surface of the aggregates prior to mixing

**B.** The total water is the free water and the amount actually absorbed by the aggregates

**Options:**

1) Only A

2) Only B

3) Neither A nor B

4) Both A and B

**Answer: **Both A and B

**Q74:** The size of fine aggregates does not exceed

**Options:**

1) 2.75 mm

2) 3.00 mm

3) 3.75 mm

4) 4.75 mm

**Answer: **4.75 mm

**Q75:** Which one of the following tests, is used to test aggregate for tis abrasion resistance

**Options:**

1) Deval attrition test

2) Dorry abrasion test

3) Los Angeles test

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **Deval attrition test

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**Q76:** The flange splice in plate girder is subjected to:-

**Options:**

1) axial force only

2) shear and axial force

3) bending moment and axial force

4) shear force and bending moment

**Answer: **axial force only

**Q77:** Initial setting time of rapid-hardening Portland cement is nearly

**Options:**

1) half a minute

2) 5 minutes

3) 30 minutes

4) 45 minutes

**Answer: **5 minutes

**Q78:** Which of the following statements is true?

**Options:**

1) Addition of pozzolana to cement decreases workability

2) Addition of pozzolana to cement increases strength

3) Addition of pozzolana to cement increases heat of hydration

4) None of these

**Answer: **None of these

**Q79:** With usual notations the depth of the neutral axis of a balanced section, is given by

**Options:**

1) mc/t= (d-n )/n

2) t/mc= (d-n)/n

3) t/mc=(d+n)/n

4) mc/t= n/(d-n )

**Answer: **mc/t= n/(d-n )

**Q80:** Distribution of shear intensity over a rectangular section of a beam, follows:

**Options:**

1) a circular curve

2) a straight line

3) a parabolic curve

4) an elliptical curve

**Answer: **a parabolic curve

**Q81:** The correct hook for mild steel reinforcement bars, according to specifications is shown in which of the following figures ?

**Options**:

1) (a)

2) (b)

3) (c )

4) (d)

**Answer: **(a)

**Q82: **The bar carrying positive bending moment is bent up to resist negative bending moment is shown in which of the following figures ?

**Options**:

1) (a)

2) (b)

3) (c )

4) None of these

**Answer: **(c )

**Q83:** Columns may be made of plain concrete if their unsupported lengths do not exceed their least lateral dimension

**Options:**

1) two times

2) three times

3) four times

4) five times

**Answer: **four times

**Q84:** The effective span of a simply supported slab is

**Options:**

1) distance between the centers of the bearings

2) clear distance between the inner faces of the walls plus twice the thickness of the wall

3) clear span plus effective depth of the slab

4) None of these

**Answer: **clear distance between the inner faces of the walls plus twice the thickness of the wall

**Q85:** The weight of reinforced concrete is generally taken as

**Options:**

1) 2200 kg/m^{3}

2) 2300 kg/m^{3}

3) 2400 kg/m^{3}

4) 2500 kg/m^{3}

**Answer: **2400 kg/m^{3}

**Q86:** Bottom bars under the columns are extended into the interior of the footing slab to a distance greater than

**Options:**

1) 42 diameters from the center of the column

2) 42 diameters from the inner edge of the column

3) 42 diameters from the outer edge of the column

4) 24 diameters from the center of the column

**Answer: **42 diameters from the outer edge of the column

**Q87:** A pile of length L carrying a uniformly distributed load W per meter length is suspended at the center and from other two points 0.15 L from either end, the maximum hogging moment will be

**Options:**

1) WL^{2} /15

2) WL^{2} /30

3) WL^{2} /60

4) WL^{2} /90

**Answer: **WL^{2} /90

**Q88:** Cantilever retaining walls can safely be used for a height not more than

**Options:**

1) 3 m

2) 4 m

3) 5 m

4) 6 m

**Answer: **6 m

**Q89:** A simply supported uniform rectangular bar breadth b, depth d and length L carries an isolated load W at its mid-span. The same bar experiences an extension e under same tensile load. The ratio of the maximum deflection to the elongation is

**Options:**

1) L/d

2) L/2d

3) (L/2d)^{2}

4) (L/3d)^{2}

**Answer: **(L/2d)^{2}

**Q90:** The maximum deflection due to a load W at the free end of a cantilever of length L and having flexural rigidity EI is

**Options:**

1) WL^{2} /2EI

2) WL^{2} /3EI

3) WL^{3} /2EI

4) WL^{3} /3EI

**Answer: **WL^{3} /3EI

**Q91:** If normal stresses due to longitudinal and transverse loads on a bar are σ_{1} and σ_{2} respectively, the normal component of the stress on an inclined plane θ^{o} to the longitudinal load is

**Options:**

1) (σ_{1} sinθ)* (σ_{2} cosθ)

2) σ_{1} sin^{2}θ+ σ_{2} cos^{2}θ

3) (σ_{1} – σ_{2})(sin2θ)/2

4) (σ_{1} + σ_{2})(sin2θ)/2

**Answer: **σ_{1} sin^{2}θ+ σ_{2} cos^{2}θ

**Q92:** For beams of uniform strength, if depth is constant, then

**Options:**

1) width is directly proportional to bending moment

2) width is directly proportional to square root of bending moment

3) width is directly proportional to three times the square root of bending moment

4) width is inversely proportional to bending moment

**Answer: **width is directly proportional to bending moment

**Q93: **To determine the force in BD of the truss shown in the figure below, a section is passed through BD, CD and CE and the moments are taken about

**Options:**

1) joint A

2) joint B

3) joint C

4) joint D

**Answer: **joint C

**Q94: **The degree of indeterminacy of the frame shown in the figure below is

**Options**:

1) 0

2) 1

3) 2

4) 3

**Answer: **1

**Q95:** For permissible shear stress f_{s}, the torque transmitted by a thin tube of mean diameter D and wall thickness t is

**Options:**

1) {(πd^{2})/2} t f_{s}

2) {(πD)/2} t f_{s }

3) {(πD^{2})} t f_{s}

4) {(πD^{2}t^{2})/4} f_{s}

**Answer: **{(πd^{2})/2} t f_{s}

**Q96:** The strain energy stored in a spring when subjected to greatest load without being permanently distorted is called

**Options:**

1) stiffness

2) proof resilience

3) proof stress

4) proof load

**Answer: **proof resilience

**Q97:** Pick up the correct statement from the following:

**Options:**

1) In a loaded beam, the moment at which the first yield occurs is called yield moment

2) In a loaded beam, the moment at which the entire section of the beam becomes fully plastic, is called plastic moment

3) In a fully plastic stage of the beam, the neutral axis divides the section in two sections of equal area

4) All option are correct

**Answer: **All option are correct

**Q98:** A concentrated load P is supported by the free end of a quadrantal ring AB whose end B is fixed. The ratio of the vertical to horizontal deflections of the end A is

**Options:**

1) π

2) π/2

3) π/3

4) π/4

**Answer: **π/2

**Q99:** An isolated load W is acting at a distance ‘a’ from the left-hand support of a three-hinged arch of span ‘2l’ and rise ‘h’ hinged at the crown. The vertical reaction of the arch is

**Options:**

1) Wa/2l

2) Wl/a

3) Wa/l

4) (W^{2})/2l

**Answer: **Wa/2l

**Q100:** Slenderness ratio of a long column is

**Options:**

1) area of cross-section divided by radius of gyration

2) area of cross-section divided by least radius of gyration

3) radius of gyration divided by area of cross-section

4) length of column divided by least radius of gyration

**Answer: **length of column divided by least radius of gyration

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]]>**Q1:** Which of the following represent the crushing strength (MPa) for the good quality stone that are used in the construction of buildings?

**Options:**

1) Less than 20

2) 20 to 60

3) 60 to 80

4) Greater than 100

**Answer:**** **Greater than 100

**Q2:** Which of the following is examined to determine the age of timber?

**Options:**

1) Annular ring

2) Sapwood

3) Pith

4) Timber defects

**Answer:** Annular ring

**Q3:** Which of the following is determined with the help of Le Chatelier’s device?

**Options:**

1) Abrasion resistance

2) Chemical resistance

3) Soundness

4) Strength

**Answer:** Soundness

**Q4:** The type of mortar which is used for the construction works carried out in water-logged area is _____.

**Options:**

1) cement mortar

2) loose mortar

3) mortar of very low consistency

4) mortar having high w/c ratio

**Answer: **cement mortar

**Q5:** For M 25 grade concrete, the split tensile strength in terms of percentage of its compressive strength is _____.

**Options:**

1) 7 to 11%

2) 18 to 28%

3) 28 to 38%

4) 38 to 48%

Answer: 7 to 11%

**Q6:** Distempers are generally used to coat _____.

**Options:**

1) compound wall

2) external concrete surfaces

3) interior surface which are not exposed to environment

4) wood works

**Answer:** interior surface which are not exposed to environment

**Q7:** Which of the following is commonly used as retarder in cement?

**Options:**

1) Calcium sulphate

2) Gypsum

3) Potassium carbide

4) Sodium chloride

Answer: Gypsum

**Q8:** In the process of hydration of OPC, to complete all chemical reaction, the water requirement (expressed as the percentage of cement) is _____.

**Options:**

1) 5 to 8%

2) 8 to 16%

3) 20 to 25%

4) 35 to 45%

**Answer:** 20 to 25%

**Q9:** The slump test is performed to check the _____.

**Options:**

1) presence of water in cement

2) ratio of concrete ingredients

3) temperature resistance

4) workability of concrete

**Answer:** workability of concrete

**Q10:** The reason behind the low expansion and shrinkage of the plywood is _____.

**Options:**

1) plies are placed at the right angles with each other

2) they are glued under the high pressure

3) they are held in the position with the help of adhesives

4) they are prepared with the help of veneers

**Answer:** plies are placed at the right angles with each other

**Q11:** Which one of the following method is used for the approximate estimation?

**Options:**

1) Both central line and short wall and long wall method

2) Central line method

3) Plinth area method

4) Short wall and long wall method

**Answer:** Plinth area method

**Q12:** Accuracy in the measurement of the thickness of the slab or sectional dimension of column and beam (in centimetre) should be _____.

**Options:**

1) 0.5

2) 1

3) 5

4) 10

**Answer:** 0.5

**Q13:** Deduction at T-junction of the wall for total length of the central line is _____.

**Options:**

1) half of thickness of wall

2) no deduction

3) thickness of wall

4) twice of the thickness of wall

**Answer:** half of thickness of wall

**Q14:** For estimation of painted area of semi corrugated asbestos cement sheets, percentage increase in area above plain area is _____.

**Options:**

1) 0.1

2) 0.14

3) 0.2

4) 0.25

**Answer:** 0.1

**Q15:** Scrap value of a property may be _____.

**Options:**

1) both negative or positive

2) constant

3) negative

4) positive

**Answer:** both negative or positive

**Q16:** What is the unit of measuring cornice?

**Options:**

1) Cubic metre

2) Number

3) Running metre

4) Square metre

**Answer:** Running metre

**Q17:** Calculate the number of bricks in 20 cubic metres brick works.

**Options:**

1) 500

2) 1000

3) 10000

4) 100000

**Answer:** 10000

**Q18:** Calculate the area (square metre) of the formwork required for a beam of 2 m span and cross section dimension of 400 mm x 200 mm.

**Options:**

1) 0.8

2) 0.16

3) 1.2

4) 2

**Answer:** 2

**Q19:** The cross section areas of three sections of an embankment at an interval of 40 m are 10 square metres, 15 square metres and 35 square metres. Calculate the quantity of earthwork for the embankment. Use prismoidal method.

**Options:**

1) 1200

2) 1400

3) 1500

4) 2400

**Answer:** 1400

**Q20:** Calculate the annual depreciation (Rs.) of a machine having initial cost of Rs. 10,000. The scrap value is Rs. 1,000 and useful life of 30 years.

**Options:**

1) 300

2) 367

3) 1333

4) 333333

**Answer:** 300

**Q21:** What is the difference between the sum of interior angles of plane triangle and spherical triangle for area of triangle 195 square kilometre on the Earth’s surface?

**Options:**

1) one degree

2) one minute

3) one second

4) one radian

**Answer: **one second

**Q22:** Which one of the following is the largest scale?

**Options:**

1) 1 :500

2) 1 :1000

3) 1 :2500

4) 1 :50000

**Answer:** 1 :500

**Q23:** The quadrantal bearing of the line lies in the third quadrant making angle in clockwise with the north is ______.

**Options:**

1) N(θ – 180)^{o}E

2) N(θ – 180)^{o}W

3) S(θ – 180)^{o}E

4) S(θ – 180)^{o}W

**Answer: **S(θ – 180)^{o}W

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**Q24:** Calculate the volume of the embankment (in cubic metre) using trapezoidal method, if the cross section areas of the three sections of an embankment at an interval of 30 m are 20 square metres, 40 square metres and 50 square metres.

**Options:**

1) 1100

2) 1150

3) 2250

4) 2350

**Answer:** 2250

**Q25:** Which one is the CORRECT order of the tapes based on their accuracy?

**Options:**

1) Linen tape > invar tape > metallic tape > steel tape

2) Invar tape > steel tape > metallic tape > linen tape

3) Metallic tape > steel tape > linen tape > invar tape

4) Metallic tape > steel tape > Invar tape > linen tape

**Answer:** Invar tape > steel tape > metallic tape > linen tape

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**Q26:** In the leveling between two points A and B on the opposite sides of a pond, the level is first set up near the point A and staff reading on A and B are 2.5 m and 2.0 m respectively. Then the level is moved and set near the point B, staff reading on points A and B are 1.2 m and 1.7 m respectively. Calculate the difference of heights between the two points A and B (in metre).

**Options:**

1) 0

2) 0.5

3) 1

4) 1.85

**Answer:** 0

**Q27:** Calculate the combined correction for curvature and refraction (in m) for a distance of 2 km.

**Options:**

1) 0.045

2) 0.135

3) 0.269

4) 3.14

**Answer:** 0.269

**Q28:** In transit theodolite, the line of the sight can be reversed by revolving the telescope through _____.

**Options:**

1) 90° in horizontal plane

2) 90° in vertical plane

3) 180° in horizontal plane

4) 180° in vertical plane

**Answer: **180° in vertical plane

**Q29:** Which one is the CORRECT sequence for the temporary adjustment of the theodolite?

**Options:**

1) Centering, elimination of parallax, leveling, and setting

2) Centering, setting, elimination of parallax and leveling

3) Setting, centering, leveling and elimination of parallax

4) Setting, leveling, elimination of parallax and centering

**Answer:** Setting, centering, leveling and elimination of parallax

**Q30:** Which of the following is used for determining the location of station occupied by the plane table?

**Options:**

1) Both intersection and radiation

2) Intersection method

3) Radiation method

4) Two point problem

**Answer:** Two point problem

**Q31:**– Which of the following is responsible for the formation of residual soil?

**Options:**

1) Glaciers

2) Water

3) Wind

4) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

**Q32:** The coefficient of gradation and the coefficient of uniformity of a given soil sample is 1.0 and 4.0 respectively. The ratio of effective size to the diameter through which 30% of the total mass is passed is ______.

**Options:**

1) 1.25

2) 1.5

3) 1.75

4) 2

**Answer:** 2

**Q33:** Which of the following shows the CORRECT order of increasing surface areas of the given soil?

**Options:**

1) Clay < silt < sand < colloids

2) Gravel < silt < colloids < clay

3) Sand < silt < clay < colloids

4) Silt < gravel < colloids < clay

**Answer:** Sand < silt < clay < colloids

**Q34: **What is the assumption made about back of wall, in the Rankine’s theory of earth pressure?

**Options:**

1) Plane and rough

2) Plane and smooth

3) Vertical and rough

4) Vertical and smooth

**Answer:** Vertical and smooth

**Q35:** Which of the following is CORRECT about the viscosity of gas?

**Options:**

1) Inversely proportional to the temperature

2) Increases with an increase in the temperature

3) Independent of pressure

4) Independent of temperature

**Answer: **Increases with an increase in the temperature

**Q36:** Pressure of 200 kPa is equivalent to the head of z metre of liquid having relative density 1.59. The value of z (m) is _____.

**Options:**

1) 11.6

2) 11.82

3) 12.82

4) 13.14

**Answer:** 12.82

**Q37:** Which one of the following statement is CORRECT about the center of buoyancy?

**Options:**

1) It is the point where buoyant force act.

2) It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced

3) It is the point where buoyant force act. and It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced

4) It acts outside the body.

**Answer: **It is the point where buoyant force act. and It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced

**Q38:** A longitudinal rectangular surface is hanged into the water such that its top and bottom points are at depth of 1.5 m and 6.0 m respectively. The depth of center of pressure (m) from the top surface is _____.

**Options:**

1) 3.8

2) 4.2

3) 4.6

4) 4.8

**Answer: **4.2

**Q39:** The velocity potential which follow the equation of continuity is _____.

**Options:**

1) x^{2}y

2) x^{2} – y^{2}

3) cos x

4) x^{2} + y^{2}

**Answer: **x^{2} – y^{2}

**Q40:** At what distance from the boundary layer, the value of the wall shear is three times of the turbulent shear?

**Options:**

1) 1/3 R

2) 1/2 R

3) 2/3 R

4) 3/4 R

**Answer:** 2/3 R

**Q41:** Which of the following statement is CORRECT about the stream lines and equipotential lines?

**Options:**

1) Both can be drawn graphically for viscous flow around any boundary.

2) Meshes formed by them are always squares.

3) They always meet orthogonally.

4) They can be calculated for all boundary conditions.

**Answer:** They always meet orthogonally.

**Q42:** The Rankine half oval body MM is subjected to the two-dimensional flow having velocity V. The typical stream line is shown in the following diagram. The point A in diagram shows________.

**Options:**

1) point at which velocity is maximum

2) separation point

3) stagnation point

4) stall point

**Answer:** stagnation point

**Q43:**Which of the following is CORRECT ratio for Froude number?

**Options:**

1) Compressive force to inertia force.

2) Inertia force to gravity force.

3) Inertia force to tension force.

4) Viscous force to inertia force.

**Answer:** Inertia force to gravity force.

**Q44:** For the most economical triangular channel section, the angle of sloping sides from the vertical is _____.

**Options:**

1) 30^{o}

2) 45^{o}

3) 60^{o}

4) 75^{o}

**Answer: ** 45^{o}

**Q45:** Method of applying water directly to the root zone of the plant is called _____.

**Options:**

1) check flooding

2) drip method

3) furrow method

4) sprinkler irrigation

**Answer:** drip method

**Q46:** A field of 500 hectares is to be irrigated for a particular crop having 100 days base period. The total depth of water required by the crop is 100 cm. Calculate the duty of the water (in hectares per cubic metre).

**Options:**

1) 8.64

2) 57.87

3) 86.4

4) 864

**Answer:** 864

**Q47:** The traffic volume of a roadway is defined as the multiplication of _____.

**Options:**

1) speed and time headway

2) speed and distance way

3) traffic density and speed

4) time head way and distance headway

**Answer:** traffic density and speed

**Q48:** Calculate the equivalent radius (cm) of the resisting section of 20 cm slab, if the ratio of radius of wheel load distribution to the thickness of the slab is 2.

**Options:**

1) 20

2) 35.6

3) 40

4) 40.9

**Answer:** 40

**Q49:** On peak hourly demand, what is the maximum daily consumption for the city which have average daily consumption of 100,000 m3 ?

**Options:**

1) 140000

2) 170000

3) 200000

4) 270000

**Answer:** 270000

**Q50:** For which of the following, distribution mains is designed?

**Options:**

1) Average daily demand

2) Annual peak demand

3) Monthly peak demand

4) Maximum hourly demand on maximum day

**Answer:** Maximum hourly demand on maximum day

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**Q51:** Which of the following statements is true?

**A.**Most of the loads applied to a building are environmental load.

**B.** Most of the loads are dead followed by live loads.

**Options:**

1) Only A

2) Only B

3) Both A and B

4) Neither A nor B

**Answer:** Only B

**Q52:** How does an increase in the pitch of the roof affects the amount of load that can be placed on it?

**Options:**

1) It increases

2) It decreases

3) Remains constant

4) Depends upon case

**Answer:** It decreases

**Q53:** What will be the rain load (in psf) if ds is 2 inches and dh is 1 inches?

**Options:**

1) 5.2

2) 10.4

3) 15.6

4) 20.8

**Answer: **15.6

**Q54:** Concrete is:-

**Options:**

1) Good in compression, good in tension

2) Good in compression, weak in tension

3) Weak in compression, weak in tension

4) Weak in compression, good in tension

**Answer:** Good in compression, weak in tension

**Q55:** If in planar system, X parts/members are there with Y no. of forces, then condition for statically determinacy is:-

**Options:**

1) Y < 3X

Y < 3X

2) Y > 3X

Y > 3X

3) Y= 3X

Y= 3X

4) None of these

**Answer: **Y= 3X

Y=3X

**Q56:** If a system has more equations of equilibrium than no. of forces, then the system is:-

**Options:**

1) Improperly constrained

2) Partially constrained

3) Stable

4) None of these

**Answer:** Partially constrained

**Q57:** Which of the following material is not used in making trusses?

**Options:**

1) Wooden struts

2) Metal bars

3) Channel

4) Concrete

**Answer:** Concrete

**Q58:** In a truss it is assumed that the members are joined by____________.

**Options:**

1) Rough pins

2) Smooth pins

3) Either rough or smooth pins

4) None of these

**Answer:** Smooth pins

**Q59:** What is the major difference between truss and beam?

**Options:**

1) Beam can’t transmit load in vertical direction while truss can

2) Truss can’t transmit load in vertical direction while beam can

3) Beam can’t transmit load in axial direction while truss can

4) Truss can’t transmit load in axial direction while beam can

**Answer:** Truss can’t transmit load in vertical direction while beam can

**Q60:** Given that J is no. of joints. B and R are no. of members and no. of reactions.

If B = 4, R = 3 and J = 4, then the truss is:-

**Options:**

1) Statically determinate

2) Statically indeterminate and stable

3) Stable

4) Unstable

**Answer:** Unstable

**Q61:** Which IS code gives details regarding water to be used in concrete?

**Options:**

1) IS 456

2) IS 383

3) IS 565

4) IS 3012

**Answer:** IS 456

**Q62:** Which of the below is an example of plasticizer?

**Options:**

1) Hydroxylated carboxylic acid

2) Fluoro-silicate

3) Gypsum

4) Surkhi

**Answer:** Hydroxylated carboxylic acid

**Q63:** How many methods of batching of concrete are there?

**Options:**

1) 2

2) 3

3) 5

4) 6

**Answer:** 2

**Q64:** Concrete is generally placed on a:

**Options:**

1) Form work

2) Stand

3) Mould

4) Platform

**Answer:** Form work

**Q65:** The effective width of a column strip of a flat slab is taken as

**Options:**

1) one-fourth the width of the panel

2) half the width of the panel

3) half the diameter of the column

4) the diameter of the column

**Answer:** half the width of the panel

**Q66:** Permanent dimension changes due to loading of concrete is termed as:

**Options:**

1) Strain

2) Extent

3) Creep

4) Ambit

**Answer:** Creep

**Q67:** In design of R.C.C. structures, the tensile strength of concrete is taken as:

**Options:**

1) 5N/mm2

2) 2N/mm2

3) 0.3N/mm2

4) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

**Q68:** Flexure strength of concrete is determined as:

**Options:**

1) Modulus of rigidity

2) Modulus of rupture

3) Modulus of plasticity

4) Modulus of elasticity

**Answer:** Modulus of rupture

**Q69:** Properties of concrete can broadly be divided into:

**Options:**

1) 1

2) 4

3) 2

4) 3

**Answer:** 2

**Q70:** Which IS code gives specifications about cement plaster?

**Options:**

1) IS 1500

2) IS 1221

3) IS 1400

4) IS 1661

**Answer:** IS 1661

**Q71:** In a lime-cement plaster, ratio 1:1:6 corresponds to:

**Options:**

1) Lime:cement:sand

2) Cement:Lime:sand

3) Lime:sand:gravel

4) Cement:sand:gravel

**Answer:** Cement:Lime:sand

**Q72:** On which of the following does the correct proportion of ingredients of concrete depend upon?

**Options:**

1) bulking of sand

2) water content

3) absorption and workability

4) All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q73: **If X, Y and Z are fineness moduli of coarse fine and combined aggregates, the percentage (P) of fine aggregates to combined aggregates is

**Options: **

**1)** P = (z-x / z-y) x 100

**2)** P = (x-z / z-y) x 100

**3)** P = (x-z / z+y) x 100

**4)** P = (x+z / z-y) x 100

**Answer:** P = (x-z / z-y) x 100

**Q74:** Which of the following statements is false?

**Options:**

1) Workability of the concrete mix decreases with an increase in the moisture content

2) Concrete for which preliminary tests are conducted, is called controlled concrete

3) Bulking of sand depends upon the fineness of grains

4) All option are correct

**Answer:** All option are correct

**Q75:** Which of the following statements is false?

**Options:**

1) Space between the exterior walls of a warehouse and bag piles should be 30 cm

2) Cement bags should preferably be piled on wooden planks

3) Cement bags should be placed such that bags of one layer does not touch the bags of the adjacent layer

4) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q76:** Which of the following statements is false?

**Options:**

** 1)** With passage of time, the strength of cement increases

** 2)** With passage of time, the strength of cement decreases

** 3)** After a period of 24 months, the strength of cement reduces to 50%

** 4)** The concrete made with storage deteriorated cement gains strength with time

**Answer:** With passage of time, the strength of cement increases

**Q77: **For a concrete mix 1:3:6 and water cement ratio 0.6 both by weight, what is the quantity of water required per bag?

**Options:**

** 1)** 10 kg

** 2)** 12 kg

** 3)** 14 kg

** 4)** None of these

**Answer:** 14 kg

**Q78:** Transport of concrete by pumps, is done for a distance of

**Options:**

1) 100 m

2) 200 m

3) 300 m

4) 400 m

**Answer:** 400 m

**Q79:** The compression in PSC is done by _________ of high-strength tendons.

**Options:**

1) Compression

2) Tensioning

3) Shearing

4) Bending

**Answer:** Tensioning

**Q80:** In which beam tension capacity of steel is greater than combined compression capacity of steel and concrete?

**Options:**

1) Over-reinforced

2) Under-reinforced

3) Singly reinforced

4) Doubly reinforced

**Answer:** Over-reinforced

**Q81:** A simply support beam carries a varying load from zero at one end and w at the other end. If the length of the beam is a, the maximum bending moment will be

**Options:**

**1)** wa / 27

**2)** wa^{2} / 27

**3)** w^{2}a / √27

**4)** wa^{2} / 9√3

**Answer:** w^{2}a / √27

**Q82:** For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximum negative to maximum positive radial moment is

**Options:**

1) 1

2) 2

3) 3

4) 4

**Answer:** 2

**Q83:** If W is total load per unit area on a panel, D is the diameter of the column head, L is the span in two directions, then the sum of the maximum positive bending moment and average of the negative bending moment for the design of the span of a square flat slab, should not be less than

**Options:**

**1)** (WL / 12) (L – 2D/3)^{2}

**2)** (WL / 10) (L + 2D/3)^{2}

**3)** (WL / 10) (L – 2D/3)^{2}

**4)** (WL /12) (L – D/3)^{2}

**Answer:** (WL / 10) (L – 2D/3)^{2}

**Q84:** The breadth of a ribbed slab containing two bars must be between

**Options:**

** 1)** 6 cm to 7.5 cm

** 2)** 8 cm to 10 cm

** 3)** 10 cm to 12 cm

** 4)** None of these

**Answer:** 8 cm to 10 cm

**Q85:** A foundation rests on which of the following?

**Options:**

** 1)** base of the foundation

** 2)** sub grade

** 3)** foundation soil

** 4)** Both Sub grade and foundation soil

**Answer:** Both Sub grade and foundation soil

**Q86:** Which of the following statements is true?

**Options:**

** 1)** To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is kept uniform throughout

** 2)** To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is increased gradually towards the edge

** 3)** To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is decreased gradually towards the edge

** 4)** To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is kept zero at the edge

**Answer:** To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is decreased gradually towards the edge

**Q87:** The weight of a foundation is assumed as which of the following?

**Options:**

** 1)** 5% of wall weight

** 2)** 7% of wall weight

** 3)** 10% of wall weight

** 4)** 12% of wall weight

**Answer:** 10% of wall weight

**Q 88:** If the width of the foundation for two equal columns is restricted, the shape of the footing generally adopted is

**Options:**

** 1)** Square

** 2)** rectangular

** 3)** trapezoidal

** 4)** triangular

**Answer:** rectangular

**Q89:** Maximum shear stress theory for the failure of a material at the elastic limit is known as

**Options:**

** 1)** Guest’s or Trecas’ theory

** 2)** St.Venant’s theory

** 3)** Rankine’s theory

** 4)** Haig’s theory

**Answer:**