**1.Which among the following is a step used for changing the direction of a stair?**

**D.Winder**

**2.By which of the following tests,fineness of cement can be determined?**

**A.Permeability test**

**3.Among the following,in which type of canal,flow occurs only when there is a rise of flow in river?**

**A.Inundation canal**

**4.What is defined as the ratio of volume of air voids to the total volume of air voids to the total volume of soil mass and is expressed as percentage?**

**C.Percentage air voids**

**5.What is the side slope of a Cipoletti weir?**

**D.1 horizontal to 4 vertical**

**6.How the temporary hardness of water is removed?**

**A.By boiling**

**7.In which of the following types of concrete beam section,failure will occur all on a sudden?**

**D.Over reinforced section**

**8.In which condition a doubly reinforced beam is used?**

**B.When depth and breadth of beam have to be restricted in size**

**9.In a water supply scheme,for what purpose aeration is carried out?**

**A.To remove taste and odour**

**10.What is the disadvantage of centrifugal pump compared with reciprocating pump?**

**A.Priming required**

**11.What is known as the force per unit area required to penetrate into a soil mass with a circular plunger of 50 mm diameter at a rate of 1.25 mm/minute?**

**C.CBR**

**12.What is floor area raio?**

**D.Ratio of total floor area on all floors to plot area**

**13.What is azimuth?**

**B.True meridian**

**14.What will be the hydrautic mean depth for a most economical rectangular section of an open channel,of width B and depth D?**

**A.D/2**

^{2}/6

^{3}/12

**15.At any point on the magnetic equator what will be the angle of dip?**

^{0}

**B.0**

^{0}^{0}

^{0}

**16.What is the area of building ,execuding the area occupied by walls?**

**D.Floor area**

**17.In the case of open channel flow if the flow is laminar,which of the following is correct?**

**A.Reynolds number<500**

**18.Name the ratio of power available at the shaft of a turbine to the power delivered by water to the runner.**

**C.Mechanical efficiency**

**19.What is mean by cambium layer of an exogeneous tree?**

**A.Layer between inner bark and sap wood**

**20.What is the difference between two measured values of same quantity in surveying?**

**B.Discrepancy**

**21.A wooden pile is being driven with a drop hammer weighing 18 KN and having a free fall of 1m.The Penetration in the last blow is 5 mm.Detemine the load carrying capacity of pile according to the Engineering News formula:**

**A.100 KN**

**22.A jet of water,of cross sectional area 0.005m**

^{2}strikes a flat plate normally with a velocity of 15m/s.If the plate is moving with a velocity of 5 m/s in the direction of jet and away from the jet,What is the force exerted by the jet on the plate?**C.500 N**

**23.Dry density of which sample is expected to be high?**

**B.Dense sand**

**24.Which among the following is the great circle,formed by a plane through the observor’s position that is perpendicular to the direction of gravity at that point intercepts the celestial sphere?**

**D.Horizon**

**25.What is known as a watertight enclosure made up of sheet pile walls,usually temporary,built around a working area for the purpose of excluding water during construction?**

**A.Cofferdam**

**26.What is meant by Froude’s number?**

**C.Ratio of square root of inertia force and gravity force**

**27.Among which of the following conditions,Darcy’s Law is not applicable to seepage of soils?**

**B.The flow conditions are turbulent in soil**

**28.Which of the following is a field test?**

**A.Vane shear test**

**29.For what type of soil unconfined compression test is generally applicable?**

**A.Saturated clay**

**30.If C**

_{d}=Coefficient of discharge,C_{v}=coefficient of velocity and C_{c}=coefficient of contractic then which of the following statement is correct?_{c}=C

_{d}*C

_{v}

_{v}=C

_{c}*C

_{d}

**C.C**

_{d}=C_{v}*C_{c}**31.Which of the following will have a plasticity index 20?**

**B.Clay**

**32.What is a protective barrier constructed to enclose harbours,and to keep the harbor wat undisturbed by the effect of heavy and strong seas?**

**D.Break water**

**33.Determine the total pressure on a circular plate of area of cross section 1 m**

^{2}which is pla vertically in water in such a way that the centre of the plate is 1 m below the free surface water.**C.9810 N**

**34.Among which of the following tests conducted for measurement of shear strength of soil excess pore pressure is set up at any stage of the test?**

**A.Drained test**

**35.Which of the following laws gives the diameter of a sphere which will settle at a spe terminal velocity?**

**B.Stoke’s Law**

**36.What is meant by optimum water content?**

**A.Water content corresponding to maximum dry density**

**37.What is the function of a fish plate?**

**D.To hold two rails together**

**38.Which among the following is pressure on a fluid below atmospheric pressure?**

**C.Vaccum pressure**

**39.Which of the following is the unit of coefficient of consolidation?**

**A.cm**

^{2}/sec^{2}/kN

**40.A simply supported beam of span 7 m has a point load of 3 kN at a distance of 2 m from left end A and a point load of 2 m from left end A and a point load of 2 kN at a distance of 4m from left end A.What will be the support reaction at B?**

**C.2 kN**

**41.Soils with a value of k(coefficient of permeability)ranging from 10**

^{5}mm/sec to 10^{3}mm/sec can be classified as:**B.Semi pervious**

**42.Which of the following soil samples will have grains of almost same particle size?**

**D.Poorly graded**

**43.Which among the following is the term used for change in volume of soil per unit of initial volume due to a given unit increase in pressure?**

**A.Coefficient of volume change**

**44.Which of the following values,the voids ratio in soil can have theoretically?**

**B.can be less than or more than 1**

**45.For what purpose stiffeners are used in a plate girder?**

**C.To prevent buckling of web**

**46.Which of the following is a clayey soil that has never been subjected to an effective pressure greater than existing overburden pressure and which is also completely consolidated by the existing overburden pressure?**

**A.Normally consolidated soil**

**47.By Which simple equation the hydrologic cycle may be expressed?**

**D.Precipitation=Evaporation+Run off**

**48.Which among the following is a functional relation connecting the value of specific gravi voids ratio.water content and degree of saturation?**

_{r}

**B.e=wG/S**

_{r}_{r}=ew/G

_{r}

**49.What is an impermeable formation which contain water but are not capable of transmitting or supplying a sufficient quantity?**

**D.Aquiclude**

**50.Coefficient of permeability is inversely proportional to which of the following?**

**A.Viscosity**

**51.If an auditorium has a total surface area of plaster,floor,curtains and seats equal to 16 and volume of**

**Auditorium is 5000 m**

^{3},what is time of reverberation in seconds accordii Sabin’s equation?**C.5 seconds**

**52.According to Indian Standards,specific gravity of soil is the ratio of unit weight of solids to that of water at a temperature of:**

^{0}C

**B.27**

^{0}C^{0}C

^{0}C

**53.What is the term used for the degree of disturbance of undisturbed clay sample due to remoulding expressed as ratio of unconfined compression strength in undisturbed state to that in remoulded state,without change in water content?**

**A.Sensitivity**

**54.Which among the following is also known as rolled steel joist?**

**C.Rolled steel I section**

**55.For shallow foundations if P is the load,y is the unit weight of soil and**

**is the angle if repose,which of the following is equal to total depth of foundation according to Rankine’s formula?**

**56.Name the level surface to which the elevations are reffered:**

**B.Datum**

**57.For no tension developed in a gravity dam,where the resultant of all forces on dam should always lie?**

**D.Within the middle third of the section**

**58.Two bodies of masses 5.5 kg and 4.3 kg are hung to the ends of rope,passing over a smooth frictionless pulley.With what acceleration the heavier mass comes down?**

^{2}

^{2}

^{2}

**D.1.2 m/s**

^{2}**59.If W**

_{L}=liquid limit,W_{p}=plastic limit,W_{s}=shrinkage limit then which of the following is equal to plasticity index(1p)?**A.W**

_{L}-W_{P}_{P}-W

_{L}

_{L}-W

_{S}

_{P}-W

_{S}

**60.Among the following which equipment is not used in chain survey?**

**C.Alidade**

**61.Name the end supports of the superstructure of a bridge:**

**A.Abutments**

**62.A body was thrown vertically down from a tower.What is the distance travelled by the body in the third second of its fall.If its initial velocity was 5.5 m/sec?**

**D.30 m**

**63.Name the structure carrying discharge of a natural stream across a canal intercepting the stream:**

B.Cut off pile

**C.Cross drainage work**

**64.Which among the following is torsional rigidity?**

**B.Product of rigidity modulus and polar moment of inertia**

**65.During setting and hardening of cement concrete,hydration of which among the following contributes to the progressive strength of concrete?**

_{3}S

_{3}A

_{4}AF

**D.C**

_{2}S**66.What is the polar moment of inertial of a circle of diameter D?**

^{4}

**B.**

**D**

^{4}/32^{4}/128

^{4}/16

**67.What is called,the time in hours taken by rainwater that falls at the farthest point to reach the outlet of a catchment?**

**C.Time of concentration**

**68.Name the short sections of wood or steel,which are fixed on principal refter of trusses support purlins:**

**D.Cleat**

**69.Name the area to be irrigated by a dam:**

**A.Ayacut**

**70.Among the following methods for computing average precipitation(or rainfall)in which method the area of the basin is not taken into account?**

**C.Arithmetic average method**

**71.What is the super elevation (expressed in percentage terms)required for a road curve radius 1000 m if the design speed is 100 km/hour?**

**B.1000/127%**

**72.Which of the following is not included in temporary adjustments of a dumpy level?**

**D.Centering**

**73.Among the following which represents the irrigating capacity of a unit of water:**

**C.Duty**

**74.What is the maximum size of the particle of silt?**

**B.0.002 mm**

**75.Name the well from which water flows automatically under pressure:**

**C.Flowing well**

**76.Which among the following is the back bearing of N30**

^{0}E?^{0}N

^{0}E

^{0}W

**D.S 30**

^{0}W**77.Among the following ,by which method the efficiency of a sedimentation tank can be increased for a given discharge?**

**C.By increasing the area of the tank**

**78.For a cantilever beam of length L,what bending moment at free end would produce a deflection equal to that produced by a concentrated load W at free end?**

**B.2/3 WL**

**79.If buckling of sand is not taken into account for volumetric proportioning of concrete,what will be the result?**

**D.Less quantity of concrete per bag of cement will be produced**

**80.In which direction,resultant force will shift by providing a top width for roadway and free board in elementary profile of a gravity dam,for full reservoir condition?**

**C.Shift towards heel**

**81.Two simply supported beams A and B of same width have identical loading .What is the ratio**

*strength of beam A*/*strength of beam B.*If beam A has depth double that of beam B?**B.4**

**82.What is the least count of a transit theodolite?**

**D.20 seconds**

**83.A steel rod of length 20 m at 30**

^{0}C is heated upto 40^{0}C.What is the temperature stress developed if the expansion is prevented?Given,a=12*10^{-6}per^{0}C,E=2*10^{5}N/mm^{2}^{2}

**B.24 N/mm**

^{2}^{2}

^{2}

**84.What will be the deflection at the centre of a simply supported beam of rectangular cross section if the depth is doubled,for the same load W?**

**C.1/8 of first case**

**85.If K is the bulk modulus,E is the Young’s modulus and N is the shear modulus then,which is the relation to find out Poison’s ratio[1/m]?**

**Ans:(3K-2N)/(6k+2N)**

**86.If three copianar,concurrent forces are acting at a point are in equilibrium,of which two of them are collinear,then what is the magnitude of third force which is acting at an angle**

**with other two forces?**

**A.Zero**

**87.Where is the keystone of an arch being placed?**

**B.Crown**

**88.What is measured using a venturimeter?**

**D.Discharge**

**89.What will be the elongation of prismatic bar of length L,cross sectional area A,hanging vertically under its own weight W?**

**C.WL/2AE**

**90.In a hydro electric scheme which of the following is used to carry water from storage reservoir to the power house?**

**D.Penstocks**

**91.What is the nominal size of standard brick?**

**B.20cm*10 cm*10 cm**

**92.What will be the elementary profile of a gravity dam?**

**D.Triangular in section**

**93.Where the tension steel is provided in a two way slab?**

**C.At top and bottom**

**94.What is a graph showing variations of discharge with time at a particular point of a stream?**

**D.Hydrograph**

**95.For a redundant frame if number of members is m and number of joints is then which of the following relations will be satisfied?**

**A.m>(2j-3)**

**96.Stainless steel is an alloy of which among the following?**

**A.Chromium,nickel and iron**

**97.What is determined by conducting an abrasion test?**

**C.Hardness**

**98.On which of the following ,the support for flat slab is provide?**

**B.Columns built monolithically with slab**

**99.What is the width of Broad gauge?**

**D.1.676 m**

**100..Among which of the following conditions a T-beam becomes identical to a rectangular beam with width equal to that of flange?**

**B.Neutral axis remains within flange**

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