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Wp and Wf are the weights of a cylinder containing partially compacted and fully compacted concrete. If the compaction factor Wp/Wf is 0.95, the workability of concrete is

Time of concentration
According to the recommendations of IS : 456-1978, the expansion joints
Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density
For true difference in elevations between two points A and B, the level must be set up
The ratio of shearing stress to shearing strain within elastic limit, is known as


If all the dimensions of a bar are increased in the proportion n : 1, the proportion with which the maximum stress produced in the prismatic bar by its own weight, will increase in the ratio

Design of horizontal and vertical alignments, super-elevation, sight distance and grades, is worst affected by
Water content of a soil sample is the difference of the weight of the given sample at the given temperature and the weight determined after drying it for 24 hours at temperature ranging from
In flowing liquids pitot tubes are used measure

The stress necessary to initiate yielding, is considerably


For ensuring quality of concrete, use

For determining the velocity of flow of underground water, the most commonly used non-empirical formula is
The ratio of the volume of voids to the total volume of the given soil mass, is known
The yield of a rapid gravity filter as compared to that of slow sand filter, is

If the length of a cantilever carrying an isolated load at its free end is doubled, the deflection of the free end will increase by

Thickness of a pavement may be reduced considerably by
The most reliable method of plotting a theodolite traverse, is
For mountaneous regions having steep slope, wagons for carrying liquid are made with bottom

Cantilever retaining walls can safely be used for a height not more than


Pick up the correct statement from the following:

The earth pressure of a soil at rest, is proportional to (where φ is the angle of internal friction of the soil)

 If the depth of a simply supported beam carrying an isolated load at its centre, is doubled, the deflection of the beam at the centre will be changed by a factor of


Dimensions of a beam need be changed if the shear stress is more than

The least thickness of class B cast iron (spun) pipe, is
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The underground sources of water, is from

The thickness of base slab of a retaining wall generally provided, is

Hydrographic surveys deal with the mapping of
The length of the side of warning sign boards of roads is
Pick up the in-correct statement from the following: The soils which contain montmorillonite minerals
Aeration of water is done to remove
Volume of traffic which would immediately use a new road or an improved one when opened to traffic, is known

According to I.S. : 456, the number of grades of concrete mixes, is


The mixture of different ingredients of cement, is burnt at

Net sectional area of a tension member, is equal to its gross section area

The method of design of steel framework for greatest rigidity and economy in weight, is known as
Poise is the unit of
Ordinary concrete is not used for concrete grade
The main principle of surveying is to work

M10 grade of concrete approximates

The most economical section for a column, is

The B.M. diagram of the beam shown in below figure, is


The ratio of inertia force of a flowing fluid and the viscous force of the liquid is called :
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
Too wet concrete may cause
The dimensional formula of force is

Bottom bars under the columns are extended into the interior of the footing slab to a distance greater than

For determination of allowable stress in axial compression, Indian Standard Institution has adopted

Batching error means inaccuracy in the quantity of
Tongue plates are provided in a steel girder at

The maximum depth of sedimentation tanks is limited to
To avoid the tendency of separation of liquid flow, the most suitable ratio of the diameters of the throat and the pipe, is
If the specific gravity and voids in soil sample are G and e respectively, the hydraulic gradient i, is
Hardening of cement occurs at
Water required per bag of cement, is
The effective length of a compression member of length L held in position and restrained in direction at one end and effectively restrained in direction but not held in position at the other end, is
The sensitiveness of a level tube decreases if
If the radius of a simple curve is R, the length of the chord for calculating offsets by the method of chords produced, should not exceed.
If the depth of two column sections are equal, then the column splice is provided


The rise of a parabolic arch at quarter points, is equal to

The ratio of the inertia and viscous forces acting in any flow, ignoring other forces, is called
The intercept of a staff
Orifice-meter is used to measure

For given water content, workability decreases if the concrete aggregates contain an excess of


In a combined footing if shear stress exceeds 5 kg/cm2, the nominal stirrups provided are:


For a beam having fixed ends, the unknown element of the reactions, is

The distance measured along one rivet line from the centre of a rivet to the centre of adjoining rivet on an adjacent parallel rivet line, is called
On the recommendations of Indian Road Congress, the ruling gradient in plains, is
A single lane carriage way whenever changes to two-lane carriage way, is affected through a taper of

For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximum negative to maximum positive radial moment, is


After casting, an ordinary cement concrete on drying

 The value of Poisson's ratio always remains

The minimum value of camber provided for thin bituminous surface hill roads, is
You are asked to construct a massive dam, the type of cement you will use, is

The maximum area of tension reinforcement in beams shall not exceed

The head light of vehicles should be such that its lower beam illuminates objects at
The distance between e.g. of compression and e.g. of tension flanges of a plate girder, is known as
The upper surface of the weir over which water flows, is known as

To obtain cement dry powder, lime stones and shales or their slurry, is burnt in a rotary kiln at a temperature between


 The equivalent length of a column fixed at both ends, is

Disinfection of drinking water, is done to remove
Separation of coarse aggregates from mortar during transportation, is known
The ratio of the volume of voids to the total volume of the given soil mass, is known

The standard sand now a days used in India, is obtained from


 The equivalent length of a column fixed at one end and free at the other end, is

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

While compacting the concrete by a mechanical vibrator, the slump should not exceed

1S. Sieve Nos. 10 mm and 4.75 mm are geneally used for grading of
The absolute minimum radius of horizontal curve for a design speed 60 km ph is
Sunlight

The diameter of longitudinal bars of a column should never be less than

An ideal vertical curve to join two gradients, is
In India the modes of transportation, in the order of their importance, are
By boiling water, hardness can be removed if it is due to
The maximum shear stress occurs on the filament which makes an angle with the horizontal plane equal to
A water tank partially filled with water is being carried on a truck moving with a constant horizontal acceleration. The level of the water
For the construction of highway (or railway)
A partially saturated soil is classified as

As per I.S. 456 - 1978, the pH value of water shall be

The ratio of settlement at any time 't' to the final settlement, is known as




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