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The high strength of rapid hardening cement at early stage, is due to its


Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


17. Initial setting time of cement for asbestos cement products should be not less than


Cohesionless soil is

According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting, is

The maximum pressure which a soil can carry without shear failure, is called

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following regarding fire hydrants

The increased cohesiveness of concrete, makes it


For initial estimate for a beam design, the width is assumed

One of the tacheometric constants is additive, the other constant, is
Most commonly used pump for lifting water in water supply mains, is
Flow of water in pipes of diameter more than 3 metres, can be measured by
As per recommendations of I.R.C., traffic volume study is carried out for rural roads for 7 days continuously during

18.The variety of pig iron used for the manufacture of steel by Bessemer process, is

The difference of level between a point below the plane of sight and one above, is the sum of two staff readings and an error would be produced equal to

The cross sections of the beams of equal length are a circle and a square whose permissible bending stress are same under same maximum bending. The ratio of their flexural weights is,


According to I.S. : 456 specifications, the safe diagonal tensile stress for M 150 grade concrete, is

The population growth curve is
A bearing of a line is also known as
Water belongs to
In quadrantal bearing system, back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing, by

The effective span of a simply supported slab, is

The specific retention is least in case of

Transport of concrete by pumps, is done for a distance of

If cross slope of a country is 10% to 25%, the terrain is classified as
Corrosion of well pipes may not be reduced by

An aggregate is said to be flaky if its least dimension is less than


20. Vanadium steel is generally used for

In distribution pipes, drain valves are provided at
The transitional middle portion of a logistic curve follows
In a venturimeter, the divergent cone is kept

The shearing force acting along the slice of a curved surface of slippage, causes the soil to slide

Hydraulic radius is equal to

If there is no impervious boundary at the bottom of a hydraulic structure, stream lines tend to follow :

Accuracy of 'fix' by two point problem, is

13. For the manufacture of Portland cement, the proportions of raw materials used, are


Pick up the correct proportions of chemical ingredients of cement

Water supply system includes

When a cohesionless soil attains quick condition, it looses

For the movement of vehicles at an intersection of two roads, without any interference, the type of grade separator generally preferred to, is
The weaving length of a roadway is the distance
The minimum ratio of the radii of two circular curves of a compound curve, is kept

11. Kaolin is chemically classified as

In pressure supply mains, water hammer pressure is reduced by providing

Vicat's apparatus is used for

Economic height of a dam is the height corresponding to which
Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than
The specific retention is least in case of

Hooke's law states that stress and strain are

Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in

12. Brittleness of cold is due to an excess of

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

Total pressure on the top of a closed cylindrical vessesl completely filled with liquid, is directly proportional to

The moment diagram for a cantilever which is subjected to a uniformly distributed load will be a


The minimum cube strength of concrete used for a prestressed member, is


19. For filling cracks in masonry structures, the type of bitumen used, is


If Cs is the expansion index in Q. 11.165, the empirical formula given by Terzaghi, is


The number of treads in a flight is equal to

B.O.D. of treated water should be
For a rectangular section, the ratio of the maximum and average shear stresses, is

When a tension member is made of four angles with a plate as a web, the allowance for holes is made as

Turbidity of raw water is a measure of
The average shear stress for rolled steel beam section, is

The commonly used material in the manufacture of cement is


Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is


The areas of cross-section of a square beam and a circular beam subjected to equal bending moments, are same.


If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders are spaced not greater than

An R.C.C. beam not provided with shear reinforcement may develop cracks in its bottom inclined roughly to the horizontal at


A column is said to be of medium size if its slenderness ratio is between


The water content in a soil sample when it continues to loose weight without loosing the volume, is called

A high velocity of wash water is required for

Thickened part of a flat slab over its supporting column, is technically known as

Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving
Hydraulic grade line
Pick up the method of surveying in which field observations and plotting proceed simultaneously from the following
The maximum permissible nitrites in public water supplies, is
The allowable stress in axial tension for rolled I-sections and channels, is taken as

If θ is the slope of the ground and l is the measured distance, the correction is
Energy equation is usually applicable to

Ties are load carrying members of a frame, which are subjected to

While viewing through a level telescope and moving the eye slightly, a relative movement occurs between the image of the levelling staff and the cross hairs. The instrument is

A failure wedge develops if a retaining wall

True meridians are generally preferred to magnetic meridians because

The preliminary test is repeated if the difference of compressive strength of three test specimens, exceeds


The seepage exit gradient in a soil is the ratio of


For general engineering purposes, soils are classified by


At either end of a plane frame, maximum number of possible transverse shear forces, are

The maximum permissible slenderness ratio of a member carrying loads resulting from wind, is


The phenomenon of slow growth of strain under a steady tensile stress, is called

The minimum specific energy of flow of water in open channel is : (where hc is the critical depth)

The process of proper and accurate measurement of concrete ingredients for uniformity of proportion, is known

The failure of a web plate takes place by yielding if the ratio of the clear depth to thickness of the web, is less than
Distribution mains of any water supply, is normally designed for its average daily requirement

For the construction of cement concrete floor, the maximum permissible size of aggregate, is


14. Gniess is obtained from


When two plates butt together and are riveted with two cover plates with two rows of rivets, the joint is known as


15. The rocks formed by gradual deposition, are called

While viewing through a level telescope and moving the eye slightly, a relative movement occurs between the image of the levelling staff and the cross hairs. The instrument is
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


16.  Galvanising means covering iron with a thin coat of








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