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


12. Brittleness of cold is due to an excess of

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


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

For a rectangular section, the ratio of the maximum and average shear stresses, is


When a cohesionless soil attains quick condition, it looses


For general engineering purposes, soils are classified by


The effective span of a simply supported slab, is


11. Kaolin is chemically classified as

As per recommendations of I.R.C., traffic volume study is carried out for rural roads for 7 days continuously during

Pick up the correct proportions of chemical ingredients of cement


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

Flow of water in pipes of diameter more than 3 metres, can be measured by
The specific retention is least in case of

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


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

Economic height of a dam is the height corresponding to which
A high velocity of wash water is required for

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

For the movement of vehicles at an intersection of two roads, without any interference, the type of grade separator generally preferred to, is
Water supply system includes
According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting, is

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


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

Hydraulic radius is equal to
Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in
Total pressure on the top of a closed cylindrical vessesl completely filled with liquid, is directly proportional to

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

Corrosion of well pipes may not be reduced by

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

True meridians are generally preferred to magnetic meridians because

Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is


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

If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders are spaced not greater than
If cross slope of a country is 10% to 25%, the terrain is classified as

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

In a venturimeter, the divergent cone is kept
Accuracy of 'fix' by two point problem, is
Most commonly used pump for lifting water in water supply mains, is

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


Hooke's law states that stress and strain are


The seepage exit gradient in a soil is the ratio of


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

The specific retention is least in case of

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

The average shear stress for rolled steel beam section, is
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following regarding fire hydrants
The maximum permissible nitrites in public water supplies, 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
Energy equation is usually applicable to
The allowable stress in axial tension for rolled I-sections and channels, is taken as


The increased cohesiveness of concrete, makes it


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


20. Vanadium steel is generally used for

Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving
If θ is the slope of the ground and l is the measured distance, the correction is

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


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

Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than

Vicat's apparatus is used for

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
The population growth curve is

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


A failure wedge develops if a retaining wall

In pressure supply mains, water hammer pressure is reduced by providing
Turbidity of raw water is a measure of

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


15. The rocks formed by gradual deposition, are called

The transitional middle portion of a logistic curve follows

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


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

B.O.D. of treated water should be
The weaving length of a roadway is the distance

Cohesionless soil is

A bearing of a line is also known as

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,


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

Pick up the method of surveying in which field observations and plotting proceed simultaneously from the following
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

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


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

The minimum ratio of the radii of two circular curves of a compound curve, is kept

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

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


14. Gniess is obtained from

In distribution pipes, drain valves are provided at
Hydraulic grade line
One of the tacheometric constants is additive, the other constant, is

The commonly used material in the manufacture of cement is


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


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

Distribution mains of any water supply, is normally designed for its average daily requirement
The minimum specific energy of flow of water in open channel is : (where hc is the critical depth)

The number of treads in a flight is equal to

In quadrantal bearing system, back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing, by

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


16.  Galvanising means covering iron with a thin coat of


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

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