Civil Engineering Mock test – 2 (100 Questions)




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Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

Distribution mains of any water supply, is normally designed for its average daily requirement
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
Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in
Flow of water in pipes of diameter more than 3 metres, can be measured by

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

Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than
Corrosion of well pipes may not be reduced by
For a rectangular section, the ratio of the maximum and average shear stresses, is

In quadrantal bearing system, back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing, by
A high velocity of wash water is required for

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


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

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

Energy equation is usually applicable to
Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving
In pressure supply mains, water hammer pressure is reduced by providing
The minimum specific energy of flow of water in open channel is : (where hc is the critical depth)

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


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



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

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

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


For general engineering purposes, soils are classified by

The average shear stress for rolled steel beam section, is

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


The seepage exit gradient in a soil is the ratio of

True meridians are generally preferred to magnetic meridians because

15. The rocks formed by gradual deposition, are called

Economic height of a dam is the height corresponding to which
When a tension member is made of four angles with a plate as a web, the allowance for holes is made 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,

A bearing of a line is also known as

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

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following regarding fire hydrants
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

If cross slope of a country is 10% to 25%, the terrain is classified as

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

If θ is the slope of the ground and l is the measured distance, the correction is
B.O.D. of treated water should be

Hooke's law states that stress and strain are


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


Pick up the correct proportions of chemical ingredients of cement

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

16.  Galvanising means covering iron with a thin coat of


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

Accuracy of 'fix' by two point problem, is
Hydraulic radius is equal to
Most commonly used pump for lifting water in water supply mains, is
As per recommendations of I.R.C., traffic volume study is carried out for rural roads for 7 days continuously during
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

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

The specific retention is least in case of

Vicat's apparatus is used for


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


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


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


The commonly used material in the manufacture of cement is


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

The population growth curve is
The specific retention is least in case of

12. Brittleness of cold is due to an excess of


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


The effective span of a simply supported slab, is

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


Cohesionless soil is

Water belongs to

The increased cohesiveness of concrete, makes it

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


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

The allowable stress in axial tension for rolled I-sections and channels, is taken as


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

Turbidity of raw water is a measure of

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

If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders are spaced not greater than
One of the tacheometric constants is additive, the other constant, is
Water supply system includes
Total pressure on the top of a closed cylindrical vessesl completely filled with liquid, is directly proportional to
Hydraulic grade line

20. Vanadium steel is generally used for


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

The transitional middle portion of a logistic curve follows

A failure wedge develops if a retaining wall


Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is

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
The weaving length of a roadway is the distance

11. Kaolin is chemically classified as


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

The maximum permissible nitrites in public water supplies, is
In a venturimeter, the divergent cone is kept
In distribution pipes, drain valves are provided at

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


The number of treads in a flight is equal to


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


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


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


14. Gniess is obtained from








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