Civil Engineering Mock test – 2 (100 Questions)




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

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

Vicat's apparatus is used for


Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than
In pressure supply mains, water hammer pressure is reduced by providing

11. Kaolin is chemically classified as

The specific retention is least in case of
According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting, is

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


The number of treads in a flight is equal to

A high velocity of wash water is required for
B.O.D. of treated water should be
The transitional middle portion of a logistic curve follows
The minimum ratio of the radii of two circular curves of a compound curve, is kept

The effective span of a simply supported slab, is

If θ is the slope of the ground and l is the measured distance, the correction is

A failure wedge develops if a retaining wall


15. The rocks formed by gradual deposition, are called

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

Energy equation is usually applicable to
Hydraulic grade line

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

Economic height of a dam is the height corresponding to which

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

In a venturimeter, the divergent cone is kept
Turbidity of raw water is a measure of

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


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

A bearing of a line is also known as

16.  Galvanising means covering iron with a thin coat of

Most commonly used pump for lifting water in water supply mains, is

The seepage exit gradient in a soil is the ratio of


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


When a cohesionless soil attains quick condition, it looses

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

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


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


Distribution mains of any water supply, is normally designed for its average daily requirement

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


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,

Pick up the incorrect statement 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

Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is

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


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

Flow of water in pipes of diameter more than 3 metres, can be measured by
Pick up the method of surveying in which field observations and plotting proceed simultaneously from the following
If cross slope of a country is 10% to 25%, the terrain is classified as
Corrosion of well pipes may not be reduced by
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following regarding fire hydrants

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

The average shear stress for rolled steel beam section, is

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


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

In distribution pipes, drain valves are provided at

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


12. Brittleness of cold is due to an excess of

The weaving length of a roadway is the distance

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


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


The increased cohesiveness of concrete, makes it

True meridians are generally preferred to magnetic meridians because
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
As per recommendations of I.R.C., traffic volume study is carried out for rural roads for 7 days continuously during

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


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


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


Cohesionless soil is


20. Vanadium steel is generally used for

Water supply system includes

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


Hooke's law states that stress and strain are


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


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

Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving
The minimum specific energy of flow of water in open channel is : (where hc is the critical depth)
The population growth curve 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
If d is the distance between the flange angles, the vertical stiffeners in plate girders are spaced not greater than

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


Pick up the correct proportions of chemical ingredients of cement

One of the tacheometric constants is additive, the other constant, is
The specific retention is least in case of

14. Gniess is obtained from

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

Water belongs to

For general engineering purposes, soils are classified by


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

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


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

Accuracy of 'fix' by two point problem, is

The commonly used material in the manufacture of cement is

Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in
The maximum permissible slenderness ratio of a member carrying loads resulting from wind, is

The maximum permissible nitrites in public water supplies, is
In quadrantal bearing system, back bearing of a line may be obtained from its forward bearing, by
For the movement of vehicles at an intersection of two roads, without any interference, the type of grade separator generally preferred to, is







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