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1. Slump test of concrete is a measure of its
2. While calculating the sight distances, the driver's eye above road surface, is assumed
3. The maximum resistance against rotation, is offered by the weld at a point
4. An arch may be subjected to
5. Efflorescence in cement is caused due to an excess of
The direct shear test suffers from the following disadvantage:
Cast iron contains carbon approximately
8. Most economical section of a circular channel for maximum discharge
9. Surface water is obtained from
The compression index of a soil
11. If the angular measurements of a traverse are more precise than its linear measurements, balancing of the traverse, is done by
12. Percussion drilling is unsuitable in
13. The condition not applicable to water cement ratio law, is
14. Reinforcement in cement concrete slab of road pavements, is placed
15. Pantagraph is used for
16. Flow through period, in sedimentation tanks, is
17. A land is said to be water-logged if its soil pores within
18. A cantilever beam rectangular in cross-section is subjected to an isolated load at its free end. If the width of the beam is doubled, the deflection of the free end will be changed in the ratio of
19. The desirable camber for straight cement concrete roads, is
20. On concrete roads, the camber generally provided, is
21. Water cement ratio is
22. The side slope of Cipolletti weir is generally kept
23. The water face of the guide banks, is protected by
24. True meridian of different places
25. The desired sensitivity of a bubble tube with 2 mm divisions is 30". The radius of the bubble tube should be
26. The angle between two plane mirrors of optical square, is
27. The maximum bending moment due to a moving load on a simply supported beam, occurs
You are given a sample of soil containing coarse grains to determine its water content, you will use
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
30. If a three hinged parabolic arch carries a uniformly distributed load on its entire span, every section of the arch resists.
31. Increase in population of a rapidly growing city, may be estimated by
32. If water table is comparatively high, the irrigation canal becomes useless, due to
Lime mortar is generally made with
Acrylic is the name of
35. The maximum shear stress (qmax) in a rectangular beam is
If σ0' and σ' represent initial and increased pressure ; e0 and e void ratios corresponding to initial and increased pressure ; and C0 the compression index (dimensionless), then, the virgin compression curve as expressed by Terzaghi empirical formula is
37. In rigid module, the discharge
38. If x% is the gradient of an alignment and y% is the gradient after proper superelevation along a curved portion of a highway, the differential grade along the curve, is
39. The level of the fioor of a syphon aqueduct can be obtained
40. For stairs spanning horizontally, the minimum waist provided is
41. The weight of a foundation is assumed as
The tendency of a stone is, to split along:
Plastic asphalt is
44. The ideal shape of a transition curve, is
45. A syphon is used
46. While determining the yield of open wells by the pumping test
47. Minimum thickness of a layer of fine sand required to cut off capillary rise of water completely, should be
48. Two hill tops A and B 20 km apart are intervened by a third top C. If the top most contour of the three hill tops are of the same value, state whether the line of sight AB
49. The law which states, "within elastic limits strain produced is proportional to the stress producing it", is known as
50. If the sides of a slab simply supported on edges and spanning in two directions are equal, the maximum bending moment is multiplied by
51. An earth formation which, although porous and capable of absoring water does not provide an appreciable supply to wells, is known as
52. Cross regulators in main canals are provided
53. The diameter of the Vicat plunger is 10 mm and its length varies from
The soil which contains finest grain particles, is
55. The ratio of maximum velocity to average velocity of viscous fluid through a circular pipe is
56. The phenomenon of slow extension of materials having constant load, i.e. increasing with the time is 
57. If the engineer-in-charge approves, the 10 cm cubes may be used for the work test of concrete provided maximum nominal size of aggregate, does not exceed
58. An ideal transition curve is
59. The latitude of a traverse leg is obtained by multiplying its length by
60. Disinfection of water with ozone is not good because
61. A T-beam behaves as a rectangular beam of a width equal to its flange if its neutral axis
Number of piles required to support a column, is
63. The ratio of the head recovered to the head put in, is known as
Spirit varnish generally consists of
65. In a three hinged arch, the shear force is usually
The yield strength and tensile strength of low carbon steel may be improved by the addition of
67. The standard B.O.D. at 20&Deg;C, is taken for the consumption in
Steel contains carbon approximately
69. For structural analysis of forces, the method refers to
70. Minimum permissible speed on high speed roads, is decided on the basis of
71. Normal values of overflow rate for plain sedimentation tank, is
The equation τ = C + σ tan φ is given by
73. In an ideal transition curve, the radius of curvature
74. The thickness of a sharp crested weir is kept less than
75. Mathamoglobinemia, or blue baby disease is caused due to
76. Saw dust can be rendered chemically inert by boiling it in water containing
77. The maximum vacuum created at the summit of a syphon is
78. According to IRC : 52-1973, for a single lane National Highway in hilly region,
79. The shear stress distribution in viscous fluid through a circular pipe is :
80. The live load to be considered for an inaccessible roof, is
81. If the straight sides of a triangular section of a lined canal with circular bottom of radius D, make an angle θ with horizontal, the hydraulic mean depth is
82. In a simply supported slab the minimum spacing of distribution reinforcement, should be four times the effective thickness of the slab or
83. If the effective working time is 7 hours and per batch time of concrete is 3 minutes, the output of a concrete mixer of 150 litre capacity, is
84. The radius of a bar bend to form a hook, should not be less than
85. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
86. The momentum correction factor (β) for the viscous flow through a circular pipe is
87. In levelling operation
88. A pitot tube is used to measure
89. The ratio of the rate of change of discharge of an outlet and parent channel, is known as
90. Unit of kinematic viscosity is
For shear strength, triaxial shear test is suitable because
The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called
Good quality cement contains higher percentage of
For obtaining vinyl chloride acetate, the method used, is
95. If the ratio of the span to the overall depth does not exceed 10, the stiffness of the beam will ordinarily be satisfactory in case of a
96. For setting out a simple curve, using two theodolites.
97. The cement whose strength is a little lower than the ordinary cement during the first three months but attains afterwards the same strength, is known as
98. The uplift pressure on the roof of an inverted syphon, is maximum when
99. Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h acts parallel to free surface and from the base at a distance of
100. The number of points of contraflexure in a simple supported beam carrying uniformly distributed load, is

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