Civil Engineering Mock test – 3 (100 Questions)

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1. Increase in population of a rapidly growing city, may be estimated by
Cast iron contains carbon approximately
3. The ratio of maximum velocity to average velocity of viscous fluid through a circular pipe is
4. The side slope of Cipolletti weir is generally kept
5. In a simply supported slab the minimum spacing of distribution reinforcement, should be four times the effective thickness of the slab or
6. A syphon is used
Spirit varnish generally consists of
8. While calculating the sight distances, the driver's eye above road surface, is assumed
9. The uplift pressure on the roof of an inverted syphon, is maximum when
10. 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
11. An arch may be subjected to
The direct shear test suffers from the following disadvantage:
13. The water face of the guide banks, is protected by
Steel contains carbon approximately
15. Disinfection of water with ozone is not good because
16. An earth formation which, although porous and capable of absoring water does not provide an appreciable supply to wells, is known as
17. Minimum permissible speed on high speed roads, is decided on the basis of
18. Surface water is obtained from
The yield strength and tensile strength of low carbon steel may be improved by the addition of
20. In a three hinged arch, the shear force is usually
21. For stairs spanning horizontally, the minimum waist provided is
22. The shear stress distribution in viscous fluid through a circular pipe is :
The soil which contains finest grain particles, is
24. The maximum bending moment due to a moving load on a simply supported beam, occurs
25. 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
26. 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
27. The desirable camber for straight cement concrete roads, is
28. Cross regulators in main canals are provided
29. The weight of a foundation is assumed as
30. The maximum vacuum created at the summit of a syphon is
31. 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
32. The standard B.O.D. at 20&Deg;C, is taken for the consumption in
The equation τ = C + σ tan φ is given by
34. Unit of kinematic viscosity is
35. Mathamoglobinemia, or blue baby disease is caused due to
For shear strength, triaxial shear test is suitable because
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
38. Pantagraph is used for
39. The maximum resistance against rotation, is offered by the weld at a point
40. An ideal transition curve is
41. According to IRC : 52-1973, for a single lane National Highway in hilly region,
42. 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
Acrylic is the name of
44. The thickness of a sharp crested weir is kept less than
45. Saw dust can be rendered chemically inert by boiling it in water containing
For obtaining vinyl chloride acetate, the method used, is
47. If the sides of a slab simply supported on edges and spanning in two directions are equal, the maximum bending moment is multiplied by
You are given a sample of soil containing coarse grains to determine its water content, you will use
49. The momentum correction factor (β) for the viscous flow through a circular pipe is
50. Most economical section of a circular channel for maximum discharge
51. 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
52. The diameter of the Vicat plunger is 10 mm and its length varies from
53. The desired sensitivity of a bubble tube with 2 mm divisions is 30". The radius of the bubble tube should be
54. The live load to be considered for an inaccessible roof, is
55. True meridian of different places
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
57. Normal values of overflow rate for plain sedimentation tank, is
Number of piles required to support a column, is
59. The ratio of the head recovered to the head put in, is known as
60. Slump test of concrete is a measure of its
61. In rigid module, the discharge
62. If the angular measurements of a traverse are more precise than its linear measurements, balancing of the traverse, is done by
63. The ratio of the rate of change of discharge of an outlet and parent channel, is known as
64. The maximum shear stress (qmax) in a rectangular beam is
65. 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
Good quality cement contains higher percentage of
67. The phenomenon of slow extension of materials having constant load, i.e. increasing with the time is 
The compression index of a soil
69. For setting out a simple curve, using two theodolites.
70. Minimum thickness of a layer of fine sand required to cut off capillary rise of water completely, should be
Plastic asphalt is
72. The condition not applicable to water cement ratio law, is
73. Efflorescence in cement is caused due to an excess of
74. The number of points of contraflexure in a simple supported beam carrying uniformly distributed load, is
The tendency of a stone is, to split along:
76. The angle between two plane mirrors of optical square, is
77. While determining the yield of open wells by the pumping test
The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called
79. 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
80. Flow through period, in sedimentation tanks, is
81. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
82. For structural analysis of forces, the method refers to
83. In an ideal transition curve, the radius of curvature
84. Percussion drilling is unsuitable in
85. Reinforcement in cement concrete slab of road pavements, is placed
Lime mortar is generally made with
87. Water cement ratio is
88. In levelling operation
89. If water table is comparatively high, the irrigation canal becomes useless, due to
90. On concrete roads, the camber generally provided, is
91. A T-beam behaves as a rectangular beam of a width equal to its flange if its neutral axis
92. The law which states, "within elastic limits strain produced is proportional to the stress producing it", is known as
93. The radius of a bar bend to form a hook, should not be less than
94. 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
95. The level of the fioor of a syphon aqueduct can be obtained
96. A land is said to be water-logged if its soil pores within
97. The ideal shape of a transition curve, is
98. A pitot tube is used to measure
99. If a three hinged parabolic arch carries a uniformly distributed load on its entire span, every section of the arch resists.
100. The latitude of a traverse leg is obtained by multiplying its length by

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