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