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1) According to I.S.: 456, 1978 the thickness of reinforced concrete footing on piles at its edges, is kept less than
2) The materials which have the same elastic properties in all directions, are called
A phreatic line is defined as the line within a dam section below which there are
4) To obtain a very high strength concrete, use very fine grained
5) Driving vehicles on wet surfaced roads, is dangerous because it may
6) The diaphragm of a stadia theodolite is fitted with two additional
7) An ideal flow of a liquid obeys
The angle between the directions of the failure and the major principal plane, is equal to
C.R.R.I. charts are used to obtain a relatioship between strength of concrete and
10) Lane's weighted creep theory assumes
11) In a three hinged arch, the third hinge is generally kept at
12) To indicate proper control of consistency of a freshly mixed concrete for pavement construction, the slump should be between
13) The thickness of the topping of a ribbed slab, varies between
14) A solid cube is subjected to equal normal forces on all its faces. The volumetric strain will be x-times the linear strain in any of the three axes when
15) Effective precipitation for a crop may be defined as
16) A cantilever carrying a uniformly distributed load W over its full length is propped at its free end such that it is at the level of the fixed end. The bending moment will be zero at its free end also at
17) The width of a dowla is generally kept between 30 to 60 cm and its height above the road level should invariably be more than
18) In a bar of large length when held vertically and subjected to a load at its lower end, its own-weight produces additional stress. The maximum stress will be
19) To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation, is
20) A short tube mouthpiece will not run full at its outlet if the head under which the orifice works, is
21) A back sight
22) Maximum efficiency of transmission of power through a pipe, is
23) The field capacity of a soil depends upon
Forge pig may be converted to wrought iron by
25) High temperature
26) In levelling operation
27) In a syphon aqueduct
28) Centering error of a theodolite produces an error
Whitworth compressed steel is obtained when molten steel is subjected to a pressure of
30) The systematic errors which persist and have regular effects in the performance of a survey operation, are due to
To give a brilliant finish, the type of varnish used, is
32) If a constant section beam is subjected to a uniform bending moment throughout, its length bends to
Based on its dry weight, a freshly felled tree may contain water
34) The phenomenon occuring in an open channel when a rapidly flowing stream abruptly changes to a slowly flowing stream causing a distinct rise of liquid surface, is
35) The horizontal portion of a step in a stairs case, is known as
36) Allowable shear strength of concrete, depends upon
37) The type of butt joints in common use, is :
38) Any gradient on a road is said to be an exceptional gradient, if it is
Workability of concrete for a given water content is good if the aggregates, are
40) Hydrostatic pressure on a dam depends upon its
41) When a body is totally or partially immersed in a fluid, it is buoyed up by a force equal
The final operation of finishing floors, is known as
43) A pressure conduit laid under ground, may not be subjected to
Soundness of cement is tested by
45) The operation of making the algebraic sum of latitudes and departures of a closed traverse, each equal to zero, is known
46) If average particle size of the silt in millimetres is m, the Lacey's silt factor f is proportional to
47) A cylinder is said to be thin if the ratio of its thickness and diameter, is less than
48) If the total head of the nozzle of a pipe is 37.5 m and discharge is 1 cumec, the power generated is
49) Reynold number is the ratio of initial force and
50) The absolute minimum sight distance required for stopping a vehicle moving with a speed of 80 km ph, is
51) Orientation of a plane table by solving two point problem is only adopted when
Specified compressive strengh of concrete is obtained from cube tests at the end of
53) Length of vehicles does not affect
Pick up the correct statement from the following:

The conventional sign shown in below figure represents a
56) The length of lap in tension reinforcement should not be less than the bar diameter x (actual tension / four times the permissible average bond stress) if it is more than
57) The shear reinforcement in R.C.C. is provided to resist
For construction of structures in sea water, the cement generally preferred to, is
The sequence of refractory materials according to increasing melting points is :
60) The sum of the interior angles of a geometrical figure laid on the surface of the earth differs from that of the corresponding plane figure only to the extent of one second for every
61) The grade of concrete M 150 means that compressive strength of a 15 cm cube after 28 days, is
62) Stress in a beam due to simple bending, is
63) After cleaning a slow sand filter, the filtered water is not used for
64) If D is the degree of a curve, the percentage reduction of gradient, is
ISI has specified full strength of concrete after
66) The shear force on a simply supported beam is proportional to
67) n and j are numbers of members and joints in a frame. It contains redundant members if
Water formed transported soil is
69) The best method of interpolation of contours, is by
Mild steel is used for
71) An outlet is said to be proportional if its flexibility, 
72) In rectangular columns (cross-section b x h), the core is a
73) The toe projection of foundation slabs is taken
According to the Indian Standards the specific gravity is the ratio of the unit weight of soil solids to that of water at a temperature of
For compacting plain concrete road surface of thickness less than 20 cm, we use
76) To ensure that the hogging bending moment at two points of suspension of a pile of length L equals the sagging moment at its centre, the distances of the points of suspension from either end, is
The softest rock is
Determination of water content of a soil sample suspected to contain gypsum is made by drying the sample for longer period at a temperature not more than
79) At a road junction, 7 cross conflict points are severe if
80) An arch with three hinges, is a structure
81) A piezometer opening in pipes measures
82) The most useless aggregate is one whose surface texture is
83) The ratio of the discharge over a trapezoidal crest to a rectangular crest of Sarda falls of identical parameters, is
84) The force which develops in a pressure conduit supported on trestles, is
85) Along high ways confirmatory route markers are generally fixed
86) According to Lacey, depth of scour in a river depends upon the straightness of the reach. If D is the depth of scour in regime flow in a right angled bend, it is
Veneering means
88) Distribution reinforcement in a simply supported slab, is provided to distribute
Bitumen may be dissolved in
90) An independent mass of a fluid does not posses
91) For the administration of road transport, a Motor Vehicle Act was enacted in
92) The period of cleaning of a slow sand filter, is usually
93) For standing crops in undulating sandy fields, the best method of irrigation, is
94) The width of different roads as recommended in Nagpur plan by the Indian Road Conference for hilly region, is
95) Steel beam theory is used for
96) Struts are load carrying members of a frame structure which are subjected to
Percentage of pozzolanic material containing clay upto 80% used for the manufacture of pozzolana cement, is
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
99) When equal and opposite forces applied to a body, tend to elongate it, the stress so produced, is called
An aggregate is said to be flaky, if its least dimension is less than