How Well Do You Know Civil Engineering?

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How Well Do You Know Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment. Take this test to show off your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Engineering has been an aspect of life since the beginning of human existence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Inconclusive

    • D. 

      Undecided

  • 2. 
    There has always been a clear distinction between civil engineering and architecture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Inconclusive

    • D. 

      Undecided

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a sub-discipline in civil engineering?
    • A. 

      Control Engineering

    • B. 

      Construction Engineering

    • C. 

      Earthquake Engineering

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The process by which a professional measures certain dimensions that occur on or near the surface of the Earth is called?
    • A. 

      Casting

    • B. 

      Surveying

    • C. 

      Measuring

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The drawings intended to give a clear picture of all things in a construction site to a civil engineer is called?
    • A. 

      Civil drawing

    • B. 

      Job Drawing

    • C. 

      Technical drawing

    • D. 

      Construction Drawing

  • 6. 
    A technical drawing of a building that falls within the definition of architecture is called?
    • A. 

      Architectural Drawing

    • B. 

      Technical Drawing

    • C. 

      Civil Drawing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Construction Engineering deals with planning, construction and maintenance of structures.
    • A. 

      I agree

    • B. 

      I disagree

    • C. 

      It is inconclusive

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The study of soil, foundations, bearing capacity is called?
    • A. 

      Geo-Technical Engineering

    • B. 

      Soil Engineering

    • C. 

      Matter Engineering

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of these is the best branch of civil engineering?
    • A. 

      Urban Engineering

    • B. 

      Materials Engineering

    • C. 

      Transportation Engineering

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Who is the father of Civil Engineering?
    • A. 

      John Smeaton

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Brinx Carter