Civil Engineering Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

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Civil Engineering Quiz: Ultimate Trivia!

Are you a civil engineer or do you think you know all there is to this art? One can never be too sure, and the quiz provided is designed to help you test out just how knowledgeable you are, especially when it comes to designing the buildings. Do take up the quiz and see if you are as knowledgeable as you claim. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The maximum value of Poisson's ratio for an elastic material is
    • A. 

      0.25

    • B. 

      0.5

    • C. 

      0.75

    • D. 

      0.1

  • 2. 
    The kinetic indeterminancy of single bay of portal frame fixed at the base is 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      0

  • 3. 
    The flexural strength of M30 concrete as per IS 456:2000 is
    • A. 

      3.83 MPa

    • B. 

      5.47 MPa

    • C. 

      21.23 MPa

    • D. 

      30 MPa

  • 4. 
    The effective length of a circular electric pole of length L and constant diameter erected on ground is
    • A. 

      0.80 L

    • B. 

      1.2 L

    • C. 

      1.5 L

    • D. 

      2.0 L

  • 5. 
    The shape factor for a rectangular section is 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 6. 
    The consistency of a saturated cohesive soil is affected by 
    • A. 

      Water content

    • B. 

      Particle size distribution

    • C. 

      Density index

    • D. 

      Coefficient of permeability

  • 7. 
    The clay minerals, whose structural unit are held together by potassium bond is
    • A. 

      Halloysite

    • B. 

      Illite

    • C. 

      Kaolinite

    • D. 

      Smectite

  • 8. 
    If, for a fluid in motion, pressure at a point is same in all direction, then the fluid is
    • A. 

      A real fluid

    • B. 

      Newtonian fluid

    • C. 

      An ideal fluid

    • D. 

      Non-Newtonian fluid

  • 9. 
    The Kinetic energy correction factor for a fully developed laminar flow through a circular pipe is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.33

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1.5

  • 10. 
    The value of the camber recommended for the cement concrete road in area of heavy rainfall.
    • A. 

      1 in 25

    • B. 

      1 in 33

    • C. 

      1 in 40

    • D. 

      1 in 50