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55 Questions | Total Attempts: 61  Settings  All questions are of Multiple Choice type Total Number of questions is 55 Total time allowed is 60 minutes +4 marks for every correct answer -1 marks for every incorrect answer All the Best!

• 1.
What are the values of digits A and B if the number 79A856776B is divisible by 8 and 9?
• A.

1,0

• B.

9,6

• C.

9,8

• D.

None of these

• 2.
A piece of string is 40 cm long. It is cut into 3 pieces. The longest piece is 3 times as long as the middle-size piece and the shortest piece is 23 cm shorter than the longest piece. Find the length of the shortest piece
• A.

27

• B.

5

• C.

4

• D.

9

• 3.
Two boats, travelling at 5 km/hr and 10 km/hr head directly towards each other. They begin at a distance of 20km from each other. How far apart are they(in km) one minute before they collided?
• A.

1/12

• B.

1/6

• C.

1/4

• D.

1/3

• 4.
40% of the employees of a certain company are men and 75% of men earn more than Rs 25000 per year. If 45% of company’s employees earn more than Rs 25000 per year, what fraction of the women employed by the company earn Rs 25000 per year or less?
• A.

2/11

• B.

1/4

• C.

1/3

• D.

3/4

• 5.
If a simply supported beam of span l carries over its full span a load varying linearly from zero at either end to w/unit length at midspan, then maximum bending moment occurs at
• A.

Quarter points and is equal to wl2/8

• B.

Quarter points and is equal to wl2/12

• C.

Midspan and is equal to wl2/8

• D.

​​​​​​​Midspan and is equal to wl2/12

• 6.
Young’s modulus of elasticity for a perfectly rigid body is
• A.

Zero

• B.

Unity

• C.

Infinity

• D.

None of these

• 7.
Slenderness ratio of a 5m long column hinged at both ends and having a circular cross section with diameter 16 cm is
• A.

31.25

• B.

62.5

• C.

100

• D.

125

• 8.
A simply supported beam with rectangular cross section is subjected to central concentrated load. If the width and depth of the beam are doubled, then the deflection at the center of the beam will be reduced to
• A.

50%

• B.

25%

• C.

12.5%

• D.

6.25%

• 9.
After casting, an ordinary cement concrete on drying
• A.

Shrinks

• B.

Expands

• C.

Remains unchanged

• D.

Can Expand or Shrink

• 10.
Gypsum is added in cement for
• A.

Setting

• B.

Cementing

• C.

Retarding the Setting

• D.

Heat of hydration

• 11.
In the limit state design method of concrete structures, the recommended partial material safety factor (γm) for steel as per IS 456:2000 is
• A.

1.5

• B.

1.15

• C.

1

• D.

0.87

• 12.
In an under-reinforced concrete beam
• A.

Actual depth of neutral axis is less than the critical depth of neutral axis

• B.

Moment of resistance is less than that of balanced section

• C.

Both of these

• D.

None of these

• 13.
In a reinforced concrete retaining wall, a shear key is provided if
• A.

Shear stress in the vertical stem is excessive

• B.

Shear force in the toe slab is more than that in heel slab

• C.

Retaining wall is not safe against sliding

• D.

Retaining wall is not safe against overturning

• 14.
In an RCC beam, side face reinforcement is provided if its depth exceeds
• A.

300 mm

• B.

500 mm

• C.

700 mm

• D.

750 mm

• 15.
In a column, splices should be provided at
• A.

The floor levels

• B.

The mid height of columns

• C.

The beam-column joints

• D.

​​​​​​​One fourth height of columns

• 16.
The 2 criteria for the determination of allowable bearing capacity of a foundation are
• A.

Tension failure and compression failure

• B.

Tension failure and settlement

• C.

Bond failure and shear failure

• D.

​​​​​​​Shear failure and settlement

• 17.
The ultimate bearing capacity of a soil is 300 kN/m2. The depth of a foundation is 1m and unit weight of soil is 20 kN/m3. Choosing a safety factor of 2.5, the net safe bearing capacity is
• A.

100 kN/m2

• B.

​​​​​​112 kN/m2

• C.

80 kN/m2

• D.

100.5 kN/m2

• 18.
Negative skin friction in a soil is caused when the pile is constructed through a
• A.

Fill material

• B.

Dense coarse sand

• C.

Over consolidated stiff clay

• D.

Dense fine sand

• 19.
Two soil samples A and B have porosities nA = 40% and nB = 60% respectively. What is the ratio of their void ratios eA : eB ?
• A.

2:3

• B.

3:2

• C.

4:9

• D.

9:4

• 20.
The expression which cannot be used to calculate velocity of open channel flow from regime sections is
• A.

Manning’s Equation

• B.

Kutter’s Equation

• C.

Bernoulli’s Equation

• D.

​​​​​​​Chezy’s Equation

• 21.
The depth of scour around a bridge pier is independent of
• A.

Flow velocity

• B.

Height of pier

• C.

Soil particle size

• D.

Bed slope

• 22.
Standard EDTA solution is used to determine
• A.

Hardness in water

• B.

Turbidity in water

• C.

Dissolved oxygen in water

• D.

Residual chlorine in water

• 23.
Electrostatic precipitator are used as pollution control measures for separation of
• A.

SO2

• B.

NOx

• C.

Hydrocarbon

• D.

Particulate Matter

• 24.
From among the following sewage treatment options, largest requirement for a given discharge will be needed for
• A.

Trickling filter

• B.

Anaerobic pond

• C.

Oxidation Ditch

• D.

Oxidation pond

• 25.
PH = 4 when compared to pH = 7 will be more acidic by
• A.

3 times

• B.

300 times

• C.

1000 times

• D.

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