# The Civil Engineering Test Quiz! Trivia

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The civil engineering test quiz trivia! A civil engineer is expected to have some skills when it comes to designing of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, or water supply and sewage systems. If you are waiting to sit for your certification examinations, this quiz is a perfect example to test your skills. Do give it a shot and see what topics to read more on!

• 1.
A bearing of a line is also known as
• A.

Magnetic bearing

• B.

True bearing

• C.

Azimuth

• D.

Reduced bearing

• 2.
For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximum negative to maximum positive radial moment is
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• 3.
If the grit in grit chambers is 4.5 million liters per day, its cleaning is done.
• A.

Manually

• B.

Mechanically

• C.

Hydraucially

• D.

Electrically

• 4.
A truss containing j joints and m members, will be a simple truss if
• A.

M = 2j - 3

• B.

J = 2m - 3

• C.

M = 3j - 2

• D.

J = 3m - 2

• 5.
For brick construction, the lime-sand mortar, is
• A.

1:1

• B.

1:2

• C.

1:3

• D.

1:4

• 6.
If cross slope of a country is greater than 60%, the terrain is classified as
• A.

Plain

• B.

Rolling

• C.

Mountainous

• D.

Steep

• 7.
The equivalent length is of a column of length L having both the ends fixed, is
• A.

2L

• B.

L

• C.

L/2

• D.

L^2

• 8.
The material that exhibits the same elastic properties in all the directions at a point, is said to be
• A.

Homogeneous

• B.

Orthotropic

• C.

Visco-elastic

• D.

Isotropic

• 9.
The fire clay contains pure:
• A.

Lime

• B.

Oxide of iron

• C.

Hydrated aluminium silicate

• D.

Magnesium

• 10.
Failure of riveted joints is due to
• A.

Tearing of the plates between the rivet hole and the edge of the plate

• B.

Tearing of plates between rivets

• C.

Shearing of rivets

• D.

All the above

• 11.
As per ISI, rolled steel beam sections are classified into
• A.

Two series

• B.

Three series

• C.

Four series

• D.

Five series

• 12.
Stucco paints are suitable for
• A.

Stone masonry

• B.

Brick walls

• C.

Both (a) and (b)

• D.

Neither (a) nor (b).

• 13.
According to I.C.A.O. all markings on the runways are painted white and on taxiways
• A.

Black

• B.

Red

• C.

Yellow

• D.

Green

• 14.
Mistakes which may produce a very serious effect upon the final results arise due to
• A.

In attention

• B.

In experience

• C.

Carelessness

• D.

All of these.

• 15.
Plotting of inaccessible points on a plane table, is done by
• A.

Intersection

• B.

Traversing

• C.