Q.1) According to Indian Road Congress, which of the following is the minimum grade of cement concrete for highways?
A) M 50
B) M 30
C) M 40
D) M 60
Q.3) Which of the following joints are provided in cement concrete pavements to address shrinkage cracks?
A) Pin joints
B) Contraction joints
C) Expansion joints
D) Construction joints
Q.4) Which of the following is NOT a test for estimating the workability of fresh cement concrete?
A) Rapid chloride penetration test
B) Kelly-ball test
C) Slump flow
D) Compaction factor
Q.5) In case of unconfined aquifer, the specific yield is :
A) Less than porosity
B) Equal to porosity
C) Not related to porosity of the ground mass
D) Greater than porosity
Q.6) The horizontal angle that a line makes with the magnetic meridian is called :
A) True meridian
B) Magnetic meridian
C) Grid meridian
D) Arbitrary meridian
Q.7) Concrete exposed to severe freezing-thawing condition shall be classified as exposed to :
B) Very severe
Q.8) What is the minimum number of longitudinal bars required to be provided in a circular column when designed according to IS:456?
Q.9) What value of flow is usually considered for designing sewage treatment units?
D) Harmonic mean
Q.10) Which of the following is a reason for using pile caps over a group of piles?
A) For protecting piles from rising up
B) For enhancing the load bearing capacity of each pile
C) For spreading vertical and horizontal loads to all piles
D) For protecting piles from displacing laterally
Q.11) In photogrammetric surveying, the stereoscopic view in which the overlaps are kept outwards and in which natural order is reversed is called :
A) Perspective view
B) Parallitic view
C) Pseudoscopic view
D) Orthoscopic view
Q.12) Gravity dams are designed with the consideration of main overturning force as that coming from :
A) Water pressure
B) Dead weight
C) Uplift pressure
D) Wind pressure
Q.13) In construction project planning, free float can affect which of the following?
A) Overall completion
B) Succeeding activity
C) Preceding activity
D) Only that particular activity
Q.14) The shape factor of structural steel sections primarily depends on :
A) Proof stress of the material
B) Loading conditions
C) Poisson’s ratio
D) Cross sectional geometry
Q.15) Under compression loading, what would the area under the stress-strain curve represent?
A) Energy required to cause failure
B) Breaking stress of the material
C) Elasticity of the material
Q.16) While designing a pile, negative skin friction is considered when the pile is constructed in –
A) Black cotton soil
B) Dense fine sand
C) Dense coarse sand
D) Fill material
Q.17) If the undisturbed strength of a soil sample is 50 units while the remoulded strength is 20 units, then what is the sensitivity of the soil?
Q.18) A simply supported reinforce cement concrete beam shall be deemed to be a deep beam, if its effective span to depth ratio is less than :
Q.19) Which of the following combinations of factors is used for determining allowable bearing capacity of a foundation?
A) Settlement, Tensile failure
B) Settlement, Shear failure
C) Settlement, Bond failure
D) Tensile failure, Compression failure
Q.20) What is the maximum width of all vehicles limited by the Indian Road Congress?
A) 1.75 m
B) 2.5 m
C) 2.8 m
D) 2.0 m