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# HPCL CE MOCK TEST: 3

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Question 1

What is the ratio of flexural strength (fcr) to the characteristic compressive strength of concrete (fck) of M25 grade concrete ?

Question 2

Consider the following statements

1) Gasoline is used as solvent in rapid curing cutback bitumen.

2) Ring ball test is used for determination of softening point of the bitumen.

3) Bitumen is formed by destructive distillation of wood and coal.

Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 3

Ranging is defined as

Question 4

A 30 m metric chain is found to be 10 cm too short throughout a measurement. If the distance measured is recorded as 300 m, what is the actual distance?

Question 5

Whenever the whitewashing or distempering is done on corrugated iron sheets, in the estimation the plan area of the sheets is increased by ________.

Question 6

A straight wire 15 m long is subjected to tensile stress of 2000 kg/cm2. Elastic modulus is 1.5 x 106 kgf/cm2. Coefficient of linear expansion for a material is 16.66 x 10-6/0F. The temperature change (in 0F) to produce the same elongation as due to 2000 kg/cm2 tensile stress in the material is:

Question 7

What is the ratio of Euler’s cropping load for columns of same length fixed at both end to that of column having hinge at both ends

Question 8

A RC beam is subjected to a bending moment of 200 KNm, shear force of 20 KN and a torque of 9 KNm. The size of the beam is 300 mm width x 425 mm overall depth. The effective cover is 25 mm. The equivalent shear force is:

Question 9

In a standard proctor test, 2 kg of moist soil was filling the mould of volume 944 cc after compaction. A soil sample weighing 24 gm was taken from the mould and oven dried for 24 hours at a temperature of . Weight of dry sample was found to be 20 gm. Specific gravity of soil solids is 2.5. The theoretical maximum value of the dry unit weight of soil at that water content is equal to (Take unit weight of water = )

Question 10

Given that for a sample

Critical void ratio = 0.50

Initial void ratio = 0.60

If the sand sample is subjected to continued shear, its volume will:

Question 11

Which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 12

The modulus of Elasticity of timber generally ranges about

Question 13

In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. If the sentence has no error, then select 'No error'.

Having lived in Kerala for ten years, my friend is used to speak Malayalam with his friends.

Question 14

Select the option that is related to the fifth term in the same way as the second term is related to the first term and the fourth term is related to the third term.
724 : 18 : : 361 : 19 :: 583 : ?

Question 15

Amit was born 5 years before Rakesh. Rakesh is 3 years younger to Anil. If Amit is now 17 years old, how old is Anil?

Question 16

If length and breadth of a rectangle are increased by 15% and 20% respectively, then what will be the percentage increase in area

Question 17

Direction: Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

India will ____ arch-rival Pakistan in the finals.

Question 18

Introducing Anmol, Boman says, "She is the wife of the only nephew of the only brother of my mother and she has no sisters." How Anmol is related to Boman?

Question 19

When operated separately, pipe A takes 5 hours less than pipe B to fill a cistern, and when operated together, the cistern gets filled in 6 hours. In how much time (in hours) will pipe A fill the cistern, if operate separately?

Question 20

From a point P on the ground the angle of elevation of the top of a 10 m tall building is 30º. A flag is hoisted at the top of the building and the angle of elevation of the top of the flagstaff from P is 45º. Find the length of the flagstaff? (Take √3 = 1.732)
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