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Question 1

The shear stress distribution for a circular section of diameter ‘d’ under the action of shear force ‘S’ is correctly shown by:

Question 2

Consider following statements regarding clay minerals:

1. Correct sequence of activity of Kaolinite, Iolite and Montmorillonite is Illite < Kaolinite < Montmorillonite

2. Montmorillonite clay mineral has largest specific surface

3. Hydrogen bond is present in the kaolinite mineral

4. Montmorillonite mineral is present in the Bentonite soil used as drilling mud.

Correct statements (s) is/are:

Question 3

Which of the following design criteria for filter to avoid piping failure of a hydraulic structure is not correct:




Question 4

Diagonal tension failure occurs due to

Question 5

A 100 m tape is suspended between the ends under a pull of 200 N. If the weight of the tape is 30 N, the correct distance between the tape ends will be nearly

Question 6

Statement (I): Low heat cement is preferred for construction of massive structures.

Statement (II): Low heat cement has higher content of Di calcium Silicate (C2S) than OPC

Question 7

If backsight and foresight distance are balanced

(1) The difference in elevation between two points can be directly calculated by taking difference of the two readings

(2) No correction for the inclination of the line of sight is necessary

Question 8

Consider the following statements:

1) The initial setting time of cement depends upon C3A (Tri calcium Aluminate)

2) The initial strength of cement depends upon C3S (Tri calcium silicate)

3) Gypsum is added in the cement to retard the initial setting time

4) The ultimate strength of cement depends upon C4AF (Tetra calcium Alumino ferrite)

Correct statement(s) is/are:

Question 9

An excavator costs Rs. 30 lakhs and has an estimated life of 8 years. If has no salvage value at the end of 8 years. The book value of the excavator at the end of 3 years using general double declining balance method is Rs.:

Question 10

A cantilever beam carries loading as shown in figure below. Which of the following is the correct SFD of the beam:

Question 11

For a symmetrical I section, which of the following statements are true regards to the location of the shear center?

Question 12

Which of the following is not a drainage method used for soil stabilization:

Question 13

The ratio of a man’s age to his son’s age is 4 : 1. The product of their ages is 196. The ratio of their ages after 5 yr will be

Question 14

Select the option in which the numbers share the same relationship as that shared by the given pair of numbers.

7 : 43

Question 15

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Question 16

Terms a, 1, b are in Arithmetic Progression and terms 1, a, b are in Geometric Progression. Find 'a’ and 'b' given a ≠ b.

Question 17

Some letters are given with numbers from 1 to 9. Select the sequence of numbers which arranges the letters into a meaningful word.

Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

We were starving so we really ________ when the food finally did arrive.

Question 19

Find the greatest number which will divide 478 and 719 leaving remainders 2 and 5 respectively.

Question 20

Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order.

P. The location below the earth’s surface where the earthquake starts is called the hypocenter.

Q. An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another.

R. The surface where they slip is called the fault or fault plane.

S. And the location directly above it on the surface of the earth is called the epicenter.

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