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Question 1 of 15
The annual precipitation data of a city is normally distributed with mean and standard deviation as 1000 mm and 200 mm, respectively. The probability that the annual precipitation will be more than 1200 mm isCorrect
Question 2 of 15
The Poisson’s ratio is defined asCorrect
Question 3 of 15
The following statements are related to bending of beams:
I The slope of the bending moment diagram is equal to the shear force.
II The slope of the shear force diagram is equal to the load intensity.
III The slope of the curvature is equal to the flexural rotation.
IV The second derivative of the deflection is equal to the curvature.
The only FALSE statement isCorrect
Question 4 of 15
If a small concrete cube is submerged deep in still water in such a way that the pressure exerted on all faces of the cube is p, then the maximum shear stress developed inside the cube isCorrect
Question 5 of 15
Which one of the following is categorised as a long-term loss of prestress in a prestressed concrete member?Correct
Question 6 of 15
In a steel plate with bolted connections, the rupture of the net section is a mode of failure underCorrect
Question 7 of 15
The ratio of the theoretical critical buckling load for a column with fixed ends to that of another column with the same dimensions and material, but with pinned ends, is equal toCorrect
Question 8 of 15
The effective stress friction angle of a saturated, cohesionless soil is 38 degree. The ratio of shear stress to normal effective stress on the failure plane isCorrect
Question 9 of 15
Two series of compaction tests were performed in the laboratory on an inorganic clayey soil employing two different levels of compaction energy per unit volume of soil. With regard to the above tests, the following two statements are made.
I The optimum moisture content is expected to be more for the tests with higher energy.
II The maximum dry density is expected to be more for the tests with higher energy.
The CORRECT option evaluating the above statements isCorrect
Question 10 of 15
As per the Indian Standard soil classification system, a sample of silty clay with liquid limit of 40% and plasticity index of 28% is classified asCorrect
Question 11 of 15
A trapezoidal channel is 10.0 m wide at the base and has a side slope of 4 horizontal to 3 vertical. The bed slope is 0.002. The channel is lined with smooth concrete (Manning’s n = 0.012). The hydraulic radius (in m) for a depth of flow of 3.0 m isCorrect
Question 12 of 15
The ratio of actual evapo-transpiration to potential evapo-transpiration is in the rangeCorrect
Question 13 of 15
A sample of domestic sewage is digested with silver sulphate, sulphuric acid, potassium dichromate and mercuric sulphate in chemical oxygen demand (COD) test. The digested sample is then titrated with standard ferrous ammonium sulphate (FAS) to determine the un-reacted amount ofCorrect
Question 14 of 15
Assertion [a]: At a manhole, the crown of the outgoing sewer should not be higher than the crown of the incoming sewer.
Reason [r]: Transition from a larger diameter incoming sewer to a smaller diameter outgoing sewer at a manhole should not be made.
The CORRECT option evaluating the above statements is :Correct
Question 15 of 15
Two major roads with two lanes each are crossing in an urban area to form an un-controlled intersection. The number of conflict points when both roads are one-way is “X” and when both roads are two-way is “Y”. The ratio of X to Y isCorrect