Question No 1: Flow at critical depth takes place in an open channel When
A: For a given specific energy, discharge is maximum
B: For a given discharge, specific energy is maximum
C: Discharge is minimum for a given specific energy
D: Discharge is maximum for a given specific force
Question No 2: Cavitations is caused by:
A: High velocity
B: Low pressure
C: High pressure
D: High temperature
Question No 3: A test plate 30 cm x 30 cm resting on a sand deposit settles by 10 mm under a certain loading intensity. A footing 150 cm x 200 cm resting on the same sand deposit and loaded to the same load intensity settles by:
A: 2.0 mm
B: 27.8 mm
C: 3.02 mm
D: 50.0 mm
Question No 4: Bituminous materials are commonly use in highway construction because of their good..
A: Tensile and compression properties
B: Binding and water compression properties
C: Shear strength and tensile properties
D: Bond and tensile properties
Question No 5: The following general statement may be about the penetration value and softening point of bitumen:
A: Higher the penetration value, higher is the softening point.
B: Higher the penetration value, lower is the softening point.
C: For very high and very low penetration value the softening point is very low.
D: Absolutely no correlation can be drawn between penetration value and softening point of bitumen.
Question No 6: The soils most susceptible to liquefaction are:
A: Saturated dense sands
B: Saturated fine and medium sands of uniform particle size
C: Saturated clays of uniform size
D: Saturated gravels and cobbles
Question No 7: The maximum allowable compressive stress corresponding to lateral buckling in a discretely laterally supported symmetrical l beam does not depend upon:
A: The radius of gyration about the minor axis
B: The modulus of elasticity
C: The span length of the beam
D: The ratio of overall depth of thickness of the flange
Question No 8: In network of pipes…
A: The algebraic sum of discharges around each circuit is zero
B: The algebraic sum of head drops around each circuit is zero
C: The elevation of hydraulic grade line is assumed for each junction point
D: Elementary circuits are replaced by equivalent pipes
Question No 9: If the shear force at a section of beam under bending is equal to zero then the bending moment at the section is….
D: Minimum or maximum
Question No 10: A hyetograph is a graph representing….
A: Rainfall volume with time
B: Rainfall intensity with time
C: Rainfall intensity with duration
D: Rainfall intensity over an area