**SSC Junior Engineer (JE) Exam “held in March 2017” Shift-1 (General Engineering)**

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**Q 1 **– For construction of structures under water, the type of lime used is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) hydraulic lime

**2**) fat lime

**3**) quick lime

**4**) pure lime

**Answer:** hydraulic lime

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**Q 2 **– The compound of Portland cement which reacts immediately with water and also sets first is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Tri-calcium silicate

**2**) Di-calcium silicate

**3**) Tri-calcium aluminate

**4**) Tetra calcium alumino ferrite

**Answer:** Tri-calcium aluminate

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**Q 3 **– Rapid hardening cement attains early strength due to _____.

**Options:**

**1**) larger proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement

**2**) lesser proportion of lime grounded coarser than normal cement

**3**) lesser proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement

**4**) larger proportion of lime grounded coarser than normal cement

**Answer:** larger proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement

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**Q 4 **– The percentage of water for normal consistency is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 5 % to 15%

**2**) 10% to 25%

**3**) 15% to 25%

**4**) 20% to 30%

**Answer:** 15% to 25%

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**Q 5 **– Soundness test of cement determines _____.

**Options:**

**1**) quality of free lime

**2**) ultimate strength

**3**) durability

**4**) initial setting

**Answer:** quality of free lime

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**Q 6 **– Bulking of sand is caused due to _____.

**Options:**

**1**) surface moisture

**2**) air voids

**3**) viscosity

**4**) clay contents

**Answer:** surface moisture

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**Q 7 **– For a 50 kg cement bag, water required is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 16.5 liters

**2**) 18.5 liters

**3**) 20.5 liters

**4**) 22.5 liters

**Answer:** 22.5 liters

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**Q 8 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following Method of sawing timber _____.

**Options:**

**1**) tangentially to annual rings, is known as tangential method

**2**) in four quarters such that each board cuts annual rings at angles not less than 45°, is known as quarter sawing method

**3**) cut out of quarter logs, parallel to the medullary rays and perpendicular to annual rings is known as radial sawing

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 9 **– For the manufacture of plywood, veneers are placed so that grains of adjacent veneers are _____.

**Options:**

**1**) at right angles

**2**) parallel

**3**) inclined at 45°

**4**) inclined at 60°

**Answer:** at right angles

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**Q 10 **– The portion of the brick without a triangular corner equal to half the width and half the length is called _____.

**Options:**

**1**) closer

**2**) queen closer

**3**) king closer

**4**) squint brick

**Answer:** king closer

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**Q 11 **– The height of the sink of wash basin above floor level is kept _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 60 cm

**2**) 70 cm

**3**) 75 cm to 80 cm

**4**) 80 cm

**Answer:** 75 cm to 80 cm

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**Q 12 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) In order to check up the average depth of excavation, ‘Dead mans’ are left at the mid-widths of borrow pits

**2**) The earthwork calculation in excavation is made from the difference in levels obtained with a level

**3**) The earthwork done in excavation is to form the road embankment includes the formation of correct profiles and depositing the soil in layers

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 13 **– If the formation level of a highway has a uniform gradient for a particular length and the ground is also having a longitudinal slope, the earthwork may be calculated by _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Mid-section formula

**2**) Trapezoidal formula

**3**) Prismoidal formula

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 14 **– The area of a sloping surface of a protective embankment of mean height d, side slopes S:1 and length L is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) d x d x s

**2**) √[(d2 x (ds2)]

**3**) L.D √(1+s2)

**4**) 2Ld √(1+s2)

**Answer:** L.D √(1+s2)

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**Q 15 **– A cement concrete road is 1000 m long, 8 m wide and 15 cm thick over the sub-base of 10 cm thick gravel. The cubic content of concrete (1:2:4) for the road specified in is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 300 m3

**2**) 600 m3

**3**) 900 m3

**4**) 1200 m3

**Answer:** 1200 m3

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**Q 16 **– The cross-sectional area of the embankment of a canal fully in embankment, (refer the figure given below) is:-

**Options:**

**1**) 1/2(b1+b2)h

**2**) (b1+b2)h+ Sb2

**3**) (b1+b2)+2Sh2

**4**) 2[(b1+b2)(b+Sh)]

**Answer:** (b1+b2)+2Sh2

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**Q 17 **– The following item of earthwork is not measured separately _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Setting out of works

**2**) Site clearance

**3**) dead men

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 18 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following _____.

**Options:**

**1**) No deduction is made for the volume occupied by reinforcement

**2**) No deduction is made for the openings up to 0.1 sq.m

**3**) No deduction is made for volumes occupied by pipes, not exceeding 100 sq. cm in cross- section

**4**) None of the these

**Answer:** None of the these

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**Q 19 **– While estimating a reinforced cement structure the omitted cover of concrete is assumed _____.

**Options:**

**1**) at the end of reinforcing bar, not less than 25 mm or twice the diameter of the bar

**2**) in thin slabs, 12 mm minimum or diameter of the bar whichever is more

**3**) for reinforcing longitudinal bar in a beam 25 mm minimum or diameter of the largest bar which is more

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 20 **– For 100 sq. m cement concrete (1:2:4) 4 cm thick floor, the quantity of cement required is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 0.90 m3

**2**) 0.94 m3

**3**) 0.98 m3

**4**) 1.00 m3

**Answer:** 0.94 m3

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**Q 21 **– If h is the difference in height between end points of a chain of length l the required slope correction is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) h2/(2l)

**2**) h/(2l)

**3**) h2/l

**4**) h2/(4l)

**Answer:** h2/(2l)

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**Q 22 **– Correction per chain length of 100 links along a slope of α radians is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 100 α2

**2**) 100 α

**3**) 100 α3

**4**) 100 α(-1)

**Answer:** 100 α

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**Q 23 **– Check lines (or proof lines) in Chain Surveying are essentially required _____.

**Options:**

**1**) to plot the chain lines

**2**) to plot the offsets

**3**) to indicate the accuracy of the survey work

**4**) to increase the out-turn

**Answer:** to indicate the accuracy of the survey work

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**Q 24 **– For taking offsets with an optical square on the right hand side of the chain line it is held _____.

**Options:**

**1**) by right hand upside down

**2**) by left hand upright

**3**) by right hand upright

**4**) by left hand upside down

**Answer:** by left hand upright

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**Q 25 **– The conventional sign shown in the figure below represents a.

**Options:**

**1**) road bridge

**2**) railway bridge

**3**) canal bridge

**4**) aquaduct

**Answer:** road bridge

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**Q 26 **– In an adjusted level when the bubble is central, the axis of the bubble tube becomes parallel to _____.

**Options:**

**1**) line of sight

**2**) line of collimation

**3**) axis of the telescope

**4**) None of the these

**Answer:** line of sight

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**Q 27 **– An internal focusing type surveying telescope may be focused by the movement of _____.

**Options:**

**1**) objective glass of the telescope

**2**) convex-lens in the telescope

**3**) concave lens in the telescope

**4**) plano-convex lens in the telescope

**Answer:** concave lens in the telescope

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**Q 28 **– A dumpy level is set up with its eye-piece vertically over a peg A. The height from the top of peg A to the center of the eye-piece is 1.540 m and the reading on peg B is 0.705 m. The level is then setup over B. The height of the eye-piece above peg B is 1.490 m and a reading on A is 2.195 m. The difference in level between A and B is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 2.900 m

**2**) 3.030 m

**3**) 0.770 m

**4**) 0.785 m

**Answer:** 0.770 m

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**Q 29 **– The constant vertical distance between two adjacent contours is called _____.

**Options:**

**1**) horizontal interval

**2**) horizontal equivalent

**3**) vertical equivalent

**4**) contour interval

**Answer:** contour interval

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**Q 30 **– The direction of steepest slope on a contour is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) along the contour

**2**) at an angle of 45° to the contour

**3**) at right angles to the contour

**4**) None of the these

**Answer:** at right angles to the contour

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**Q 31 **– Geologic cycle for the formation of soil, is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Upheaval → transportation → deposition → weathering

**2**) Weathering → upheaval → transportation → deposition

**3**) Transportation → upheaval → weathering → deposition

**4**) weathering → transportation → deposition → upheaval

**Answer:** weathering → transportation → deposition → upheaval

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**Q 32 **– Water content of a soil sample is the difference of the weight of the given sample at the given temperature and the weight determined after drying it for 24 hours at temperatures ranging from _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 80° to 90° C

**2**) 90° to 95° C

**3**) 95° to 100° C

**4**) 105° to 110° C

**Answer:** 105° to 110° C

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**Q 33 **– Fundamental relationship between dry density (γd), bulk density (γ) and water content (ω) is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) γ = γd/(1+ω)

**2**) γd = γ/(1+ ω)

**3**) ω = γ/(1+γd )

**4**) ω = γ/(1-γd )

**Answer:** γd = γ/(1+ ω)

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**Q 34 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following _____.

**Options:**

**1**) The void ratio in soils is defined as the ratio of the volume of voids to the volume of solids

**2**) The porosity of a soil is defined as the ratio of the volume of voids to the gross volume of the soil

**3**) The bulk density of a soil is defined as the unit weight of the soil

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 35 **– Alcohol is used in manometer, because _____.

**Options:**

**1**) its vapor pressure is low

**2**) it provides suitable meniscus for the inclined tube

**3**) its density is less

**4**) it provides longer length for a given pressure difference

**Answer:** its vapor pressure is low

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**Q 36 **– The property of fluid by virtue of which it offers resistance to shear is called _____.

**Options:**

**1**) surface tension

**2**) adhesion

**3**) cohesion

**4**) viscosity

**Answer:** viscosity

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**Q 37 **– The unit of kinematic viscosity is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) m2/sec

**2**) kg-sec/m2

**3**) newton-sec/m2

**4**) newton-sec2/m

**Answer:** m2/sec

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**Q 38 **– The total pressure on the surface of a vertical sluice gate 2m x 1m with its top 2 m surface being 0.5 m below the water level will be _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 500 kg

**2**) 1000 kg

**3**) 1500 kg

**4**) 2000 kg

**Answer:** 2000 kg

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**Q 39 **– Metacentric height is given as the distance between _____.

**Options:**

**1**) the centre of gravity of the body and the metacentre

**2**) the centre of gravity of the body and the centre of buoyancy

**3**) the centre of gravity of the body and the centre of pressure

**4**) centre of buoyancy and metacentre

**Answer:** the centre of gravity of the body and the metacentre

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**Q 40 **– The difference of pressure between the inside and outside of a liquid drop is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) p = T x r

**2**) p = T/r

**3**) p = T/2r

**4**) p = 2T/r

**Answer:** p = 2T/r

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**Q 41 **– The property by which a liquid opposes relative motion between its different layers is called _____.

**Options:**

**1**) surface tension

**2**) co-efficient of viscosity

**3**) viscosity

**4**) osmosis

**Answer:** surface tension

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**Q 42 **– The atmospheric pressure with rise in altitude decreases _____.

**Options:**

**1**) linearly

**2**) first slowly then steeply

**3**) first steeply and then gradually

**4**) unpredictable

**Answer:** first slowly then steeply

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**Q 43 **– Barometer is used to measure _____.

**Options:**

**1**) pressure in pipes, channels etc..

**2**) atmospheric pressure

**3**) very low pressure

**4**) difference of pressure between two points

**Answer:** atmospheric pressure

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**Q 44 **– Flow meters based on obstruction principle like orifice plates can be used with Reynold’s number upto approximately _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 500

**2**) 1000

**3**) 2000

**4**) 4000

**Answer:** 2000

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**Q 45 **– The state of the soil when plants fail to extract sufficient water for their requirements is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) maximum saturated point

**2**) permanent wilting point

**3**) ultimate utilization point

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 46 **– The field capacity of a soil is 25%, its permanent wilting point is 15% and specific dry unit weight is 1.5. If the depth of root zone of a crop is 80 cm, the storage capacity of the soil is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 8 cm

**2**) 10 cm

**3**) 12 cm

**4**) 14 cm

**Answer:** 12 cm

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**Q 47 **– According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 8.9 m

**2**) 7.9 m

**3**) 6.9 m

**4**) 6.5 m

**Answer:** 7.9 m

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**Q 48 **– If L is the length of a rail and R is the radius of a curve, the versine h for the curve is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) a= L/4R

**2**) a= L2/4R

**3**) h= L2/8R

**4**) h= L2/16R

**Answer:** h= L2/8R

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**Q 49 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) Manholes are provided in sewer pipes at suitable intervals

**2**) Catch basins are generally provided in sewers for carrying drainage discharge

**3**) Inlets are generally provided in all sewers

**4**) None of the these

**Answer:** Inlets are generally provided in all sewers

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**Q 50 **– If q is the average sewage flow from a city of population P, the maximum sewage flow _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Q = [(4+√P)/(18+ √P)]q

**2**) Q = [(18 +P)/(4+ √P)]q

**3**) Q = [(18+√P)/(4 + √P)]q

**4**) Q = [(5+√P)/(15 + √P)]q

**Answer:** Q = [(18+√P)/(4 + √P)]q

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**Q 51 **– A body is said to be in equilibrium if _____.

**Options:**

**1**) it moves horizontally

**2**) it moves vertically

**3**) it rotates about its C.G.

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 52 **– The force acting normally on the cross section of a bar shown in the figure given below introduce_______.

**Options:**

**1**) compressive stress

**2**) tensile stress

**3**) shear stress

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** compressive stress

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**Q 53 **– At yield point of a test piece, the material _____.

**Options:**

**1**) obeys Hooke’s law

**2**) behaves in an elastic manner

**3**) regains its original shape on removal of the load

**4**) undergoes plastic deformation

**Answer:** undergoes plastic deformation

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**Q 54 **– If a concrete column 200 x 200 mm in cross-section is reinforced with four steel bars of 1200 mm2 total cross-sectional area. What is the safe load for the column if permissible stress in concrete is 5 N/mm2 and Es =15 Ec?

**Options:**

**1**) 264 MN

**2**) 274 MN

**3**) 284 MN

**4**) 294 MN

**Answer:** 284 MN

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**Q 55 **– A steel rod of sectional area 25 sq. mm connects two parallel walls 5 m apart. The nuts at the ends were tightened when the rod was heated at 100° C. If αsteel = 0.000012/C°, Esteel = 0.2 MN/mm2, the tensile force developed at a temperature of 50° C is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 80 N/mm2

**2**) 100 N/mm2

**3**) 120 N/mm2

**4**) 150 N/mm2

**Answer:** 120 N/mm2

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**Q 56 **– The ratio of tangential and normal components of a stress on an inclined plane through θ° to the direction of the force is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) sinθ

**2**) cosθ

**3**) tanθ

**4**) cosθ

**Answer:** tanθ

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**Q 57 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) For a uniformly distributed load, the shear force varies linearly

**2**) For a uniformly distributed load, bulk modular curve is a parabola

**3**) For a load varying linearly, the shear force curve is a parabola

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 58 **– At any point of a beam, the section modulus may be obtained by dividing the moment of inertia of the section by _____.

**Options:**

**1**) depth of the section

**2**) depth of the neutral axis

**3**) maximum tensile stress at the section

**4**) maximum compressive stress at the section

**Answer:** depth of the neutral axis

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**Q 59 **– The moment of inertia of a circular section about any diameter D, is ____.

**Options:**

**1**) (πD2)/64

**2**) (πD4)/32

**3**) (πD3)/64

**4**) (πD4)/64

**Answer:** (πD4)/64

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**Q 60 **– In case of principal axes of a section _____.

**Options:**

**1**) sum of moment of inertia is zero

**2**) difference of moment of inertia is zero

**3**) product of moment of inertia is zero

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** product of moment of inertia is zero

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**Q 61 **– The locus of the moment of inertia about inclined axis to the principal axis is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) straight line

**2**) parabola

**3**) circle

**4**) ellipse

**Answer:** ellipse

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**Q 62 **– The ratio of moments of inertia of a triangular section about its base and about a centroidal axis parallel to its base is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 1

**2**) 1.5

**3**) 2

**4**) 3

**Answer:** 3

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**Q 63 **– If aggregates completely pass through a sieve of size 75 mm and are retained on a sieve of size 60 mm, the particular aggregate will be flaky if its minimum dimension is less than _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 20.5 mm

**2**) 30.5 mm

**3**) 40.5 mm

**4**) 50.5 mm

**Answer:** 40.5 mm

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**Q 64 **– For the construction of thin R.C.C. structures the type of cement to be avoided is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) ordinary Portland cement

**2**) rapid hardening cement

**3**) low heat cement

**4**) blast furnace slag cement

**Answer:** blast furnace slag cement

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**Q 65 **– Percentage of pozzolanic material containing clay upto 80% used for the manufacture of pozzolana cement is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 30%

**2**) 40%

**3**) 50%

**4**) 60%

**Answer:** 30%

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**Q 66 **– Pick up the incorrect statement applicable to the field test of good cement.

**Options:**

**1**) When one thrusts one’s hand into a bag of cement, one should feel warm

**2**) The color of the cement is bluish

**3**) A handful of cement thrown into a bucket of water should sink immediately

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 67 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) The maximum size of a coarse aggregate is 75 mm and minimum is 4.75 mm

**2**) The maximum size of the fine aggregate is 4.75 mm and minimum 0.75 mm

**3**) The material having particles of size varying from 0.06 mm to 0.002 mm is known as silt

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 68 **– Sand generally contains salt if it is obtained from _____.

**Options:**

**1**) nala beds

**2**) river beds

**3**) sea beds

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** sea beds

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**Q 69 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) Bulking of sand is caused due to formation of a thin film of surface moisture

**2**) Fine sand bulks more than coarse sand

**3**) With 10% moisture content by weight the bulking of sand is increased by 50%

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 70 **– If fineness modulus of sand is 2.5 it is graded as _____.

**Options:**

**1**) very fine sand

**2**) fine sand

**3**) medium sand

**4**) coarse sand

**Answer:** fine sand

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**Q 71 **– An ordinary Portland cement when tested for its fineness, should not leave any residue on I.S. Sieve No.9, more than _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 5%

**2**) 10%

**3**) 15%

**4**) 20%

**Answer:** 10%

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**Q 72 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) Insufficient quantity of water makes the concrete mix harsh

**2**) Insufficient quantity of water makes the concrete unworkable

**3**) Excess quantity of water makes the concrete segregated

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 73 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) A rich mix of concrete possesses higher strength than that a lean mix of desired workability with excessive quantity of water

**2**) The strength of concrete decreases as the water cement ratio increases

**3**) If the water cement ratio is less than 0.45, the concrete is not workable and causes honey-combed structure

**4**) Good compaction by mechanical vibrations, increases the strength of concrete

**Answer:** A rich mix of concrete possesses higher strength than that a lean mix of desired workability with excessive quantity of water

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**Q 74 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) The concrete gains strength due to hydration of cement

**2**) The concrete cured at a temperature below 23° C, gains strength up to 28 days

**3**) The concrete does not set at freezing point

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 75 **– Hardening of cement occurs at _____.

**Options:**

**1**) rapid rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a decreased rate

**2**) slow rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a rapid rate

**3**) uniform rate throughout its age

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 76 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) Higher workability indicates unexpected increase in the moisture content

**2**) Higher workability indicates deficiency of sand

**3**) If the concrete mix is dry, the slump is zero

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 77 **– The top diameter, bottom diameter and the height of a slump mould are _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 10 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm

**2**) 10 cm, 30 cm, 20 cm

**3**) 20 cm, 10 cm, 30 cm

**4**) 20 cm, 30 cm, 10 cm

**Answer:** 10 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm

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**Q 78 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:**

**1**) Segregation is necessary for a workable concrete

**2**) Consistency does not affect the workability of concrete

**3**) If the slump increases, workability decreases

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 79 **– The grade of concrete M 150 means that compressive strength of a 15 cm cube after 28 days, is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 100 kg/cm2

**2**) 150 kg/cm2

**3**) 200 kg/cm2

**4**) 250 kg/cm2

**Answer:** 150 kg/cm2

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**Q 80 **– The preliminary test is repeated if the difference compressive strength of three test specimens, exceeds _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 5 kg/cm2

**2**) 8 kg/cm2

**3**) 10 kg/cm2

**4**) 15 kg/cm2

**Answer:** 15 kg/cm2

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**Q 81 **– According to load factor method, the permissible load W on a short column reinforced with longitudinal bars and lateral stirrups is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) Stress in concrete x area of concrete

**2**) Stress in steel x area of steel

**3**) Stress in concrete x area of concrete + stress in steel x area of steel

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** Stress in concrete x area of concrete + stress in steel x area of steel

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**Q 82 **– The length of the lap in a compression member is kept greater than [bar diameter x (Permissible stress in bar )/(Five times the bond stress)] or is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 12 bar diameters

**2**) 18 bar diameters

**3**) 24 bar diameters

**4**) 30 bar diameters

**Answer:** 24 bar diameters

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**Q 83 **– A short column 20 cm x 20 cm in section is reinforced with 4 bars whose area of cross section is 20 sq.cm. If permissible compressive stresses in concrete and steel are 40 kg/cm2 and 300 kg/cm2, the safe load on the column should not exceed _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 412 kg

**2**) 4120 kg

**3**) 412000 kg

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 84 **– A column is regarded as long column if the ratio of its effective length and lateral dimension exceeds _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 10

**2**) 15

**3**) 20

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 85 **– If the size of a column is reduced above the floor, the main bars of the columns _____.

**Options:
1**) continues up

**2**) bend inwards at the floor level

**3**) stops just below the floor level and separates lap bars provided

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 86 **– The pitch of the main bars in a simply supported slab should not exceed its effective depth by _____.

**Options:**

**1**) three times

**2**) four times

**3**) five times

**4**) six times

**Answer:** six times

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**Q 87 **– Distribution reinforcement in a simply supported slab is provided to distribute _____.

**Options:**

**1**) load

**2**) temperature stress

**3**) shrinkage stress

**4**) All options are correct

**Answer:** All options are correct

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**Q 88 **– In a simply supported slab the minimum spacing of distribution reinforcement should be four times the effective thickness of the slab or _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 20 cm

**2**) 30 cm

**3**) 40 cm

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** None of these

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**Q 89 **– The modular ratio ‘m’ of a concrete whose permissible compressive stress is ‘C’ may be obtained from the equation _____.

**Options:**

**1**) m = 700/3C

**2**) m = 1400/3C

**3**) m = 2800/3C

**4**) m = 3500/3C

**Answer:** m = 2800/3C

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**Q 90 **– For M 150 grade concrete (1 : 2 : 4) the moment of resistance factor is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 0.87

**2**) 8.5

**3**) 7.5

**4**) 5.8

**Answer:** 8.5

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**Q 91 **– If the thickness of a structural member is small as compared to its length and width, it is classified as _____.

**Options:**

**1**) one dimensional

**2**) two dimensional

**3**) three dimensional

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** two dimensional

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**Q 92 **– Design of a riveted joint assumes that _____.

**Options:**

**1**) the bending stress in rivets is accounted for

**2**) the riveted hole is to be filled by the rivet

**3**) the stress in the plate is not uniform

**4**) the friction between plates is considered

**Answer:** the riveted hole is to be filled by the rivet

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**Q 93 **– Rolled steel T-sections are used _____.

**Options:**

**1**) as columns

**2**) with flat strips to connect plates in steel rectangular tanks

**3**) as built up sections to resist axial tension

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** with flat strips to connect plates in steel rectangular tanks

** **

**Q 94 **– With a percentage increase of carbon in steel, decreases its _____.

**Options:**

**1**) strength

**2**) hardness

**3**) brittleness

**4**) ductility

**Answer:** ductility

** **

**Q 95 **– If P is the wind pressure in kg/cm2, v is the velocity in km/hour and K is constant of proportionality then _____.

**Options:**

**1**) P=K/v2

**2**) v=K/P2

**3**) P=Kv2

**4**) P=Kv

**Answer:** P=Kv2

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**Q 96 **– Factor of safety is the ratio of _____.

**Options:**

**1**) yield stress to working stress

**2**) tensile stress to working stress

**3**) compressive stress to working stress

**4**) bearing stress to working stress

**Answer:** yield stress to working stress

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**Q 97 **– The ratio of shearing stress to shearing strain within elastic limit, is known as _____.

**Options:**

**1**) modulus of elasticity

**2**) shear modulus of elasticity

**3**) bulk modulus of elasticity

**4**) tangent modulus of elasticity

**Answer:** shear modulus of elasticity

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**Q 98 **– The rivets which are heated and then driven in the field are known _____.

**Options:**

**1**) power driven shop rivets

**2**) power driven field rivets

**3**) hand driven rivets

**4**) cold driven rivets\

**Answer:** power driven field rivets

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**Q 99 **– The gross diameter of a rivet is the diameter of _____.

**Options:**

**1**) cold rivet before driving

**2**) rivet after driving

**3**) rivet hole

**4**) None of these

**Answer:** rivet after driving

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**Q 100 **– Working shear stress on the gross area of a rivet as recommended by Indian Standards is _____.

**Options:**

**1**) 785 kg/cm^{2}

**2**) 1025 kg/cm^{2}

**3**) 2360 kg/cm^{2}

**4**) None of the these

**Answer:** 1025 kg/cm^{2}

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