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1  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  BRICK MASONRY  CLASSIFICATION OF MORTARS  APPLICATION  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.If L is the length, B the width of the brick and t thickness of mortar, the relation between these is


2  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  BRICKS  CHARACTERISTICS STRENGTH  WATER ABSORPTION  FACT  EASY  Q.Water absorption for first class bricks should not be more than


3  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  STONES  CLASSIFICATION  TRANSFORMATION  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Granite after metamorphism transforms to


4  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  TIMBER  SEASONING  OBJECTIVES  FACT  EASY  Q. Which of the following is not an objective of seasoning of timber


5  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECTS  FUNGAL  FACT  EASY  Q.Which of the following in timber is caused by fungus


6  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CEMENT  CURING  WATER CEMENT RATIO  FACT  EASY  Q.For complete hydration of cement the w/c ratio needed is


7  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CEMENT  SETTING TIME  WATER USED  FACT  EASY  Q.If p is the standard consistency of cement, the amount of water used in conducting the initial setting time test on cement is


8  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  AGGREGATES  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q.Which of the following aggregates gives maximum strength in concrete


9  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  BRICKS  SAND  BULKING  FACT  EASY  Q.The maximum bulking of sand is likely to occur at a moisture content of


10  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  WATER  PERMISSIBLE LIMITS  FACT  EASY  Q.The upper limit of suspended particles in water for the preparation of concrete is


11  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CEMENT  TYPE OF CEMENT  POZZOLANA CEMENT  FACT  EASY  Q.When combined with cement which of the following constituents of puzzolana combine with free lime released during the hydration of cement


12  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  STRENGTH OF CONCRETE  7 DAYS AND 28 DAYS  FACT  EASY  Q.The approximate ratio between the strength of cement concrete at 7 days and 28 days is


13  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  MIX DESIGN  VOLUME OF AGGREGATES  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.To make one cubic meter of 1:2:4 by volume concrete, the volume of coarse aggregate required is


14  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  FACTORS AFFECTING STRENGTH  SIZE OF AGGREGATES  FACT  MODERATE  Q.With the same w/c ratio, the lower the maximum size of aggregates the strength of concrete


15  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  BRICK MASONRY  MORTARS  MERIT AND DEMERIT  FACT  EASY  Q.One of the main demerits in using the lime mortar is that it


16  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PHYSICAL PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q.In mild steel the iron content is about


17  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ALLOYS  SOLDER  FACT  EASY  Q.The alloy used as plumber solder is


18  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CERAMIC  GLASS  FACT  MODERATE  Q.The tensile strength of glass may be


19  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  PAINTS AND VARNISHES  PAINTS  DRIER  FACT  MODERATE  The quantity of drier in paints is limited to


20  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  PAINTS AND VARNISHES  PAINTS  THINNER  FACT  EASY  In plastic paints, thinner used is


21  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  PAINTS AND VARNISHES  VARNISHES  SPIRIT  FACT  EASY  Which of the following is an example of spirit varnish


22  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  HIGHWAY ENGINEERING  BINDER  TAR  COALTAR PITCH  FACT  EASY  Coal tar pitch is classified on the basis of


23  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  HIGHWAY ENGINEERING  BINDER  TESTS FOR BITUMEN  RING AND BALL  FACT  EASY  Ring and ball apparatus is used for which of the following test of bitumen?


24  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CEMENT  PLASTER OF PARIS  WATER CONTENT  FACT  EASY  Plaster of Paris contains about


25  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  CONCRETE  SELF COMPACTING  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Selfcompacting concrete is characterized by


26  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS  SCALE  PLAN SCALE  FACT  EASY  Q.Plan is a graphical representation of the features on large scale as projected on a


27  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS  TYPES OF SURVEYINGS  GEODETIC SURVEYING  FACT  EASY  The survey in which the curvature of the earth is taken into account is called


28  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  COMPASS SURVEYING  BEARING  DECLINATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  True bearing of a line is 10° and the magnetic declination is 2° w. Its magnetic bearing is


29  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  LEVELLING  DEFINITIONS  BENCH MARK  FACT  EASY  A fixed point of reference, whose elevation is known is called


30  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  LEVELLING  DEFINITIONS  FORESIGHT AND BACSIGHT  FACT  EASY  Staff reading over a station whose elevation is known is called


31  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  TRAVERSE SURVEYING  BALANCING TRAVERSE  FACT  EASY  A series of closed contours on a map indicates


32  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SURVEYING  CALCULATION OF AREA AND VOLUME  AREA  SIMPSON’S RULE  FACT  EASY  Area enclosed between a curved boundary and a chain line can be found by


33  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  ANGULAR VELOCITY  FLYWHEEL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  A flywheel starting from rest and accelerating uniformly performs 20 revolutions in 4 seconds.The angular velocity of flywheel after 8 seconds would be


34  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  FRICTION  EFFICIENCY  SCREWJACK  FACT  MODERATE  The efficiency of screwjack for a given value of angle of friction


35  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  MOMENT OF INERTIA  UNITS  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  The unit of massmoment of inertia is


36  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  SIMPLE PENDULUM  TIME PERIOD  LENGTH  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  The time period of a simple pendulum will be doubled if


37  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  DIRECT TENSILE TEST  ELONGATION  FACT  EASY  The percentage elongation of a material from a direct tensile test indicates


38  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  PRINCIPAL PLANE  FACT  EASY  A principal plane is a plane which carries


39  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MOHR’S CIRCLE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS  FACT  EASY  The maximum shear stress from a Mohr's circle is given by


40  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TYPES OF BEAMS  HINGE SECTION  REACTION COMPONENET  FACT  EASY  The number of reaction components possible at a hinged end for a general loading is


41  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TYPES OF BEAMS  CANTILEVER BEAM  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  A cantilever beam is one which is supported with


42  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING MOMENT  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  The bending moment in a beam will be maximum where


43  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  CANTILEVER BEAM  SHEAR FORCE  MAXIMUM SHEAR FORCE  FACT  MODERATE  A cantilever beam of length L is subjected to a moment M at its free end. The Maximum shear force in the beam will be


44  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  RCC  REINFORCEMENT  CANTILEVER BEAM  UDL  FACT  EASY  The tensile reinforcement will be provided in the cantilever beam subjected to uniformly distributed load


45  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  RECTANGULAR SECTION  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  A beam of rectangular section 100*200 mm is subjected to a moment of 20 kNm. The maximum bending stress is


46  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION  RECTANGUILAR SECTION  FACT  EASY  The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress in the case of a rectangular section is


47  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  DEFLECTION  SLOPE  CANTILEVER BEAM  FACT  MODERATE  A cantilever is subjected to a concentrated load W at the midpoint of the span. The slope at the free end will be


48  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORQUE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS  SOLID SHAFT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  The maximum shear stress produced in a shaft is 5 N/mm^{2}. The shaft is of 40 mm diameter. The value of twisting moment is


49  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORQUE  POWER  SOLID SHAFT  NUMERICAL  HARD  The power transmitted in kW by a shaft rotating at a speed of n rpm transmitting a mean torque of T (in kg m) is given by


50  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS  TESTS  BRINELL HARDNESS TEST  FACT  EASY  In Brinell Hardness test, the type of indenter used is


51  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  TOUGHNESS  FACT  EASY  Toughness is


52  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  SOIL,MOISTURE AND WATER REQUIREMENT  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING REQUIREMENT  FIELD CAPACITY  FACT  EASY  The field capacity of an irrigation soil depends on


53  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  SOIL,MOISTURE AND WATER REQUIREMENT  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING REQUIREMENT  DUTY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  The duty at the field of a crop is 100 hectares/cumecs. If the canal losses are 25%, what is the duty at the head of the canal?


54  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  SOIL,MOISTURE AND WATER REQUIREMENT  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING REQUIREMENT  DELTA  FACT  EASY  The average delta of rice crop is nearer to


55  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING  QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WATER  DOMESTIC USE  FACT  EASY  Water for domestic use should have


56  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER ENGINEERING  QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WASTE  BOD  FACT  EASY  For ordinary domestic sewage BOD reaction is expected to get completed in about (at 20⁰ C)


57  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER ENGINEERING  QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WASTE  BOD AND COD  FACT  EASY  For any waste


58  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING  CHEMICAL PARAMETERS  HARDNESS  FACT  EASY  Hardness is desirable for


59  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  VOID RATIO  2 PHASSE  FACT  EASY  The ratio of volume of voids to the total volume of a given soil is


60  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  WATER CONTENT  2 PHASSE  FACT  EASY  The ratio of weight of water to the weight of solids is called


61  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  DENSITY INDEX  COARSE PARTICLES  FACT  EASY  Density index for a natural soil is used to express


62  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  BASICS  FORMULA  FACT  MODERATE  The relation between void ratio e, specific gravity G, water content w, and degree of saturation S is given by


63  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  CONSOLIDATION OF SOIL  FORMULA RELATIONS  TIME FACTOR VS CONSOLIDATION  FACT  EASY  The relationship between the time factor T_{v}, coefficient of consolidation C_{v}, the length of drainage path d, and time t is given by


64  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  LATERAL FRICTION  FACT  EASY  The minimum coefficient of lateral friction for a highway is


65  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  CAMBER  FACT  EASY  For earthen roads the most common camber is


66  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  SUPER ELEVATION  FACT  MODERATE  Minimum super elevation on a curve is equal to


67  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY  RIGID PAVEMENT  DESIGN FACTORS  FACT  EASY  An example of a rigid pavement is


68  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPONENT  COLUMNS AND STRUTS  RECTANGULAR COLUMN  FACT  MODERATE  The minimum numbers of longitudinal steel bars in RCC rectangular columns must be


69  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTENERS  TYPES  WELDS  FACT  EASY  The effective throat size of a fillet weld is


70  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COLUMN  ECONOMICAL SECTION  FACT  EASY  The most economical section for a column is


71  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PLANNING  CPM  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  CPM is


72  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION  TYPES OF ESTIMATION  FACT  MODERATE  Which of the following is the most correct estimate


73  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION  COSTING OF DIFFERENT COMPONENTS  LABOUR COST  FACT  EASY  The approximate cost of the complete labour as a percentage of the total cost of the building is


74  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  DOORS AND WINDOWS  QUANTITY OF WOOD  FACT  EASY  The quantity of wood for the shutters of doors and windows is calculate


75  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  BMC  DOORS AND WINDOWS  QUALITY OF WOOD  LIFE SPAN  FACT  EASY  The life of teakwood doors and windows is usually taken to be


76  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES  HARDNESS  FACT  EASY  Potassium per magnate is used for


77  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  MODULUS AND ELASTICITY  POISON’S RATIO  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  The ratio of shear modulus to the modulus of elasticity when poisons ratio is 0.25, will be


78  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  ENGINEERING MECHANICS  SECTION MODULUS  CIRCULAR SECTION  ABOUT COG  FACT  EASY  The section modules of a circular section about an axis through its C.G is


79  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  UNIFORM BENDING STRENGTH  FACT  EASY  A beam of uniform bending strength will have at every cross section


80  WRD JE DIPLOMA  2013  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING MOMENT  ILD  MAXIMUM BM  FACT  MODERATE  The maximum bending moment due to a moving load on a fixed ended beam occurs


81  ESE  2006  BMC  TIMBER  PRESERVATION OF TIMBER  CREOSOTING  FACT  MODERATE  Q. The timber preservative “creosote” belongs to the group of


82  ESE  2006  BMC  TIMBER  PROPERTIES OF WOOD  MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOOD  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.The strength of timber is maximum in a direction 1. Parallel to the grains 2. Perpendicular to the grains 3. 45^{0} to the grains 4. 30^{0} to the grains 

83  ESE  2006  BMC  BRICKS  TESTS FOR BRICKS  QUALITIES OF GOOD BRICKS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. When a 1^{st} class brick is immersed in cold water for 24 hours, it should absorb water by weight more than


84  ESE  2006  BMC  TIMBER  IMPORTANT INDIAN TIMBER TREES  APPLICATION OF TIMBER  FACT  EASY  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists: List  I (Species) A.Babul B.Ben teak C.Bijsal D.Mulbury ListIl (Uses)


85  ESE  2006  BMC  BRICKS  MANUFACTURE OF BRICKS  BURNING  FACT  EASY  Q. The temperature at which the bricks are burnt in kiln varies from


86  ESE  2006  BMC  CEMENT  TYPE OF CEMENTS  RAPID HARDENING CEMENT (RHC)  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists : ListI (Job Requirement) A.High early strength B.Lining for canals C.Frost and acid resistance D. Marine Structure ListII (Type of Cement Binder)


87  ESE  2006  BMC  CEMENT  LABORATORY TESTS FOR CEMENTS  INITIAL SETTING TIME TEST  FACT  EASY  Q. As per specifications, the initial setting time of ordinary Portland cement should not be less than


88  ESE  2006  BMC  CEMENT  CHEMISTRY OF CEMENT  FUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS CEMENT INGREDIENTS  FACT  EASY  Q. In cements, generally the increase in strength during a period of 14 days to 28 days is primarily due to


89  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION  PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the approximate ratio of the strength of cement concrete at 7 days to that at 28 days’ curing ?


90  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  TESTS FOR WORKABILITY  COMPACTION FACTOR TEST  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following properties of cement concrete is ascertained by conducting compaction factor test ?


91  ESE  2006  RCC  RCC INTRODUCTION  MODULUS OF ELASTICITY AND POISSON RATIO OF CONCRETE  MODULUS OF ELASTICITY OF CONCRETE  FACT  EASY 
Q. As per IS 456—2000, which one of the following correctly expresses the modulus of elasticity of concrete ? (read with the relevant units) 

92  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  MIX DESIGN  ESTIMATING YIELD OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. The mix design for pavement concrete is based on


93  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  HOOKE'S LAW  RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ELASTIC CONSTANTS  NUMERICAL  EASY 
If G is the modulus of rigidity, E the modulus of elasticity and μ is the Poisson’s ratio for a material, then what is the expression for G? 

94  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  ELASTIC CONSTANTS  RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ELASTIC CONSTANTS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
A thin cylinder of thickness ‘t’, width ‘b’and internal radius ‘r’ is subjected to a pressure ‘p’ on the entire internal surface.What is the change in radius of the cylinder ? (μ is the Poission’s ratio and E is the modulus of elasticity) 

95  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  PROPERTIES OF METALS  POISSON RATIO  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A bar of 40 mm diameter and 400 mm length is subjected to an axial load of l00 kN. It elongates by 0.150 mm and the diameter decreases by 0.005 mm. What is the Poission’s ratio of the material of the bar ?


96  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  GRAPHICAL METHOD(MOHR'S CIRCLE METHOD)  PROPERTIES OF MOHR'S CIRCLE  NUMERICAL  EASY  
97  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  STRAIN ENERGY  STRAIN ENERGY STORED DUE TO TORQUE  NUMERICAL  EASY  
98  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  PRINCIPAL STRESSES  ANALYTICAL METHOD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. If the maximum principal stress for an element under bi—axial stress situation is 100 MPa (tensile) and the maximum shear stress is also 100 MPa, then what is the other principal stress?


99  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS THEORY (GUEST AND TRESCA'S)  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A thin cylindrical tube closed at ends is subjected to internal pressure. A torque is also applied to the tube. The torque is also applied to the tube. The principal stresses p_{1} and p_{2} developed are 80.0 units and 20.0 units respectively. If the yield stress is 240 units, then what is the factor of safety according to Maximum shear stress theory?


100  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  ANALYSIS OF STRAIN  ANALYTICAL METHOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. If p1 and p2 are the principal stresses at a point in a strained material with Young’s modulus E and Poisson’s ratio 1/m, then what is the principal strain ? 

101  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL STRAIN THEORY (ST.VENANT'S THEORY)  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. In a twodimensional stress system, the two principal stresses are p1= 180 N/mm^{2}(Tensile), and p2 which is compressive. For the material, yield stress in simple tension and compression is 240 N/mm^{2 }and Poisson’s ratio is 0.25. According to maximum normal strain theory, for what values of p2, shall yielding commence?


102  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
103  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN RECTANGULAR SECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
104  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN STRENGTH OF MATERIALE OTHER SECTION  NUMERICAL  EASY  
105  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  INTRODUCTION  TORSIONAL RESISTANCE OF SHAFTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
106  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  INTRODUCTION  TORSIONAL RESISTANCE OF SHAFTS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.The failure surface of a standard cast iron torsion specimen, subjected to a torque is along


107  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN BEAMS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN STRENGTH OF MATERIALE OTHER SECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
108  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURES  TRUSS  ANALYSIS OF TRUSS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
109  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE LINES  INFLUENCE LINE FOR BENDING MOMENT  FOR DETERMINATE STRUCTURES  NUMERICAL  EASY  
110  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  NUMERICAL  EASY  
111  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ARCHES  ANALYSIS OF THREE HINGED ARCH  THREE HINGE PARABOLIC ARCH SUBJECTED TO UDL OVER ENTIRE SPAN  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements i) Even though a three—hinged parabolic arch is subjected only to vertical loads, it generates horizontal reactions and axial forces. ii) A cable uniformly loaded along the horizontal span assumes the shape of a parabola, whereas a cable uniformly loaded along its length takes the shape of a catenary. iii) Cables loaded uniformly along the horizontal span are by far the types most commonly used structures in practice. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


112  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  DEFLECTION OF BEAMS  METHOD'S FOR DETERMINING SLOPE AND DEFLECTION  STRAIN ENERGY METHOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists : ListI (Loading Condition) A.Cantilever with concentrated load W at end B.Cantilever with udl (w/unit length) across the complete span (W = wl) C.Simply supported beam with concentrated load W at the centre D.Simply supported beam with udl (w/unit length) across complete span (W=wl) ListII Maximum Slope)


113  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURES  TRUSS  ANALYSIS OF TRUSS  NUMERICAL  HARD  
114  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
115  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURES  TRUSS  DEFLECTION OF TRUSS  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements : WilliotMohr diagram is used to determine the deflection in i) an arch ii) a truss iii) a rigid frame Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


116  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHODS OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS BASIC METHODS  CONSISTENT DEFORMATION OF METHOD  PROCEDURE OF ANALYSIS BY CONSISTENT DEFORMATION METHOD  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. A propped cantilever AB, with fixed edge A is propped at B and carries uniformly distributed load over the entire span. If the prop heaves up (displaces upward), which one among the following is true if prop reaction = R_{B}, Moment at A = M_{A}?


117  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  FIXED END MOMENTS  STANDARD RESULTS OF FIXED END MOMENTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
118  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  DISTRIBUTION THEOREM  DISTRIBUTION OF MOMENTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
119  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  PROCEDURE OF ANALYSIS BY MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  NONSWAY ANALYSIS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. For the frame as shown in the figure above, the final end moment M_{DC} has been calculated as — 40 kNm. What is the end moment M_{CD}?


120  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  BASIC CONCEPTS  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  STATIC INDETERMINACY OF TRUSS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
121  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  INTRODUCTION  SUITABILITY  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements Hardy Cross method of moment distribution can be applied to analyse i) Continuous beams including non— prismatic structures. ii) continuous beams with prismatic elements. iii) structures with intermediate hinges. iv) rigid frames. Which of the statements given above are correct ?


122  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  CARRY OVER FACTORS  CALCULATION OF CARRY OVER FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
123  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  INTRODUCTION  DISPLACEMENT METHOD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
124  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHODS OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS BASIC METHODS  INTRODUCTION  PRINCIPLE OF ANALYSIS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements regarding the analysis of indeterminate structures i) The force method consists in applying displacement compatibility conditions at the nodes. ii) The stiffness method consists in formulating equilibrium equations at the nodes. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


125  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MATRIX METHODS OF ANALYSIS  STIFFNESS MATRIX  PROCEDURE TO DEVELOP STIFFNESS MATRIX  NUMERICAL  EASY  
126  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MATRIX METHODS OF ANALYSIS  STIFFNESS MATRIX  PROCEDURE TO DEVELOP STIFFNESS MATRIX  NUMERICAL  HARD  
127  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  STRAIN ENERGY  STRAIN ENERGY DUE TO TENSILE LOAD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the total strain energy of a member subject to an axial stress f (E = Young’s modulus)


128  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MATRIX METHODS OF ANALYSIS  STIFFNESS MATRIX  PROCEDURE TO DEVELOP STIFFNESS MATRIX  NUMERICAL  HARD  
129  ESE  2006  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE LINES  MULLER BRESLAU' S PRINCIPLE  APPLICATION OF MULLER BRESLAU'S PRINCIPLE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  
130  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  DEFLECTION OF BEAMS  METHOD'S FOR DETERMINING SLOPE AND DEFLECTION  APPLICATION OF MAXWELL’S RECIPROCAL THEOREM  NUMERICAL  EASY  
131  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  CALCULATION OF PLASTIC MOMENT  NUMERICAL  HARD  
132  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  CALCULATION OF PLASTIC MOMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
133  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  CALCULATION OF PLASTIC MOMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A beam of square cross—section of side x is composed of material whose yield stress in compression is 1.5 times the yield stress in the tension. What is the distance of the neutral axis from the centre for the fully plastic condition?


134  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  SHAPE FACTOR  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is not correct?


135  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  SHAPE FACTOR  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the ratio of the shape factors for beam cross—sections having rectangular, circular and triangular shapes and of same area?


136  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  DESIGN OF WEB FOR SHEAR BUCKLING  SIMPLE POSTCRITICAL METHOD  NUMERICAL  HARD  
137  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  COMBINED TENSION AND SHEAR  FORCE CALCULATION ON BOLT  NUMERICAL  EASY  
138  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  MECHANISM OF LOAD TRANSFER THROUGH BOLTS  FORCE CALCULATION ON BOLTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
139  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  MECHANISM OF LOAD TRANSFER THROUGH BOLTS  FORCE CALCULATION ON BOLTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
140  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  TENSION MEMBERS  DESIGN STRENGTH OF A TENSION MEMBER  LIMIT STATE2:DESIGN STRENGTH DUE TO RUPTURE OF NET SECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. An equal angle of area A has been attached to the support by means of a lug angle. If allowable stress in tension is f, what is the load carrying capacity of the member?


141  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  TENSION MEMBERS  SLENDERNESS RATIO OF TENSION MEMBERS  TIE MEMBER  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the maximum slenderness ratio permitted as per IS 8001984 of design of a tie member subjected to reversal of stress due to earthquake?


142  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  STIFFENERS  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A STIFFENER  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. A welded plate girder has web plate 1500 mm x 6 mm. which one of the following is correct about stiffening the web?


143  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH  FACTORS AFFECTING THE MAGNITUDE OF EFFECTIVE LENGTH FACTOR  NUMERICAL  EASY  
144  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  GANTRY GIRDER  GANTRY GIRDER AND THEIR USE  MOST EFFICIENT GANTRY GIRDER  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following sections is the most efficient for a simply supported gantry girder ?


145  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  DESIGN ASPECTS OF COMPRESSION MEMBER  ALLOWABLE STRESS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  
146  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INDUSTRIAL ROOFS  ROOF TRUSS  LOADS ON ROOF TRUSS  CONCEPT  HARD  Q. Conventional practice is to brace end panels of the side walls of an industrial building. Instead bracing can be provided in the bays near centre of the building. Which one of the following reasons is correct?


147  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  SLENDERNESS RATIO  SLENDERNESS RATIO DUE TO DIFFERENT LOADS  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the maximum permissible slenderness ratio of a major compression number which undergoes reversal of stress due to wind load?


148  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  TENSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH OF TENSION MEMBER  ANGLE SECTIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Which one among the following is the correct ratio of effective length to actual length of a discontinuous angle strut, if ends are welded?


149  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  THEORY OF PLASTIC BENDING  CALCULATION OF PLASTIC MOMENT  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q. A fixed beam of length l has been loaded with central concentrated load. The beam has been strengthened at the supports with cover plates so that the flexural resisting yield moment capacity at the ends is thrice of that at the centre. If this capacity is to be fully effective resulting in higher collapse load, to what length from the ends should the cover plate extend?


150  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  TENSION MEMBERS  CROSS SECTIONAL AREA OF TENSION MEMBERS  NET CROSS SECTIONAL AREA OF TENSION MEMBERS  FACT  EASY  
151  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  BEAMS  SHEAR STRENGTH OF LATERALLY SUPPORTED BEAM  PLASTIC SHEAR RESISTANCE  FACT  HARD  Q. Which one of the following is the correct maximum shear capacity of a prismatic beam under plastic design of steel structures ?
(Where A_{w} and, F_{y} are web area and yield stress, respectively) 

152  ESE  2006  RCC  RCC INTRODUCTION  CHARACTERISTICS STRENGTH OF CONCRETE  GRADE OF CONCRETE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Characteristic strength of M20 concrete is 20 MPa. What is the number of cubes having 28 days compressive strength greater than 20 MPa out of 100 cubes made with the concrete?


153  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN FOR BOND IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  CURTAILMENT OF REINFORCEMENT  CRITERIA FOR CURTAILMENT  FACT  EASY  Q. The distance between theoretical cut—off point and actual cut—out point in respect of the curtailment of reinforcement of reinforced concrete beams should not be less than


154  ESE  2006  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN BY LIMIT STATE METHOD  ASSUMPTIONS IN THE ANALYSIS DESIGN BY LSM  ASSUMPTIONS  FACT  EASY  
155  ESE  2006  RCC  LIMIT STATE OF SERVICEABILITYDEFLECTION AND CRACKING  LIMIT STATE OF SERVICEABILITYDEFLECTION  CHECK ON TOTAL DEFLECTION  FACT  EASY  Q. The final end deflection due to all including effects of temperature, creep and shrinkage measured from as—cast level of the supports of floors, roofs and all other horizontal members of reinforced concrete should not normally exceed


156  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN FOR SHEAR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  DESIGN SHEAR STRENGTH OF CONCRETE WITHOUT SHEAR REINFORCEMENT  DESIGN SHEAR STRENGTH OF CONCRETE IN SLABS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Shear strength of concrete in a reinforced concrete beam is a function of which of the following: i) Compressive strength of concrete ii) Percentage of shear reinforcement iii) Percentage of longitudinal reinforcement in tension in the section iv) Percentage total longitudinal reinforcement in the section Select the correct answer using the code given below


157  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS/COLUMNS  IS 456:2000 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF COLUMNS  MINIMUM ECCENTRICITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. An axially loaded column is of 300 x 300 mm size. Effective length of column is 3 m. What is the minimum eccentricity of the axial load for the column?


158  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS/COLUMNS  DESIGN STRENGTH OF AXIALLY LOADED SHORT COLUMNS WITH UNIAXIAL BENDING  INTERACTION CURVE  FACT  EASY  
159  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETESHALLOW FOUNDATIONS  FOOTING DESIGN: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND CODAL(IS:2000) PROVISIONS  DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.In the case of isolate square concrete footing, match the locations at which the stress resultants are to be checked where d is effective depth of footing and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists Stress Resultant A.Bending moment B.One way shear D.Punching shear Location


160  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN FOR SHEAR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  CRITICAL SECTIONS FOR SHEAR  CRITICAL SECTION  FACT  MODERATE  Q. A beam is designed for uniformly distributed loads causing compression in the supporting columns. Where is the critical section for shear? (d is effective depth of beam and L_{d} is development length)


161  ESE  2006  RCC  SLAB DESIGN  ANALYSIS OF TWO WAY SLABS  DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. As per codal provisions in two way slabs, the minimum mild steel reinforcement to be provided in the edge strip is


162  ESE  2006  RCC  DESIGN FOR TORSION IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  DESIGN FOR TORSION  DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS  FACT  EASY  
163  ESE  2006  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FLANGED BEAMS BY LSM  EFFECTIVE WIDTH OF FLANGE  IS 456:2000 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE WIDTH OF FLANGE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A T—beam roof section has the following particular : Thickness of slab = 100mm Width of rib = 300mm Depth of beam = 500mm Centre to centre distance of beams = 3.0 m Effective span of beams = 6.0 Distance between points of contraflexure = 3.6 m What is the effective flange width of the T–beam ?


164  ESE  2006  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FLANGED BEAMS BY LSM  ANALYSIS OF FLANGED BEAMS SECTIONS(BY LIMIT STATE METHOD)  NEUTRAL AXIS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. A T—beam behaves as a rectangular beam of width equal to its flange if its neutral axis


165  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  ECCENTRIC TENDON  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. The profile of the centroid of the tendon is parabolic with a central dip h. Effective prestressing force is P and the span l. What is the equivalent upward acting uniform load?


166  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  DESIGN OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAM MEMBERS  DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the uplift at centre on release of wires from anchors due to pretensioning only for force P and eccentricity e for a pre—tensioned rectangular plank?


167  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  PRESTRESS LOSSES  LOSS DUE TO SHRINKAGE OF CONCRETE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. An ordinary mild steel bar has been prestressed to a working stress of 200 MPa. Young’s modulus of steel is 200 GPa. Permanent negative strain due to shrinkage and creep is 0.0008. How much is the effective stress left in steel ?


168  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  PRESTRESSING SYSTEM  FREYSINNET SYSTEM  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Which one of the following is the correct statement? Prestressing anchorage units using multiple wire cables exist in the


169  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  PRESTRESSING SYSTEM  FREYSINNET SYSTEM  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List — I with List — II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists : List  I (Post Tensioning System) A.Freyssinet B.Gifford—Udall C.Lee—McCall D.Magnel—Blaton ListII (Arrangement of Tendons in the Duct)


170  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  ECCENTRIC TENDON  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A pre–stressed concrete beam of cross–sectional area A, moment of inertia ‘I’,distance of top extreme fibre from neutral axis ‘y_{t}’, and distance of bottom extreme fibre from neutral axis ‘y_{b}’; is subjected to pre—stressing force such that stress at top fibre is zero. What is the value of eccentricity (r is radius of gyration):


171  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  CONCORDANT PRESTRESSING  FACT  EASY  Q. Concordant cable profile is


172  ESE  2006  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  CONCORDANT PRESTRESSING  FACT  EASY  Q. For a pre—stressed concrete continuous beam subject to different load combinations, which one of the following is correct for concordant cable profile?


173  ESE  2006  RCC  MASONRY DESIGN  EFFECTIVE HEIGHT OF WALLS  EFFECTIVE HEIGHT OF MASONRY BETWEEN THE OPENINGS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. A masonry wall has height ‘h’, length ‘L’ and thickness ‘t’. The allowable stress based on slenderness is calculated on the basis of


174  ESE  2006  RCC  MASONRY DESIGN  PERMISSIBLE LOADS AND STRESSES  COMPRESSIVE STRESS  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q. The net effect of vertical and lateral forces acting on a masonry wall can be expressed as vertical load ‘p’/unit length acting at an effective eccentricity ‘e’. If e > (t/6),tension develops in the wall. Ignoring in the part of thickness ‘t’ in tension, what is the compressive stress in extreme fibre?


175  ESE  2006  RCC  MASONRY DESIGN  LOAD COMBINATION  STRENGTHENING OF MASONARY WALLS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Which one of the following is not a factor affecting strength of a brick masonry wall?


176  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  MANUFACTURING OF CONCRETE  MIXING OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements : A mixer designated 400 NT indicates that i) it is nontilting type mixer ii) its nominal mix batch capacity is 400litres iii) it requires 400 revolutions for propermixing of the batch using one bag ofcement which of the statements given above arecorrect ?


177  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  MANUFACTURING OF CONCRETE  TRANSPORTATION OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Transportation of concretemix by pumps is very convenient method, particularly in case of


178  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  MANUFACTURING OF CONCRETE  TRANSPORTATION OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. What is the correct sequence of operations involved in concrete production?


179  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  CLAMSHELLS  FACT  HARD  Q.Match List–I with List–II and select thecorrect answer using the code given belowthe Lists : ListI(Type of work) A.To dig trenches, footings or basementwhere the precise control of depth is required B.To handle loose materials such as sand,gravel, coal, etc. C.To excavate all classes of earth exceptthe rock & load it into the trucks D. To excavate the earth from a canal and to be deposited on nearby banks List–II(Type of Machine)


180  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  DOZERS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Which of the following are the advantages of crawler mounted bulldozer over wheel mounted bulldozers ? i) Higher travel speed ii) Able to travel over very soft soil iii) Able to travel over very rough surfaces having no haul roads Select the correct answer using the codes given below :


181  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  CRITICAL PATH  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements associated with critical path : i) Critical path is the most important sequence of activities which has no float and which determines the project completion period ii) Critical path is the largest path with shortest duration withing which the project can be completed iii) The difference between early start time and late finish time must be equal to the activity duration Which of the statements given above arc correct?


182  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  ELEMENTS OF NETWORK  ACTIVITY  CONCEPT  EASY  
183  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  ELEMENTS OF NETWORK  ACTIVITY  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q.Consider the following activities of a housing project
What is the correct logical sequence of the above activities?


184  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  ELEMENTS OF NETWORK  ACTIVITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  
185  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  EXPECTED TIME  NUMERICAL  EASY  
186  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  PROJECT DURATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  
187  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  RESOURCE ALLOCATION  CPM UPDATING  DEFINITION  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the process of incorporating changes and rescheduling or preplanning called?


188  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  PROJECT DURATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
189  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ECCENTRIC AND MOMENT CONNECTIONS  DIFFERENT TYPES OF CONNECTIONS  RIGID CONNECTION  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. A cantilever is to be attached to column. Which one among the following is the best connection?


190  ESE  2006  BMC  BRICKS  TESTS FOR BRICKS  STRENGTH OF BRICKS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A) : The strength of brick masonry is purely dependent upon the type of mortar used. Reason (R) : Mortar is the binding material in masonry.


191  ESE  2006  BMC  CEMENT  TYPE OF CEMENTS  LOW HEAT CEMENT (LHC)  FACT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Low heat Portland cement is used in dam construction. Reason (R) : Low heat Portland cement attains higher 28 days’ strength than ordinary Portland cements.


192  ESE  2006  BMC  CONCRETE  TESTING OF CONCRETE  NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Rebound hammer (Schmidt hammer) test gives only approximate estimation of strength of the concrete specimen. Reason (R) : The test represents the hardness of the surface and provides no idea of the concrete inside.


193  ESE  2006  RCC  WORKING STRESS METHOD (WSM) OF DESIGN  BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE IN FLEXURE  UNCRACKED PHASE IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A) : In working stress method of design, the values of strain in cement concrete and steel at any point are same. Reason (R) : There is a perfect bond between steel and surrounding cement concrete.


194  ESE  2006  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRAIN ENERGY THEORY OR DISTORTION ENERGY THEORY (MISESHENKY THEORY  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : For a ductile material the maximum shear distortion theory is most suitable. Reason (R) : The maximum shear distortion theory of failure assumes that yielding can occur in a general three—dimensional state of stress.


195  ESE  2006  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN BY LIMIT STATE METHOD  INTRODUCTION  CLASSIFICATION OF SECTIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : In limit state design, overreinforced sections are not permitted. Reason (R) : As the Concrete failure is brittle, the structure fails suddenly without any warning.


196  ESE  2006  RCC  WORKING STRESS METHOD (WSM) OF DESIGN  BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE IN FLEXURE  UNCRACKED PHASE IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A) : The working stress method of R.C.C. design of beams is also known as modular ratio method. Reason (R) : The ratio of stress in steel and concrete is the same as that of elastic modulii of steel and concrete in beam.


197  ESE  2006  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  RECIPROCATING PUMP  MAIN CHARACTERISTIC CURVES  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A) : For low discharges at high heads, reciprocating pumps are not suitable. Reason (R) : In a reciprocating pump, the liquid is pushed out of the cylinder by actual displacement of a piston or a plunger.


198  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  SLIP CRITICAL CONNECTION  UNDERLYING PRINCIPLE OF HSFG BOLTS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A) : Deflection of a beam with bolted connections is greater than that of a beam with riveted connections. Reason (R) : Bolted connections allow greater slip between components than riveted connections.


199  ESE  2006  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  LACING  PROCEDURE FOR THE DESIGN OF LACED COLUMN  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Angle of inclination of lacing bars in a built up column is constrained as 70° > Ɵ > 40°, where Ɵ is angle of lacing with vertical. Reason (R) : When this limit is not maintained, the total length of the bar will be large.


200  ESE  2006  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  COMPACTION EQUIPMENTS  SMOOTH DRUM VIBRATORY SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION COMPACTORS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Smooth wheeled rollers are preferred for compacting granular soils but not cohesive soils. Reason (R) : Cohesive soils tend to form a crust over the rolling smooth surface.


201  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  PLANAR TRUSS  DEGREE OF INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.What is the total degree of indeterminacy (both internal and external) of the triangular planar truss shown in the figure above?


202  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  CONTINUOUS PRISMATIC BEAM  DEGREE OF INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. What is the total degree of indeterminacy in the continuous prismatic beam shown in the above figure?


203  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  PLANAR TRUSS  DEGREE OF INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. What is the total degree of indeterminacy (both internal and external) of the cantilever plane truss shown in the above figure?


204  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  CONTINUOUS PRISMATIC BEAM  KINEMATIC INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. What is the number of independent degrees of freedom of the twospan continuous beam of uniform section shown in the above figure?


205  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  FRAME  KINEMATIC INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. What is the kinematic indeterminacy for the frame shown above? (Member inextensible)


206  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  FRAME  KINEMATIC INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. If the axial deformation is neglected, what is the kinematic indeterminacy of a signal bay portal frame fixed at base?


207  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  DISTRIBUTION FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. For the rigid frame shown above, what is the moment reaction at A?


208  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q. If the free end of a cantilever of span l and flexure rigidity EI undergoes a unit displacement (without rotation), what is the bending moment induced at the fixed end? 

209  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  FIXED END MOMENT  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.A fixed beam AB, of constant EI, shown in the above figure, supports a concentrated load of 10 kN. What is the fixed endmoment M_{FAB} at support A?


210  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  DISTRIBUTION FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
211  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DEFINITION  FACT  MODERATE  
212  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  MULLERBRESLAU PRINCIPLE  DEFINITION  FACT  EASY  Q. MullerBreslau Principle is applicable to get influence line for which one of the following?


213  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC HINGE  NUMBER OF PLASTIC HINGE REQUIRED  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the number of plastic hinges formed if an indeterminate beam with redundancy R is to become determinate?


214  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  TYPE OF MECHANISM  COLLAPSE MECHANICSM TYPES  FACT  MODERATE 
Q. A portal frame has a collapse mechanism as shown above. What is the type?


215  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF BEAM  TYPE OF CONNECTION  BEAM CONNECTED TO WEB WITH HELP OF ANGLES  FACT  EASY  Q. A steel beam is connected to a steel column by means of two angles placed on the two sides of the web of the beam. What is it called?


216  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF BEAM  FAILURE METHODS  TYPE OF FAILURES  FACT  EASY 
Q.What is the failure of a section in the figure above called? i) Web buckling ii) Web crippling iii) Web crimpling iv) Column bucking Select the correct answer using the code given below: 

217  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  ASSUMPTIONS  INTRO  FACT  MODERATE  Q. In the plastic analysis of a steel beam, which of the following assumptions is/are made?
Select the correct answer using the code given below:


218  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  RELATION BETWEEN PLASTIC MOMENT AND ULTIMATE LOAD  VALUE OF ULTIMATE LOAD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A load P is applied at the middle of a simply supported beam of span L. If the beam is made of ductile material, and M_{P} is the plastic moment, what is the ultimate value of P?


219  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  SHAPE FACTOR  RECTANGULAR SHAPE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What value of the shape factor is taken for a rectangular section in plastic design? a. 1.0 b. 1.5 c. 2.0 d. 2.5 

220  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  INTRO  FACT  EASY  Q. Plastic analysis of structures is applicable to the structures made of which one of the following?


221  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INDUSTRIAL BUILDING  TRUSS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.The effective length of an angle member in a riveted truss is equal to which one of the following? (Where l is the centre to centre distance between the joints).


222  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INDUSTRIAL BUILDING  ROOF TRUSS  LOADS ON ROOF TRUSS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Which one of the following is correct: The purling in the roof trusses are subjected to unsymmetrical bending because the loading


223  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  DESIGN FOR WEB  IS CODE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  
224  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBER  COLUMN DESIGN  BATTENS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following forces is used for the design of battens of a builtup column?


225  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBER  COLUMN DESIGN  PERMISSIBLE STRESSES  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q.Which of the following parameters govern the permissible stress in compression in columns?
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226  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBER  TIES  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the maximum permissible slenderness ratio for steel ties likely to be subjected to compression?


227  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  RIVETTED CONNECTION  PERMISSIBLE STRESSES  FACT  EASY  Q. For field rivets, the permissible stresses are reduced by what percentage?


228  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  TENSION MEMBERS  CROSS SECTIONAL AREA OF TENSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE AREA OF TENSION MEMBERS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. An equal angle of area A has been welded on one side of a Gusset plate and carries tension along the axis. What is the effective area of the angle?


229  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  WELDING  PERMISSIBLE STRESSES  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? The permissible stresses in a weld are usually taken as


230  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  RIVETTED CONNECTION  DESIGN CRITERION  FACT  EASY  Q.How are structural members composed of two angles back to back connected throughout their length?


231  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  METAL PROPERTIES  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? Steel structures are ideally suitable for impact loads because they have high


232  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  ALLOWABLE TENSILE STRENGTH  FOS FOR DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE STRUCTURE  NUMERICAL  EASY  
233  ESE  2008  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  METAL PROPERTIES  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Compared to mild steel, aluminum has i) Lesser ductility ii) Lesser value of Young’s modulus. iii) Lesser tensile strength. iv) No definite yield point. Which of the statements given above are correct?


234  ESE  2008  BMC  MORTAR  CEMENT MORTAR  FINENESS MODULUS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is the correct range of fineness modulus of medium sand usable in preparing cement mortar?


235  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL USED  GRADING AND PARTICLE SIZE  FACT  EASY  Q. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
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236  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  TEMPERATURE EFFECT  CURING AND SHRINKAGE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements:
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


237  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE  MODULAR RATIO, MODULUS OF CONCRETE AND COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements:
Which of the statements given above are correct?


238  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  AGGREGATES  FINENESS MODULUS OF AGGREGATES  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. What is the percentage of the fine aggregate of fineness modulus 2.6 to be combined with coarse aggregate of fineness modulus 5.4 for obtaining combined aggregate of fineness modulus 4?


239  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  ADMIXTURES  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Admixture) A.Calcium lignosulphonate B.Aluminum powders C.Tartaric acid D.Sodium silicate ListII (Action in concrete)
Code: A B C D


240  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  WORKABILITY  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Which factors influence the workability of concrete without sacrificing strength?
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241  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  WORKABILITY  AGGREGATE PROPERTIES  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. The workability of concrete can be increased by which of the following?
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242  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  CEMENT CONCRETE  DEFFECTS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements regarding cement concrete:
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


243  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  CURING  STEAM UNDER PRESSURE  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Curing of concrete by steam under pressure i) Increases the compressive strength of concrete. ii) Reduces the shear strength of concrete. iii) Increases the speed of chemical reaction. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


244  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  DESIGN MIX  IS CODE  FACT  EASY  Q.Match the sequence of determination of components of a concrete mix as per Indian standard method of mix design and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code: A B C D


245  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRESS COMPONENT  NUMBER OF INDEPENDENT STRESS COMPONENET  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. In a body loaded under plane stress conditions, what is the number of independent stress components in order to completely specify the state of stress at a point?


246  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  MECHANICAL PROPERTIES  MODULUS OF ELASTICITY AND RIGIDITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. The value of modulus of elasticity for a material is 200 GN/m² and Poisson’s ratio is 0.25. What is its modulus of rigidity?


247  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRESSES ON STEPPED BAR  NORMAL STRESS   NUMERICAL  EASY  
248  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  NATURE OF STRESS  EXPANSION DUE TO TEMPERATURE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. A composite system where the components are of equal lengths is subjected to temperature rise. Which one of the following stresses will be developed in the component having highest coefficient of linear expansion?


249  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  NATURE OF STRESS  INTRO  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. What is the nature of stress in a ceiling fan rod?


250  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MOHR’S CIRCLE  DIAMETER OF CIRCLE  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. What is the diameter of Mohr’s circle of stress for the state of stress shown above?


251  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  PLAIN STRAIN SITUATION  SHEARING STRAIN   NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. In a plane strain situation in xy plane, the displacements at a point are given as: U = (2x + 8y)x10^{6}unit. V = (3x + 5y)x10^{6}unit What is the shearing strain?


252  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  PRINCIPLE STRESS  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. If a body carries two unlike principal stresses, what is the maximum shear stress?


253  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  BI AXIAL STRAIN SYSTEM  MAXIMUM SHEARING STRAIN   CONCEPT  EASY  
254  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  SHEAR STRESS IN BEAMS  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS   CONCEPT  EASY  Q. A symmetrical I section is subjected to shear force. The shear stress induced across the section is maximum at which location?


255  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  SFD  SHEAR FORCE VALUE AT LOCATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A simply supported beam AB of span L carries two concentrated loads W each at points L/3 from A and B. What is the S.F. in the middle onethird portion of the beam?


256  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  FLITCHED BEAM  STIFFNESS EQUILIBRIUM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A beam is made of two identical metal flats soldered together. What is the ratio of stiffness of this beam to the stiffness of a beam in which the two flats are not soldered and which acts independently?


257  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION  CIRCULAR SHAFT  BENDING STRESS RELATION WITH SHEAR STRES  NUMERICAL  EASY  
258  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THIN AND THICK CYLINDER/SPHERE  THIN CYLINDER  CIRCUMFERENTIAL STRESS  FACT  EASY  
259  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  PIN JOINTED FRAME  MEMBER FORCE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  What is the force in the vertical member CD of the pinjointed frame shown above?


260  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  INTRODUCITON  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the ratio of load carrying capacity of a fixed beam to that of a cantilever beam of same span, having same maximum bending moment and loaded with uniformly distributed load throughout the span?


261  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Chart) A.Bar chart B.Milestchart C.B.S D.Linked Bar chart List II (Facilitation)
Code: A B C D


262  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  POWER SHOVEL  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Fill factor range of a power shovel when used for well blasted rock is


263  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  POWER SHOVEL  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Which of the following are the advantages of a crawler mounted power shovel over a rubbertyred equipment?
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264  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISING EQUIPMENTS  BOOM OF EQUIPMENT  FACT  EASY  Q. The strain of the boom of a hoist is minimum when it is in the


265  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  INTRODUCTION  DIFFERENT EQUIPMENTS AND THEIR USES  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: List –I (Equipment) A.Clamshell B.Designation S C.Designation E D.Centralized production List –II (Used as with)
Code: A B C D


266  ESE  2008  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  TYPES OF BRICK  FIRST CLASS BRICK MASONRY  FACT  MODERATE  Q. For high class brick masonry, which are the proper bricks?


267  ESE  2008  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION  FULLY PRESTRESS SYSTEM  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following is correct? Fully prestressed concrete beams


268  ESE  2008  RCC  INTRODUCTION TO RCC  DOUBLY REINFORCED BEAM  ASSUMPTIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.What is the assumption in the steel beam theory of doubly reinforced beams? 1. Only steel bars will resist tension 2. Only concrete will resist tension 3. Stress in tension steel equals the stress in compression steel 4. Both concrete and steel will resist compression 

269  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  CPM AND PERT  CPM  TECHNIQUE OF PROJECT PLANNING  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements regarding CPM technique of project planning:
Which of the statements given above are correct?


270  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRESS AND ITS NATURE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. A compounded bar consists of material A encased in material B. It is tightly secured at the ends. The coefficient of thermal expansion of A is more than of B. If the temperature of the bar is increased, the stresses induced will be


271  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  INTRODUCTION  DIFFERENT EQUIPMENTS AND THEIR USES  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Equipment) A.Derrick crane B.Hoe C.Clam shell D.Dumper truck ListII (Category)
Code: A B C D


272  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEEIRNG EQUIPMENTS  HAULING EQUIPMENTS  SCRAPPER  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
273  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  NETWORK TECHNIQUES  PERT  USAGE  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following techniques is most suitable in case of research and development type of activity?


274  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT  PROBABLE ESTIMATION OF DURATION  MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENT  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q. A tunnel of length of 800m is to be driven. Part of the total length is through granite and balance is through sandstone. Granite can be tunneled at 10m per day and sandstone at 20m per day. Two mutually exclusive site conditions can be. (1) A probability of 0.4 for 600m granite with 200m sandstone; (2) Probability of 0.6 that each is 400m lone. The probabilistic estimate of total tunneling duration is


275  ESE  2008  BMC  CONCRETE  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  CALCIUM CHLORIDE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A): addition of calcium chloride while preparing concrete proves more effective with slow hardening Portland cement than with rapid hardening cement. Reason (R): Calcium chloride is an effective accelerator in increasing the rate of relevant reaction.


276  ESE  2008  BMC  MORTAR  PLASTERING  PROPERTIES OF MATERIAL  FACT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A): The volume of mortar needed for plastering on both faces of a onebrick wall is more than that for the same are on both faces together of any other thickness of brick wall. Reason (R): More water evaporates from the wetted bricks in case of a onebrick wall and also the joints have to be more commonly raked.


277  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRESS AND ITS NATURE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A): In a tension test on a cast iron specimen, the failure of the specimen is on a cross section perpendicular to the axis of the specimen. Reason (R): The failure of the specimen is on a plane subjected to maximum tensile stress and cast iron is relatively weak in tension.


278  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRESS AND ITS NATURE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A): In a tension test on a mild steel specimen, the failure of the specimen is along a plane at 45° to the cross section. Reason (R): The failure of the specimen is on a plane subjected to maximum shear stress and mild steel is relatively weak in shear.


279  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  AOA  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A): Linked bar chart cannot be developed from an AON network as easily as from an AOA network. Reason (R): AON networks do not incorporate information corresponding to dummy arrows of AOA networks.


280  ESE  2008  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  CRASHING OF NETWORK  COMPONENT OF COST  COST SLOPE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Assertion (A): Where as crashing considers only the negative cost slop aspects, resource allocation may need consideration of the positive cost slope aspects also. Reason (R): Implement ability is based on manageability and affordability of resource histograms.


281  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  FORCE METHOD  PROPPED CANTILEVER BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. For the propped cantilever shown in the above figure, a hinge is provided at C.A and B is at the same level. What is the force reaction at the fixed end A?


282  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  SUSPENSION BRIDGE  INTRO  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? A suspension bridge with a twohinged stiffening girder is


283  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
284  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  FIXED BEAM  FIXED MOMENT DUE TO POINT LOAD  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.The fixed beam AB has hinge C at mid span. A concentrated load P is applied at C. What is the fixed end moment M_{A}?


285  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
286  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  FRAME  STATIC INDETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.What is the statical indeterminacy for the frame shown above?


287  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  STATICALLY INDETERMNATE STRUCTURE  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following is correct? A statically indeterminate structure is the one which


288  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  APPROXIMATE METHOD OF ANALYSIS  FRAME  FACT  EASY  Q. By which one of the following methods is an approximate quick solution possible for frame subjected to transverse loads?


289  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  DEFINITIONS  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Match listI with listII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI A.Maxwell’s diagram B.Henneberg’s method C.New mark’s method D.Williotmohr diagram ListII
Code: A B C D


290  ESE  2008  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS  PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Some structural members subjected to long time sustained loads deform progressively with time especially at elevated temperatures. What is such a phenomenon called?


291  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  REACTION AT SUPPORT  NUMERICAL  HARD 
Q.What is the reaction at the support D of the rigid –jointed structure shown above?


292  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY AND INDETERMINACY  DETERMINATE STRUCTURE  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? A determinate structure


293  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  STABILITY OF STRUCTURES  RIGID JOINT  INTRO  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? When a load is applied to a structure with rigid joints


294  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  SUPPORT REACTION  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.In the frame shown above, what is true horizontal reaction at left support?


295  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  FORCE IN MEMBERS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.What is the force in the member BC of the place frame shown above?


296  ESE  2008  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  DEFINITIONS OF DISPLACEMENT METHOD  FACT  HARD  Q. Consider the following statements:
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


297  ESE  2008  BMC  TIMBER  WOOD ELEMENT  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match listI with listII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Wood Element) A.Pitch B.Sapwood C.Heart wood D.Cambium layer ListII (Description)
Code: A B C D


298  ESE  2008  BMC  TIMBER  FIBRE SATURATION POINT   MOISTURE CONTENT  FACT  EASY  Q. In respect of moisture content in wood fiber saturation point refers to which one of the following?


299  ESE  2008  BMC  TIMBER  MOISTURE CONTENT  MOISTURE CONTENT IN WOODS IN BUILDING FRAMES  FACT  MODERATE  Q.The moisture content of timber used in building frames can be


300  ESE  2008  BMC  TIMBER  DISEASE OF TIMBER  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.Match listI with ListII and select thecorrect answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Disease of Timber) A.Dry rot B.Grey rot C.Wet rot D.White rot ListII (Effect of Disease)
Destruction of lignin of wood due fungal attack Code: A B C D


301  ESE  2008  BMC  BRICK WORK  NUMBER OF BRICK  FLATTY LAID SINGLE BRICK SOLING  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. For flatly laid single brick soling, what is the number of bricks required of nominal size 20 cm × 10 cm, with 1.2 cm wide cement mortar all around and with allowing up to 1% wastage for 10 m² area?


302  ESE  2008  BMC  BRICKS  TYPES OF BRICK  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements:
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


303  ESE  2008  BMC  BRICK WORK  MODULAR BRICKS  NUMBER OF BRICKS REQUIRE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. What is the number of traditional bricks required for 10m³ of brickwork with standard thickness of cement mortar (1:3 to 1:5, as the case may be)?


304  ESE  2008  BMC  BRICKS AND BRICK MASONRY  CEMENT MORTAR  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements on cement mortar in brick masonry:
Which of the statements given above are correct?


305  ESE  2008  BMC  CEMENT  RAW MATERIAL USED  COMPOSITION  FACT  EASY  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Composition of raw material used in manufacture of cement) A.25% B.65% C.5% D.5% ListII (Component of raw material)
Code:A B C D


306  ESE  2008  BMC  CEMENT  CHEMISTRY OF CEMENT  COMPOSITION OF OPC  FACT  EASY  Q.Match ListI with ListII in respect of ordinary Portland cement and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Compound) A.Tricalcium silicate B.Dicalcium silicate C.Tricalcium aluminate D.Tertra calcium aluminoferrite ListII (Proportion)
Code: A B C D


307  ESE  2008  BMC  CEMENT  PROPERTIES OF CEMENT  EQUIPMENT  FACT  EASY  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Equipment) A.Briquette testing machine B.Le chatelier C.Vicat apparatus ListII (Property)
Code: A B C


308  ESE  2008  BMC  MISCELLANEOUS  SAND  PROPERTIES  FACT  HARD  Q.When sand for construction work is stored at site in stacks of 61 cm height, what allowance due to sink age and shrinkage should be provided?


309  ESE  2008  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  LIMIT STATE OF COLLAPSE IN SHEAR  SHEAR STRENGTH  FACT  EASY  Q.How can shear strength be ensured in a beam?


310  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETESHALLOW FOUNDATION  TYPE OF FOOTING  ISOLATED FOOTING  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. How is the depth of footing for an isolated column governed?
Select the correct answer using the code given below:


311  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF BEAM AND SLAB  SIMPLY SUPPORTED BEAM  SPAN TO DEPTH RATIO  FACT  EASY  Q. Usually stiffness of a simply supported beam is satisfied if the ratio of its span to depth does not exceed which one of the following?


312  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF SLAB  TWO WAY SLAB  ROOF SLAB   CONCEPT  HARD  Q. When is an R.C.C roof slab designed as a two way slab? 1.If the slab is continuous over two opposite edges only 2.It the slab is unsupported at one edge only 3.If the ratio of spans in two directions is >2 4.If the ratio of spans in two directions is < 2 

313  ESE  2008  RCC  INTRODUCTION  BOND STRENGTH  HYSD BAR  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following is correct? When HYSD bars are used in place of mild steel bars in beam, the bond strength


314  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF BEAM AND SLAB  SINGLY REINFORCED BEAM  BALANCED SECTION  FACT  EASY  Q. In a singly reinforced beam, the tensile steel reaches its maximum allowable stress earlier than concrete. What is such a section known as?


315  ESE  2008  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  OVER REINFORCED SECTION  DISADVANTAGE OF ORS BEAM  FACT  EASY  Q. Why is the design of a R.C. section as overreinforced undesirable?


316  ESE  2008  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  UNDER REINFORCED SECTION  MOMENT OF RESISTANCE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the moment capacity of an underreinforced rectangular RCC beam? 

317  ESE  2008  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  BOND STRESS  NATURE OF STRESS  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the bond stress acting parallel to the reinforcement on the interface between bar and concrete?


318  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF BEAM AND SLAB  SINGLY REINFORCED BEAM  BALANCED SECTION  FACT  EASY  Q. In a singly reinforced concrete beam section maximum compressive stress in concrete and tensile stress in steel reach their permissible stresses simultaneously. What is such a section called?


319  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF FOOTING  COMBINED FOOTING  STRESS DISTRIBUTION  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct? while designing combined footing, the resultant of the column loads passes through the centre of gravity of the footing slab such that the net soil pressure obtained is


320  ESE  2008  RCC  DESIGN OF BEAM AND SLAB  FLOOR SLAB  INTRODUCTION  FACT  MODERATE  Q. For shorter storey height, cheaper form work and better lighting facilities, what is the recommended slab floor?


321  ESE  2009  BMC  TIMBER  STRCTURAL PROPERTIES  ELASTIC MODULUS  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the ratio of the elastic modulus of structural timber in longitudinal direction to that in the transverse direction ?


322  ESE  2009  BMC  TIMBER  STRCTURAL PROPERTIES  ELASTIC MODULUS  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the modulus of elasticity of standard timber (Group B) in (MN/cm²) ?


323  ESE  2009  BMC  TIMBER  FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER  METHOD TO MAKE FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the treatment for making timber fire resistant ?


324  ESE  2009  BMC  TIMBER  PRESERVATION  PRESERVATIVES  FACT  EASY  Q. How is the process of treatment of wood using a preservative solution and forcing air in at a pressure designated ?


325  ESE  2009  BMC  BRICK WORK  MODULAR BRICKS  NUMBER OF BRICKS REQUIRE  FACT  EASY  Q. Modular bricks are of nominal size 20×10×10 cm and 20% of the volume is lost in mortar between joints. Then what is the number of modular bricks required per cubic meter of brickwork ?


326  ESE  2009  BMC  BRICKS  TEST OF BRICKS  STRENGTH TEST  FACT  EASY  Q. In order to achieve a safe compressive strength of 20 kg/cm² in a brick masonry, what should be the suitable range of crushing strength of bricks?


327  ESE  2009  BMC  CEMENT  HYDRATION OF CEMENT  HYDRATION OF OPC  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the requirement of water (expressed as % of cement w/w) for the completion of chemical reactions in the process of hydration of OPC ?


328  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  MATURITY  MATURITY IMPACT ON DIFF PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q. Which factors comprise maturity of concrete?


329  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  TESTING  STRENGTH TEST  FACT  EASY  Q.What is the minimum value of individual test results (in N/ mm²) for compressive strength compliance requirement for concrete M20 as per codal provision? 

330  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  AGGERATES  PROEPRTIES  FACT  EASY  Q. For what reason is it taken that the nominal maximum size of aggregate may be as large as possible?


331  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  AGGERATES  FINENESS MODULUS  FACT  EASY  Q.What is the representative geometric mean size of an aggregate sample if its fineness modulus is 3.0?


332  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  STRAIN ENRGY  MODULUS OF RESILIENCE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.A square steel bar of 50 mm side and 5 m long is subjected to a load whereupon absorbs a strain energy of 100 J. What is its modulus of resilience? 

333  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  TESTING  STRENGTH TEST  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the ratio of flexural strength (f_{cr}) to the characteristic compressive strength of concrete (f_{ck}) for M25 grade concrete ?


334  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  MECHANICAL PROPERTY  DYNAMIC MODULUS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which of the following tests compares the dynamic modulus of elasticity of samples of concrete?


335  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  REINFORCEMENT  SPECIFICATIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is correct regarding the most effective requirements of durability in concrete?


336  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  ELONGATION  ELONGATION DUE TO LOAD  NUMERICAL  EASY  
337  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  ELONGATION  ELONGATION DUE TO LOAD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A circular rod of diameter 30 mm and length 200 mm is subjected to a tensile force. The extension in rod is 0.09 mm and change in diameter is 0.0045 mm. What is the Poisson's ratio of the material of the rod ?


338  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  MECHANICAL PROPERTIES  MODULUS OF ELASTICITY AND RIGIDITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. For a material having modulus of elasticity equal to 208 GPa and Poisson's ratio equal to 0.3, what is the modulus of rigidity ?


339  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  FAILURE OF MATERIAL  BRITTLE SUBJECTED TO TORSION  FACT  EASY  Q. What would be the shape of the failure surface of a standard cast iron specimen subjected to torque?


340  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  MECHANICAL PROPERTIES  BULK MODULUS OF ELASTICITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Given E as the Young's modulus of elasticity of a material, what can be the minimum value of its bulk modulus of elasticity?


341  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  PRINCIPAL STRESS  MOHR’S CIRCLE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
342  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  PRINCIPAL STRESS  MOHR’S CIRCLE  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the radius of Mohr's circle in case of biaxial state of stress?


343  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THEORY OF COLUMNS  ECCENTRIC LOADING  DIA OF CIRCULAR COLUMN  FACT  EASY  Q.A circular column of external diameter D, and internal diameter d, carries an eccentric load such that tension is developed nowhere. What shall be the diameter of the core? 

344  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  ELONGATION  ELONGATION DUE TO LOAD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A mild steel bar of square cross section 25 mm x 25 mm is 1 m long. It is subjected to biaxial stress σx =480 N/mm^{2(Tension) and σy =400 N/mm2. E= 2x105 N/mm2, μ = 0.3, what is the elongation of the bar in mm in x direction?}


345  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  PRINCIPAL STRESS  MINOR PRINCIPLE STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
346  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  THEORY OF FAILURE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS THEORY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. The details of the principal stresses at a certain point in a steel member are as follows: Major principal stress σ_{1} =180 N/mm² (Tensile) Major principal stress σ_{2} is (Compressive) If the uniaxial tensile yield stress is 240 N/mm², according to maximum shear stress theory, what would be the value of σ_{2} in N/mm² which yielding will commence?


347  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND THEORY OF FAILURE  THEORY OF FAILURE  MAXIMUM STRAIN THEORY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. An element of a structure is subjected to two Principal stresses σ_{1} and σ_{2} σ_{1}=200 N/mm² (Tensile), σ_{2} is Compressive.
The yield stress both in simple tension and compression for the material is 240 N/ mm². Poisson's ratio =0.25; what is the value of σ_{2} in N/mm² as per maximum normal strain theory at which the yield of the material will commence ?


348  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  STRESS DISTRIBUTION  UNSYMMETRICAL I SECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A structural beam subjected to sagging bending has a crosssection which is an unsymmetrical Isection. The overall depth of the beam is 300 mm. The flange stresses in the beam are: σ_{top}=200 N/mm² σ_{bottom}=50 N/mm² What is the height in mm the neutral axis above the bottom flange ?


349  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  SFD  SHEAR FORCE VALUE AT LOCATION  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.A simply supported beam AB is loaded as shown in the figure above. What is the SF in KN in the portion AC of the beam?


350  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  DEFLECTION AND SLOPE  DEFLECTION  SUPER POSITION THEOREM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
351  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS IN BEAMS  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS  SIMPLY SUPPORTED WOODEN BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A timber beam is 100 mm wide and 150 mm deep. The beam is simply supported and carries a central concentrated load W. If the maximum stress in shear is 2 N/mm², what would be the corresponding load W on the beam?


352  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  SQUARE SECTION SUBJECTED TO BENDING  NUMERICAL  EASY  
353  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION  SOLID SHAFT  TORSION RELATION WITH SHEAR STRES  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A 40 mm diameter shaft is subjected to a twisting moment M. If shear stress developed in shaft is 5 N/mm², what is the value of the twisting moment ?


354  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION  SOLID SHAFT  TORSION RELATION WITH SHEAR STRES  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
355  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  FORCE IN MEMBERS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The above figure shows a pinjointed frame. What are the forces in members BE, CD and ED?


356  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  ELONGATION  ELONGATION DUE TO LOAD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
357  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  MOMENT CARRYING CAPACITY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A square beam laid flat is then rotated in such a way that one of its diagonal becomes horizontal. How is its moment capacity affected ?


358  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  BMD  BMD FOR PROPPED CANTILEVER  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
359  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  DETERMINACY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. Consider the following statements with respect to the above figure of a typical articulated frame: i) The frame is internally determinate and externally indeterminate ii) The frame is internally indeterminate and externally determinate. iii) The frame is internally as well as externally determinate. iv) The frame is internally as well as externally indeterminate. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


360  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  FORCE IN MEMBERS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.What is the force in member 1 for the structure shown in figure above?


361  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  FRAMES  DETERMINATE FRAME TO CALCULATE REACTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.What is the value of vertical reaction at A for the frame shown in figure above?


362  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  TRUSS  VERTICAL DEFLECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
363  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  FRAMES  BENDING MOMONET FOR OVERHANG BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A fixed end beam of uniform crosssection is loaded uniformly throughout the span. What is the proportion of the bending moment at the centre to the end moment considering only elastic conditions ?


364  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  BMD  BMD FOR OVERHANG BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.A beam of uniform flexural rigidity supports a set of loads as shown in figure above. What is the value of W if the magnitudes of bending moment at midspan and at support of the beam are numerically equal ?


365  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  FORCE METHOD  FIXED BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
366  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD  ROTATION AT JOINT CALCULATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. What is the rotation of the member at C for a frame as shown in figure above?


367  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  FRAMES  MEMBER OF INFINITE STIFFNESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
368  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  BMD  BENDING MOMENT FOR GUIDED SUPPORT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
369  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD  SLOPE AT JOINT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
370  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  FIXED END MOEMENT  FIXED BEAM  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.A beam of uniform section fixed at both ends and of span 6 m is acted upon by two concentrated loads of 6 t each as shown in figure above. What is the fixed end moment at each end?


371  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MATRIX METHOD  FLEXIBILITY MATRIX METHOD  SUPPORT SETTLEMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
372  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  DETERMINATE BEAM  ORDINATE OF REACTION INFLUENC  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q.What is the ordinate of influence line at B for reaction R_{D} in above figure?


373  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  MATRIX METHOD  FLEXIBILITY MATRIX METHOD  FLEXIBILITY COEFFICIENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
374  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  AREA OF INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  REACTION AT HINGED END OF PROPPED CANTILEVER  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the area of influence line diagram for the reaction at the hinged end of a uniform propped cantilever beam of span L?


375  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  DETERMINATE BEAM  ORDINATE FOR TRUSSES  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. What is the maximum ordinate for influence line for the force in the member marked X?


376  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  COLLAPSE LOAD  PROPPED CANTILEVER  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
377  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  COLLAPSE LOAD  STEPPED BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
378  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  COLLAPSE LOAD  RATIO OF COLLAPSE TO YIELD LOAD  NUMERICAL  EASY  
379  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC NEUTRAL AXIS  DIFF BETWEEN PLASTIC AND ELASTIC  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.What is the distance between elastic neutral axis and plastic neutral axis for the crosssection as shown in figure above?


380  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  ALLOWABLE TENSILE STRENGTH  FOS FOR DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE STRUCTURE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Steel of yield strength 400 MPa has been used in a structure. What is the value of the ·maximum allowable tensile strength?


381  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  SLENDERNESS RATION  GRAPH OF SLENDERNESS RATION VS COMP STRENGTH  FACT  EASY  
382  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED BOLTED AND PINNED  RIVETTED JOINT  NET SECTIONAL AREA  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.A steel plate is 300 mm wide and 10 mm thick. A rivet of nominal diameter of 16 mm is driven into it. What is the net sectional area of the plate?


383  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  WELDING  FILLET WELD  SHEAR STRESS IN FILLET WELD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. What is the safe load P that can be transmitted by the filletwelded joint shown in figure above if the safe allowable shear stress in the filletweld is 108 MPa?


384  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF FLEXURE MEMBER  DESIGN OF BEAMS  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
385  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE STRUCT  DESIGN OF TENSION MEMBER  DESIGN STRENGTH  LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY  FACT  EASY  Q. A tension member consists of two angles placed back to back. For which one of the following configurations, will the load carrying capacity of the tension member be maximum?


386  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  DESIGNING  VERTICAL STIFFNEERS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.For a welded plate girder with vertical stiffeners, what is the maximum depth of web provisionable in design when the thickness of the web plate is 5 mm?


387  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  DESIGNING  PLASTIC SECTIONAL MODULUS  FACT  MODERATE  
388  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  DESIGN OF FLEXURE MEMBER  DESIGN OF BEAMS  SECTIONAL MODULUS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. An ISMB 300 beam has modulus of section of 600*10^{3}mm^{3} Plates of 200 mm*100 mm are added by welding them one on each flange to have total depth of section as 320 mm. What is the section modulus of the plated section?


389  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE HEIGHT  COLUMN BEARING TRUSS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A column bearing truss in an open industrial shed is 6 m height between its own base and the bottom of the truss. What is the effective height of the column taken for calculation of compressive strength ?


390  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  SLENDERNESS RATIO  SR FOR MEMBER HAVING REVERSAL OF STRESS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following values represents the maximum slenderness ratio of any connection member which normally acts as a tie in a roof truss but can be subjected to possible reversal of stresses from the action of wind or seismic force ?


391  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  LOADING  WIND LOAD  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements : i) When wind load is the primary load, no increase in the allowable stresses is provided for in members or fasteners. ii) Due to wind load acting along with dead and live loads, increase in allowable stress upto 33·33% can be provided for. iii) Due to wind load acting along with dead load, increase in allowable stress of 25% in foundation bolts can be provided for. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


392  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  SLENDERNESS RATIO  SR IN TRUSS GIRDER  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q.What is the slenderness ratio to be considered in design for member BC in the structure shown above ?


393  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  ELASTOPLASTIC ZONE  LENGTH OF EP ZONE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. A simply supported beam of uniform crosssection has span 'L' and is loaded by a point load 'P' at its midspan. What is the length of the elastoplastic zone of the plastic hinge?


394  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC NEUTRAL AXIS  T SECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. In a Tsection shown in figure above, what is the distance of plastic neutral axis as measured down from top ?


395  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  TORSIONAL RESTRAINT  BEARING STIFFNERS  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements: Torsional restraint in a beam can be achieved by providing i) Web or flange cleats at the end connections. ii) External support to the end of the compression flange. iii) Bearing stiffness acting in conjunction with the bearing of the beam. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


396  ESE  2009  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  COLLAPSE LOAD  STEPPED BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. At the point of collapse, what is the value of horizontal thrust at point A in the loaded frame shown in figure?


397  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  BALANCED SECTION  MOMENT OF RESISTANCE  NUMERICAL  EASY  
398  ESE  2009  RCC  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  LOAD MOMENT INTERACTION CURVE  ECCENTRICITY MAXIMUM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
399  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  CODAL RPOVISION  DEFLECTION PROVISION  FACT  EASY  Q. How is the deflection in RC beams controlled as per IS456 ?


400  ESE  2009  RCC  WSM METHOD  FLEXURAL CRACK  STRESS AT CRACK  FACT  EASY  Q. At what stress does the first flexural crack appear in RCC beams made of M25 grade concrete?


401  ESE  2009  RCC  SHEAR DESIGN  SPACING  VERTICAL STIRRUPS SPACING  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the adoptable maximum spacing between vertical stirrups in an RCC beam of rectangular crosssection having an effective depth of 300 mm ?


402  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  EFFECTIVE SPAN  SIMPLY SUPPORTED RC BEAM  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. A simply supported RC beam having clear span 5 m and support width 300 mm has the crosssection as shown in figure. What is the effective span of the beam as per IS456?


403  ESE  2009  RCC  SHEAR DESIGN  CODAL PROVISION OF IS 456  REINFORCEMENT CUTOFF ZONE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements dealing with flexural reinforcement to be terminated in the tension zone i) The shear at the cutoff point not to exceed twothird of the otherwise permitted value. ii) Shear reinforcement is provided along each terminated bar overlapping threefourth of the appropriate distance from the cutoff point. iii) For 36 mm and smaller bars, the continuing bars shall provide double the area required for flexure at the cutoff and shear does not exceed threefourth of the permitted value. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


404  ESE  2009  RCC  INTRODUCTION  DIFF CODAL PROVISION  DIFF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS AND THEIR STANDARDS  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List1 with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI A. IS875 B.IS 1343 C. IS1893 D. IS3370 ListII


405  ESE  2009  RCC  WSM METHOD  MODULAR RATIO  MODULAR RATIO FORMULA  NUMERICAL  EASY 


406  ESE  2009  RCC  WSM METHOD  NEUTRAL AXIS  BALANCED DEPTH  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. Considering modular ratio as 13, grade of concrete as M20 and grade of steel as 415, what is the ratio of balanced depth of neutral axis as per working stress method to the balanced depth of neutral axis as per limit state method?


407  ESE  2009  RCC  DESIGN OF BOND  ANCHORAGE BOND  ANCHORAGE VALUE OF STANDARD HOOK  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the anchorage value of a standard hook of a reinforcement bar of diameter D?


408  ESE  2009  RCC  DESIGN OF RCC SHALLOW FOUNDATION  DESIGN OF RETAINING WALL  BASE LEVEL BENDING MOMENT  FACT  EASY 
Q.How is the baselevel bending moment of a cantilever retaining wall expressed as a function of its height H?


409  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  CONTINUOUS BEAM  SHEAR DISTRIBUTION  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI A.At end support, for imposed load (not fixed) B.At inside support, next inner to end support, for imposed load (fixed) C.At end support, for dead load and (fixed) imposed load D.At all other interior supports (other than at 'B'), for imposed load (fixed) ListII


410  ESE  2009  RCC  INTRODUCTION  MISCELLANEOUS  DURABILITY, DEFLECTION CRITERIA  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI A.Moment and shear coefficients B.Fire resistance C.Sliding D.Span to depth ratio of beam ListII


411  ESE  2009  RCC  PRESTRESS  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  ECCENTRIC TENDON  NUMERICAL  EASY  
412  ESE  2009  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION  SHEAR RESISTANCE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. The shear resistance of structural concrete members may be improved by i) Axial prestressing. ii) Vertical prestressing. iii) Inclined prestressing. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


413  ESE  2009  RCC  PRESTRESS  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. What is the net downward load to be considered for the analysis of the prestressed concrete beam provided with a parabolic cable as shown in the figure ?


414  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  REINFORCEMENT PROVISION  MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM REINFORCEMENT  FACT  EASY  Q. What shall be the maximum area of reinforcement (i) in compression and (ii) in tension to be provided in an RC beam, respectively, as per IS456 ?


415  ESE  2009  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  REINFORCEMENT PROVISION  MINIMUM REINFORCEMENT  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements for minimum reinforcement to be provided in a wall as a ratio of vertical reinforcement to gross concrete area i) 0·0012 for deformed bars. ii) 0·0015 for all other types of bars. iii) 0·0012 for welded wire fabric with wires not larger than I 6 mm in diameter. Which of the above statements is/are correct?


416  ESE  2009  RCC  ENGG ECONOMY  STRAIGHT LINE METHOD  ANNUAL COST  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. An equipment costs Rs. 25 Lakhs with an estimated salvage value of Rs. 5 Lakhs after 5 years of useful life. What is the approximate equated annual cost for use of the equipment ?


417  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISING EQUIPMENTS  CRANES  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following parameters :


418  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION AND COSTING  ESTIMATION OF LABOURS  IDLE TIME WITH CONFIDENCE LIMIT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A preliminary survey indicates that 20% of the time of a gang of workers is spent idly. What is the total number of observations required to determine the proportion of idle time with 95% confidence limit ? Critical value at this level of confidence is 1.96.


419  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION AND COSTING  POWER ESTIMATION  LINEAR INTERPOLATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. An engine was tested at local atmospheric pressure of 73 cm of mercury and local temperature of 10°C, and was found to develop X_{1} units of power. If it was later worked at conditions of 75 cm of mercury as local atmospheric pressure and at local temperature of 16°C, what proportion of X_{1} will it then develop?


420  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISING EQUIPMENTS  EQUIPENTS USED  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following equipments i) Drag line ii) Power shovel iii) Hoe iv) Crawler dozer Which of the above may be used for excavation of materials and loading them into trucks ?


421  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  POWER SHOVEL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A power shovel is fitted with an engine of 150 f.w.h.p. It operates on full load for 6 minutes followed by 8 minutes of idling at onethird power. Its hourly utilization is for 3 cycles. What is its utilization factor ?


422  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGG ECONOMY  INTEREST FORMULA  SINKING FUND FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A construction equipment has a useful life of 4 yrs after which it is to be replaced by a new one. If the interest rate is 6%, what is the nearest value of the sinking fund factor?


423  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HAULING EQUIPMENTS  TRACTORS  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements : i) There is no large difference in speed between wheeled tractors and crawlers. ii) The operating cost of crawlers is generally more than for wheeled tractors. iii) Both, viz, wheeled tractors as well as crawlers, need to be mounted on trailers for long distance hauls. iv) Wheeled tractors may occasionally suffer slips whereas crawlers do not. Which of the above statements is/are NOT correct?


424  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HAULING EQUIPMENTS  TRACTORS CYCLE TIME  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A 1.75 m^{3} capacity tractor loader has a forward loaded speed of 240 m/min, returning unloaded speed of 300 m/min and operates at 80% of the specified speed. It hauls earth over a distance of 60 m with fixed time per trip being 25 seconds. What is its effective cycle time ?


425  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  RESOURCE LEVELLING  RESOUCE ALLOCATION  COST INCURRED ON PARTICULAR DAY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The scheduled durations, by the convention 'after/at the end of indicated day number' and the cost per day of duration, of each activity are shown in the network above. What are the costs incurred on day numbers 13 and 17?


426  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HAULING EQUIPMENTS  PRODUCTIVITY OF TRACTORS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 


427  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  AON  FACT  EASY 
Q.How many links are deletable in the A0N network shown above ?


428  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CPM  FLOATS  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the duration by which the completion time of any activity can be delayed without affecting the start of any of the succeeding activities ?


429  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  AON  FACT  MODERATE  
430  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  INTRODUCTION  DIFFERENT EQUIPMENTS AND THEIR USES  FACT  EASY  Q. Match ListI with ListII and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: ListI (Equipment)
ListII (Category)
Code:


431  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  AOA  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is associated with a critical activity in a A0A network ?


432  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGG ECONOMY  INTEREST FORMULA  SINKING FUND FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A uniform series of income is available in perpetuity, which will yield an amount of Rs. 4,000/ at the end of each 4year period. Sinking fund (deposit) factor, @ 8% p.a., for discrete compounding is 0.222. For the same interest rate, what will be the capitalized equivalent income 'now' ?


433  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  DIFF TIME ESTIMATES  NUMERICAL  EASY  
434  ESE  2009  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  CRITICAL PATH  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following relates to determination of critical path in PERT ?


435  ESE  2009  BMC  CEMENT  CHEMISTRY OF CEMENT  RATE OF HYDRATION  FACT  EASY  Q. Directions: Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A) : The rate of hydration is faster in finer cements. Reason (R) : The surface area finer cement is more in case of finer cement.


436  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  DEFECTS  SEGREGATION  FACT  EASY 
Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A) : Strength of concrete is reduced due to segregation. Reason (R) : Reducing the workability of concrete mix results in segregation


437  ESE  2009  BMC  CONCRETE  PROPERTIES OF CEMENT CONCRETE  CEMENT CONTENT  FACT  EASY 
Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A): The lower the difference between the minimum strength and the mean strength of a concrete mix, the lower the cement content to be used. Reason (R) : The method for controlling the difference between the minimum strength and the mean strength is quality control.


438  ESE  2009  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SFD AND BMD  DEFINITION  RATE OF CHANGE OF LOADING DIAGRAM  FACT  EASY 
Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A): Shearing force may be defined as the rate of change of loading moment. Reason (R) : Shearing force at a section is the algebraic sum of the forces to the left of the section.


439  ESE  2009  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBER  LATERAL REINFORCEMENT  CODAL PROVISION  FACT  EASY 
Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A) : The provision of lateral reinforcement in RCC columns is not mandatory. Reason (R) : The lateral reinforcement in RCC columns helps in preventing possible bulking of longitudinal reinforcement.


440  ESE  2009  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURE  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  INTRODUCTION  FACT  EASY 
Each of the next Six (06) items consists of two statements, one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the codes given below Codes:
Assertion (A): Method of moment distribution is classifiable as a force method. Reason (R) : The method consists of computing end moments due to end rotation of the member. 

441  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  PROPERTIES OF WOOD  MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOOD  FACT  HARD  Consider the following statements: i) There will be no defects in select grade timbers ii) The codal values for strength of grade – ll timber without defects may be reduced by 37.5% iii) For timber used as columns, The permissible stress in ungraded timbers is adopted with a multiplying factor of 0.50 iv) In case of wind force and earthquake, a modifying factor of 1.33 is adopted Which of the above statements are correct?


442  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  SEASONING  METHODS OF SEASONING  CONCEPT  EASY  Consider the following statements regarding timber: i) The strength of timber increases by kiln seasoning. ii) Cutting of wood is to be done prior to treatment. iii) Water seasoning is good for prevention of warping iv) ASCU treatment enhances the strength of wood Which of the above statements are correct?


443  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECTS IN TIMBER  DEFECTS IN TIMBER  CONCEPT  EASY  Gase(s) emitted during rotting or decomposition of timber is /are mainly


444  ESE  2016  BMC  BRICKS  HARMFUL INGREDIENTS IN BRICK EARTH  EFFLORESCENCE  CONCEPT  EASY  Efflorescence of bricks is due to


445  ESE  2016  BMC  BRICKS  HARMFUL INGREDIENTS IN BRICK EARTH  HARMFUL INGREDIENTS IN BRICK EARTH  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Disintegration of brick masonry walls is primarily due to i) Efflorescence ii) Magnesium sulphate in bricks iii) Calcined clay admixtures iv) Kankar nodules Which of the above statements are correct


446  ESE  2016  BMC  OTHER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS  TILES  TILES  CONCEPT  EASY  Consider the following tests: i) Transverse strength test ii) water absorption test iii) impact test iv) breaking strength test Which of the above are relevant to testing of tiles?


447  ESE  2016  BMC  CEMENT  HYDRATION OF CEMENT  FINENESS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Which of the following statements is / are correct regarding the strength of cement? i) Particle sizes less than 3μm increase the viscous nature of the cement. ii) Finer particles in cement can be replaced by fly ash to improve the strength.


448  ESE  2016  BMC  CEMENT  BASIC PROPERTIES OF CEMENT COMPOUNDS  BOUGE COMPOUNDS  CONCEPT  EASY  The constituent compound in Portland cement which reacts immediately with water, and also set earliest, is


449  ESE  2016  BMC  MORTAR AND LIME  CEMENT MORTAR  USE OF DIFFERENT TYPE OF MORTAR  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following statements are correct with regard to cement mortar? Workability of cement mortar can be improved by addition of lime. Fly ash cement is economical in plastering jobs. Addition of saw dust improves workability. Sand in mortar can be replaced by finely crushed fire bricks.


450  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  PROPORTIONING OF CONCRETE  PROPORTIONING OF CONCRETE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  In a concrete mix of proportion 1:3:6 , The actual quantity of sand, which is judged to have undergone 15% bulking, per unit volume of cement ,will be


451  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION  RHEOLOGY OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  The rheological behaviour of concrete, When represented by shear stress vs rate of shear , is characterised as 

452  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  CURING OF CONCRETE  METHODS OF CURING  CONCEPT  EASY  Which method of curing of concrete is recommendable for rapid gain of strength of concrete?


453  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  TESTS FOR WORKABILITY  TESTS FOR WORKABILITY  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following is appropriate as a simple field method for assessing consistency of concrete?


454  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  TYPES OF CONCRETE  TYPES OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Which of the following are relatable to autoclave aerated concrete? i) Light weight ii) Strong iii) Inorganic iv) non – toxic


455  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  FACTORS AFFECTING WORKABILITY  FACTORS AFFECTING WORKABILITY  CONCEPT  EASY  The workability of concrete becomes more reliable depending on Aggregate cement ratio ii) time of transit iii) grading of the aggregate


456  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  ELASTIC CONSTANTS  ELASTIC CONSTANTS  NUMERICAL  EASY  The longitudinal strain of a cylindrical bar of 25mm diameter and 1.5 m length is found to be 3 times its lateral strain in a tensile test. What is the value of bulk modulus by assuming E= 1 x 10^{5 }N/ mm^{2}?


457  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  ELASTIC CONSTANTS  RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ELASTIC CONSTANTS  FACT  EASY  For an elastic material, Poisson’s ratio is μ, Modulus of elasticity is E , Modules of rigidity is C and bulk modulus is K. μ is expressible in terms of K and C as


458  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  DEFLECTION OF AXIALLY LOADED MEMBERS  AXIAL DEFLECTION OF VARYING CROSSSECTIONAL BAR  NUM ERICAL  EASY  Q. A mild steel bar of length 450mm tapers uniformly. The diameters at the end are 36mm and 18mm, respectively. An axial load of 12kN is applied on the bar. E= 1 x 10^{5 }N/ mm^{2}. The elongation of the bar will be


459  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  PRINCIPAL STRESSES  PRINCIPAL STRESSES  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following statements are Correct for stresses acting on mutually perpendicular faces of a plane element? i) The sum of the normal stresses in mutually perpendicular planes is equal to the sum of the principal stresses. ii) The shearing stresses in two mutually perpendicular planes are equal in magnitude and direction. iii) Maximum shear stress is half of the difference between principal stresses.


460  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  STRESS  NORMAL STRESS  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following statements are correct? i) Strain in the direction of Applied stress is known as longitudinal stress. ii) Tensile stress results in tensile strain in linear and lateral directions iii) Strains in all the directions perpendicular to applied stress are known as lateral strain. iv) Ratio of change in volume to original volume is known as volumetric strain.


461  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  ANALYSIS OF STRAIN  ANALYTICAL METHOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  The state of stress on an element is as shown in the figure . If E= 2 x 10^{5 }N/ mm^{2} and Poisson’s ratio = 0.3, The magnitude of the stress σ for no strain in BC is


462  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  STRUCTURE OF TREE  STRUCTURE OF TREE  CONCEPT  EASY  In the cross  section of a timber, cambium layer can occur in


463  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  VOLUMETRIC STRAIN  VOLUMETRIC STRAIN  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Consider the following statements: i) In the infinitesimal strain theory, dilatation is taken as an invariant. ii) Dilatation is not Proportional to algebraic sum of all normal stresses. iii) The shearing modulus is always less than the elastic modulus. Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


464  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  INTRODUCTION TO STRESS AND STRAIN  INTRODUCTION TO STRESS AND STRAIN  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following represents ‘constitutive relationship’ ?


465  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  STRESSES  ANALYTICAL METHOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  A square element of a structural part is subjected to biaxial stresses as shown in the figure. On a plane along BD ,the intensity of the resultant stress due to these conditions will be


466  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL STRESS THEORY (RANKINE'S THEORY)  NUMERICAL  EASY  A structural element is subjected to a pure shear of 80 N/ mm^{2}, as shown in the figure . The yield stresses both in tension and in compression are 240 N/ mm^{2}. According to the maximum normal stress theory, the factor of safety in tension and compression are respectively


467  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS THEORY (GUEST AND TRESCA'S)  NUMERICAL  EASY  Principal stresses at a point are 80 N/ mm^{2} and 40 N/ mm^{2} ,both tensile. The yield stress in simple tension for this material is 200 N/ mm^{2}. The values of factors of safety according to maximum principal stress theory and maximum shear stress theory, respectively are


468  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESSSTRAIN AND THEORIES OF FAILURE  THEORIES OF ELASTIC FAILURE  MAXIMUM STRAIN ENERGY THEORY (HAIGH AND BELTRAMI)  NUMERICAL  EASY  The principal stresses at a point are 2 σ (tensile) and σ (compressive) , and the stress at elastic Limit for the material in simple tension is 210 N/ mm^{2 }. According to maximum shear strain theory, the value of σ at failure is


469  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS IN BEAMS  BENDING STRESSES  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  A thin steel ruler having its cross section of 0.0625 cm x 2.5 cm is bent by couples applied at it's end so that it's length l equal to 25 cm when bent, as a circular arc, subtends a central angle θ = 60°. Take E = 2 x 10 ^{6 } kg/ cm^{2 }. The maximum stress induced in the ruler and the magnitude is


470  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  CLAMSHELLS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Which of the following statements are correct? i) Cranes are employable in moving and/or hoisting loads. ii) With the use of dipper and stick, power shovels can be used as hoes. iii) OverDrive for higher speeds is a facility often used comfortably in the working of a tractor. iv) Clam shells are less desirable than draglines if the material is water saturated.


471  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  TEMPERATURE STRESSES  TEMPERATURE STRESSES IN COMPOSITE BAR  NUMERICAL  EASY  Two similar bars of steel and aluminium are heated to a same temperature. Forces are applied at the end of the bars to maintain their length unaltered. If the ratio of Young's moduli of steel and aluminium is 3, and the ratio of the coefficient of thermal expansion of steel to that of aluminium is 0.5 , What is the stress on the aluminium bar if the stress on the steel bar is 100 MPa ?


472  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS IN BEAMS  SIMPLY BENDING OR PURE BENDING  EQUATION OF PURE BENDING  NUMERICAL  EASY  In order that the extreme fibre stresses in bending will be in the ratio 4:3 In the beam shown in the following figure, the width b of the upper flange ( b< 10 cm) of the beam section is to be


473  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS IN BEAMS  BENDING STRESSES  MAXIMUM BENDING STRESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  A structural steel beam has an Unsymmetrical l cross section. The overall depth of the beam is 200 mm .The flange stresses at the top and bottom are 120 N/ mm^{2} and 80 N/ mm^{2} respectively .The depth of the neutral axis from the top of the beam will be


474  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  NUMERICAL  EASY  The bending moment at A for the beam shown below (with BD being a rigid bar) is


475  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAMS  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAMS FOR FRAMES  NUMERICAL  EASY  The bending moment diagram for the beam shown below is
1. 2. 3. 4. 

476  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  POWER TRANSMITTED BY SHAFT  FORMULA FOR POWER TRANSMISSION  NUMERICAL  EASY  A circular shaft rotates at 200 rpm and is subject to a torque of 1500 Nm . The power transmitted would be


477  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  DESIGN OF SHAFT  DESIGN OF SHAFT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Torques Are transmitted to the solid circular shaft as shown in the figure below. if the corresponding permissible stress in the shaft is 60 N/ mm^{2 } , the diameter of the shaft is nearly


478  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  CENTROIDS AND MOMENTS OF INERTIA  MOMENT OF INERTIA  CIRCULAR SECTION  NUMERICAL  EASY  A solid circular shaft has a diameter d. Its polar modulus will be 

479  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  POWER TRANSMITTED BY SHAFT  FORMULA FOR POWER TRANSMISSION  NUMERICAL  EASY  A hollow steel shaft has outside diameter d and inside diameter d/2. The value of d for the shaft, if it has to be transmit 200 hp at 105 rpm with a working shear stress of 420 kg/ cm^{2} , is


480  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION OF SHAFTS  TORSION OF NONCIRCULAR SECTION  TORSION OF NONCIRCULAR SECTION  NUMERICAL  HARD  Two thinwalled tubular members made of same material have the same length, same wall thickness and same total weight and are both subjected to the same torque of magnitude T. If the individual cross sections are circular and square, respectively, as in the figures, then, the ratios of the shear stress τ , reckoned for the circular member in relation to the square member will be


481  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  POINT OF CONTRAFLEXURE  CONCEPT  EASY  In the analysis of beams subjected to loads , the point with nil bending moment can be a i) Point of contraflexure ii)Point of maximum shear force iii)point of inflexion Which of the above statements is / are correct?


482  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SIMPLE STRESSSTRAIN AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS  HOOKE'S LAW  ELONGATION OF BARS  NUMERICAL  EASY  A mild steel bar, 1.5 m Long, has a square section 40mm x 40 mm . The bar is subjected to a 2 dimensional stress σ _{x }= 310 N/mm^{2} ( tensile) and σ _{y}= 300 N/mm^{2}( compressive). E= 2 x 10^{2 } N/mm^{5}, poisson’s ratio μ =0.3. the elongation of the bar in the direction of σ_{x } will be


483  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  TRACTOR  NUMERICAL  HARD  A tractor has a permissible loaded speed of 200 m/minute , which can increase by 25% when the load is removed/ deposited . Generally, it is operated at 80% of the permissible speed( loaded or unloaded ) . It works at a location where haul distance is 120m. Rest allowance per round trip is taken as 50 seconds on an average. Fixed time per trip, for loading and unloading and turnaround, etc is 30 seconds what is its effective cycle time?


484  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  NUMERICAL  EASY  The bending moment at A for the beam shown below not to scale is


485  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMED STRUCTURES  TRUSS  DEFLECTION OF TRUSS  NUMERICAL  EASY  In the pin end cantilever Truss shown below member FG had been Fabricated 10 mm longer than required. How much will point E defect vertically?


486  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS/COLUMNS  DESIGN OF SHORT COLUMNS UNDER AXIAL COMPRESSION  DESIGN OF SHORT COLUMNS UNDER AXIAL COMPRESSION  CONCEPT  EASY  The purpose of lateral ties in a short RC column is to


487  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ARCHES  TWO HINGES ARCHES  TEMPERATURE EFFECT ON TWO HINGED ARCHES  CONCEPT  EASY  When a two  hinged parabolic arch is subjected to a rise in ambient temperature, the horizontal thrust at the support will


488  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  EXTERNAL EQUILIBRIUM OF STRUCTURES  RIGID BODY  DEGREE OF FREEDOM  NUMERICAL  EASY  The degree of static indeterminacy for a rigid frame as shown below is


489  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD OF ANALYSIS  DERIVATION OF SLOPE DEFLECTION EQUATIONS  DERIVATION OF SLOPE DEFLECTION EQUATIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  In the slope deflection equations, deformations are considered to be caused by


490  ESE  2016  The maximum bending moment caused by a set of concentrated moving loads is


491  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHODS OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  METHODS OF ANALYSIS  FORCE METHOD  CONCEPT  EASY  Force method of analysis of a structure is particularly preferred when i) The degrees of freedom of the structure become large ii) the structure has less numbers of static, and more numbers of kinematic , indeterminacies . iii) The structure has more numbers of static, and less numbers of kinematic indeterminacies


492  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHODS OF INDETERMINATE ANALYSIS  METHODS OF ANALYSIS  DISPLACEMENT METHOD  CONCEPT  EASY  Stiffness matrix method is in the category of i) Compatibility method ii) Displacement method iii) Force method iv) Equilibrium method


493  ESE  2016  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE LINES  DEFINITION  DEFINITION  CONCEPT  EASY  Muller Breslau Principle for obtaining influence lines in applicable to i) Statically determined beams and frame ii) Statically indeterminate structures , the material of which is elastic , and follows Hooke’s law iii) Any statically indeterminate structure


494  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  INTRODUCTION  BASIC DEFINITIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  The plastic neutral axis i) Divides the given section into two equal halves ii) Divides the given section into two unequal parts iii) Lies on the centroidal axis of the section


495  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  INTRODUCTION  BASIC DEFINITIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  The plastic moment capacity M_{p} is


496  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  BEAMS  WEB CRIPPLING  WEB CRIPPLING  CONCEPT  EASY  Web crippling is caused by


497  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  FAILURE OF BOLTED JOINTS  BLOCK SHEAR FAILURE  CONCEPT  EASY  The block shear failure of a bolted joint in tension occurs because of i) use of high shear strength bolts ii) Use of plates with higher bearing strength


498  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  RIVETTED, BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS  SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE BOLTED JOINTS  PITCH  FACT  EASY  As per IS code , the maximum longitudinal pitch allowed in bolted joints of tension member is nominally


499  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  SLENDERNESS RATIO  SLENDERNESS RATIO  NUMERICAL  EASY  ISMB 100 ( r _{x }=40 mm, r_{y}= 10 mm) has been used as a column in an industrial shed. Along the minor axis, the column has restraints In the form of purlins at 1.0 m intervals. Effective length factor along major and minor axes are 1.2 and 1.0 , respectively . If the slenderness ratio is restricted to 120 the maximum column height will be


500  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INDUSTRIAL ROOFS  ROOF TRUSS  BRACING  FACT  EASY  As per IS 8002007 , the permitted slenderness ratio for a bracing member in case of hangers shall be


501  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  STRENGTH OF TENSILE MEMBER  RESERVE STRENGTH  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
A rectangular beam of depth d is under bending .Load has been gradually increased when the top fibre has obtained five times the strain at the first yield. What depth of the beam will still respond by elastic conditions?


502  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  STRENGTH OF FLEXURAL MEMBER  STRENGTH OF FLEXURAL MEMBER  CONCEPT  EASY  The ultimate moment capacity of a mild steel section is usually


503  ESE  2016  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INDUSTRIAL ROOFS  ROOF TRUSS  BRACINGS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  The portal bracing in a Truss bridge is used to


504  ESE  2016  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN BY LIMIT STATE METHOD  REQUIREMENTS OF FLEXURAL DESIGN  REQUIREMENTS OF FLEXURAL DESIGN  CONCEPT  EASY  Consider the following cases in the design of reinforced concrete members in flexure: i) Over reinforced section ii) Tension failure iii) Compression failure iv) Under reinforced section Which of the above cases are considered for safe design of R.C. members in flexure


505  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN FOR BOND IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  BOND IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  BOND IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  The bond between steel and concrete is mainly due to


506  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  DEFECTS IN CONCRETE  DEFECTS IN CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  The carbonation process is demonstrated more by


507  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS/COLUMNS  DESIGN OF SHORT COLUMNS UNDER AXIAL COMPRESSION  DESIGN OF SHORT COLUMNS UNDER AXIAL COMPRESSION  CONCEPT  EASY  When a spirally reinforced short column is loaded axially the concrete inside the core is subjected to


508  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN FOR SHEAR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  SHEAR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN REINFORCED CONCRETE SECTION  CONCEPT  EASY  In a reinforced concrete section shear stress distribution is diagrammatically


509  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN FOR SHEAR IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRENGTH OF CONCRETE  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRENGTH OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  As per IS 4562000, The maximum permissible shear stress, τ_{Cmax}, is based on


510  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS  FOOTING DESIGN  FOOTING DESIGN  CONCEPT  EASY  Footings shall be designed to sustain the i) Applied loads ii) Movement and forces under relatable loading conditions iii) Induced reactions


511  ESE  2016  RCC  SLAB DESIGN  INTRODUCTION  INTRODUCTION  CONCEPT  EASY 
Reinforced concrete slabs are designed for i) Shear ii) Flexure iii) Positive bending moment iv) Negative bending moment


512  ESE  2016  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN BY LIMIT STATE METHOD  INTRODUCTION  INTRODUCTION  CONCEPT  EASY  As compared to the working stress method of design, the limit state method of design premises that the concrete can admit


513  ESE  2016  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FLANGED BEAMS BY LSM  INTRODUCTION  INTRODUCTION  CONCEPT  MODERATE  The bending stress in a T beam Section is maximum i) At top fibre ii) At centroidal fibre iii) At bottom fibre


514  ESE  2016  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  PRESTRESSED BEAM WITH PARABOLIC TENDON PROFILE  PRESTRESSED BEAM WITH PARABOLIC TENDON PROFILE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. If the loading on a simply supported pre stressed concrete beam is uniformly distributed, the centroid of the pre  stressing tendon should be as


515  ESE  2016  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  TRANSMISSION LENGTH  CONCEPT  MODERATE  In a post  tension pre stressed concrete beam the end block zone is in between the end of the beam and the section where


516  ESE  2016  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  PRETENSIONING  CONCEPT  EASY  In the pre tensioning method i) Tension in concrete is induced directly by external force ii) Tension is induced in the tendons before concreting iii) Concrete continues to be in tension after pre stressing


517  ESE  2016  RCC  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN BY LIMIT STATE METHOD  INTRODUCTION  CLASSIFICATION OF SECTIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  Flexural collapse in over reinforced beams is due to


518  ESE  2016  RCC  DESIGN FOR BOND IN REINFORCED CONCRETE  BENDS, HOOKS AND MECHANICAL ANCHORAGES  DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS  CONCEPT  EASY  If a beam is likely to fail due to high bonding stresses , then its bond strength can be increased most economically by


519  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  RECIPROCATING PUMP  EFFICIENCY  NUMERICAL  EASY  A single acting reciprocating pump has a stroke of 25cm, speed of 135 rpm and piston of 30cm diameter. If it's slip has been estimated as 4% at particular operating condition, what is the corresponding realised discharge through a height of 14m?


520  ESE  2016  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  ANALYSIS OF PRESTRESS  CONCEPT  EASY  In the design of pre stressed concrete structure which of the following limit states will be qualified as the limit states of serviceability? i) Flexural ii) Shear iii) Deflection iv) cracking


521  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  COMBINATION OF PUMPS  PUMPS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL  CONCEPT  EASY  Consider the following statements i) pumps used in series are generally of the centrifugal type. ii) centrifugal pumps, though yielding comparatively smaller discharges than axial flow pumps, yield higher heads (at each stage) compared to axial flow pumps Which of the above statements is/ are correct?


522  ESE  2016  RCC  MASONRY DESIGN  MASONRY REINFORCEMENT  MASONRY REINFORCEMENT  FACT  EASY  When steel reinforcing bars are provided in masonry , the bars shall have an embedment with adequate cover in cement sand mortar not leaner than


523  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT  PUMPS  DISCHARGE AND HEAD  FACT  MODERATE  The efficacy of pumpcrete is based primarily on i) The capacity of pump ii) The aggregate size, which should not exceed 8 cm iii) The diameter of pipe being large, with more than 30cm being desirable iv) The performance of the agitator


524  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  CONCRETING EQUIPMENTS  NONTILTING TYPE MIXER  FACT  MODERATE  Q. In non  tilting type drum mixer, i) Large size aggregate up to 2025 cm can be handled ii) Mixing time is less than 2 minutes iii) discharge is through buckets onto the platform iv) for large size mixers ,the mixing time should be slightly increased if handling more than 800 litres of the miX Which of the above statements are correct


525  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  COMBINATION OF PUMPS  PUMPS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL  NUMERICAL  EASY  How many impellers are required for a multi stage pump to lift 4000 lpm against a total head of 80 m at a speed of 750 rpm; given that N_{s} for each impeller should be between 720 to 780 units?


526  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  CHARACTERISTIC CURVES OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS  PERFORMANCE CURVES  NUMERICAL  EASY  A 15 cm centrifugal pump delivers 6 lps at a head of 26 m running at a speed of 1350 rpm. A similarly design pump of 20cm size runs at the same speed. What are the most likely nearest magnitude of discharge and delivery head provided by the latter pump?


527  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  CHARACTERISTIC CURVES OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS  PERFORMANCE CURVES  CONCEPT  HARD  Which of the following statements are correct as operating characteristics of a centrifugal pump? i) As discharge increases from zero value, head slightly increases; then the head declines gently; and beyond a certain discharge, the head falls steeply . ii) As discharge increases, efficiency increases from zero, rising fast to a maximum value and then falls rapidly, more rapidly than the head discharge curve. iii) BHP increases from a non zero (positive) value at zero discharge, the increase being only moderate before it starts falling beyond a certain discharge.


528  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENT  CONCEPT  EASY  Engines used in earth work equipment are qualified by the power developed under specified conditions. As operating conditions change, the power developed will increase with local ambience, if i) Ambient temperature increases ii) Ambient temperature decreases iii) Ambient pressure increases iv) Ambient pressure decreases Which of the above statements are correct


529  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  COMBINATION OF PUMPS  PUMPS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Manometric head developed h_{m} in m , And discharge Q in lps in respect of two pumps, 1 and 2 are tabulated . The pumps are connected in series against a static head of 100 m. Total head losses for a discharge of Q are as Q^{2}/100 (m). What is the delivered discharge?
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530  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  RECIPROCATING PUMP  EFFICIENCY  NUMERICAL  EASY  A reciprocating pump has a stroke of 30cm, speed of 100 rpm , and a piston of 22.5 cm diameter . It discharges 18.9 lps. What is the slip of the pump ?


531  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  CENTRIFUGAL PUMP  SPECIFIC SPEED  NUMERICAL  EASY  The following data were recorded when a Centrifugal pump worked at its maximum efficiency:Q=40 lps ; Manometric head developed =25 m; input shaft horse power =11.9W . What is the non dimensional specific speed of the pump if it was running at 1500 rpm?( May adopt the following all in SI units) g ^{¼ }= 1.77, g^{1/2 }= 3.312, g^{3/4 }=5.544, √2= 1.414 , √5= 2.236 and √10= 3.162)


532  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  COMPONENTS OF CENTRIFUGAL PUMP  CASING,BLADE ANGLE, IMPELLER,RUNNER,GUIDEVANE ANGLE  NUMERICAL  EASY  The total head to be developed by centrifugal pump is expected to be up to 50 m. The normal ratio of radii of impeller rim and impeller eye of 2 is maintained. The design is for a speed of 1300 rpm. what is the normal diameter of the impeller? Take √g= 3.13 and 1 / π = 0.318 .


533  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CRITICAL PATH METHOD CPM  STANDARD DEVIATION OF AN ACTIVITY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Activities A,B,C and D constitute a small project; Their Interrelationship, expected duration and standard deviation of this expected duration are shown in the figure, respectively.
With a view to improving the speed of implementation, each of B ,C and D are split into 3 equal segments, maintaining appropriate Inter relationship between A and each of these nine segments. What will be the standard deviation of the modified project duration after segmentation ( to the nearest 1/10 units ) ?


534  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  TECHNIQUES USE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT  BAR CHART  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following is / are the main drawback ( s) in adopting bar charts? i) All the activities are shown as being independent of each other ii) The sequence of activities is not defined at all iii) It is difficult to judge whether an activity is completed or not


535  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  TECHNIQUES USE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT  WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE  CONCEPT  EASY  The purpose of work break down Structure in project planning is mainly to i) Facilitate and improve the decision making on procurement of resources ii) Relate activities under particular trade specializations to help in organizing for project staff iii) Coordinate regarding milestone events across trade specialisations to improve the synergy between the trades


536  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND NETWORK THEORY  NETWORK DIAGRAM AND TECHNIQUES  AON  CONCEPT  EASY 
Which of the following statements is / are correct? i) An activity is in between two nodes numbers, which need not to be in an increasing order in the activity progress sequence. ii) The length of the arrow in a network has certain significance iii) Concurrent activities are mutually independent and can possibly be taken up simultaneously.


537  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CRITICAL PATH METHOD CPM  FLOAT  CONCEPT  EASY  Which of the following statements are implicit in developing the critical path network? i) Only one time estimate is required for any activity ii) Time only is controlling factor at this stage iii) Time and cost both are controlling factors at this stage iv) Critical events may have positive, negative, or zero float


538  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CRITICAL PATH METHOD CPM  FREE FLOAT  CONCEPT  EASY  In the critical path method of project planning, free float can be


539  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT  SLACK  CONCEPT  EASY  slack time in PERT analysis


540  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PROJECT COST  PROJECT COST CONTROL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  A small project consists of 3 activities P, Q and R to be executed in that sequence. The relationship between time duration (in ‘units’ of timeT) and corresponding total direct cost (C units) for each of the activities, for alternate mutually exclusive possible durations for each activity, are tabulated here with:
For a total duration of 25 units of time, the least total direct cost for the complete project will be


541  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECTS IN TIMBER  DEFECTS DUE TO SEASONING  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement (l) Splitting of fibers is a type of seasoning defect in wood Statement (ll) Seasoning of timber is a general requirement for structural purposes.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

542  ESE  2016  BMC  TIMBER  CLASSIFICATION OF TREES  CHARACTERISTICS OF HARDWOOD  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) Hardwoods are used in special purpose heavy construction statement(ll) Hardwoods too are porous in nature
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

543  ESE  2016  BMC  BRICKS  FIRECLAY  REFRACTORY BRICKS  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) In general, bricks cannot be used in industrial foundations. Statement(ll) Heavy duty bricks can withstand higher temperatures
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

544  ESE  2016  BMC  BRICKS  FIRECLAY  FIRE BRICKS  CONCEPT  MODERATE 
Statement(l) In multistoried constructions , Burnt clay perforated bricks are used to reduce the cost of construction Statement (ll) Perforated bricks are economical and they also provide thermal insulation
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

545  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  PUMPS  PUMPS  CONCEPT  MODERATE 
Statement(l) Positive displacement pumps can be used for pumping of ready mixed concrete Statement(ll) The coarse aggregate in the mix is unlikely to be crushed during positive displacement
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

546  ESE  2016  BMC  MORTAR AND LIME  CEMENT MORTAR  SPECIAL MORTARS  CONCEPT  EASY  Statement (l) Fire resistance of plastering can be achieved by mixing surkhi to the cement mortar Statement (ll) Insulation against sound and fire can be achieved by adding sufficient water in situ just before applying the mortar
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

547  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  MIX DESIGN  CODE FOR WATER CONTENT IN CONCRETE  CONCEPT  MODERATE 
Statement(l) Water containing less than 2000 ppm of dissolved solids can generally be used satisfactorily for making concrete Statement(ll) The presence of any of zinc, manganese , tin , copper or lead reduces the strength of concrete considerably.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

548  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION  PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Statement(l) Though a nonelastic material yet concrete exhibits a linear relationship between stress and strain at low values of stress Statement(ll) The modulus of elasticity of concrete is dependent on the elastic properties of aggregate and on curing
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

549  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  WATERCEMENT RATIO  EFFECT OF WATER  CEMENT RATIO  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) Finer the cement, greater is the need for water for hydration and workability Statement (ll) Bleeding of a mix occurs due to low water  cement ratio
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

550  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  INTRODUCTION  DUCTILE MATERIALS  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) The failure of a mild steel specimen of circular  cross section subjected to a torque occurs along its cross section Statement(ll) The failure occurs on a plane of the specimen subjected to maximum shear stress ; and mild steel is relatively weak in shear
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

551  ESE  2016  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS IN BEAMS  SIMPLY BENDING OR PURE BENDING  NEUTRAL AXIS  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) In elastic analysis of structures, the neutral axis is the intersection between the plane of bending and the neutral plane. Statement(ll) Neutral axis in the context of plastic analysis of structures is always the equal area axis of the cross section
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

552  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  COMPACTION EQUIPMENTS  VIBRATING COMPACTORS  CONCEPT  EASY  Statement (l) Whereas shutter vibrators are preferred for use with pre stressed beams, needle vibrators are preferred in foundation concreting. Statement (ll) Needle vibrators are susceptible to get dysfunctional with leaking in of cement slurry —which is not the case with the shutter vibrator.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

553  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  MOBILE CRANES  CONCEPT  MODERATE 
Statement (l) The forward edge of wheels or outriggers acts as a fulcrum in determining the lifting capacity of a mobile crane Statement(ll) There is inbuilt security and safety against sudden dropping of load, as well as against abrupt swinging, in the working of a mobile crane.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

554  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  WINCH  CONCEPT  HARD 
Statement(l) Hand operated chain  hoist include differential screw geared types within their range. Statement(ll) In case of hoist winch the capacity of the hoist is increased by a number of gear reductions
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

555  ESE  2016  BMC  MORTAR AND LIME  BULKING OF SAND  BULKING OF SAND  CONCEPT  EASY  Statement(l) when employing weigh  batching for mix preparation, bulking of sand has to be accounted for. Statement (ll) Bulked sand will affect the proportional composition of the ingredients to be used in making wet concrete of the desired eventual strength.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

556  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CRITICAL PATH METHOD CPM  TOTAL FLOAT  CONCEPT  EASY  Statement(l) Critical path(s) through a CPM network can be identified even without working out the backward pass computations by a competent user. Statement (ll) Critical path is the progressive chain of activities from start to finish (not excluding between splitting and merging nodes) through the network where total float is absent throughout (including through dummy arrows, if appropriate).
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

557  ESE  2016  BMC  CONCRETE  MANUFACTURING OF CONCRETE  BATCHING OF CONCRETE  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) For implementing weigh batching separate compartments are made for storing large quantities of the aggregates. Besides lifting and loading equipment, there must be regular assessment of grading and also of moisture content. Statement(ll) Whereas eventual strength of the mix depends also on the grading of the ingredients, the water needs too must be properly computed and implemented.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

558  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  RESOURCE ALLOCATION  RESOURCE LOADING  RESOURCE LOADING  CONCEPT  EASY  Statement(l) Resources optimization is largely a pre implementation pursuit whereas resources allocation is a through implementation dynamic process. Statement(ll) Resources allocation has a large bearing on Inventory Management than resources optimization.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

559  ESE  2016  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PROJECT COST  STEPS IN CRASHING  CONCEPT  EASY 
Statement(l) Crashing of project duration always increases the cost of the project on its completion, no matter what the indirect, or overhead, costs are Statement(ll) The critical path along the project activities network diagram is compressed in the process of investigating the crashing of the project duration, and not the non critical activities, up to a certain stage of crashing.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

560  ESE  2016  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  RECIPROCATING PUMP  WORKING OF RECIPROCATING PUMP  CONCEPT  MODERATE 
Statement(l) In the operation of reciprocating pumps, slip can sometimes be negative.
Statement(ll) Under conditions of high speed, long suction pipes (without capitation)and short delivery pipes, inertia pressure can be relatively rather high, causing the delivery valve to open before the discharge stroke begins.
1. Both statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true and Statement (II) is the correct explanation of Statement (I). 2. Both Statement (I) and Statement (II) are individually true but Statement (II) is not the correct explaination of Statement (I). 3. Statement (I) is true but Statement (II) is false. 4. Statement (I) is false but Statement (II) is true. 

561  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  UNIT HYDROGRAPH  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I A. Unit hydrograph B.Synthetic unit hydrograph C.Darcy’s law D. Rational method List II


562  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  FLOOD  RECURRENCE INTERVAL  RETURN PERIOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Which one of the following statements is correct in respect of the two important aspects of flood forecast – (1) reliability of the forecast, and (2) the time available in between the forecast and the occurrence of flood?


563  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  WATER REQUIREMENT OF CROPS  RELATION BETWEEN DUTY AND DELTA  DUTY CALCULATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. The delta for a crop having base period 120 days is 70 cm. What is the duty ?


564  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  WATER REQUIREMENT OF CROPS  INTENSITY OF IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  DISCHARGE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. For a culturable command area of 1000 hectare with intensity of irrigation of 50%, the duty on field for a certain crop is 2000 hectare/cumec. What is the discharge required at head of water course with 25% losses of water ?


565  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  SOIL,MOISTURE AND WATER RELATIONSHIP  SOIL,MOISTURE AND MOISTURE CONSTANTS  MOISTURE DEPTH AVAILABLE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. What is the moisture depth available for evapotranspiration in root zone of 1 m depth soil, if dry weight of soil is 1.5 gm/cc, field capacity is 30% and permanent wilting point is 10% ?


566  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERINGAL  WATER SUPPLY ENGG  GROUND WATER ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  AQUICLUDE  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following correctly defines aquiclude?


567  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  CANAL DESIGN  SEEPAGE THEORY  LACEY’S REGIME THEORY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. What is the regime scour depth for a channel in soil with silt factor of unity and carrying 8 m^{2} /s of discharge intensity in accordance with Lacey’s regime theory ? 1. 3.6 m 2. 4m 3. 5.4 m 4. 25.6 m 

568  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  DAMS, SPILLWAYS, ENERGY DISSIPATORS AND SPILLWAY GATES  SPILLWAYS  OGEE SPILLWAY  FORMULA  EASY  Q. Which one of the following equations represents the downstream curve of the “Ogee’ spillway (where x and y are the coordinates of the crest profile measured from the apex of the crest, and H is the design head) ?


569  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  INSTANTANEOUS UNIT HYDROGRAPH  CLARK’S METHOD  FACT  EASY  Q. Clark’s method aims at which one of the following?


570  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  DAMS, SPILLWAYS, ENERGY DISSIPATORS AND SPILLWAY GATES  SADDLE SIPHON  NO.OF UNITS REQUIRED  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q. For a saddle siphon, the maximum operative head is 6.25 m. The width and height of the throat of the siphon are 4 m and 2 m respectively. The coefficient of discharge is 0.90. How many units are required to pass a flood of 300 cumec?(Take g = 10 m/s^{2})


571  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DESIGN OF SEWER AND SEWER APPURTENANCE  SEWER APPURTENANCE  MANHOLE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements regarding building manholes : i) They must be provided at every change of alignment, gradient or diameter. ii) They must be provided at the head of all sewers. iii) They must be provided at every junction of two or more sewers iv) They must be provided at every 100 m along straight runs of sewers. Which of the statements given above are correct ?


572  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF SEWAGE  TREATMENT METHODS  PARAMETER USED IN TREATMENT UNITS  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Parameter) A. F/M ratio B. Solar energy C. Effluent recirculation D. Volatile fatty acids List II (Treatment Unit or Process)


573  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER CHARACTERISTICS  RATIOS  BOD/COD  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?


574  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER  BIOCHEMICAL REACTIONS IN TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER  MICROBIAL DECOMPOSITION  FACT  EASY  Q.In aerobic conditions, the microbial decomposition of organics results in the formation of which one of the following?


575  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER CHARACTERISTICS  CHARACTERISTICS OF SEWAGE  CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A waste water sample of 2 ml is made upto 300 ml in BOD bottle with distilled water. Initial DO of the sample is 8 mg/l and after 5 days it is 2 mg/l. What is its BOD ?


576  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  PRE TREATMENT  AERATION  FACT  EASY  Consider the following statements Aeration in water treatment helps in i) killing pathogens. ii) correcting pH iii) precipitating dissolved iron andmanganese. iv) expelling excess CO_{2} and H_{2} v) expelling volatile oils. Which of the statements given above arecorrect ?


577  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  RESOURCES OF WATER AND ITS CONVEYANCE  PIPE APPURTENANCE  FIXTURE AND THEIR PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Fixture) A. Surge arrester B. Butterfly valve C. Scour valve D. Check valve List II (Purpose)


578  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DESIGN OF SEWER AND SEWER APPURTENANCE  DESIGN CONSIDERATION IN SEWER DESIGN  SELF CLEANSING VELOCITY  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Which one of the following statements is correct ? If a sewer X is to be designed to generate equivalent self cleansing action as in sewer Y, then


579  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  DESIGN  MISCELLANEOUS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes : List I A. Test with sound waves in the audible frequency range B. Fire flow tests C. Hydraulic gradient tests D. Coefficient tests List II


580  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  BASIC DEFINITIONS  VOID RATIO  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Two soil samples A and B have porosities n_{A} = 40% and n_{B} = 60 % respectively.What is the ratio of void ratios e_{A }: e_{B} ?


581  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS  DENSITIES  FORMULA  EASY  
582  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS  MISCELLANEOUS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. What are the respective values of void ratio, porosity ratio and saturated density (in kN/m^{3}) for a soil sample which has saturation moisture content of 20% and specific gravity of grains as 2.6 ? (Take density of water 10 kN/m^{3})


583  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIPS  EMBANKMENT FILL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.Embankment fill is to be compacted at a density of 18 kN/m^{3}. The soil of the borrow area is at a density of 15 kN/m^{3}.What is the estimated number of trips of 6 Cu. m capacity truck for hauling the soil required for compacting 100m^{3} fill of the embankment ? (Assume that the soil in the borrow area and that in the embankment are at the same moisture content)


584  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SOIL COMPACTION  FIELD COMPACTION AND COMPACTION EQUIPMENT  USES OF EQUIPMENT ON DIFF SOIL  FACT  EASY  
585  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SOIL COMPACTION  EFFECT OF COMPACTION ON PROPERTIES OF SOIL  MDD/OMC  CONCEPT  EASY  Q.Soil is compacted at which one of The following when a higher compactive effort produces highest increase in dry density ?


586  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE STRESS,CAPILLARITY AND PERMEABILITY  PERMEABILITY OF SOIL  PROPERTIES  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements i. Coarse sand is more than a milliontimes permeable than a high plasticityclay. ii. The permeability depends on thenature of soil and not on properties ofliquid flowing through soil. iii. If a sample of sand and a sample ofclay have the same void ratio, bothsamples will exhibit the samepermeability. iv. Permeability of soil decreases as theeffective stress acting on the soilincreases. Which of the statements given above arecorrect?


587  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE STRESS,CAPILLARITY AND PERMEABILITY  DETERMINATION OF COEFF.OF PERMEABILITY  FIELD METHOD  EQUATION  EASY  
588  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  COMPRESSIBILITY AND CONSOLIDATION  TERZAGHI THEORY  ASSUMPTIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following statements is correct? The one dimensional theory of consolidation proposed by Terzaghi derives its name due to the fact that


589  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SEEPAGE THROUGH SOIL  SEEPAGE THROUGH EARTHEN DAMS  PROTECTIVE MEASURES IN DAMS  FACT  EASY  
590  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  COMPRESSIBILITY AND CONSOLIDATION  TIME RATE OF CONSOLIDATION  MECHANISM OF CONSOLIDATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. For a certain loading condition, a saturatedclay layer undergoes 40% consolidation a period of 178 days. What would be theadditional time required for further 20%consolidation to occur? 1. 89 days 2. 5 days 3. 5 days 4. 5 days 

591  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE STRESS,CAPILLARITY AND PERMEABILITY  INTRODUCTION  SHEAR STRENGTH  FORMULA  EASY 
Q.Which one of the following expressions represents the shear strength of soil at point X ? Angle of shear resistance of soil is Φ and symbols γ_{w},γ_{sat},γ_{sub},γ_{dry} stand for unit weights of water, saturated soil,submerged soil and dry soil respectively


592  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL  SHEAR TESTS  UNCONFINED COMPRESSION TEST  FACT  MODERATE  Q. A shear test was conducted on a soil sample. At failure, the ratio of (σ_{1}σ_{3})/2 to (σ_{1}+σ_{3})/2 is equal to unity. Which one of the following shear tests represents this condition ?


593  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  INTRODUCTION  STRESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A footing of 3 m × 3 m size transmits a load of 1800 kN. The angle of load, dispersion in soil α=tan^{1}0.5. What is the stress created by the footing load at a depth of 5 m?.


594  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DISPOSING OF THE SEWAGE EFFLUENT  OXYGEN DEFICIT OF A POLLUTED RIVER  THE OXYGEN SAG CURVE  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Which one of the following statements iscorrect? In dissolved oxygen sag curve, the sagresults because


595  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER ENGG  TREATMENT OF SEWAGE  NITROGEN CONTROL  FACT  MODERATE  Q.An industry manufacturing urea produces waste water, which largely contains urea and ammonia. The treatment plant consists of following units for effective control of nitrogen
Which one of the following is the correct sequence of above unit operations in the treatment plant?


596  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  AIR POLLUTION  CONTROL OF AIR POLLUTION  SAMPLING OF FLUE GAS  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Which one of the following procedures is used for sampling of flue gas in a chimney for SPM ?


597  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  AIR POLLUTION  CONTROL DEVICES  REMOVAL OF PARTICULATE MATTER  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following units is employed for the removal of particulate matter above 50μ in size?


598  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  NOISE POLLUTION  CHARACTERISTICS OF SOUND  REVERBERATION TIME  FACT  HARD  Q. Which one of the following statements is correct? Acoustics of an auditorium is considered to be excellent when its reverberation time is between


599  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  ACT  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING PROTECTION ACT  PROVISIONS  FACT  HARD  Q.Which one of the following Acts/Rules has a provision for “No right to appeal”?


600  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER QUALITY  WATER BORN DISEASES  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  
601  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER QUALITY  WATER BORN DISEASES  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following organisms is responsible for enteric fever?


602  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  SEDIMENTATION  SETTLING VELOCITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.Which one of the following statements is correct? If the specific gravity of a suspended particle is increased from 2 to 3, the settling velocity will


603  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  SEDIMENTATION  SURFACE OVERFLOW RATE  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following is not a specific criterion for calculating surface overflow rate in sedimentation tank design?


604  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  FILTERATION  RAPID SAND FILTER  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. Which of the following remedial measures are taken for negative head and air binding in a rapid sand filter? i) Avoiding the occurrence of excessive negative head ii) Pumping in air iii) Avoiding increase in water temperature iv) Control of algae growth Select the correct answer using the codes given below


605  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  WASTE WATER PARAMETER  TESTS  FACT  EASY  
606  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WASTE WATER ENGG  TREATMENT OF SEWAGE  REACTORS  FACT  EASY  Q. Which one of the following problem of short circuiting due to density currents ? a) Batch b) Complete mix c) Plug flow d) Fluidized bed 

607  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DESIGN OF SEWER AND SEWER APPURTENANCE  DIFF IN DESIGN OF WATER AND SEWER PIPES  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements : The basic difference between water pipesand sewer pipes i) in the material used for the pipes ii) in the pressure of the liquid flow iii) in the suspended solids they carry Which of the statements given above is/arecorrect?


608  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DESIGN OF SEWER AND SEWER APPURTENANCE  COMBINED SEWER  DEFINITION  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following statements is correct? A combined sewer is one, which transports domestic sewage and


609  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  TYPES OF PIPE AND THEIR PURPOSE  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  
610  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  VELOCITY OF FLOW  MIN AND MAX VELOCITY  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements i) The velocity of flow in the rising mainshould not be less than 0.8 m/s at anytime. ii) Maximum velocity of flow is generallylimited to 1.8 m/s and never allowed toexceed 3.0 m/s. In the design of large sewage pumpingstations, which of the above conditionsmust be satisfied ?


611  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  RAILWAY ENGG  SIGNALS AND INTERLOCKING  CLASSIFICATION OF SIGNAL  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the Codes: List I (Type of Signals) A.Detonating signal B.Coloured light signal C.Home signal D.Calling on signal List II (Characteristics)


612  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION  ROAD DRAINAGE SYSTEM  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I (Road Drainage System) A. Vertical sand drains B. Causeways and culverts C. Scuppers and catch water drains D. Inlets and gratings List II (Location)


613  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  RAILWAY ENGG  STATIONS,YARDS AND EQUIPMENTS  EQUIPMENTS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II select the correct answer using the codes : List I A. Dynamometer car B. Crossing station C. Ruling gradient D. Turn table List II


614  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE STRESS,CAPILLARITY AND PERMEABILITY  PERMEABILITY OF SOIL  PROPERTIES  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. The installation of sand drains in clayey soil causes the soil adjacent to the sand drains to undergo which one of the following?


615  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  BEARING CAPACITY  STRAP FOOTING  NUMERICAL  HARD 
Q. A strap footing is to be provided for the two columns shown in the diagrams given below. What is the length L of the footing? Take width of both the footings as 3.5 m and safe bearing capacity of soil as 350 kN/m^{2}.


616  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  FLUID PROPERTIES  FLUID MECHANICS  VISCOSITY  FACT  EAST  Q.Assertion (A): At the standard temperature, the kinematic viscosity of air is greater than that of water at the same temperature. Reason (R) : The dynamic viscosity of air at standard temperature is lower than that of water at the same temperature.


617  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  OCF  RECTANGULAR CHANNEL  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Assertion (A): When water flows through a long stretch of a narrow rectangular channel, the water surface at the walls is higher than that at the central axis. Reason (R): Resistive effort of atmospheric air is felt more at the walls than away from the walls.


618  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGG  GROUND WATER ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  YIELD OF WELL  CONCEPT  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : The yield of a well varied from 10m^{3} /day to 20m^{3} /day when the aquifer area changed from 50 m^{2} to 75m^{2}. Reason (R) : The yield is found to be directly proportional to the area of an aquifer opening into a well.


619  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER QUALITY  FLUORIDE  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q.Assertion (A) The fluoride content in drinking water should neither be too low nor too high. Reason (R) Deficiency of fluoride content causes mottling of teeth and its excess causes dental cavities in children.


620  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SHALLOW FOUNDATION  SHALLOW FOUNDATION TYPES  RAFT FOUNDATIONS  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Assertion (A) : Raft foundations are the best type of shallow foundations to support heavy structures. Reason (R): Raft foundation has the ability to redistribute load coming on weak pockets of soil below raft to the adjacent soils where the stresses are less severe for the soil at that place. This reduces the chances of differential settlements and increases the bearing capacity.


621  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  SEDIMENTATION  SETTLING VELOCITY  FACT  EASY  Q.Assertion (A) : The settling velocity of a discrete particle will become five times when its diameter doubles. Reason (R) : The settling velocity of a discrete particle is almost proportional to the square of the particle diameter.


622  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PRINCIPLE OF EFFECTIVE STRESS,CAPILLARITY AND PERMEABILITY  PERMEABILITY OF SOIL  PROPERTIES  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q.. Assertion (A) : The drained tests using triaxial test apparatus are useful in the study of drainage of water through the soil sample and hence the permeability of the soil sample. Reason (R) : The permeability of soil is an important property useful in estimation of loss of imponded water through permeable soil layers below the earth dams.


623  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  BEARING CAPACITY AND SETTLEMENT  PLATE LOAD TEST  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Assertion (A) Plate load test carried out at the site gives field test data which is useful in evaluation of bearing capacity and settlements. It is normally conducted at the level of the proposed foundation. Reason (R) : Plate load test is reliable because it reflects the true behaviour of foundation stratum below the proposed level of foundation and extending up to large depth below.


624  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  CONTOURING  CHARECTERISTICS OF CONTOUR LINES  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q.Assertion (A) : A series of closed contours indicate either a valley or a hill without any outlet, when their elevations, respectively, increase or decrease towards the centre. Reason (R) : Contour lines of different elevations can unite to form one line only at a vertical cliff.


625  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  AERIAL SURVEYING  AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH  MOSAIC AND PHOTOMAP  FACT  EASY  Q.Assertion (A) : A mosaic is large photomap assembled from two or more aerial photographs of an area. Reason (R) : Photomap and mosaic are true planimetric representations of the area.


626  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  TUNNELING  TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION METHOD  HEADING AND BENCH METHOD  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Assertion (A) : Open cut is economical than tunneling for depths of over burden less than 20 metres. Reason (R) Heading and Bench method is suitable for tunneling in soft soils.


627  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HARBOUR  BREAKWATERS  PROPERTIES  FACT  EASY  Q.Assertion (A) : Breakwaters are common in natural harbours. Reason (R) : Breakwaters help in controlling wave action and sand movement into the harbour area.


628  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  ULTIMATE BEARING CAPACITY  STRIP FOOTING  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A strip footing having 1.5 m width founded at a depth of 3 m below ground level in a clay soil having C = 20 kN/m^{2},Φ=0 and unit weight = 20 kN/m^{3}. What is the net ultimate bearing capacity using Skempton’s analysis ?


629  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  PROPERTIES OF SOIL  TESTS ON SOIL  PURPOSE OF TESTS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Unit Test) A. Casagrande’s apparatus B. Hydrometer C. Plate load test D. Oedometer List II (Purpose)


630  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  BEARING CAPACITY AND SETTLEMENT  PLATE LOAD TEST  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. When a load test was conducted by putting a 60 cm square plate on top of a sandy deposit, the ultimate bearing capacity was observed as 60 kN/m^{2}. What is the ultimate bearing capacity for a strip footing of 1.2 m width tobe placed on the surface of the same soil ?


631  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL  STRESS PATH  SITUATION AND MOVEMENT OF STRESS PATH  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I with List II and select using the codes : List I (Situation) A. Embankment construction B. Excavation of a pit C. Hydrostatic loading D. Lateral expansion of a backfill List II (Stress Path)


632  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  BEARING CAPACITY AND SETTLEMENT  PLATE LOAD TEST  FORMULA  EASY  
633  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  DEEP FOUNDATION  TYPES OF FOUNDATION  PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I (Type. of Foundation) A. Floating piles B. Micro piles C. Combined footing D. Underreamed piles List II (Type of Soil)


634  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  DEEP FOUNDATION  PILE IN CLAY  LOAD CARRIED  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A square pile of section 30 cm×30 cm and length 10 m penetrates a deposit of clay having C = 5 kN/m^{2} and the mobilizing factor m = 0.8. What is the load carried by the pile by skin friction only?


635  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  BEARING CAPACITY  BEARING CAPACITY AND SETTLEMENT  SETTLEMENT  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I(Type of Strata below Foundation) A. Sand B. Heterogeneous landfill C. Black cotton soil D. Hard rock List II (Type of Foundation Movement)


636  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  DEEP FOUNDATION  PILE FOUNDATION  PROPERTIES  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements: i. Pile foundations are usually providedwhen loads coming on the foundationare quite large. Such piles may oftenextend up to a large depth belowground level. ii. Precast piles inserted into the holesbored at the site do not get damagedwhile they are driven into the ground. Which of the statements given aboveis/are, correct ?


637  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  DEEP FOUNDATION  TYPES OF FOUNDATION  PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I (Type of Foundation) A. Point bearing piles B. Sheet piles C. Compaction piles D. Batter piles List II (Use of Foundation)


638  ESE  2004  GEOTECHNICAL AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING  SOIL IMPROVEMENT  IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES  SOIL STABILIZATION  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements Prevention or elimination of swelling canbe brought by i) providing an impervious apron aroundthe structure ii) prewetting the ground to a moisturecontent equal to equilibrium moisturecontent. iii) making downward loads large enoughto exceed swelling pressures. iv) chemically stabilizing the soil withlime Which of the statements given above arecorrect?


639  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS  CLASSIFICATION OF SURVEYING  PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I (Type of Survey) A. Topographical survey B. Reconnaissance survey C. Cadastral survey D. Archaeological survey List II (Purpose)


640  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  TRAVERSING  ELECTROOPTICAL INSTRUMENT  INSTRUMENT BASED ON  FACT  EASY  Q. On which one of the following are the third generation electrooptical instruments based ?


641  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  MINOR INSTRUMENTS  MEASUREMENTS  PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Measurements) A. Displacement measurement from photograph B. Electronic distance measurement C. Base line measurement D. Horizontal angle measurement List II (Instruments)


642  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  MEASUREMENT OF VERTICAL DISTANCES  RECIPROCAL LEVELLING  INTRODUCTION  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements : Reciprocal levelling eliminates the effect of i) errors due to earth’s curvature ii) errors due to atmospheric refraction iii) mistakes in taking levelling staff readings iv) errors due to line of collimation Which of the statements given above are correct?


643  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  TRAVERSING  MISCELLANEOUS  DEFINITIONS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I A.Satellite station B.Gales traverse method C.Invar steel tape D.Intervisibility of adjacent stations List II


644  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  GPS AND REMOTE SENSING  GPS  NO.OF SATELLITES  FACT  EASY  Q. What is the minimum number of satellites required from which signals can be recorded to enable a global positioning system receiver to determine latitude,longitude and altitude ?


645  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  AERIAL SURVEYING  PHOTOGRAMMETRY  STEREOPLOTTERS  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Setting off the ‘proper principal distance’in the projectors of projection stereo plotters are a procedure for which oneof the following?


646  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  GPS AND REMOTE SENSING  IRS SERIES SATELLITE  CHARACTERISTICS  FACT  MODERATE  Q.Consider the following statements.: IRS series satellites are i)Low orbiting satellites ii)Geostationary satellites iii)Meteorological satellites iv)Resources survey satellites Which of the statements given above are correct?


647  ESE  2004  SURVEYING  MEASUREMENT OF AREA AND VOLUME  AREA MEASUREMENT  MASSHAUL CURVE  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following is measured by the area between the balancing line and the masshaul curve?


648  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  SIGHT DISTANCE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.For a given road, safe stopping sight distance is 80 m and passing sight distance is 300 m. What is the intermediate sight distance ?


649  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  HIGHWAY MATERIALS  TESTS AND THEIR PURPOSE  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Test) A.Impact test B.LosAngeles abrasion test C.Crushing test D.Stripping test List II (Purpose)


650  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  TRANSITION CURVE  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements : A transition curve is provided on a circular curve on a highway to provide i) gradual introduction of centrifugal force ii) minimum stopping sight distance iii) gradual introduction of super elevation iv) comfort and security to passengers Which of the statements given above are correct?


651  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE  FAILURE IN FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following defects indicates progressive disintegration of bituminous premix carpet surfacing by loss of aggregates?


652  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  GEOMETRIC DESIGN  HORIZONTAL CURVE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.What will be the ruling radius of a horizontal curve on a national highway for a design vehicle speed of 100 km/h,assuming allowable super elevation to be 7% and lateral friction as 0.13 ?


653  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  HIGHWAY MATERIALS  AGGREGATES  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.In 500 gm sample of coarse aggregate,there are 100 gm flaky particles and 80 gm elongated particles. What are the flakiness and elongation indices (total) as per I.S. ?


654  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  HIGHWAY ENGG  TRAFFIC ENGG  TRAFFIC SIGNAL  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.The lost time due to starting delay on a traffic signal approach is noted to be 3 seconds, the actual green time is 25 seconds and amber time is 3 seconds. How much is the effective green time?


655  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  AIRPORT ENGG  GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF SIRSIDE  RUNWAY  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following statements is correct? The orientation of preferential runway in an airport is influenced by


656  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  AIRPORT ENGG  GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF SIRSIDE  RUNWAY  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following aircraft operations: i) Normal landing ii) Normal takeoff with all engines iii) Engine failure at takeoff iv) Emergency landing with all engines shut v) Landing with maximum payload with the help of ILS Which of the above aircraft operations are taken into consideration in deciding the basic runway length required for an aircraft?


657  ESE  2004  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERINGATION ENGINEERING  TUNNELING  TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION METHOD  SUITABILITY  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Method) A. Full face method B. Heading and Bench method C. Drift method D. American method List II (Suitability)


658  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  BUOYANCY AND FLOATATION  STABILITY OF FLOATING AND SUBMERGED BODY  NEUTRAL EQUILIBRIUM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
659  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  LIQUID IN RIGID MOTION  ROTATIONAL AND VERTICAL/HORIZONTAL MOTION  CAUSES  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I (Causes) with List II (Effects) pertaining to rotation andvertical/horizontal motion of liquid massesat constant acceleration and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I A. The form of the free surface of liquidin a rotating open vessel B. The form of surface of the liquid in atanker moving in the direction of itslength c. The pressure at any point in acontainers base moving with upwardAcceleration D. The pressure at any point in acontainer’s base moving withdownward acceleration List II


660  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE  TYPES OF MANOMETERS  FEATURES  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes List I (Features)
List II (Types of Manometers)


661  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  BOUNDARY LAYER THRORY  TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER  DISPLACEMENT THICKNESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. For a turbulent boundary layer (under zero pressure gradient), the velocity profile is described by the onefifth power law.What is the ratio of displacement thickness to boundary layer thickness ?


662  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  LAMINAR FLOW  LAMINAR FLOW BETWEEN TWO PARALLEL PLATES  SHEAR STRESS  NUMERICAL  EASY  
663  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS  SIMPLITUDE ANALYSIS  KINEMATIC SIMILARITY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
664  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  OCF  TRAPEZOIDAL SECTION  MAXIMUM DISCHARGE  FACT  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements regarding the conditions to be satisfied for the maximum discharge through a trapezoidal channel section with side slope 1 : n, bed width b, flow depth d and having a fixed bed slope. i) Sloping sides should have an angle of 300 with vertical ii) Hydraulic mean depth equals half the flow depth iii) Length of sloping sides should be equal to twice the bottom width Which of the statements given above are correct ?


665  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  OCF  INTRODUCTION  HYDRAULIC RADIUS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. Water can flow with 1 m depth in alternatively four channels of different sections as shown below
Which one of the following sequences shows their hydraulic radii, arranged in descending order ?


666  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  OCF  CONTINUITY EQUATION  SPECIFIC ENERGY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.In a reach of open channel flow, with q = 2m^{2}/s, depth of flow at section A is 1.5 m and at section B, 1 6 m. The difference in specific energies at two sections can be correspondingly taken as 0.09 m. The bed slope is 1 in 2000. The mean energy slope between the sections is given as 0.003.What is the length of reach AB ?


667  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  FLOW THROUGH PIPES  VARIOUS CONNECTION IN PIPES  PARALLEL CONNECTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. Two long pipes in parallel are used to carry water between two reservoirs. The diameter of one pipe is twice that of the other. Both the pipes have the same value of friction factor. Neglect minor losses.What is the ratio of flow rates through the two pipes ?


668  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  PUMPS  CENTRIFUGAL PUMP  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.A centrifugal pump discharges 260 litres of water per second when running at 600 rpm. The impeller diameter at the outlet is 80 cm. It develops a head of 15.3 m. What is the approximate minimum starting speed?


669  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  PUMPS  CENTRIFUGAL PUMP  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q.A combination of centrifugal pumps of specific speed 20 and overall efficiency 80%, running at 800 rpm is to be used to pump 40 lps of water to a height of 75 m.What should be the arrangement ?


670  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  MACHINES  INTRODUCTION  FACT  EASY  Q.Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I (Machines) A. Centrifugal pump B. Reciprocating pump C. Francis turbine D. Pelton wheel List II (Associated with)


671  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  TURBINE  PELTON TURBINE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A pelton wheel operates at 630 rpm taking 3m^{3} /s of water under head of 256 m with a speed ratio of 0.48. (Given=√19.62=4.43) What is the diameter of the impeller?


672  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  TURBINE  POWER  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. An impulse turbine of 3 m diameter is rated at 10000 kW at 300 rpm under a head of 500 m. The turbine is operated under the head of 400 m. What is the power developed ?


673  ESE  2004  FLUID MECHANICS  HYDRAULIC MACHINERY  TURBINE  SPECIFIC SPEED  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. An impulse turbine of 3m diameter is rated at 10000 kW at 300 rpm under a head of 500 m. The turbine is operated under the head of 400 m. What is the speed at which it would run ?


674  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  ABSTRACTION FROM PRECIPITATION  INTRODUCTION  ARIDITY INDEX  FORMULA  EASY  Q. Which one of the following defines aridity index (AI)?
where AET = Actual Evapotranspiration and PET = Potential Evapotranspiration 

675  ESE  2004  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGG  WATER TREATMENT  FILTERATION  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following filters should be recommended for protected rural water supply project?


676  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  SYNTHETIC UNIT HYDROGRAPH  SNYDER’S METHOD  FACT  EASY  Q.Which one of the following statements is correct ? In Snyder’s method of synthetic unit hydrograph development, basin lag is taken as


677  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  INFILTERATION  INFILTERATION INDICES  ΦINDEX  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A storm with 14 cm precipitation produced a direct runoff of 8 cm. The time distribution of the storm is as shown in the table below
What is the value of øindex of the storm?


678  ESE  2004  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  WATER LOGGING AND LINING OF CANAL  CANAL DESIGN  FROUDE NUMBER  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the increasing order of the Froude number of flow assumed by the bed form of an alluvial stream with movable bed material ?


679  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  FLOOD  RECURRENCE INTERVAL  RETURN PERIOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A bridge has an expected life of 50 years and is designed for a flood magnitude of return period 100 years. What is the risk associated with this hydrologic design ?


680  ESE  2004  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  INTRODUCTION  MISCELLANEOUS  FACT  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select thecorrect answer using the codes List I A. Rising limb of a hydrograph B. Falling limb of a hydrograph C. Peak rate of flow D. Drainage density List II


681  ESE  2003  BMC  TIMBER  SEASONING  FACT  EASY  A wellseasoned timber has a moisture content of about


682  ESE  2003  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECTS IN TIMBER  DRY ROT  FACT  EASY  Dry rot in timber is caused by


683  ESE  2003  BMC  TIMBER  PRESERVATION OF TIMBER  TYPES  FACT  EASY  Wood is impregnated with creosote oil in order to


684  ESE  2003  BMC  BRICKS  PREPERATION    FACT  EASY  Consider the following statements : Bricks are soaked in water before use in masonry work
i) to remove dust ii) to remove air voids iii) so that they do not absorb water from cement mortar Which of these statements is/are correct ?


685  ESE  2003  BMC  CEMENT  PHYSICAL LAB TEST  STRENGTH TEST  FACT  EASY  The proper size of mould for testing compressive strength of cement is 1. 7.05 cm cube 2. 10.05 cm cube 3. 15 cm cube 4. 12.05 cm cube 

686  ESE  2003  BMC  CEMENT  PROPERTIES  SPECIFIC GRAVITY  FACT  EASY  The specific gravity of commonly available ordinary portland cement is 1. 4.92 2. 3.15 3. 2.05 4. 1.83 

687  ESE  2003  BMC  CEMENT  TYPES OF CEMENT  QUICK SETTING  FACT  EASY  A quicksetting cement has an initial setting time of about 1. 50 minutes 2. 40 minutes 3. 15 minutes 4. 5 minutes 

688  ESE  2003  BMC  BRICK MASONRY  CONSITURENTS  MORTAR  FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I (Cement Mortar for Different Work) with List II(Proportion of Cement and sand in Mortar ) and select the correct answer : List I A.Cement mortar for normal brick work B.Cement mortar for plastering works C.Cement mortar for grouting the cavernous rocks D.Cement mortar for guniting List II


689  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  ADMIXTURES  TYPES  FACT  MODERATE  Match List I(Admixture) with list II (Action in Concrete) and select the correct answer : List I A.Calcium lignosulphonate B.Aluminum powders C.Tartaric acid D.Aluminum sulphate List II


690  ESE  2003  BMC  BRICK MASONRY  CONSITURENTS  MORTAR  FACT  EASY  A mortar in which both cement and lime are used in definite proportions as binding materials is referred to as 1. Light weight mortar 2. Fire resistant mortar 3. Gauged mortar 4. Water resistant mortar 

691  ESE  2003  BMC  BRICK MASONRY  CONSITURENTS  MORTAR  FACT  EASY  In order to improve the workability of harsh cement mortar which of the following items is/are added ? i) Water ii) Plaster of Paris iii) Lime Select the correct answer using the codes given below : 1. i only 2. i and ii 3. iii only 4. i and iii 

692  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  DEFECTS    FACT  MODERATE  Bleeding of concrete leads to which of the following ? 1. Drying up of concrete surface 2. Formation of pores inside. 3. Segregation of aggregate 4. Decrease in strength Select the correct answer using the coded given below : a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 c) 1 and 3 d) 2 and 4 

693  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  FACTORS AFFECTING STRENGTH    FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I (material Characteristics) with List II (Property of Concrete) and select the correct answer : List I
List II


694  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  FACTORS AFFECTING STRENGTH  STRESS STRAIN CONDITIONS  FACT  EASY  Stressstrain curve of concrete is 1.A perfect straight line up to failure 2.Straight line up to 0.002% strain value and then parabolic up to failure 3.Parabolic up to 0.002% strain value and then a straight line up to failure 4.Hyperbolic up to 0.02% strain value and then a straight line up to failure 

695  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF CONCRETE  ULTRASONIC PULSE VELOCITY  FACT  MODERATE  Consider the following statements : Ultrasonic pulse velocity test is i) Used to measure the strength of wet concrete. ii) Used to obtain estimate of concrete strength of finished concrete elements. iii) A destructive test iv) A nondestructive test. Which of these statements are correct ? 1. i, ii and iii 2. ii and iii 3. ii and iv 4. i and iii 

696  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  ELONGATION OF BARS    FACT  EASY  The material in which large deformation is possible before the absolute failure or rupture is termed as


697  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  ELONGATION OF BARS  ELONGATION DUE TO LOAD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  A rigid bar AC is supported by three rods of same material and of equal diameter.The bar AC is initially horizontal. A force P is applied such that the bar AC continues to remain horizontal. Forces in each of the shorter bars and in the longer bar are,respectively. 1. 0.4 P, 0.2 P 2. 0.3 P, 0.4 P 3. 0.2 P, 0.6 P 4. 0.5 P , zero 

698  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  STRESS AND STRAIN  STRAIN ENRRGY  FACT  EASY  A member having length L, crosssectional areas A and modulus of elasticity E is subjected to an axial load W. The strain energy stored in this member is


699  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  ELASTICITY  ELASTIC BEHAVIOR  FACT  EASY  Elastic limit is the point 1. Up to which stress is proportional to strain 2. At which elongation takes place without application of additional load 3. Up to which if the load is removed, original volume and shaped are regained 4. At which the toughness is maximum


700  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  INTRODUCTION    FACT  MODERATE  Match List I with list II and select the correct answer : List I(Material)
List II


701  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  ELASTICITY  ELASTIC BEHAVIOR  FACT  EASY  As per the elastic theory of design, the factor of safety is the ratio of 1.Working stress to stress at the limit of proportionality 2.Yield stress to working stress 3.Ultimate stress to working stress 4.Ultimate load to load at yield


702  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR STRESS  SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION  RECTANGULAR BEAM  FACT  EASY  The shear stress distribution for a rectangular section under the action of shear force S is shown below. The rectangular section is b x d. Select the correct shear stress distribution from the following: 

703  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THEORY OF SPRINGS  TYPES OF SPRING    NUMERICAL  HARD  Two coaxial springs are subjected to a force of 1 kN. Spring constant of larger diameter spring is 80 N/mm and that of smaller diameter spring is 120 N/mm. The deformation in the spring combination will be equal to 1. 5 mm 2. 15 mm 3. 125/6 mm 4. 135/7 mm 

704  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  METHOD OF ANALYSIS  INTROCUTION    FACT  MODERATE  Q. Match List I (Method of Analysis) with List II(Unknown Being Evaluated) and select the correct answer List I
List II


705  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  PRINCIPAL STRAIN  VOLUMETRIC STRAIN  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  The principal strains at a point are +800 × 10^{6} cm/cm, +400 × 10^{6} cm/cm and 1200 × 10^{6} cm/cm.The volumetric strain is equal to


706  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  RIVETTED JOINT    FACT  EASY  In a riveted joint, failure will occur due to which one of the following ? 1. Shear failure of rivet 2. Bearing failure of rivet 3. Tearing failure of plate 4. Minimum load value of shearing ,bearing or tearing failure 

707  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MOHR’S CIRCLE    FACT  EASY  The radius of Mohr’s circle is zero when the state of stress is such that 1. Shear stress is zero 2. There is pure shear 3. There is no shear stress but identical direct stresses in two mutually perpendicular directions 4. There is no shear stress but equal direct stresses, opposite in nature, in two mutually perpendicular directions 

708  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MOHR’S CIRCLE  PURE SHEAR  FACT  EASY 
The above figure shows the stress condition of an element. The principal stresses are


709  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MAXIMUM SHEAR STRESS    FACT  MODERATE  If the principal stresses at a point in a stressed body are 150 kN/m^{2} tensile and 50 kN/ m^{2} compressive, then maximum shear stress at this point will be


710  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MOHR’S CIRCLE    FACT  EASY  In the Mohr’s circle for strains, radius of Mohr’s circle gives the 1. Minimum value of normal strain 2. Maximum value of normal strain 3. Maximum value of shear stain 4. Half of maximum value of shear strain


711  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRESSURE VESSELS  THIN CYLINDRICAL TUBE  HOOP STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  A thin cylindrical tube with closed ends is subjected to Longitudinal stress σ_{1}=14 N/ mm^{2} Hoop stress σ_{2}=2 N/ mm^{2} Shearing stress τ=8 N/mm^{2} Then the maximum shearing stress is


712  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  SHEAR FORCE    FACT  EASY  If the shear force diagram of a simply supported beam is parabolic, then the load on the beam is 1. Uniformly distributed load 2. Concentrated load at mid span 3. External moment acting at mid span 4. Linearly varying distributed load 

713  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  DEFLECTION AND SLOPE  DEFLECTION  MACAULAY’S METHOD  FACT  EASY  For determining the deflection y of a loaded beam at a distance x by Macaulay’ method, which one or more of the following is/are used ? i) The basic differential equation for deflection EI(d^{2}y/dx^{2})=M. Where El is the flexural rigidity of the beam, M is the bending moment ii) Successive integration of the differential equation given in iii) Known positions of zero slope and zero deflection in the beam. Select the correct answer using the codes given below :


714  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  BENDING STRESS  COMPOSITE BEAM  FLITCHED BEAM  FACT  MODERATE 
The above figure shows the crosssection of a flinched beam consisting of a steel plate sandwiched between two wooden blocks. The second moment of area of the composite beam about the neutral axis XX is (where m is modular ratio of steel and wood) 

715  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THEORY OF COLUMNS  EULER’S THEORY  EQUIVALENT LENGTH  FACT  EASY  Match list I(End conditions of Columns) with List II(Effective Length, l_{e) and select the correct answer:} List I
List II
where l is the length & l_{e} is the effective length of the column)


716  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  CABLES AND ARCHES  ARCHES  PARABOLIC ARCH  FACT  EASY  A symmetrical parabolic arch of span l an dries h is hinged at both the supports. The arch carries a uniformly distributed load of w/unit length along the entire span. Which one of the following is correctly matched ?


717  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  CABLES AND ARCHES  ARCHES  THREE HINGED PARABOLIC ARCH  FACT  EASY  A threehinged semicircular arch of radius R carries a concentrated load W acting at a crown. Horizontal thrust acting on the arch at the hinge would be


718  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  LOADINGS    FACT  EASY  From consideration of earthquake loading and lateral stability of tall building, which of the following measures are taken? i) Minimize gravity loads ii) Add masses at floor levels. iii) Ensure ductility at the location s of maximum moments iv) Provide shear walls v) Provide stilt (ground) storey Select the correct answer using the codes given below : 1. i and v 2. ii, iii and v 3. i, iii and iv 4. ii, iii and iv 

719  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  TRUSS  FORCES IN MEMBERS    NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
A pin jointed truss is loaded as shown in the above figure match List I with list II and select the correct answer : List I (member)
List II (Force induced)


720  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMES  FORCES IN MEMBERS    FACT  EASY 
Q. Member(s) of the frame shown above which carries/carry zero force is/are


721  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMES  FORCES IN MEMBERS    FACT  MODERATE 
Q. What is the force in the member CE of a cantilever truss shown in the above figure?


722  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION  SOLID SHAFT  CIRCULAR SHAFT  FACT  MODERATE  A solid circular shaft of diameter d is subjected to a twisting moment T. The maximum shear stress in the shaft is proportional to


723  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  TORSION  SOLID SHAFT  CANTILEVER SHAFT  FACT  MODERATE  When a cantilever shaft of brittle material is subjected to a clockwise twisting moment at the free end, the possible crack propagation will be 1. 45⁰ clockwise with respective to the axis of shaft 2. 45⁰ anticlockwise with respective to the axis of shaft 3. Perpendicular to the axis 4. Parallel to the axis 

724  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THEORY OF COLUMNS  SHORT COLUMN  COMPRESSIVE FORCE  FACT  EASY  For a solid circular section of diameter d, the stress in a column will be compressive only if the eccentricity of the line of action of the compressive force is within 1. d/4 2. d/8 3. d/6 4. d/16 

725  ESE  2003  RCC  INTRODUCTION  CREEP    FACT  EASY  The stresses in concrete in a reinforced concrete element under sustained load due to creep 1. Increase with time 2. Decrease with time 3. Remain unchanged 4. Fluctuate 

726  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRESSURE VESSELS  THICK CYLINDERS    FACT  EASY  From the analysis of thick cylinders, the theory applicable is 1. Lame’s theory 2. Rankine’s theory 3. Poisson’s theory 4. Courbon’s theory 

727  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRESSURE VESSELS  THIN CYLINDER  HOOP STRESS  FACT  EASY  A thin hollow cylinder of diameter d, length l and thickness t is subjected to an internal pressure p. The hoop stress in the cylinder is 1. pd / 8t 2. pd / 4t 3. pd / 2t 4. pd / t 

728  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  ANALYSIS OF FRAMES  FIXED END MOMENTS    NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
A portal frame with all member's having the same El, has one end fixed and the other hinged. Due to sidesway, the ratio of fixed end moments M_{BA } / M_{CD } would be


729  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE DIAGRAM  ILD FOR TRUSSES    FACT  MODERATE 
Which one of the following diagrams represents the influence line for force in the member DG ? 

730  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  ELASTIC THEORY  MISCELLANEOUS  FACT  MODERATE 
Match List I (Assumption/Theorem) with list II(Analysis and strength) and select the correct answer : List I
List II


731  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC HINGE    FACT  EASY  At the location of the plastic hinge of a deformed structure 1.Curvature is infinite 2.Radius of curvature is infinite 3.Moment is infinite 4.Flexural stress is infinite 

732  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTIES OF METALS  ELONGATION    FACT  EASY  The order of elongation which a specimen of mild steel under goes before fracture is 1. 0.1% 2. 1% 3. 10% 4. 100% 

733  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH    NUMERICAL  MODERATE  An electric pole 5 m high is fixed into the foundation. It carries a wire at the top and is free to move sideways. The effective length of the pole is 1. 3.25 m 2. 4.0 m 3. 5.0 m 4. 10.0 m 

734  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTENERS  FAILURE METHODS  TYPE OF FAILURES  FACT  EASY  Match List I with list II and select the correct answer : List I(Failure Mode)
List II(Reason)


735  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  INTRODUCTION  CRITERIA FOR ANALYSIS  FACT  EASY  Design of a sample element in steel used one of more of the following : i) Net area of crosssection ii) Full area of crosssection. iii) Buckling criterion. iv) Crushing (or yielding) criterion. Which of the above criteria are valid for the design of a column ? 1. i and iii 2. ii and iv 3. ii, iii and iv 4. i, iii and iv 

736  ESE  2003  RCC  WSM METHODS  INTRODUCTION    NUMERICAL  EASY  The working stress for structural steel in tension is of the order of


737  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRCUTURAL FASTNERS  BOLTS  DESIGN CRITERION  FACT  EASY  The centre to centre maximum distance between bolts in tension member of thickness 10 mm is 1. 200 mm 2. 160 mm 3. 120 mm 4. 100 mm 

738  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  BASE PLATE  BOLTS  FACT  EASY  The type of stress induced in the foundation bolts fixing a column to its footing is 1.Pure compression 2.Bearing 3.Pure tension 4.Bending 

739  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  WELDING  TYPE OF WELDING  FACT  EASY  Which of the following does not describe a weld type ? 1. Butt 2. Plug 3. ZigZag 4. Lap 

740  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  BASE PLATE  BOLTS  FACT  EASY  A plate used for connecting two or more structural members intersecting each other is termed as 1.Template 2.Base plate 3.Gusset plate 4.Shoe plate 

741  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  INTRODUCTION  LOADINGS  TYPE OF THEORIES  FACT  EASY  In the context of the ultimate load theory for steel, the stressstrain curve for steel is idealized as 1. A single straight line 2. Bilinear 3. A quadratic parabola 4. A circular arc 

742  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  SHAPE FACTORS    FACT  MODERATE  Consider the following statements about shape factor : i) It indicates the increase of strength of a section due to plastic action over elastic strength. ii) It is a ratio of plastic moment of resistance to yield point moment of resistance. iii) Beam sections which have bulk of area near neutral axis will have a low shape factor. Which of these statements are correct ? 1. 1, 2 and 3 2. 1 and 3 3. 1 and 2 4. 2 and 3


743  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  INTRODUCTION    FACT  MODERATE  Which of the following conditions are to be satisfied by an ideal plastic material ? i) It should follow Hooke’s law up to the limit of proportionality. ii) Strains up to the strain hardening in tension and compression are to be the same. iii) The material property should be different in tension and compression. iv) The values of yield stress in tension and compression should be different. Select the correct answer using the codes given below : 1. i and ii 2. i and iv 3. ii and iii 4. ii, iii and iv 

744  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  MOMENT CAPACITY  BUCKLING LOAD  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
For a fixed beam shown above, it has been decided to weld cover plates at ends so that moment capacity doubles at the ends. If maximum advantage has to be derived, the length x of the plate should be


745  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  LACINGS DESIGN    NUMERICAL  HARD  A steel column in a multistoreyed building carries an axial load of 125 N. It is built up of 2 ISMC 350 channels connected by lacing. The lacing carries a load of 1. 125 N 2. 12.5 N 3. 3.125 N 4. zero


746  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  INTRODUCTION  FACT  EASY  A structure has two degrees of indeterminacy. The number of plastic hinges that would be formed at complete collapse is 1. 0 2. 1 3. 2 4. 3


747  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH    FACT  EASY  For a compression member having the same effective length about any crosssectional area, the most preferred section from the point of view of strength is 1. A box 2. An Isection 3. A circular tube 4. single angle 

748  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPONENTS  FOOTINGS  COMBINED FOOTINGS  FACT  MODERATE  A trapezoidal combined footing for two axially loaded columns is provided when i) Width of the footing near the heavier column is restricted. ii) Length of the footing is restricted. iii) Projections of the footing beyond the heavier columns are restricted. Select the correct answer using the codes given below : 1. i and ii 2. i and iii 3. ii and iii 4. i, ii and iii 

749  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPONENTS  2 WAY SLAB  DESIGN CRITERI  FACT  EASY  In case of twoway slab, the deflection of the slab is 1. Primarily a function of the long span 2. Primarily a function of the short span 3. Independent of the span, long or short 4. Mostly long span but sometimes short span


750  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPONENTD  FOOTINGS  RECTANGULAR FOOTINGS  FACT  EASY 
Q. A rectangular reinforced concrete footing is to be designed to support a column which transfers axial load and uniaxial moment to the footing as shown in the above figure. The footing is to be designed to have uniform upward soil pressure. The dimensions L_{1} and L_{2} (L= L_{1}+L_{2}) of the footing would be


751  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF SHEAR IN RCC  INTROCUTION  NUEMRICAL  MODERAETE  A reinforced concrete beam of 10 m effective span and 1 m effective depth is supported on 500 mm 500 mm columns. If the total uniformly distributed load on the beam is 10 MN/m, the design shear force for the beam is 1. 50 MN 2. 47.5 MN 3. 37.5 MN 4. 43 MN 

752  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION    FACT  MODERATE  " Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer : List I
List II
" 

753  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  PRETENSIONING    FACT  EASY  In pretensioning process of prestressing,the tendons are 1. Bonded to the concrete 2.Partially bonded to the concrete 3.Not bonded to the concrete 4.Generally bonded but sometimes remain unbounded to the concrete


754  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  POST TENSIONED BEAM  DESIGN CRITERIA  FACT  MODERATE  A reinforced concrete beam is to be posttensioned is such a way that no tensile stress develops at the time of post tensioning. The distance of the tendon from the nearest face must be 1.Between d/5 and d/4 2. d/6 3.Between d/4 and d/3 4. d/3 (where d is the depth of the beam)


755  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  DEFLECTION  FACT  EASY  A simply supported RC beam carries UDL and is referred to as beam A. A similar beam is prestressed and carries the same UDL as the beam A. This beam is referred to as beam B. The midspan deflection of beam A will be 1.More than that of beam B 2.Less than that of beam B 3.The same as that of beam B 4.Generally less but sometimes more depending upon the magnitude of UDL 

756  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF REINFORCED CEMENT CONCRETESHALLOW FOUNDATION  FOOTING DESIGN  SHEAR CONSIDERATION  FACT  EASY  The critical section for twoway shear of footing is at the 1.Face of the column 2.Distance d from the column face 3.Distance d/2 from the column face 4.Distance 2d from the column face 

757  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  INTRODUCTION    FACT  EASY  In prestressed concrete, high grade concrete is used for 1.Controlling the prestress loss 2.Having concrete of low ductility 3.Having concrete of high brittleness 4. Having low creep


758  ESE  2003  RCC  TWO WAY SLAB  ANALYSIS OF TWO WAY SLAB  UDL  FACT  MODERATE 
A reinforced concrete rectangular slab is builtin (fixed) on three edges and the other edge is free. The possible yield line patterns for the slab subjected to a uniformly distributed load and reinforced isotropically are shown above as 1, 2, 3 and 4. Which of these correctly exhibits the yield line pattern ?


759  ESE  2003  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  ANALYSIS OF BEAM  OVERHAND BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
The bending moment for which the beam shown above is to be designed is


760  ESE  2003  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  INTRODUCTION    NUMERICAL  EASY  A reinforced concrete beam is subjected to the following bending moments : Dead load 20 kNm Live load 30 kNm Seismic load 10 kNm The design bending moment for limit state of collapse is 1. 60 kNm 2. 75 kNm 3. 72 kNm 4. 80 kNm 

761  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  STRAIN DISTRIBUTION  FACT  EASY  In the Limit state design of prestressed concrete structure, the strain distribution is assumed to be 1. Linear 2. Nonlinear 3. Parabolic 4. Parabolic and rectangular 

762  ESE  2003  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  ANALYSIS OF SINGLY REINFORCED BEAM  LIMITING DEPTH  EASY  Consider the following statements : Underreinforced concrete flexural members i)are deeper ii)are stiffer iii)can undergo larger deflection Which of these statements is/are correct ? 1. i, ii and iii 2. i and ii 3. ii only 4. i and iii 

763  ESE  2003  RCC  INTRODUCTION  MODULUS OF ELASTICITY AND POISON RATION    FACT  EASY  Long term elastic modulus in terms of creep coefficient(θ) and 28day characteristic strength(f_{ck}) is given by


764  ESE  2003  RCC  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE  TERMINOLOGIES  POST TENSIONED  FACT  EASY 
A simply supported posttensioned prestressed concrete beam of span L is prestressed by a straight tendon at a uniform eccentricity e below the centroidal axis. If the magnitude of prestressing force is P and flexural rigidity of beam is El, the maximum central deflection of the beam is 

765  ESE  2003  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  INTRODUCTION    FACT  MODERATE  Match List I with List II and select the correct answer : List I
List II


766  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION AND COSTING  METHOD OF ESTIMATION    NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Cost of required materials for construction has been estimated by contractor and an extract thereof indicates Rs. 80,000 for month1, Rs. 1,20,000 for month2, Rs. 1,00,000 for month3 and Rs. 1,40,000 for month4. He has arranged with suppliers to pay 40% immediately on purchase, 40% one month later and balance 20% two months later. His payment towards cost of material in month3 will exceed that in month 4 by 1.Rs. 20,000 2.Rs. 16,000 3.Rs. 12,000 4.Rs. 8,000 

767  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  VIBRATORS  TYPES OF VIBRATOR  FACT  EASY  The vibrators are used for 1.Compacting concrete 2.Proper mixing of concrete 3.Removing excess water from concrete 4.Obtaining smooth surface 

768  ESE  2003  BMC  CONCRETE  BATCHING    FACT  EASY  Match List I(Material used in Individual Batching of Concrete) with List II(tolerance When Batch Weight Exceeds 30% of Scale Capacity) and select the correct answer : List I
List II


769  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  GRADE RESISTANCE    FACT  MODERATE  Which one of the following statements is correct ? 1.Grade resistance is positive when the unit travels down grade and negative when travelling upgrade. 2.Grade resistance depends on the type of equipment or the haul surface and is in addition to rolling resistance 3.Grade resistance acts against the total weight of both wheel and track type units 4.Grade resistance for units moving on the road surface is greater than grade resistance for units moving on rails 

770  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  COMPACTING EQUIPMENTS    FACT  MODERATE  Match List I (Type of Compactor) with List II (Soil Best Suited) and select the correct answer : List I
List II


771  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  EARTHWORK EQUIPMENTS    FACT  EASY  Match List I (equipment) with list II(Operation) and select the correct answer: List I
List II


772  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  DUMMER  FACT  EASY  The number of trips of a dumper per hour is given by


773  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  COMPACTING EQUIPMENTS  SHEEP FOOT ROLLER  FACT  EASY  In compaction of clayeysoils using sheepfoot roller, compaction is achieved by 1.Static action 2.Vibration action 3. Kneading action 4.Impact action 

774  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  CRANES  FACT  EASY  The working range of a crane is limited horizontally for maximum lift only by 1.Boom length 2.Length of hoist cable 3.Length of jib 4. Counter weight


775  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  CRANES  FACT  EASY  Which one of the following types of crane is used for high rise buildings ? 1. Traveller crane 2. Tower crane 3. Overhead gantry crane 4. Derric crane 

776  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEERING EQUIPMENTS  CONCRETING EQUIPMENTS    NUMERICAL  HARD  A certain concreting job can be started only when all three groups i) Measuring and loading ii) Operating the machine, and iii) Evacuating and transporting are in potion. These local groups can be credited each with only a chance of 0.7 being on time, and the 0.3 chance of being late, each independently of the other. What are the chances of the starting of the job getting delayed on any day due to nonarrival of any one group on time ? 1. 0.021 2. 0.147 3. 0.343 4. 0.441 

777  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CPM    NUMERICAL  EASY  Three activities F, G and H are to be performed in the said sequence and for the whole stretch of the project need 15, 21 and 27 days respectively. If a ladder network is adopted with onethird of each activity as the laddered activity, the saving in total project time in days will be 1. 15 2. 18 3. 21 4. 24 

778  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  INTRODUCTION    FACT  EASY  Match list I (Inputs Into Networks) with List II(Basis) and select the correct answer: List I
List II


779  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  NETWORK DIAGRAM  AOA  NUMERICAL  EASY 
AOA network is suggested as shown above. The number of errors/incompatibilities in this network is


780  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  CPM    FACT  EASY  Which one of the following project management techniques is deterministic in nature ? 1. CPM 2. PERT 3. GERT 4. LCES 

781  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PERT AND CPM  PERT    FACT  EASY  The probabilistic time is
where t_{o}=Optimistic time t_{p}=Pessimistic time t_{n} =Most likely time 

782  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  TECHNIQUES  BAR CHART  FACT  EASY  A serious limitation of interdependencies between various activities is generally observed in 1. Bar charts 2. Milestone charts 3. Network analysis 4. Job layouts 

783  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  CRASHING OF NETWORK  COMPONENT OF COST  COST SLOPE  FACT  EASY 
In timecost analysis, the cost slope Cs is where C_{c}=Crash cost C_{n} =Normal cost t_{c} =Crash time " 

784  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ESTIMATION AND COSTING  METHOD OF ESTIMATION    NUMERICAL  EASY  Sinking fund method is useful in 1.Depreciation 2.Obsolescence 3.Liquidation 4.Scrap value 

785  ESE  2003  BMC  TIMBER  INTRODUCTION    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Timbers used for engineering construction are derived from deciduous trees. Reason (R) : Deciduous trees yield hard wood while conifers yield soft wood. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

786  ESE  2003  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECTS IN TIMBER  DRY ROT  FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Dry rot is a disease in wood caused by spores germinating in wood cells. Reason (R) : Decomposition and putrefaction of tissues of a standing tree are indication of dry rot. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

787  ESE  2003  BMC  CEMENT  HYDRATION    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : The greater the surface area of a given volume of cement the greater the hydration. Reason (R) : The reaction between the water and cement starts from the surface of the cement particles. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

788  ESE  2003  BMC  CEMENT  CHEMISTRY OF CEMENT    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : A low C_{3}A cement generates less heat and develops higher ultimate strength. Reason (R) : During setting and hardening, the amount of lime liberated appears to be about 15 to 20 per cent by weight of cement. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

789  ESE  2003  BMC  MORTAR AND LIME  BULKING OF SAND    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Addition of 5% to 6% of moisture content by weight increases the volume of dry sand from 18% to 38%. Reason (R) : Bulking of sand is caused due to surface moisture on sand particles. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

790  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRESS AND STRAIN  NORMAL STRESS    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Normal stress of one nature (compressive or tensile) acting along one of the three orthogonal axes of a member will produce strains of the same nature in its direction and strains of opposite nature along the other two directions. Reason (R) : Sum of the strains along the three orthogonal axes equals volumetric strain. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

791  ESE  2003  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  THEORY OF COLUMNS  INTRODUCTION    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : A horizontal beam hinged at one end and freely supported at the other end will be in static equilibrium under inclined load applied on it. Reason (R) : The hinged end will offer resistance to the horizontal component of the applied force. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

792  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS  CIRCULAR COLUMN    FACT  MODERATE  Assertion (A) : In a circular masonry column it is desirable to restrict the resultant load within the middle core of one fourth the area of the column section. Reason (R) : It is desirable not to allow any tension in masonry structures. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

793  ESE  2003  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  CABLES AND ARCHES  ARCHES    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Any arch cannot practically be built to the shape of the theoretical arch. Reason (R) : The shape of the theoretical arch is affected by loads moving on it. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

794  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  LATERAL BUCKING    FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Lateral support to a beam is provided by a concrete slab resting over the top flange of a beam. Reason (R) : Shear connectors are needed to provide continuous lateral support. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

795  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  STRUCTURAL FASTNERS  RIVETTED CONNECTION  DESIGN CRITERION  FACT  MODERATE  Assertion (A) : Compared to riveted plate girders, in welded plate girders a thicker web must be used. Reason (R) : Omission of flange angles increases the clear depth of the web and web thickness is controlled by buckling criterion. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

796  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBERS  LACING SYSTEM  DOUBLE LACED SYSTEM  FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : In doublelaced system of a builtup column, cross member perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the column is not used. Reason (R) : Lacing bars are forced to share the axial load on the strut. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

797  ESE  2003  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  DESIGN FOR WEB BUCKING  WEB CRIPLING  FACT  MODERATE  Assertion (A) : Web crippling occurs at a section where heavy vertical load is applied. Reason (R) : There is stress concentration in the vicinity of the load. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

798  ESE  2003  RCC  DESIGN OF COMPRESSION MEMBERS  COLUMNN  MINIMUM ECCENTRICITY  FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : All columns shall be designed for a minimum eccentricity of unsupported length of column divided by 500, plus lateral dimension divided by 30 subject to a minimum of 20 mm. Reason (R) : Assertion refers to the design of axially loaded column and it may not be possible to build a perfectly axially loaded column in practice. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

799  ESE  2003  RCC  LIMIT STATE DESIGN  ANALYSIS BY LSM METHOD  LEVER ARM  FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Under working loads, in a reinforced concrete beam the lever arm remains unchanged. Reason (R) : As the bending moment increases, the total compressive force and tensile force are assumed to increase in direct proportion. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

800  ESE  2003  CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE , PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT  ENGINEEIRNG EQUIPMENTS  HOISING EQUIPMENTS  BULLDOZERS  FACT  EASY  Assertion (A) : Rubber tyred equipment pull better on smooth, hard surfaces while crawlers work better on firm earth. Reason (R) : Bulldozers mounted on wheels are employed on earth construction for better performance. 1.Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A 2.Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A 3.A is true but R is false 4.A is false but R is true 

801  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  WATER CEMENT RATIO  PERMEABILITY  FACT  EASY  For different concrete specimens, each hydrated to the same degree, the permeability is


802  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  STRESS STRAIN CURVE  FACTORS AFFECTING THE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE  Modulus of elasticity of concrete is increased with


803  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  STRESS STRAIN CURVE  Stressstrain curve of concrete is


804  ESE  2011  BMC  CEMENT  GRADE OF CEMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code : A B C D


805  ESE  2011  BMC  MORTAR  INGREDIENT OF MORTAR  MICA  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. When percentage of mica present in sand is large, it


806  ESE  2011  BMC  TIMBER  DEFECT IN TIMBER  ROT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements i) Dry rot in sap wood is caused by fungal attack. ii) Brown rot in coniferous wood is a result of fungal attack iii) Alternate wetting and drying of unseasoned timber causes ‘powdery’ form of decay in wood Which of these statements are correct?


807  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  NON DESTRUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY  ULTRA SONIC PULSE VELOCITY  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which of the following statements refer to correct purposes as regards testing of concrete by ultrasonic pulse velocity method? i) To assess the quality of concrete insitu. ii) To determine the dynamic modulus of elasticity of concrete iii) To locate the presence of cracks in it.


808  ESE  2011  BMC  CEMENT  CONSISTENCY  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. If ‘W’ is the percentage of water required for normal consistency of cement, water to be added for determinatioin of initial setting time is


809  ESE  2011  BMC  TIMBER  FIBRE SATURATION POINT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Fiber saturation point in wood is reached when i) Free water is removed ii) Cell water is removed iii) Shrinkage of wood is rapid iv) Strength gain is rapid Which of these statements are correct?


810  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  THEORY OF FAILURE  MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL STRESS THEORY  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which of the following theories of failure is most appropriate for a brittle material?


811  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  SIMPLY SUPPORTED BEAM  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. A simply supported beam AB is subjected to a concentrated load at C, the centre of the span. The area of the SF diagram from A to C will give


812  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN  MAJOR PRINCIPAL STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. In a strained material, the principal stresses in the X and Y directions respectively are 100 N/mm^{2} (Tensile) and 60 N/mm^{2} (Compressive). On an inclined plane, the normal to which makes an angle of 30⁰ to the Xaxis, the major principal stress, in N/mm^{2} would be


813  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN AND THEORY OF FAILURE  THEORY OF FAILURE  EASY  Q. Which one of the following statements is correct?


814  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN AND THEORY OF FAILURE  THEORY OF FAILURE  FACT BASED  EASY 
Q. Consider the following statements: i)Failure occurs beyond elastic limit. ii) Rupture takes place immediately after elastic limit. iii) Permanent set occurs beyond elastic limit. Which of these are considered in the theories of failure?


815  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  MILD DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE STRESS STRAIN CURVE  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following salient points in a stressstrain curve of a mild steel bar: i) Yield point ii) Braking point iii) Yield plateau iv) Proportionality limit v) Ultimate point The correct sequence in which they occur while testing the mild steel bar in tension from initial zero strain to failure is


816  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  COMBINED STRESS  COMBINED AND AXIAL STRESS  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
817  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PRINCIPAL STRESS AND STRAIN AND THEORY OF FAILURE  THEORY OF FAILURE  FACT BASED  MODERATE  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code: A B C D 1. 2 4 1 3 2. 3 4 1 2 3. 2 1 4 3 4. 3 1 4 2 

818  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE LINE DIAGRAM  UDL SHORTER THAN SPAN  MAXIMUM BENDING MOMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A uniformly distributed load (w) of length shorter than the span crosses a girder. The bending moment at a section in the girder will be maximum when


819  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DISPLACEMENT ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURE  BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The bending moment diagram for the above shown portal farme is 

820  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  TRUSS  STRAIN ENERGY  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The truss is shown in figure. The crosssectional area of each member is ‘A’, and the modulus of elasticity of the material is uniformly E. The strain energy in the member XY is given by 

821  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  TRUSS  METHOD OF ANALISIS  METHOD OF JOINT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The force in the member CD is


822  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  INFLUENCE LINE DIAGRAM  ILD FOR REACTION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The influence line for vertical reaction at A of the beam is 

823  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC MOMENT  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q. The moment capacity of a section at plastic hinge equals


824  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  SHAPE FACTOR  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is the correct ratio of plastic moment to yield moment for a simply supported beam of uniform square crosssection throughout the span?


825  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A fixed beam with central point load undergoes a slight settlement at one end. Select suitable answer from the following:


826  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE  DEFLECTION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. An increase in temperature on the top fibre of a simply supported beam will cause


827  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY, INDETERMINACY AND STABILITY OF STRUCTURE  EQUATION OF STATIC INDETERMINACY  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium in a space structure is


828  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  SHEAR FORCE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. The loading on a beam is shown The shear force diagram for the above figure is 

829  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. The correct bending moment diagram for the column is 

830  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A propped cantilever beam AB of span L is subjected to a moment M at the prop end B. The moment at fixed end A is


831  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  HOLLOW SECTION  POLAR SECTION MODULUS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which of the following steel sections should preferably be used at places where torsion occurs?


832  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  CONNECTION  WELDED CONNECTION  LENGTH OF WELD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The effective length of the fillet weld is


833  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The compatibility conditions in terms of strains in a twodimensional problem are associated with


834  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  PROPERTY OF MATERIALS  DUCTILE MATERIAL  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The material in which large deformation is possible before absolute failure by rupture takes place, is known as


835  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DISPLACEMENT METHOD OF ANALYSIS  MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The momentdistribution method in structural analysis falls in the category of


836  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  STIFFNERES  FACT BASED  MODERATE  Q. Consider the following statements Web crippling due to excessive bearing stress can be avoided by i) Increasing the web thickness ii) Providing suitable stiffeners iii) Increasing the length of the bearing plates Which of these statements are correct?


837  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  VIRTUAL WORK METHOD  DISPLACEMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In the virtual work method of plastic analysis of steel structures, the virtual quantity is


838  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ROOF TRUSS  EAVES BOARD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A protective or decorative nonstructural element placed at the level of the truss supports and column head is called


839  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ROOF TRUSS  PURLIN  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The purlins in roof trusses are placed at the panel points essentially to avoid


840  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  CONNECTION  RIVET CONNECTION  TACKING RIVETS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. When the distance between centers of two adjacent rivets connecting the members subjected to either compression or tension exceeds the maximum pitch, then the additional rivets which are not subjected to the calculated stresses are known as


841  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  EQUILIBRIUM CONDITION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which of the following conditions is to be satisfied both in elastic and plastic analyses?


842  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBER  COLUMN BASE  BEARING PRESSURE  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The base of a column is subjected to moment. If the intensity of bearing pressure due to axial load is equal to stress due to moment, then the bearing pressure between the base and the concrete is


843  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  SHEAR STRESS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The allowable shear stress in the web of mild steel beams decreases with
Where h is the height and t is the thickness. 

844  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBER  CRITICAL CONDITION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The most critical consideration in the design of a rolled steel column carrying axial loads is the


845  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  SHAPE FACTOR  LOAD FACTOR  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. For an I beam, the shape factor is 1.12. If the allowable stress (with factor of safety in bending as 1.5) is increased by 20% for wind and earthquake loads, the modified load factor is


846  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ROOF TRUSS  EFFECTIVE LENGTH  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Top chord of a truss is continuous over joints L m apart. Effective lengths of the member in the plane perpendicular to the truss is


847  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  MECHANISM METHOD  LOWER AND UPPER BOUND  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The mechanism method and the statical method guide in estimating


848  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  SHAPE FACTOR  LOAD FACTOR  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. If the shape factor of a section is 1.5 and the factor of safety to be adopted is 2, then the load factor will be


849  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  CONNECTION  OVERLAP LENGTH  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. A tie bar 100 mm x 16 mm thick is to be welded to another plate as shown in figure using 8 mm fillet welds. If the tensile stress in plates is 150 N/mm^{2} and shear stress in weld is 110.0 N/mm^{2} , the minimum overlap required will be


850  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC MOMENT  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A propped cantilever beam of span ‘L’ and constant plastic moment M_{P} carries a concentrated load at midspan. The load at collapse will be


851  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  CONNECTION  WELDED CONNECTION  FILLET WELD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. For two plates of equal thickness, full strength of squareedged fillet weld can be ensured if its maximum size is limited to


852  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBER  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. When a column is supported throughout its length either by masonry walls or by construction on all the sides, then its slenderness ratio is


853  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  STIFFNERES  SHEAR STRESS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The allowable shear stress in stiffened webs of mild steel beams decreases with


854  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  ROOF TRUSS  ANGLE OF INCLINATION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In a roof truss, if pitch is ½ and slope is 1, the angle of inclination with the horizontal would be


855  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC HINGE  DISTRIBUTION OF STRAIN  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In a plastic hinge, the actual distribution of strain across the section is essentially as 

856  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  COMPRESSION MEMBER  SPLICES  WEB AND FLANGE SPLICES  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements in respect of design of web and flange splices: i) Flange splice shall be designed for actual BM at the section ii) Flange splice shall be designed to resist the actual shear at the section iii) Web splice shall be designed to resist the actual shear at the section. iv) Web splice shall be designed for actual BM Which of these statement are correct?


857  ESE  2011  RCC  COLUMN  LAP LENGTH  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Lap length of reinforcement in compression shall not be less than


858  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code : A B C D


859  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  BEAM AND SLAB  SPACING  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. The main reinforcement of a RC slab consist of 10 mm bars at 100 mm spacing; if it is desired to replace the 10 mm bars by 12 mm bars, then the spacing of 12 mm bars should be


860  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  TYPES OF LOAD  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In prestressed concrete members, the shear force depends upon


861  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  MAGNEL BLATON SYSTEM  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In case of Magnel Blaton system of prestressing, each sandwich plate can generally anchor


862  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  STRESS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In case of prestressed concrete members, the bursting stresses develop at


863  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  CONTROL OF DEFLECTION  SPACING  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In limit state approach, spacing of main reinforcement controls primarily


864  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  COVER TO MEMBER  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Minimum clear cover in mm to the main steel bars in slab, beam, column and footing respectively, are


865  ESE  2011  RCC  BOND AND SHEAR  SHEAR REINFORCEMENT  SHEAR STRESS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Shear resistance of concrete in a reinforced concrete beam is dependent on


866  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A prestressed concrete section is said to have failed in strength at the moment when all the material in the section has exhausted its


867  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  LOAD BEARING WALL  MINIMUM THICKNESS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The minimum wall thickness of any load bearing wall in case of public building built with mortar, as per IS code, should be not less than


868  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  NEUTRAL AXIS  DEPTH OF NEUTRAL AXIS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The position of the neutral axis in reinforced brick masonry is independent of the loading and is at a depth of


869  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  LOAD BEARING WALL  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Maximum slenderness ratio for loadbearing masonry wall built in cement mortar, as per IS code, shall not exceed


870  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  LOAD BEARING WALL  STIFFNING COEFFICIENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. As per masonry code, the stiffening coefficient for walls stiffened by piers, buttresses or intersecting walls can be


871  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  LOAD BEARING WALL  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Maximum slenderness ratio of loadbearing masonry walls for a dwelling having more than two storeys shall not exceed i) 12, if lime mortar is used ii) 18, if cementlime mortar 1:2:9 is used iii) 24, if cement mortar 1:6 is used. Which of these statements are correct?


872  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  LOSSES  RELAXATION LOSS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The loss due to relaxation of stress in steel in PSC member depends on i) Applied stress level ii) Temperature iii) Type of steel


873  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRTESSING  PRE TENSIONING  TRANSMISSION LENGTH  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The ‘transmission length’ requirement is to be satisfied in the design of


874  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  LOSSES  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which one of the following statements in not correct with respect to PSC beams?


875  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  BEAM AND SLAB  AREA OF STRESS BLOCK DIAGRAM  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In limit state design of concrete for flexure, the area of stress block is taken as
Where f_{ck }is characteristic compressive strength of concrete and x_{u} is the depth of neutral axis from top. 

876  ESE  2011  RCC  FOOTING  STRIRRUP  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In a combined footing, in the zones where the shear stresses are less than 5 kg/cm^{2} stirrups to be provided are generally


877  ESE  2011  RCC  COLUMN  LATERAL TIES  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The purpose of lateral ties in short R.C. columns is to


878  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  NUMBER OF HINGE  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The number of plastic hinges required in a structure of indeterminate status for a ‘mechanism’ to develop is
where i is the degree of indeterminacy 

879  ESE  2011  RCC  COLUMN  SHORT COLUMN  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. According to IS 456, minimum slenderness ratio for a short concrete column is


880  ESE  2011  RCC  BEAM AND SLAB  DEFLECTION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. For a continuous slab of 3m x 3.5m size, the minimum overall depth of slab to satisfy vertical deflection limits is


881  ESE  2011  RCC  COLUMN  EFFECTIVE LENGTH  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The effective length of a R.C. column continuing through two storeys, properly restrained at both ends in position and direction, is


882  ESE  2011  RCC  BEAM AND SLAB  SLAB  MAXIMUM SIZE OF REINFORCEMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A reinforced concrete slab is 75 mm thick. The maximum size of reinforcement bar that can be used is


883  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  CANTILEVER PORCH  LOCATION OF REINFORCEMENT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A reinforced concrete cantilever porch has thichness t. The main reinforcing steel will be placed


884  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  LOACATION OF TENDON  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A simply supported rectangular beam is uniformly loaded and is prestressed. The tendon provided for prestressing should be


885  ESE  2011  RCC  PRE STRESSING  PROFILE OF TENDON  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. For a certain set of external loads, concordant profile in a prestressed beam represents to some scale the


886  ESE  2011  BMC  MORTAR  MASONARY WORK  FUNCTION OF MORTAR  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Cement mortars richer than 1:3 are not used in masonry work because i) There is no gain in strength of masonry ii) There is high shrinkage iii) They are prone to segregation Which of these statements are correct?


887  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  SINGLY REINFORCEMENT BEAM  PERCENTAGE OF DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Consider the following statements: Percentage of steel for balanced design of a singly reinforced rectangular section by limit state method depends on i) Characteristic strength of concrete ii) Yield strength of concrete iii) Modulus of elasticity of steel iv) Geometry of the section Which of these statements are correct?


888  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  BEAM  MINIMUM STRAIN  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The minimum strain at failure in the tensile reinforcement (Fy=400 MPa) of RCC beam as per limit state method is


889  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  BAR CHARTS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A bar chart is commonly used because


890  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  COMPACTING EQUIPMENT  PNEUMATIC ROLLER  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which one of the following rollers is suitable for soilcement stabilized road construction?


891  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  HOISTING EQUIPMENTS  DERRICK CRANE  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In a group housing project, it is proposed to use prefabricated RCC beams and columns. The most useful construction equipment is


892  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  LOADING AND CONVEYING EQUIPMENTS  CRAWLER TRUCK  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Tractive coefficient of a Crawler truck in loose soil is


893  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  STIFFNERES  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The thickness of web for unstiffened plate girder with clear distance ‘d’ between the flanges shall be not less than


894  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  CONNECTION  BOLTED JOINT  PITCH  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The maximum longitudinal pitch in bolted joints, subjected to tensile forces, wherein t = thickness of the plate and D = diameter of bolt, is


895  ESE  2011  HYDRAULIC MACHINE  PUMPS  DISCHARGE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  
896  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  PERT ANALYSIS  EXPECTED TIME  NUMERICAL  EASY 
Q. In the network shown above, the number on the arrow gives the duration of the activity. The earliest expected time for event 6 to be attained is


897  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  PERT ANALYSIS  EXPECTED TIME  PROBABLE COMPLETION TIME  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. Consider a series of activities A, B, C, D and E comprising a project wherein, a, m, b durations of each activity are indicated. What is the probability of completing the project in 45 days? The area under the normal probability curve is indicated in the table by adopting standard notations.


898  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CRASHING  OBJECTIVE OF CRASHING  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which one of the following is the objective in crashing?


899  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  BEAM  DEPTH OF NEUTRAL AXIS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. If the depth of actual neutral axis in a beam is more than the depth of critical axis, then the beam is called


900  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CRASHING  TOTAL COST  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. Consider the three activities indicated in sequence. The possible alternatives for individual durations (D) in days, and the corresponding cost of resource consumption in units of money per day (R) respectively, are also indicated beside the activities. Overhead costs are to be added at 12 units of money per day of duration. What is the most optimal total cost including overhead, if all the activities are to be completed in either 22 or 21 days?


901  ESE  2011  RCC  LIMIT STATE METHOD  ASSUMPSION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. In a R.C. section under flexure, the assumption that “a plane section before bending remains plane after bending” leads to


902  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CPM  TOTAL FLOAT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Critical path moves along the activities having total float as


903  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  PERT ANALYSIS  BETA DISTRIBUTION  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. The probability distribution taken to represent the completion of time in PERT analysis is


904  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  LOADING AND CONVEYING EQUIPMENTS  POWER SHOVEL  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. The output from a power shovel is 144 cum/hr. The required number of trucks of 12 cum capacity each with 16 minute cycle time and with 80% operating efficiency will be


905  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  LOADING AND CONVEYING EQUIPMENTS  SUPER CHARGER  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. A supercharger is used in the engines of earthmoving machines at higher altitudes because


906  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  EXCAVATION  VOLUME OF EXCAVATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A contractor wishes to determine a suitable combination of manual labor and machine work for the excavation of a multistory construction. For every cum of excavation, 3 manhours are needed; or 0.2 machinehour. Costs involved are Rs. 20 per manhour and Rs. 500 per machinehour. The total quantity of excavation is estimated to be 4,000 cum. The optimal quantity of excavation to be done manually for minimum total cost will be


907  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  CONCRETING EQUIPMENTS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code : A B C D


908  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS  LOADING AND CONVEYING EQUIPMENTS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Code : A B C D


909  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  PERT ANALYSIS  SLACK TIME  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Slack time is associated with


910  ESE  2011  CPM PERT  ENGINEERING ECONOMY  CAPITAL RECOVERY FACTOR  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. A crane is purchased now; its useful life is 8 years after which a new crane must be purchased. If the interest rate is 6%, the capital recovery factor (crf) is


911  ESE  2011  BMC  BRICK MASONARY  SLENDERNESS RATIO  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. If the effective length, effective height and effective thickness of a masonry wall are l, h and t respectively; then the slenderness ratio of the wall shall be


912  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  BULKING OF SAND  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Which one of the following statements is correct?


913  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLASTIC ANALYSIS  PLASTIC HINGE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q. What is the distance away from midspan of a plastic hinge if developing in a simply supported beam of rectangular crosssection and span 6 m, subjected to a point load at the centre?


914  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  CONCRETING EQUIPMENT  PUMPS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Pumps for concreting are generally of the positive displacement category Reason (R) : Rotodynamic pumps may effect more crushing of the coarse aggregate 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

915  ESE  2011  BMC  CEMENT  TEST ON CEMENT  VICAT APPARATUS  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : the tests for determining the setting times of cements are of little use in assessing the hardening of cement concrete Reason (R) : ultimate strength of concrete insitu is not dependent upon the setting times of cement used 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

916  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  ELASTIC CONSTANT  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : A material is incompressible if its Poisson’s ratio μ is 0.5 Reason (R) : the bulk modulus K is related to Modulus of elasticity E and to Poisson’s ratio as per well known relationship 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

917  ESE  2011  STRENGTH OF MATERIAL  SHEAR FORCE AND BENDING MOMENT  BENDING MOMENT DIAGRAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. Assertion (A) : For the frame shown above, the BM at every crosssection is zero.
Reason (R) : the shape of the structure follows the funicular polygon
1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

918  ESE  2011  THEORY OF STRUCTURE  DETERMINACY, INDETREMINACY AND STABILITY OF STRUCTURE  PROPPED CANTILEVER BEAM  NUMERICAL  MODERATE 
Q. Assertion (A) : The propped cantilever beam shown in figure above is a determinate structure
Reason (R) : At the internal hinge shown, there exists a shear transfer and no bending moment 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

919  ESE  2011  DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE  PLATE GIRDER  STIFFENERS  FACT BASED  MODERATE  Q.Assertion (A) : In a plate girder of uniform crosssection, intermediate vertical stiffeners are provided at closer spacing in the middle rather than at supports Reason (R) : Intermediate vertical stiffeners are provided to prevent thee web from bucking under a complex and variable stress situation resulting from combined action of shear force and bending moment 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

920  ESE  2011  BMC  CONCRETING EQUIPMENTS  CENTRIFUGAL PUMP  FACT BASED  EASY  Q. Assertion (A) : Centrifugal pumps are not normally usable for pumping mixed concrete even if the concrete to be pumped can be dropped in by a hopper system Reason (R) : when dropping (mixed) concrete, segregation of aggregates may occur. 1. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanantion of A. 2. Both A and R are individually true and R is not the correct explanantion of A. 3. A is true but R is false. 4. A is false but R is true. 

921  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  BUOYANCY AND FLOATATION  METACENTRE AND METACENTRIC HEIGHT  METACENTRE AND METACENTRIC HEIGHT  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q1. A ship has a metacentric height of 0.90 m and its period of rolling is 20 seconds. The relevant radius of gyration is nearly
(A) 5.5 m
(B) 7.5 m
(C) 9.5 m
(D) 11.5 m


922  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDROSTATIC FORCES ON SURFACES  TOTAL HYDROSTATIC FORCE ON A PLANE SURFACE  TOTAL HYDROSTATIC FORCE ON A VERTICAL PLANE SURFACE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q2.A square gate, 1.5 m × 1.5 m, on one of the vertical sides of a fully filled water tank, has one side on the free water surface. It is hinged on the lower horizontal side and is held in position by a force applied on the vertical central line at a depth of 0.75 m below the free surface. The right magnitude of this force is
(B) 600 × 9.81 N
(C) 750 × 9.81 N
(D) 1000 × 9.81 N 

923  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  SEDIMENTATION WITH COAGULATION  SEDIMENTATION WITH COAGULATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q3.A certain water needs alum treatment to the extent of 10 p.p.m. How much alum, in quintals per day, would be needed to treat 10 MLD of water?
(A) 10
(B) 1.0
(C) 100
(D) 1000 

924  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  FLUID PROPERTIES  FLUID PROPERTIES  SURFACE TENSION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q4 The surface tension in a soap bubble of 50 mm diameter with its inside pressure being 2.5 N/m^{2} above the atmospheric pressure is
(A) 0.0125 N/m
(B) 0.0156 N/m
(C) 0.2 N/m
(D) 0.0312 N/m


925  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  FLUID PRESSURE AND ITS MEASUREMENT  PRESSURE MEASUREMENT DEVICES  MANOMETERS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q5. A mercury water manometer has a gauge difference of 0.8 m. The difference in pressure measured in metres of water is
(A) 0.8
(B) 1.06
(C) 10.05
(D) 8.02 

926  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS  SIMILITUDE  DYNAMIC SIMILARITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q6. A sphere is moving in water with a velocity of 1.6 m/s. Another sphere of twice the diameter is placed in a wind tunnel and tested with air which is 750 times less dense and 60 times less viscous (dynamically) than water. The velocity of air that will model dynamically similar conditions is
(A) 5 m/s
(B) 20 m/s
(C) 10 m/s
(D) 40 m/s


927  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS  SIMILITUDE  DYNAMIC SIMILARITY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. The flow in a river is 1500 cumecs. A distorted model is built with horizontal scale of 1/150 and vertical scale of 1/25 . The flow rate in the model should be


928  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  DISINFECTION  DISINFECTION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q8 10 MLD water is to be chlorinated in a clear water reservoir (CWR) with 0.8 mg/l chlorine dose with providing contact time of 40 minutes. The required CWR capacity is nearly
(A) 220 m^{3}
(B) 280 m^{3}
(C) 28 m^{3}
(D) 22 m^{3} 

929  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  FLOW MEASUREMENT  NOTCHES AND WEIRS  FLOW OVER A TRIANGULAR WEIR (VWEIR) OR TRIANGULAR NOTCH (VNOTCH)  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q9 The head over a Vnotch at the end of a channel is 75 cm. If an error of 0.15 cm is possible in the measurement of the head, then the percentage error in computing the discharge is
(A)0.25
(B) 0.5
(C) 0.75
(D) 1.0


930  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC JUMP  ENERGY LOSS IN HYDRAULIC JUMP  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q10. At a hydraulic jump, the depths at its two sides are 0.3 m and 1.2 m. The head loss in the jump is
(A) 1.0 m
(B) 0.8 m
(C) 0.5 m
(D) 0.45m


931  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  UNIFORM FLOW  CHEZY EQUATION  NUMERICAL  HARD  Q11. Field observations are carried out to assess the discharge of a river. Measurements are taken in a 2000 m straight reach. Slope is approximately 1 in 4000. Bed slope is determinable to a possible accuracy of 0.4 cm; wetted perimeter is determinable within 4% of possible error; and sectional area within 6% of possible error. Using Chezy’s equation, the assessed discharge will be accurate to within
(A) 9.6%
(B) 10.8%
(C) 11.4%
(D) 12.7% 

932  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  RESOURCES OF WATER AND ITS CONVEYANCE  TYPES OF PIPES  TYPES OF PIPES  CONCEPT  EASY  Q12. Consider the following statements in respect of cast iron pipes employed for water supply :
Which of the above statements are correct?
B. 1, 3 and 4 only
C. 2, 3 and 4 only
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4 

933  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  TURBULENT FLOW IN PIPES  VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION IN TERMS OF AVERAGE VELOCITY  ROUGH PIPES  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q. In turbulent flows though rough pipes, the ratio of the maximum velocity to the mean velocity is


934  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  FLOW THROUGH PIPES  ENERGY LOSSES IN PIPES  MAJOR LOSSES  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q14. Two reservoirs are connected by two pipes P and Q. The pipes have the same diameter and length and are placed in parallel. If the friction factor of P is 9 times that of Q, then the discharge in P to that in Q is
(A) 0.5
(B) 0.45
(C) 0.33
(D) 0.27 

935  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER  SECONDARY TREATMENT THROUGH ACTIVATED SLUDGE PROCESS  SLUDGE THICKENER  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q15.A sludge had 100 m^{3} volume when its moisture content was 95%. What would be its volume if its moisture content changed to 90% ?
A.200 m^{3}
B.50 m^{3}
C.94.7 m^{3}
D.105.5 m^{3}


936  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER  SECONDARY TREATMENT THROUGH ACTIVATED SLUDGE PROCESS  DESIGN CONSIDERATION INVOLVED IN AN ACTIVATED SLUDGE PLANT  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q16.The Sludge Volume Index for mixed liquor having solids concentration of 2000 mg/l and showing a settled volume of 200 ml from a one litre sample would be
A. 0.1
B. 1000
C. 100
D. 10


937  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC PUMPS  COMBINATION OF PUMPS  PUMPS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q17.The number of impellers required for a multistage pump to lift 4500 litres/minute against a total head 190 m at a speed of 750 rpm with specific speed not to exceed 700 is
A. 6
B. 8
C. 10
D. 12 

938  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC TURBINES  CLASSIFICATION OF TURBINES  CLASSIFICATION OF TURBINES  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q18.A hydraulic turbine has an output of 6000 kW when it works under a head of 25 m and runs at 100 rpm. Then the type of turbine used is
A. Pelton wheel
B. Francis
C. Kaplan
D. Propeller 

939  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  HYDRAULIC TURBINES  DRAFTTUBE  DRAFTTUBE  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q19.The velocity heads of water at the inlet and outlet sections of a draft tube are 3.0 m and 0.20 m, respectively. The frictional and other losses in the draft tube are 0.4 m. What is the efficiency of the draft tube
(A) 15%
(B) 67%
(C) 86%
(D) 92% 

940  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  RESOURCES OF WATER AND ITS CONVEYANCE  PIPE APPURTENANCES  VALVES  CONCEPT  EASY  Q20. Consider the following statements regarding valves in a pipe line :
Which of the above statements are correct ?
A. 1 and 2 only
B. 2 and 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3 

941  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  INFILTRATION  INFILTRATION INDICES  ɸINDEX  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q21. A 4hour rainfall in a catchment of 250 km^{2} produces rainfall depths of 6.2 cm and 5 cm in successive 2hour unit periods. Assuring the φ index of the soil to be 1.2 cm/hour, the runoff volume is
A. 1.6 ham
B. 16 ham
C. 160 ham
D. 1600 ham 

942  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  FLOODS  RECURRENCE INTERVAL (T)  RECURRENCE INTERVAL (T)  CONCEPT  EASY  Q22. Return Period Refers to
A. The Probability of Exceedance of an event
B. The Probability of NonExceedance of an event
C. The Inverse of the Probability of Exceedance of an event
D. The Inverse of the Probability of NonExceedance of an event


943  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  PRECIPITATION  TYPES OF PRECIPITATION  OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION  CONCEPT  EASY  Q23. Orographic rain occurs when the air is cooled sufficiently as a result of
A. Lifting due to flow over a mountain barrier
B. Relative movement of two large air masses
C. Violent upthrow of air arising from localized heating
D. Cyclonic conditions


944  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  PRECIPITATION  INCONSISTENCY OF RECORD  DOUBLE MASS CURVE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q24. A DoubleMassCurve Analysis is useful in
A. Consistency Analysis
B. Frequency Analysis
C. Storage computation Analysis
D. Guessing missing data in cases of nonhomogeneous terrain 

945  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  UNIT HYDROGRAPH  DERIVATION OF UNIT HYDROGRAPH  CONCEPT  EASY  Q25. Consider the following steps which are involved in arriving at a unit hydrograph :
Which is the correct sequence of these steps ?
A. 4, 3, 2 and 1
B. 1, 2, 3 and 4
C. 4, 2, 3 and 1
D. 1, 3, 2 and 4 

946  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  FLOODS  RECURRENCE INTERVAL (T)  RISK  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q26. Probability of a 10year flood to occur at least once in the next 5 years is
A. 35%
B. 40%
C. 50%
D. 65%


947  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  HYDROGRAPH  SCURVE  SCURVE  CONCEPT  EASY  Q27. Scurve Hydrograph is the hydrograph
A. Producing 1 cm of runoff over the basin
B. Of flow from a 1 cm intensity rain of infinite duration
C. Having a volume of 1 cm^{3}
D. Of the total storm duration in any single storm rainfall 

948  ESE  2015  ENGINEERING ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY  SURFACE WATER HYDROGRAPH(RUNOFF)  COMPONENT OF RUNOFF  SURFACE RUNOFF  CONCEPT  EASY  Q28. Surface runoff represents the total water
A. Flowing in surface channels after the rainfall
B. Obtained after deducting from rainfall water that has infiltrated and/or evaporated, from the total rainfall
C. Excluding the base flow in surface channels after the rainfall
D. Flown (or flowing) through all channels over a specified period of time 

949  ESE  2015  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  WATER REQUIREMENT OF CROPS  CONSUMPTIVE USE  EVAPOTRANSPIRATION  CONCEPT  EASY  Q29. Consumptive Use refers to the loss of water as a result of
A. Evaporation and Transpiration
B. Crop Water Requirement
C. Evaporation and Infiltration
D. Evaporation and Transpiration from the cropped area 

950  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  RESOURCES OF WATER AND ITS CONVEYANCE  YIELD OF AN OPEN WELL  WELLS AND TUBEWELLS  CONCEPT  MODERATE  Q30. In a uniform semiinfinite aquifer, the dependable discharge of a lone circular open well is increased most easily by
A. Increasing the diameter
B. Making it into one with a square kerb
C. Deepening the well
D. Providing coarser screening filter 

951  ESE  2015  FLUID MECHANICS, HYDRAULIC MACHINE AND OPEN CHANNEL FLOW  FLUID DYNAMICS  APPLICATION OF BERNOULLI’S EQUATION  APPLICATION OF BERNOULLI’S EQUATION  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q31. In a skijump bucket provided in an overflow spillway, the lip angle is 30^{o}, and the actual velocity of flow entering the bucket is 30 m/s. The maximum vertical height attained by the trajectory of the jet, measured above the lip of the bucket, is nearly
A. 45 m
B. 35 m
C. 22 m
D. 11 m 

952  ESE  2015  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  WATER REQUIREMENT OF CROPS  RELATION BETWEEN DUTY AND DELTA  DUTY CALCULATION  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q32. The discharge capacity required at the outlet to irrigate 3000 ha of sugarcane having a kor depth of 173 mm and a kor period of 30 days is
A. 2.0 m^{3}/s
B. 1.0 m^{3}/s
C. 20 m^{3}/s
D. 0.20 m^{3}/s 

953  ESE  2015  IRRIGATION ENGINEERING  CANAL REGULATION WORK  PARAMETERS FOR STUDYING BEHAVIOUR OF OUTLETS  PROPORTIONAILTY  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q.33 By considering the channel index as 5/3, the setting of an orifice type irrigation outlet to have proportionality is
A. 0.90
B. 0.67
C. 0.30
D. 0.15 

954  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  RESOURCES OF WATER AND ITS CONVEYANCE  YIELD OF WELLS  STRAINER TYPE  NUMERICAL  MODERATE  Q34. What is the strainer length required for a deep tube well giving a discharge of 8 litres per second ? Assume permissible entrance velocity of 2 cm/second. It is desired to have the strainer of slot sizes 20 mm x 0.2 mm with number of slots per cm length of the strainer as 100.
A. 8 m
B. 1 m
C. 12 m
D. 10 m


955  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING  POPULATION FORECASTING  GEOMETRIC INCREASE METHOD  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q35. The population of a city in the year 2000 was 82,300. If average percent increase in population per decade is 35%, the population of the city in the year 2020 estimated geometrical increase will nearly be
A. 1,00,000
B. 1,25,000
C. 1,50,000
D. 1,75,000 

956  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WASTE WATER  ANAEROBIC STABILISATION UNITS  ANAEROBIC SYSTEMS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q36. The different actions that take place in anaerobic decomposition process are
What is the correct sequence of these actions (from earlier to later) ?
A. 4, 3, 1 and 2
B. 2, 3, 1 and 4
C. 4, 1, 3 and 2
D. 2, 1 , 3 and 4 

957  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  RAPID GRAVITY FILTER  DESIGN CRITERIA OF RAPID SAND FILTERS  NUMERICAL  EASY  Q37. What is the rapid sand filter surface area required for filtering of 10 MLD water assuming a filtration rate of 100,000 ɭ/m^{2}/day ?
A. 100 m^{2}
B. 10 m^{2 }
C. 1 m^{2}
D. 1000 m^{2} 

958  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING  TREATMENT OF WATER  RAPID GRAVITY FILTER  DESIGN CRITERIA OF RAPID SAND FILTERS  CONCEPT  EASY  Q38. Consider the following statements in respect of slow sand filter and rapid sand filter :
Which of the above statements are correct ?
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 2, 3 and 4
D. 1, 3 and 4 

959  ESE  2015  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 