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*PGCET Civil Engineering Question Paper 2016*

*PGCET Civil Engineering Question Paper 2016*

## PGCET 2016 CIVIL ENGINEERING

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##### 1. Question

1 points**The principle of super position is applicable when**CorrectIncorrect - Question 2 of 75
##### 2. Question

1 points**Chemically, marble is known as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 3 of 75
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1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 4 of 75
##### 4. Question

1 points**The portion of the brick cut across the width is called as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 5 of 75
##### 5. Question

1 points**If the Young’s modulus of a material is twice the modulus of rigidity, the Poisson’s ratio of the material is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 6 of 75
##### 6. Question

1 points**Rate of change of shear force is equal to**CorrectIncorrect - Question 7 of 75
##### 7. Question

1 points**When a first class brick is immersed in cold water for 24 hours, it should not absorb water by weight more than**CorrectIncorrect - Question 8 of 75
##### 8. Question

1 points**Maximum grade of concrete recommended for RCC by IS 456-2000 for moderate exposure is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 9 of 75
##### 9. Question

1 points**Size of the fine aggregate should not exceed _________ mm.**CorrectIncorrect - Question 10 of 75
##### 10. Question

1 points**Wall constructed with stores to protect the slopes of cutting in natural ground from the action of weathering agents is called**CorrectIncorrect - Question 11 of 75
##### 11. Question

1 points**The wedge shaped bricks forming an arch ring are called**CorrectIncorrect - Question 12 of 75
##### 12. Question

1 points**The first reading taken on a bench mark with leveling staff inverted is entered in the field book as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 13 of 75
##### 13. Question

1 points**If the staff is not held vertically at a leveling station, the reduced level calculated from the observation would be**CorrectIncorrect - Question 14 of 75
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1 points**Closed contours with higher value inwards represents**CorrectIncorrect - Question 16 of 75
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##### 17. Question

1 points**When the velocity distribution is uniform over the cross section, the correction factor for the momentum is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 18 of 75
##### 18. Question

1 points**The weight per unit volume of a liquid at a standard temperature and pressure is called**CorrectIncorrect - Question 19 of 75
##### 19. Question

1 points**The losses are more in**CorrectIncorrect - Question 20 of 75
##### 20. Question

1 points**The major loss of energy in long pipes is due to**CorrectIncorrect - Question 21 of 75
##### 21. Question

1 points**When the metacentre of a floating body is lower than the centre of gravity, then the body will be in**CorrectIncorrect - Question 22 of 75
##### 22. Question

1 points**A propped cantilever of span ‘L’ carries a uniformly distributed load of ‘W’ per unit run over its entire span. The value of prop reaction to keep the beam horizontal is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 23 of 75
##### 23. Question

1 points**The maximum value of Poisson’s ratio is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 24 of 75
##### 24. Question

1 points**What is the minimum percentage of main reinforcement in RCC beam for Fe-415 grade steel?**CorrectIncorrect - Question 25 of 75
##### 25. Question

1 points**According to Indian standards the grading of fine aggregates is divided into**CorrectIncorrect - Question 26 of 75
##### 26. Question

1 points**The effective length of 20 m height is taken as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 27 of 75
##### 27. Question

1 points**The basic perfect frame is a**CorrectIncorrect - Question 28 of 75
##### 28. Question

1 points**A RCC beam is tested in the laboratory, the first crack in the bending zone represents**CorrectIncorrect - Question 29 of 75
##### 29. Question

1 points**Modulus of elasticity of M 20 grade concrete is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 30 of 75
##### 30. Question

1 points**A beam of rectangular cross section is 100 mm wide and 200 mm deep. If the section is subjected to a shear force of 20 kN, then the maximum shear stress in the section is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 31 of 75
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1 points**Steel beam theory is used**CorrectIncorrect - Question 32 of 75
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##### 33. Question

1 points**Economical depth of plate girder corresponds to**CorrectIncorrect - Question 34 of 75
##### 34. Question

1 points**If the resultant load passes through the shear centre of the built up steel section it will not produce**CorrectIncorrect - Question 35 of 75
##### 35. Question

1 points**The ratio of volume of voids to the total volume of the given soil mass is known as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 36 of 75
##### 36. Question

1 points**Black cotton soil exhibit large swelling and shrinkage due to presence of the following clay minerals:**CorrectIncorrect - Question 37 of 75
##### 37. Question

1 points**The angle of internal friction**CorrectIncorrect - Question 38 of 75
##### 38. Question

1 points**The process in which chlorination is done beyond the break point is called**CorrectIncorrect - Question 39 of 75
##### 39. Question

1 points**For a given discharge, efficiency of sedimentation tank can be increased by**CorrectIncorrect - Question 40 of 75
##### 40. Question

1 points**The most common cause of acidity in water is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 41 of 75
##### 41. Question

1 points**If the diameter of the main pipe is taken less than the economic diameter, then**CorrectIncorrect - Question 42 of 75
##### 42. Question

1 points**The portion of a road surface, which is used by vehicular traffic, is known as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 43 of 75
##### 43. Question

1 points**The side slope of embankment for railway track is taken as**CorrectIncorrect - Question 44 of 75
##### 44. Question

1 points**The highest point on the road surface is called**CorrectIncorrect - Question 45 of 75
##### 45. Question

1 points**Which test is performed for quick determination of subgrade soil?**CorrectIncorrect - Question 46 of 75
##### 46. Question

1 points**The super elevation is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 47 of 75
##### 47. Question

1 points**The performance of a well is measured by its**CorrectIncorrect - Question 48 of 75
##### 48. Question

1 points**A perched aquifer is essentially found within**CorrectIncorrect - Question 49 of 75
##### 49. Question

1 points**Average delta of rice crop is nearly**CorrectIncorrect - Question 50 of 75
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##### 53. Question

1 points**The horizontal shear acting on an element induces vertical shear, because of**CorrectIncorrect - Question 54 of 75
##### 54. Question

1 points**If the RL of the bench mark is 100.00 m the back sight is 1.215 m and fore sight is 1.870 m, the RL of the forward station is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 55 of 75
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1 points**The main plate of a transit is divided into 1080 equal divisions. 60 divisions of the vernier coincide exactly with 59 divisions of the main plate. The transit can read angles accurate up to**CorrectIncorrect - Question 56 of 75
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##### 57. Question

1 points**Two pipes of same length and diameters d and 2d respectively are connected in series. The diameter of an equivalent pipe of same length is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 58 of 75
##### 58. Question

1 points**If the friction factor of the laminar flow through a circular pipe is 0.1, then the Reynold’s no. of the flow will be**CorrectIncorrect - Question 59 of 75
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1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 60 of 75
##### 60. Question

1 points**If the deflection at the free end of a uniformly loaded cantilever beam is 15 mm and the slope of the deflection curve at the free end is 0.02 radian, then the length of the beam is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 61 of 75
##### 61. Question

1 points**If the depth of a simply supported beam is doubled and width made half, then the deflection of the beam decreases by a factor**Correct**If the depth of a simply supported beam is doubled and width made half, then the deflection of the beam decreases by a factor**Incorrect - Question 62 of 75
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1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 63 of 75
##### 63. Question

1 points**Two ISMC 400 channels placed back to back at a spacing of 26 cm carry an axial load of 1600 kN, the lacing system should be designed to resist transverse shear of**CorrectIncorrect - Question 64 of 75
##### 64. Question

1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 65 of 75
##### 65. Question

1 points**When both ends of a column are fixed, the crippling load is P. If one end of the column is made free, the value of crippling load will be changed to**CorrectIncorrect - Question 66 of 75
##### 66. Question

1 points**A cantilever beam fixed at A and free at B is loaded with a point load ‘P’ at B. The first half portion from fixed end is rigid while other half has flexural rigidity EI .Identity the correct combination of deflection at free end B end bending moment at fixed end A respectively**

CorrectIncorrect - Question 67 of 75
##### 67. Question

1 points**A dry soil has a mass of specific gravity 1.35. If the specific gravity of solid is 2.7, then the voids ratio will be**CorrectIncorrect - Question 68 of 75
##### 68. Question

1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 69 of 75
##### 69. Question

1 points**A clay layer of thickness 10 cm and initial void ratio 0.5 undergoes settlement so that the final void ratio is 0.2. The settlement of the layer in cm is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 70 of 75
##### 70. Question

1 points**The population of a town in 3 consecutive years are 5000, 7500 and 8400 respectively. The population of the town in the fourth consecutive year according to geometrical increase method is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 71 of 75
##### 71. Question

1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 72 of 75
##### 72. Question

1 pointsCorrectIncorrect - Question 73 of 75
##### 73. Question

1 points**As per IRC, the minimum length of transition curve for a mountainous terrain road with radius of curvature 100 m and design speed of vehicle 100 kmph is**CorrectIncorrect - Question 74 of 75
##### 74. Question

1 points**The rainfall in four successive 12 hours period on catchment are 4, 8, 9 and 3 cm. If infiltration index for the storm is 0.5 cm/hr, then the total surface runoff will be**CorrectIncorrect - Question 75 of 75
##### 75. Question

1 points**Total capacity of a reservoir is 25 million cubic meters and dead storage is 5 million cubic meters. If average volume of sediments deposition is 0.1 million cubic meter per year, then usefulness of reservoir will start reducing after**CorrectIncorrect

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