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1.Indian standard code of practice for general construction steel is (a) (b) (c) (d) IS456-2000 IS822-1994 IS800-1984 IS816-1974

Q 2. The main adv. of steel is (a) (b) (c) (d) Its high strength Its water tightness Its long life All the above

Q.3. If the carbon content in steel is (a) ductility dec. (b) ductility inc. (c) strength dec. (d) both a & c. Q 4. Permissible average shear stress is given by (a) (b) (c) (d) 0.40 fy 0.45 fy 0.75 fy 0.66 fy

Q 5. The permissible bearing stress for power driven field rivets in N/ mm2 is (a) 300 (b) 250 Q6. Tee-section are used mainly for (a) purlins (c) beams (b) columns (d) none of he above (b) 270 (d) 100

Q.7. If a shaft of diamter d is subjected to a torqu T, th maximum shear stress is (a) 32T/ d3 (b) 16T/d2 (c) 16T/ d3 (d) 64T/d4

Q.8. The relsationship between youngs modulus of elasticity(E), Bulk modulus(K), and poissons ratio() isn given (a) E= 2K(1-2 ) (b) E= 3K(1+ )

(c) E= 3K(1-2 ) (d) E= 2K(1+ )

Q.9. The relationhip between radius of curvature(R), Bending moment(M) and flexural rigidity(EI) is (a) R= M/EI (b) M= EI/R (c) EI= R/M (d) E= MI/R

Q.10. Proof resilience is the maximum energy stored at(a) Limit of proportinality (b) elastic limit (c) Plastic limit (d) None of the above

Q.11. The max. particle size for which Darcys law is applicable is: (a) 0.2 mm (b) 0.5 mm (c) 1.0 mm (d) 2.0 mm

Q.12. The effective stress is : (a) actual contact stress (b) an abstract quantity (c) equal to total stress (d) none of above

Q.13. The effective stress controls the following properties of soils : (a) Shear strength (b) Compressibility (c) permeability (d) all the above

Q.14. A constant head permeameter is used for (a) coarse grained soil (b)silty soil (c)clayey soils (d)organic soils Q.15. An illite mineral the bond between structrural unit is (a)Hydrogen bond (b)potassium ion bond (c)Water molecule bond (d)covalent bond Q.16.In fine sands and silts the most common type structure is (a)Single grained (b) Honey comb (c)Capillary water (d)Dispersed Q.17. The max. size of particle of clay is (a)0.2 mm (b)0.02mm (c)0.002 mm (d) 0.0002 mm Q.18. Q.19. The most accurate method for the determination of water content in the laboratory is : (a) sand bath method (b) oven drying method (c) Pycnometer method (d) calcium carbide method Q.20. The ratio of the vol. of voids to the total vol. of soil is : (a) voids ratio (b) degree of saturation (c) air content (d) porosity

Q.21.according to IS classification system, the soils can be classified into: (a) 15 groups (b) 18 groups (c) 3 groups (d) 7 groups Q.22. The coff. Of permeability of a soil : (a) increase with a increase in temperature. (b) increase with a decrease in temperature . (c) inc. with a decrease in unit wt. of water. (d) decrease with an increase in void ratio. Q 23.The seepage pressure is proportional to : (e) (f) (g) (h) Hydraulic gradient. Unit wt. of water. Length of the specimen. All the above

Q 24. The coff. of permeability of clay is generally:

(e) (f) (g) (h)

Between 10 & 10 mm/s Bt. 10 & 10 mm?s Bt. 10 & 10 mm/s Less than 10 mm/s

Q.25. an octahedral unit has : (a) 4 negative charges. (b) 3 negative charges. (c) 1 negative charges (d) no negative charges.