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1.

The plane section remain plane assumption in bending theory


impliesA)strain profile is linear
b)stress profile is linear
c)both profile are linear
d)shear deformation is neglected
2. As per IS 800:2007 the cross section in which extreme fibre can
reach the yield stress but cannot develop plastic moment due to
buckling is
a)plastic section
b)compact section
c)semi compact section
d)shear section
3. Select the strength parameter of concrete used in design of plain
jointed cement pavement
a)tensile strength
b)compressive strength
c)flexural strength
d)shear strength
4. As per IS 456:2000 bond strength of concrete t(bd)=1.2 for M20.It is
increased by 60% for HYSD bar.The development length is(given
stress =360 Mpa,d=diameter)
a)46.875 d
b)40.382 d
c)50.32 d
d)44.23 d
5. The latitude and departure of a line AB are +78 m and -45.1 m.The
whole circle bearing of AB is
a)30
b)150
c)210
d)330
6. The ratio of critical buckling load for a column with fixed ends to
that of another column with same dimensions but with pinned ends
is
a)0.5
b)1
c)2
d)4
7. In Limit state design of flexural member the strain in reinforcing
bars under tension at ultimate state should not be less than
a)fy/Es
b) fy/Es+0.002
c)fy/1.15Es
d) fy/1.15Es+0.002

8. In a steel plate with bolted connections the rupture of net section is


a mode of failure under
a)tension
b)compression
c)flexure
d)shear
9. The effective stress friction angle of a saturated cohesionless soil is
380.The ratio of shear stress to normal stress on failure plane is
a)0.781
b)0.616
c)0.488
d)0.438
10.If a small concrete cube is submerged deep in still water in a way
that pressure p is exerted on all faces of cube.Then max. shear
stress developed inside cube is
a)0
b)p/2
c)p
d)2p
11.As per IS classification of soil ,Liquid limit=40% and plsticity index is
28%,the soil is classified as
a)CH
b)CI
c)CL
d)CL-ML
12.Why is the design of a RCC section as over reinforced is undesirable
a)it consumes more concrete
b)it undergoes high strains
c)it fails suddenly
d)it has a heavy section
13.In a plan,10 cm scale drawn shrunks to 9.7 cm.If the scale is
1:250,what is the actual length of a line which at present shows 10
cm?
a)10.31 cm
b)25.77 cm
c)10.31cm
d)25.77 cm
14.For a body submerged in a fluid, the centre of gravity (G) and centre
of buoyancy(O) are known.The body is said to be in equilibrium if
a)O doesnt coincide with centre of mass of displaced fluid
b)G coincides with centre of mass of displaced fluid
c)O lies above G
d)The O lies below G
15.The reading of a differential manometer of a venturimeter,placed
45o to horizontal, is 11 cm.If it is tilted to horizontal position the
manometer reading will be

a)0
b)11/1.414 cm
c)11 cm
d)11*1.414 cm
16.The ratio of saturated unit weight to dry unit weight of a soil is
1.25.If the specific gravity of soil is G is 2.65.the void ratio of soil is
a)0.625
b)0.663
c)0.944
d)1.325
17.TMT bars used in construction stands fora)thermo-moduled tension bars
b)temperature modified tension bars
c)thermo-mechanically treated bars
d)thermally molded tension bars
18.In theory of plastic bending of beams,the ratio of plastic moment to
yield moment is called
a)shape factor
b)plastic section modulus
c)modulus of resistance
d)rigidity modulus
19.The square root of ratio of moment of inertia of cross section to its
cross-sectional area is
A)secnd moment of area
b)slenderness ratio
c)section modulus
d)radius of gyration
20.The maximum tension reinforcement in a rectangular beam of size
b and depth d is
a)0.02bd
b)0.3bd
c)0.4bd
d)0.15bd
21.Modular ratio m for M30 grade of concrete is
a)3.11
b)9.33
c)12.44
d)16.67
22.A propped cantilever beam of span L is loaded with uniformly
distributed load of intensity w/unit length,bending moment at fixed
end is
a)wL2/8
b)wL2/2
c) wL2/12
d) wL2/24
23.The stiffness coefficient Kij indicates

a)force at I due to a unit deformation at j


b)force at j due to a unit deformation at i
c)deformation at j due to unit force at i
d)deformation at I due to unit force at j
24.Mean strength of concrete is given by
a)fcm=fck +1.65 s
b) fcm=fck
c)fcm=0.87fy
d)fcm=fck+0.5 fy
25.A soil has liquid limit of 60% plastic limit of 35% and shrinkage limit
of 20% and natural moisture content of 50%.the liquidity index is
a)1.5
b)1.25
c)0.6
d)0.4
26.A soil sample has shrinkage limit of 10% and G=2.7.the porosity of
soil at shrinkage limit is
a)21.2%
b)27%
c)73%
d)78.8%
27.The x and y component in a 3D flow is given by u=x 2+y2 and
v=y2+z2 .The simplest z-component of velocity is
a)2xz+2xy
b)xz+xy
c)-2xz-2yz
d)xy+yz
28.The dimension of Power is
a)MLT-1
b)ML2T-3
c)ML3T-2
d)MLT-2
29.In a 3 phase soil if th volume of total volume is filled with air and
1/3rd volume is water.the void ratio is
a)1.4
b)7/12
c)12/7
d)5/7