Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions


"It takes a very long time to become young."
- Pablo Picasso

The number of simultaneous equations to be solved in the slope deflection method, is equal to :

A. the degree of statical indeterminacy
B. the degree of kinematic indeterminacy
C. the number of joints in the structure
D. none of the above


Maximum size of a fillet weld for a plate of square edge is

A. 1.5 mm less than the thickness of the plate
B. one half of the thickness of the plate
C. thickness of the plate itself
D. 1.5 mm more than the thickness of the plate


The treatment that should be given to the water from a deep tube well is :

A. pre-settling only
B. coagulation and flocculation only
C. filtration only
D. disinfection only


On sag (or valley) curves the available sight distance is determined based on :

A. design speed
B. height of obstacle
C. height of driver eye
D. night-time driving conditions


In a steady radial flow into an intake, the velocity is found to vary as (1/r2), where r is the radial distance. The acceleration of the flow is proportional to

A. 1/r5B. 1/r3
C. 1/r4D. 1/r

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