Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

Exercise :: GATE Exam Questions - Section 2

6.

The values of liquid limit and plasticity index for soils having common geological origin in a rectricted locality usually define

 A. A zone above A-line B. A straight line parallel to A-line C. A straight line perpendicular to A-line D. Points may be anywhere in the plasticity chart

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7.

M - θ relationship for a simply supported beam shown below is given by :

 A. M l/EI = 2θ B. M l/EI = 3θ C. M l/EI = 4θ D. M l/EI = 6θ

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8.

The number of revolutions of a current meter in 50 seconds were found to be 12 and 30 corresponding to the velocities of 0.25 and 0.46 m/s respectively. What velocity (in m/s) would be indicated by 50 revolutions of that current meter in one minute ?

 A. 0.42 B. 0.5 C. 0.6 D. 0.73

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9.

A lysimeter is used to measure :

 A. infiltration B. evaporation C. evapotranspiration D. radiation

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10.

In IS : 800 (1984) the permissible compressive stress in column is based on :

 A. Euler formula B. Secant formula C. Rankine-Gordan formula D. Rankine-Merchant formula