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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

7.
M - θ relationship for a simply supported beam shown below is given by :

A.
M l /EI = 2θB.
M l /EI = 3θC.
M l /EI = 4θD.
M l /EI = 6θ

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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 ?

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

9.
A lysimeter is used to measure :

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation: