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1.

Which type of light energy is effectively absorbed by CO2 in the lower boundary of the troposphere ?

 A. X - rays B. UV - rays C. Visible light D. Infra-red rays

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2.

The following steps are involved in laying a sewer in a trench :
1. Transferring the center line of the sewer to the bottom trench.
2. Setting sight rails over the trench.
3. Driving pegs to the level of the invert line of the sewer.
4. Placing the sewer of these steps is The correct sequence of these steps is

 A. 1, 2, 3, 4 B. 2, 3, 4, 1 C. 4, 2, 3, 1 D. 2, 3, 1, 4

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3.

A horizontal rod AB carries three loads of 3.0 kg, 7.0 kg and 10.0 kg at distances of 2.0 cm, 9.0 cm and 15 cm respectively from A where it is hinged. Neglecting the weight of the rod, which is the point at which the rod will be balance ?

 A. 10.95 cm form A B. 11.25 cm from A C. 12.55 cm from A D. 13.25 cm form A

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4.

Distemper is used to coat

 A. external concrete surfaces B. interior surfaces not exposed to weather C. woodwork D. compound walls

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5.

Two simply supported beams B1 and B2 have spans l and 2l respectively. Beam B1 has a cross-section of 1 x 1 units and beam B2 has a cross-section of 2 x 2 units. These beams are subjected to concentrated loads W each at the centre of their spans. The ratio of the maximum flexural stress in these beams is

 A. 4 B. 2 C. D.