Civil Engineering - Docks and Harbours

Exercise :: Docks and Harbours - Section 1

26. 

Cretans :

A. are the harbours established on the island south east of Greek mainland
B. are the natives of crete, an island south of Greek mainland
C. are the plants, grown in the neighbourhood of harbours
D. none of the above.

Answer: Option B

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27. 

The fixed mooring does not require

A. mooring post
B. bollard
C. anchors
D. capstan.

Answer: Option C

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28. 

The low water datum for a lake is defined as the surface of the lake when it is at elevation

A. 180.5 m above M.S.L.
B. 190.5 m above M.S.L.
C. 170.5 m above M.S.L.
D. 200.0 m above M.S.L.

Answer: Option A

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29. 

P and Q are two stations on the shore line at distance d. If the angle between Q and the boat O and P is a and the angle between P and Q at boat O is β, the x and y. Coordinate along PQ and perpendicular to PQ from O are :

A.
B.
C.
D. none of the above.

Answer: Option A

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30. 

A harbour is a place where

A. ships get shelter and protection against destructive forces due to sea waves
B. facilities are provided for receiving cargo and passengers
C. port buildings are constructed for commercial purposes
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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