Civil Engineering - Docks and Harbours

Exercise :: Docks and Harbours - Section 1

36. 

The dock wall is designed as a gravity retaining wall and is tested for

A. back fill pressure when the dock is empty
B. maximum water pressure from the dock without any back fill
C. the load charge transmitted to the dock by the movement of loaded vehicles or trains on the way
D. all of the above.

Answer: Option D

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37. 

The shape of docks and basins is generally kept

A. rectangular ways
B. diamond shape guays
C. inclined gauys
D. all of these.

Answer: Option D

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38. 

Surf zone is :

A. the fathom line of 10 m depth
B. the fathom line of 5 m depth
C. the swell of the sea breaking on the shore or reefs
D. the coast line attacked by the waves.

Answer: Option C

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39. 

Which one of the following lines is used for tying a ship with a dock

A. bow line
B. stern line
C. spring line
D. break line
E. all of these.

Answer: Option E

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40. 

Soundings are required for

A. making nautical charts for navigation
B. ascertaining the areas subject to scour or silting
C. obtaining detailed information for construction
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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