# Civil Engineering - Estimating and Costing

### Exercise :: Estimating and Costing - Section 2

31.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

 A. In order to check up the average depth of excavation, 'Dead mans' are left at the mid-widths of borrow pits B. The earthwork calculation in excavation is made from the difference in levels obtained with a level C. The earth work in excavation to form the road embankment includes the formation of correct profile and depositing the soil in layers D. All the above.

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32.

The ground surface slopes 1 in 50 along a proposed railway embankment 150 m in length. The height of the embankment at zero chainage is 0.5 m, the width is 11 m and side slopes 2:1. If the falling gradient of the embankment is 1 in 150, the quantity of the earthwork calculated by prismoidal formula, is

 A. 3250 m3 B. 3225 m3 C. 3275 m3 D. 3300 m3

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33.

The diameter of a domestic sewer pipe laid at gradient 1 in 100 is recommended

 A. 100 mm B. 150 mm C. 200 mm D. 175 mm

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34.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

 A. Bricks are paid per thousand B. Cement is paid per 50 kg bag C. Lime is paid per quintal D. Brick aggregates is paid per cum E. All the above.

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35.

The weight of an item is measured correct to nearest

 A. 0.25 kg B. 0.50 kg C. 0.75 kg D. 1.00 kg E. 5 kg