Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

6.
The wall shown in the below figure has failed. The cause of failure or the error made in the design of the failded wall is :
deep slip surface failure
overturning
no proper drainage in the clay backfill
translational failure
Answer: Option
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7.
The span to depth ratio limit is specified in IS : 456-1978 for the reinforced concrete beams, in order to ensure that the
tensile crack width is below a limit
shear failure is avoided
stress in the tension reinforcement is less than the allowable value
deflection of the beam is below a limiting value
Answer: Option
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8.
A two span beam with an internal hinge is shown below.

The conjugate beam corresponding to this beam is
Answer: Option
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9.
Some of the structural strength of a clayey material that is lost by remoulding is slowly recovered with time. This property of soils to undergo an isothermal gel-to-soil-to-gel transformation upon agitation and subsequent rest is termed :
Isotropy
Anisotropy
Thixotropy
Allotropy
Answer: Option
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10.
The capacities of "One-way 1.5 m wide sidewalk (persons per hour)" and "One-way 2-lane urban road (PCU per hour, with no frontage access, no standing vehicles and very little cross traffic)" are respectively.
1200 and 2400
1800 and 2000
1200 and 1500
2000 and 1200
Answer: Option
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