Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

36. 

The depth of tension crack in a soft clay (φu = 0) is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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37. 

A single rapid test to determine the pollu-tional status of river water is :

A. biochemical oxygen demand
B. chemical oxygen demand
C. total organic solids
D. dissolved oxygen

Answer: Option C

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38. 

The vertical stress at depth z, directly below the point load p is (k is a constant)

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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39. 

Vane tester is normally used for determining in situ shear strength of :

A. soft clays
B. sand
C. stiff clays
D. gravel

Answer: Option A

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40. 

For the frame shown in the below figure, the maximum bending moment in the column is,

A. zero
B. 400 kNm
C. 100 kNm
D. 200 kNm

Answer: Option B

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