# Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

### Exercise :: GATE Exam Questions - Section 2

31.

The dimension of a pressure gradient in a fluid flow are :

 A. ML-1T2 B. ML-3T-2 C. ML-2T-2 D. M-1L-1T-2

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32.

Maximum strain at the level of compression steel for a rectangular section having effective cover to compression steel as d' and neutral axis depth from compression face as xu is

 A. 0.0035 (1 - d'/xu) B. 0.002 (1 - d'/xu) C. 0.0035 (1 - xu/d') D. 0.002 (1 - xu/d')

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33.

The correct reinforcement-details at the corner of a rectangular water tank, in horizontal plane is shown by :

 A. B. C. D.

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34.

The maximum shear stress in a solid shaft of circular cross-section having diameter d subjected to a torque T is τ. If the torque is increased by four times and the diameter of the shaft is increased by two times, the maximum shear stress in the shaft will be

 A. 2τ B. τ C. τ/2 D. τ/4

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35.

In a drained triaixal compression test, a saturated specimen of a cohesionless sand fails under a deviatoric stress of 3 kgf/cm2 when the cell pressure is 1 kgf/cm2 . The effective angle of shearing resistance of sand is about

 A. 37° B. 45° C. 53° D. 20°