# Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

### Exercise :: GATE Exam Questions - Section 3

16.

Water flows at a depth of 0.1 m with a velocity of 6 m/s in a rectangular channel. The alternate dpeth is

 A. 0.30 m B. 0.40 m C. 0.86 m D. 0.81 m

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17.

Two footings, one circular and the other square, are founded on the surface of a purely cohesionless soil. The diameter of the circular footing is same as that of the side of the square footing. The ratio of their ultimate bearing capcities is

 A. 3/4 B. 4/3 C. 1.0 D. 1.3

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18.

An isochrone is a line on the basin map

 A. Joining raingauge stations having equal rainfall-duration B. Joining points having equal rainfall depth in a given time interval C. Joining points having equal time of travel of surface runoff to the catchment outlet D. Joining points which are at equal distance from the catchment outlet

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19.

Muskingum method for routing of flood

 A. is used for routing floods through reservoirs B. is a method of routing that uses continuity the momentum equations C. is a hydrologic method of routing floods through streams D. is one in which only energy equation is used

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20.

A frame ABCD is supported by a roller at A and is on a hinge at C as shown below

The reaction at the roller end A is given by

 A. P B. 2P C. P/2 D. Zero.