Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

31. 

The force in the member DE of the truss shown in the below figure is,

A. 100.0 kN
B. zero
C. 35.5 kN
D. 25.0 kN

Answer: Option B

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32. 

The degree of static indeterminacy of the rigid frame having two internal hinges as shown in the figure below, is

A. 8
B. 7
C. 6
D. 5

Answer: Option D

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33. 

Excessive fluoride in drinking water causes

A. Alzheimer's disease
B. Mottling of teeth and embrittlement of bones
C. Methemoglobinemia
D. Skin cancer

Answer: Option B

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34. 

The proposed dam shown in the below figure is 90 m long and coefficient of permeability of the soil is 0.0013 mm/second. The quantity of water (m3) that will be lost per day, by seepage is (rounded to the nearest number):

A. 55
B. 57
C. 59
D. 61

Answer: Option D

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35. 

A 1 : 30 model of an ogee spillway crest records an acceleration of 1.3 m/s2 at a certain location. The homologous value of the acceleration in the prototype in m/s2 , is

A. 0.043
B. 0.237
C. 1.300
D. 7.120

Answer: Option C

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