# Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions

### Exercise :: GATE Exam Questions - Section 5

16.

The net effective cross sectional area calculated in the steel angle tension member design, accounts for:

 A. the tensile force and bolt holes B. the eccentricity of the end connections and the bolt holes C. the effectiveness of the tack connection along the length D. the effectiveness of the end connection

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17.

A light house of 120 m height is just visible above the horizon from a ship. The correct distance (m) between the ship and the light house considering combined correction for curvature and refraction, is

 A. 39.098 B. 42.226 C. 39098 D. 42226

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18.

Water distribution systems are sized to meet the

 A. maximum hourly demand B. average hourly demand C. maximum daily demand and fire demand D. average daily demand and fire demand.

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19.

Determine the correctness of otherwise of the following Assertion [A] and the Reason [R].

Assertion [A] : The crown of the outgoing larger diameter sewer is always matched with the crown of incoming smaller diameter sewer.

Reason [R] : It eliminates backing up of sewage in the incoming smaller diameter sewer.

 A. Both [A] and [R] are true and [R] is the correct reason for [A] B. Both [A] and [R] are true and [R] is not the correct reason for [A] C. Both [A] and [R] are false D. [A] is true but [R] is false

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20.

For the structure shown below, the vertical deflection at point A is given by

 A. B. C. Zero D.