Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

36. 

Cross sections of two beams A (600mm x 200mm) and B (800mm x 60mm) are shown in the given figure. Both the beams have the same material. By how many times is the beam A stronger than the beam B in resisting bending ?

A. 80
B. 60
C. 50
D. 25

Answer: Option D

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37. 

Viewing watershed as a system, which one of the following assumptions is made in the unit graph theory ?

A. Non-linearity
B. Both linearity and time variance
C. Both time invariance and non-linearity
D. Both linearity and time invariance

Answer: Option D

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38. 

Following statements certain to the position of Sun when it lies over the First Point of Aries :
1. It's hour angle is zero.
2. It's right ascension is zero.
3. It's declination is zero.
Of these statements :

A. 1 and 3 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 1 and 2 are correct
D. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

Answer: Option A

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39. 

The bearing capacity factors Nc, Nq and Nr are functions of:

A. width and depth of footing
B. density of soil
C. cohesion of soil
D. angle of internal friction of soil

Answer: Option D

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40. 

Budgeting with Bar chart is a tool to find

A. total cost of project
B. total time along with cost of project
C. indirect cost of project
D. direct cost of project

Answer: Option B

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