Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

6. 

A continuous beam ABC of two equal spans AB and BC carries a load P at Z, the centre of BC. Then the magnitude of collapse load P is equal to

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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7. 

What is the maximum number of passenger cars that can pass a given point on a lane or roadway during one hour under ideal roadway and traffic conditions, known as ?

A. Practical capacity
B. Possible capacity
C. Basic capacity
D. Road capacity

Answer: Option C

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8. 

In PERT, the actual time duration along the critical path for the project completion time is probabilistic. It is usually presumed to follow which one of the following ?

A. Beta distribution
B. Poisson distribution
C. Normal distribution
D. Log-normal distribution.

Answer: Option A

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9. 

Why are moorings provided ?

A. For anchoring of ships
B. For towing the ships to the sea
C. For repair of ships
D. For washing of ships and ship boards

Answer: Option A

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10. 

Allowable disposable rate of application of sludge on land is determined by

A. carbon content of sludge
B. nitrogen content of sludge
C. phosphorus content of sludge
D. potassium content of sludge

Answer: Option B

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