Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

31. 

Which among the following brings about the Hazardous Waste Management and Handling Rules in India?

A. Central Pollution Control Board
B. Ministry of Environment and Forests
C. Ministry of Urban Development
D. Ministry of Rural Development

Answer: Option B

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32. 

Consider the following statements :
A : Single scaffolding consists of a single framework of standards, ledgers and potlogs constructed parallel to the wall.
R : Potlogs are placed at both ends on frames when it is difficult to provide holes in the wall. Of these statments :

A. both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true

Answer: Option C

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33. 

A beam of circular cross-section of diameter d is subjected to a direct compressive axial load and an eccentric compressive load with eccentricity 'e'. In order that the tensile stress induced is zero the limiting region of application of the load should be shaded concentric circle of diameter

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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34. 

The issue rate of an item stocked in stores is

A. Permanently fixed
B. fixed at the beginning of each year
C. a rate less than the market rate
D. the rate revised during the year when there is an appreciable variation in the rates of the items

Answer: Option A

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35. 

For the truss shown in the figure, which one of the following members has zero force induced in it ?

A. BC
B. AD
C. DE
D. BD

Answer: Option A

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