Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

46. 

The loss of prestress due to shrinkage of concrete is the product of

A. modular ratio and percentage of steel
B. modulus of elasticity of concrete and shrinkage of concrete
C. modulus of elasticity of steel and shrinkage of concrete
D. modular ratio and modulus of elasticity of steel

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

47. 

Which one of the following pressure units represents the LEAST pressure ?

A. Millibar
B. mm of mercury
C. N/mm2
D. kgf/cm2

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

48. 

A cantilever is loaded as shown in the given figure. The bending moment along the length is

A. uniform
B. uniformly varying
C. zero
D. concentrated at the free end

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

49. 

Consider the following statements in regard to aerobic and anaerobic treatment processes :
1. Biomass production in the aerobic treatment process is more as compared to the anaerobic treatment process.
2. Start-up period is more in the aerobic treatment process as compared to the anaerobic treatment process.
3. Energy consumption and production is more in the aerobic treatment process as compared to the anaerobic treatment process.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 and 2
B. 2 and 3
C. only 2
D. only 1

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

50. 

Earth pressure and resultant possibilities of wall movement are shown in the given diagram. The point marked 'x' in the diagram denotes

A. earth pressure.at rest
B. active earth pressure
C. arching active pressure
D. passive earth pressure

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

« Prev   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10