# Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

6.
In the cantilever beam shown in the figure, what is the percentage of bending moment at l/2 with respect to the maximum bending moment at the fixed support ?
15%
20%
25%
30%
Explanation:
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7.
Which one of the following is the correct statement ? The strength of timber :
is maximum in a direction parallel to the grain
is maximum in a direction perpendicular to the grain
is maximum in a direction 45° to the grain
remains same in all directions
Explanation:
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8.
A and B are two traverse stations free from local attraction errors. If the true bearing of a line AB is 89°, and the magnetic declination at point A is 1° West, then the magnetic bearing of the line BA would be
88°
90°
268°
270°
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9.
For a fully saturated clay Skempton's pore pressure parameter B is
zero
between zero and 1
1
more than 1
Explanation:
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10.
What is the correct sequence of the following metals in the decreasing order of their Poission's ratio ?
(a) Aluminium
(b) Cast iron
(c) Steel
Select the correct answer using the code given below :
1 - 2 - 3
2 - 1 - 3
1 - 3 - 2
3 - 1 - 2