Civil Engineering  UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions
Exercise :: UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions  Section 10
46. 
The kern of a circular crosssection of radius R is a concentric circular area with a radius of 
Answer: Option B
Explanation:

47. 
On which of the following do the numerical values of Terzaghi's bearing capacity factors depend ? 
A. 
Angle of internal friction of soil and depth of foundation  B. 
Angle of internal friction of soil only  C. 
Coefficient of curvature of soil and bulk density of soil  D. 
Uniformity coefficient of soil and dry density of soil 
Answer: Option B
Explanation:

48. 
A cantilever AB is loaded as shown in the figure. What is the shape of the bending moment diagram for portion AC?

A. 
Parabolic  B. 
Linearly varying with maximum value of the bending moment at C  C. 
Linear with constant bending moment value from C to A  D. 
Linearly varying with maximum value at A 
Answer: Option D
Explanation:

49. 
In the network given above, the critical path of activities is in the given figure

A. 
ACH  B. 
BEFH  C. 
ADEFH  D. 
ADEG 
Answer: Option C
Explanation:

50. 
In highway geometric design, once the cumulative speed distribution is drawn, the design adequacy is checked at which percentile ? 
A. 
85^{th} percentile  B. 
95^{th} percentile  C. 
98^{th} percentile  D. 
99^{th} percentile 
Answer: Option C
Explanation:
