Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

36. 

The three-hinged arch shown in the given figure will have value of H as

A. 20 kN
B. 30 kN
C. 40 kN
D. 50 kN

Answer: Option C

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37. 

What is 5 days 20°C BOD equal to ?

A. 3 days 27°C BOD
B. 4 days 30°C BOD
C. 6 days 32°C BOD
D. 7 days 35°C BOD

Answer: Option A

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38. 

Consider the following statements :
In solid waste management
1. density separation of solid wastes can be accomplished by air classifiers.
2. iron recovery from solid wastes can be done by magnetic separators.
3. aluminium separation from solid wastes can be accomplished by eddy current separators. Which of the statements given above are correct ?

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

Answer: Option A

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39. 

Consider the following statements :
1. Book value is the unamortized cost of the asset as it still appears on the accounting books of the business.
2. Termination of economic life implies disposal of the equipment.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: Option C

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40. 

A person of height 1.65 m standing on a cliff of height 20 m above the water level on sea-shore can sight a ship at a distance of about

A. 10 km
B. 18 km
C. 30 km
D. 40 km

Answer: Option B

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