# Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

46.
If R is the radius of the main curve, θ the angle of deflection S the shift and L the length of the transition curve, then the total tangent length of the curve is given by
(R - S) tan θ/2 - L/2
(R + S) tan θ/2 - L/2
(R + S) tan θ/2 + L/2
(R - S) tan θ/2 + L/2
Answer: Option
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47.
Which one of the following, gives the correct decreasing order of the densities of a soil sample?
Saturated, submerged, wet, dry
Saturated, wet, submerged, dry
Saturated, wet, dry, submerged
Wet, saturated, submerged, dry
Answer: Option
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48.
What does the critical path in PERT represent ?
1. The shortest path for the earliest completion of the project.
2. The longest path of the network from the initial to final event,
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Answer: Option
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49.
A simply supported beam of constant width and varying depth and uniform strength is subjected to a central concentrated load. The depth of the beam dx at a distance x from one of the supports is proportional to
x1/2
x1/3
x
x2
Answer: Option
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50.
In the given figure, the maximum bending moment at the fixed end of the cantilever caused by the UDL is M. The bending moment at section 1/5 from the free end is
4%of M
5% of M
10%of M
20% of M
Answer: Option
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