Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

21. 

Which one of the following is tne correct statement? In beam to column connections in steel construction, if torsion is permitted at the ends of simply supported beams by not providing the cleats, the

A. effective length'of the beam increases by 20 %
B. effective length remains same as the actual length
C. Permissible bending stresses are increased by around 10 %
D. joint has to be designed for torsion

Answer: Option A

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22. 

Consider the following statements :
In the bar chart planning
1. Interdependence of the operations cannot be portrayed
2. Progress of work can be measured
3. Spare time of the activities can be determined
4. Schedule cannot be updated
Of these statements :

A. 1, 2 and 3 are correct
B. 1 and 4 are correct
C. 2, 3 and 4 are correct
D. 1, 2 and 4 are correct

Answer: Option B

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23. 

Which one of the following flood routing methods involves the concepts of wedge and prism storages ?

A. Coefficient method
B. Muskingum method
C. Pul's method
D. Lag method

Answer: Option B

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24. 

Groynes are adopted for river bank protection works. When it is placed inclined downstream in the direction of flow in the river, it is designated as which one of the following ?

A. Repelling groyne
B. Attracting groyne
C. Neither repelling nor attracting groyne
D. Fixed groyne

Answer: Option B

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25. 

If the magnetic bearing of a line is 48°24' and magnetic declination is 5°38' East, then the true bearing is

A. 42° 02'
B. 42° 46'
C. 54° 02'
D. 54° 46'

Answer: Option C

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