Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

11. 

For the continuous beam (EI constant) loaded as shown in the figure given, the moment at 'B' is

A. 0.75 times free moment at mid-span of AB
B. same as the free moment at mid-span of AB
C. 1.50 times free moment at mid-span of AB
D. 2.00 time free moment at mid-span of AB

Answer: Option A

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12. 

The representative fraction means that the scale is 1 cm equal to

A. 0.25 m
B. 2.5 m
C. 25 m
D. 2.5 km

Answer: Option C

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13. 

The correct sequence of processes in a water treatment plant for rural water supply is

A. Chlorination, aeration, sedimentation, rapid sand filter
B. Coagulation, sedimentation, slow sand filter, chlorination
C. Coagulation, flocculation, clarification, pressure filter
D. Aeration, plain sedimentation, slow sand filter, chlorination

Answer: Option A

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14. 

The maximum deflection of a fixed beam carrying a central load W is equal to

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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15. 

A simply supported beam of span L carries a concentrated load W at its mid-span. If the width 'b' of the beam is constant throughout the span, then, when the permissible bending stress is 'f', the beam's mid-span depth will be

A. 3WL/2bf
B. 3WL/2bf
C. 6WL/bf
D. 6WL/bf

Answer: Option B

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