# Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

1.
What is the correct sequence of the following events in rock tunnelling :
1. Marking tunnel profile
3. Checking misfire
4. Muking
5. Removing foul gas
6. Setting up and drilling
7. Gunnisting
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :
1, 6, 5, 3, 4, 2, 7
1, 2, 6, 3, 5, 4, 7
1, 6, 2, 5, 4, 3, 7
1, 6, 2, 5, 3, 4, 7
Explanation:
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2.
Which of the following are the criteria associated with the design of sag vertical curve ?
1. Provision of minimum stopping distance during day time
3. Comfortable operation
4. Pleasant appearance
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1, 2 and 4
2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1 and 3
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3.
Which one of the following is the correct statement ?
Refractory bricks resist:
high temperature
chemical action
dampness
all the above three
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4.
The following quantities refer to a channel section used as a beam :
b = width of flange (upto centre of web thickness).
h = depth of web (c/c of flange thickness).
t = thickness of flange and web.
I = moment of inertia of channel about xx axis.
e = distance of shear centre, outside the channel from the mid thickness of the web.
The value of 'e' is given by
tb2/4Ih2
th2b2/4I
h2I/4tb2
h2b2/4tI