Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

6.
The velocity distribution for flow over a plate is given by u = 0.5 y - y2 where u is the velocity in m/s at a distance y metre above the plate. If the dynamic viscosity of the fluid is 0.9 N/m2, then what is the shear stress at 0.20 m from the boundary?
0.9 N/m2
1.8 N/m2
2.25 N/m2
0.09 N/m2
Answer: Option
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7.
Consider the following :
1. Initial consolidation.
2. Primary consolidation.
3. Secondary consolidation.
4. Final consolidation.
The three stages which would be relevant to consolidation of a soil deposit includes
1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
Answer: Option
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8.
Consider the following statements :
1. Mastic asphalt is a mixture of hard grade bitumen or blown bitumen, minerals filter and fine aggregates.
2. % of binder content in the mastic asphalt is 17-20 percent by weight of the aggregates. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
Answer: Option
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9.
An element is subjected to stress as given in figure. For this state of stress, what is the maximum shear stress ?
2.5 MPa
5 MPa
10 MPa
15 MPa
Answer: Option
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10.
What is the maximum possible value of Poisson's ratio for a non-dilatant material ?
0.67
0.50
0.33
0.25
Answer: Option
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