Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions

36. 

A fixed beam is subjected to ment M0 as shown in the figure. The fixed end moments will be :

A. zero
B. M0
C. M0/2
D. 2M0

Answer: Option C

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37. 

Consider the following steps :
1. Driving sheet piles surrounding a vibration-receiving structure.
2. Digging a trench around a source of vibration.
3. Placing rubber mountings between a machine causing vibration and its base. Active isolation of vibration can be achieved by

A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 3
D. 3 alone

Answer: Option B

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38. 

Two reservoirs at different surface elevations are connected by a set of two pipes A and B of same diameter and length in parallel. If the friction factor of A is 4 times that of the pipe B, what is the ratio of the discharge in A to that in B ?

A. 0.25
B. 4.0
C. 2.0
D. 0.5

Answer: Option C

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39. 

Which of the following should be employed to provide lateral support to the beams ?
1. Bracing of compression flanges.
2. Shear connectors.
3. Bracing of tension flanges
4. Embedding compression flanges into R.C.C. slab.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

A. 1 only
B. 1 and 4
C. 2 and 3
D. 1, 2 and 4

Answer: Option D

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