Civil Engineering - Water Resources Engineering

Exercise :: Water Resources Engineering - Section 2

6. 

Rain simulators are used for the determination of

A. evaporation
B. precipitation
C. run off
D. infiltration capacity
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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7. 

Precipitation includes

A. rain
B. snow
C. hail
D. all of these.

Answer: Option D

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8. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. Central portion of a cyclone acts as a chimney through which air gets lifted
B. Cyclonic precipitation caused by a warm front is generally continuous
C. Convective precipitation generally occurs in the form of showers of high intensity in short duration
D. Greatest amount of orographic precipitation falls in the windward side of the barrier
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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9. 

Non-recording rain gauges

A. collect the rain whose volume is measured by means of graduated cylinders
B. collect the rain which is directly measured by means of graduated cylinders in centimetres of water depth
C. are generally used in hilly terrain
D. are cylindrical in shape.

Answer: Option B

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10. 

Indian Meteorological department uses the standard gauges whose collectors have apertures of

A. 50 or 100 sq. cm area
B. 100 or 150 sq. cm area
C. 100 or 200 sq. cm area
D. 250 or 500 sq. cm area.

Answer: Option C

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