Civil Engineering - Water Resources Engineering

Exercise :: Water Resources Engineering - Section 3

1. 

Water is useful for

A. running hydroelectric turbines
B. floating the boats and ships
C. providing steam for running locomotives
D. warming dwelling units
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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2. 

Knowledge of hydrology is necessary for civil engineers for

A. designing and construction of irrigation structures
B. designing and construction of bridges and culverts
C. flood control works
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. Run off and surface run off are the same
B. Run off includes the water flowing over the surface
C. Run off is sometimes called discharge of the river
D. Surface run off is sometimes called stream flow.

Answer: Option C

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4. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. Yield of a drainage basin is the run off at any time
B. Yield of a drainage basin is the run off over long periods
C. Yield of a drainage basin is expressed as surface run off per year
D. Run off is expressed as total volume per day
E. None of these.

Answer: Option B

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5. 

Run off includes

A. precipitation over catchment area of the stream and its attributaries
B. surface run off
C. ground water flow
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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