Civil Engineering - Water Supply Engineering

21. 

At the socket and spigot joint,

A. enlarged end of the pipe is called socket
B. normal end of the pipe is called spigot
C. spigot is fitted into the socket
D. molten lead is used for water proofing
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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22. 

Gravity conduits for carrying water from the source are

A. canals
B. flumes
C. acqueducts
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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23. 

Continuous flow of water can be expected from

A. gravity springs
B. surface springs
C. artesian springs
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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24. 

The maximum hourly consumption, is generally taken as

A. 110%
B. 120%
C. 130%
D. 140%
E. 150%.

Answer: Option E

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25. 

A city supply includes

A. domestic water demand
B. industrial and commercial water demands
C. demand for public uses and fire
D. water losses
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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