Online Civil Engineering Test - Previous GATE Exam Papers Test 2

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1.
The percentage error in the computed discharge over a triangular notch corresponding to an error of 1% in the measurement of the head over the notch, would be
1.0
1.5
2.0
2.5
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2.
The treatment that should be given to the water from a deep tube well is :
pre-settling only
coagulation and flocculation only
filtration only
disinfection only
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3.
A reinforced concrete column contains longitudinal steel equal to 1 percent of net cross-sectional area of the column. Assume modular ratio as 10. The loads carried (using the elastic theory) by the longitudinal steel and the net area of concrete, are Ps and Pc respectively. The ratio Ps/Pc expressed as percent is
0.1
1
1.1
10
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4.
In a reinforced concrete beam-column, the increase in the flexural strength along with the increase in the axial strength occurs
beyond the elastic limit of the material
when the yield of the tension reinforcement governs the strength
when the crushing of the concrete in the compression zone governs the strength
never
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5.
A lysimeter is used to measure :
infiltration
evaporation
evapotranspiration
radiation
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6.
Presence of ifluoride in water greater than permissible level of 1.5 mg/l causes
cardiovascular disease
methemoglobinemia
hepatitis
dental fluorosis
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7.
Three reservoirs A, B and C are interconnected by pipes as shown in the below figure Water surface elevations in the reservoirs and the Piezometric Head at the junction J are indicated in the below figure.

Discharges Q1, Q2 and Q3 are related as
Q1 + Q2 = Q3
Q1 = Q2 + Q3
Q2 = Q1 + Q3
Q1 + Q2 + Q3 = 0
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8.
A wastewater sample contains 10-5.6 mmol/l of OH ions at 25° C. The pH of this sample is
8.6
8.4
5.6
5.4
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9.
The force in the member DE of the truss shown in the below figure is,
100.0 kN
zero
35.5 kN
25.0 kN
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10.
The plastic modulus of a section is 4.8 x 10-4 m3. The shape factor is 1.2. The plastic moment capacity of the section is 120 kN.m. The yield stress of the material is
100 MPa
240 MPa
250 MPa
300 MPa
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11.
Standard 5-day BOD of a waste water sample is nearly x% of the ultimate BOD, where x is
48
58
68
78
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12.
When a retaining wall moves away from the backfill, the pressure exerted on the wall is termed as
passive earth pressure
swelling pressure
pore pressure
active earth pressure
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13.
The forces in members 'a, b, c' in the truss shown are, respectively
P, , 0
, P, 0
P, P, P
, , 0
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14.
A simply supported beam with an overhang is traversed by a unit concentrated moment from the left to the right as shown below

The influence line for reaction at B is given by
zero everywhere.
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15.
Generally the maximum deflection/span ratio of a steel member should not exceed
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16.
In an area of 200 hectare, water table drops by 4 m. If the porosity is 0.35 and the specific retention is 0.15, change in volume of storage in the aquifer is
160 m3
1.6 x 106 m
8 x 106 m3
1.6 x 103 m3
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17.
A continuous beam is loaded as shown in the figure below. Assuming a plastic moment capacity equal to MP, the minimum load at which the beam would collapse is
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18.
The magnitude of the bending moment at the fixed support of the beam is equal to :
P.a
P.b
P.(a + b)
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19.
The disinfection efficiency of chlorine in water treatment
is not dependent on pH value.
is increased by increased pH values.
remains constant at all pH values.
is reduced by increased pH value.
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20.
If the shear force at a section of beam under bending is equal to zero then the bending moment at the section is
zero
maximum
minimum
minimum or maximum
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