1. Creep strain is
1) Caused due to dead load only
2) Caused due to live load only
3) Caused due to cyclic load only
4) Independent load
2. If the shear force at a section of beam under bending is equal to zero then the bending moment at a section is
1) Zero
2) Maximum
3) Minimum
4) Constant
3. An axially loaded bar is subjected to a normal stress of 173MPa. The shear stress in the bar is
1) 75MPa
2) 86.5MPa
3) 100MPa
4) 122.3MPa
4. The maximum bending stress induced in a steel wire of modulus of elasticity 200KN/mm^{2} of diameter 1m is approximately equal to
1) 50N/mm^{2}
2) 100N/mm^{2}
3) 200N/mm^{2}
4) 400N/mm^{2}
5. The effective length of a column of length L is fixed against rotation and translation at one end is
1) 0.5L
2) 0.7L
3) 1.414L
4) 2L
6. The bulk modulus of elasticity of a material is twice its modulus of rigidity. The Poisson's ratio of the materials is
1) 1/7
2) 2/7
3) 3/7
4) 4/7
7. In a strained body, three principal stresses at a point are denoted by s_{1}, s_{2} and s_{3} such that s_{1 }> s_{2} > s_{3}. If s_{0} denoted yeild stress, then according to the maximum shear stress theory.
1) s_{1}  s_{2} = s_{0}
2) s_{1}  s_{3} = s_{0}
3) s_{2}  s_{3} = s_{0}
4)
8. If the hinged end of a propped cantilever of span L settles by an amount d, then the rotation of the hinged end will be
1) d/L
2) 2d/L
3) 3d/L
4) 4d/L
9. According to maximum shear stress criterion, at what ratio of maximum shear stress to yeild stress of material does the yeilding of material take place
1) 2
2)
3)
4) 1/2
10. The unit of dynamic viscosity of a fluid is
1) m^{2}/s
2) Ns/m^{2}
3) Pas/m^{2}
4) Kgs^{2}/m^{2}
11. If a small concrete cube is submerged deep in still water in such a way that the pressure exerted on all faces of the cube is 'P', then the maximum shear stress developed inside the cube is
1) 0
2) P/2
3) P
4) 2P
12. An inert tracer is injected continuously from a point in an unsteady flow field. The locus of locations of all the tracer particles at an instance of time represents
1) Streamline
2) Pathline
3) Streamtube
4) Streakline
13. 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) 1.0
2) 1.5
3) 2.0
4) 2.5
14. The kinetic energy correction factor for a fully developed laminar flow through a circular pipe is
1) 1.00
2) 1.33
3) 2.00
4) 1.50
15. For steady incompressible flow through a closed circuit of uniform cross section, the direction of flow will always be
1) From higher to lower elevation
2) From higher to lower pressure
3) Fro higher to lower velocity
4) From higher to lower piezometric head.
16. Cavitation is caused by
1) High velocity
2) low pressure
3) High pressure
4) high temperature
17. Both Reynold's and Froude numbers assume significance in one of the following examples
1) Motion of submarine at large depths
2) Motion of ship in deep seas
3) Crusing of missile in air
4) Flow over spilways
18. At the hydraulic jump, the depths at the two sides are 0.3m and 1.4, the head loss in the jump is nearly
1) 0.1m
2) 0.95m
3) 0.79m
4) 0.45m
19. The function of an air vessel in a reciprocating pump is to obtain
1) Reduction of suction head
2) Rise in delivary head
3) Continuous supply of water at uniform rate
4) Increase in supply of water
20. The number of independent elastic constants for a linear elastic isotropic and homogeneous material is
1) 4
2) 3
3) 2
4) 1
21. The unit load method used in structural analysis is
1) Applicable only to statically intermediate structures
2) Another name for stiffness method
3) An extension of maxwells reciprocal theorem
4) Deriving from castigliano's theorem
22. What is the shape of influence line diagram for the maximum bending moment in respect of a simply supported beam?
1) Rectangular
2) triangular
3) Parabolic
4) circular
23. The partial factor of safety for concrete as per IS 456:2000 is
1) 1.50
2) 1.15
3) 0.87
4) 0.446
24. In a diamond riveting for a plate of width 'b' and rivert diameter’d’, the efficiency of the joint is given by
1) (b  d)/b
2) (b – 2d)/b
3) (b  d)/d
4) (b – 2d)/d
25. In a steel plate with bolted connection, the rupture of the net section is a mode of failure under
1) Tension
2) compression
3) Flexure
4) shear
26. A soil sample has a void ratio of 0.5 and its porocity will be close to
1) 50%
2) 66%
3) 100%
4) 33%
27. The treatment thet should be given to the water from a deep tube well is
1) Presettling only
2) Coagulation and flocculation only
3) Filtration only
4) Disinfection only
28. The disinfection efficiency of chlorine in water treatment
1) Is not dependent of pH value
2) Is increased by increasing pH value
3) Remains constant at all pH values
4) Is reduced by increased pH value
29. Zero hardness of water is achieved by
1) Lime soda process
2) Excess lime treatment
3) Ion exchange treatment
4) Excess alum and lime treatment.
30. A circular sewer of diameter 1m carries strom water to a depth of 0.75m. The hydraulic radius is approximately
1) 0.3m
2) 0.4m
3) 0.5m
4) 0.6m
31. Nondisposal of solid waste may cause the spread of
1) Malaria
2) Rodents related plague
3) Typhoid
4) Dysentry
32. If duty (D) is 1428 hectares/ cumec and base period (B) is 120 days for an irrigated crop, then delta (D) in meters is given by
1) 102.8
2) 0.73
3) 1.38
4) 0.01
33. The depth of flow of an alluvial channel is 1.5m. If critical velocity ratio is 1.1 and Manning's n is 0.018. The critical velocity of a channel as per Kennedy's methods.
1) 0.713 m/s
2) 0.784 m/s
3) 0.879 m/s
4) 1.108 m/s
34. The delta for a crop having base period 120 days is 70cm. What is the duty?
1) 2480 hectare/cumec
2) 1481 hectare/cumec
3) 148 hectare/cumec
4) 1.481 hectare/cumec
35. The total number of independent equations that form the Lacey's regime theory is
1) 2
2) 3
3) 4
4) 6
36. The ideal form of curve for the summit curve is
1) Spiral
2) Parabola
3) Circle
4) Lemni scale
37. On sag curves the available sight distance is determined based on
1) Design speed
2) Height of obstacle
3) Height of driver eye
4) Night time driving conditions.
38. The PCU (Passenger Car Unit) value for car of an urban road is
1) 0.5
2) 1.0
3) 3.0
4) 4.0
39. The length of National Highways as per third 20 year (Lucknow) road plan is given by
1) Area of the country/75
2) Area of the country/50
3) Area of the country/40
4) Area of the country/25
40. An ideal horizontal transition curve is
1) Parabola
2) Circle
3) Clolhoid spiral
4) Hyperbola
41. The type of surveying in which the curvature of the earth is taken in to account is called as
1) Geodatic
2) Plane
3) Preliminary
4) Topographical
42. Anallitic lens provided in a tacheometer is a
1) Concave lens
2) Convex lens
3) Planoconvex lens
4) Plane lens
43. What is the angle between two plane mirrors of an optical square?
1) 30^{°}
2) 60^{°}
3) 45^{°}
4) 90^{°}
44. Before testing setting time of cement one should test for
1) Soundness
2) Strength
3) Fineness
4) Consistency
45. Which of the following is correct range of fineness modulus of medium sand usable in preparing cement mortar?
1) 1.5  2.2
2) 2.6  2.9
3) 2.9  3.2
4) 5.5  6.5
46. Tunnel alignment is carried out by
1) Surface theodelite transverse
2) Triangulation
3) Compass transverse
4) Aerial photography
47. Which one of the following project management techniques is deterministic in nature?
1) CPM
2) PERT
3) GERT
4) LCES
48. For excavating rocks, the most suitable equipment is
1) Drag line
2) Power showel
3) Clam shell
4) Hoe
