Food Corporation of India Civil-Engineering Contributed by Adeep updated on Jan 2022
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Civil Engineering Model Questions


1. The technique used to cross a deep gorge or wide stream, while maintaining continuity of leveling Is 
1. Radical leveling 
2. Fly leveling 
3. Profile leveling 
4. Reciprocal leveling 

2. Tangential method of tachometry is 
1. Slower than Stadia hair method 
2. Faster than Stadia hair method 
3. Preferred as involving less computations to ge reduced distances 
4. Preferred as chances of operational error are les compared Stadia hair methods 

3. Beaman's arc is
1. A device to illuminate triangulation signals 
2. As instrument for setting circular arcs 
3. A movable hair tachometer 
4. An attachment to theodolite for simplify it reduction of readings in Stadia Surveying. 

4. The rational method of triangulation adjustment involves the use of 
1. Principle of least squares 
2. Weighted arithmetic mean 
3. Chord gradients 
4. Parollox correction 

5. The sign of combined correction for curvature and refraction for an angle of elevation is 
1. Zero 
2. Negative
3. Positive 
4. No correction needed 

6. True meridians at different places converge
1. from South Pole to North Pole 
2. from the equator to North and South poles 
3. from North Pole to South Pole 
4. from the equator to east pole 

7. Electronic distance measurement is based on following approaches
1. Electro optic method and electromagnetic method 
2. Electromagnetic method natural sextant 
3. Electro optic method and spherical trigonometry 
4. Electro optic method and method of least squares 

8. Latitude of a place is the triangular distance 
1. from the Greenwich to the place 
2. from the equator 
3. from the equator to the nearest pole 
4. from the equator towards nearer pole along the meridian of the place 

9. The absolute positioning of GPS
1. Relies upon single receiver station 
2. Relies upon second receiver known as reference point 
3. Differential geographical positioning system 
4. Realtime kinetic fixed 

10. Surface tension is expressed in 
1. N/m 
2. N/m2 
3. N/m3 
4. N-m 

11. The fundamental S.I unit of pressure is N/m2; this is also known as 
1. Pascal 
2. Stoke 
3. Poise 
4. Newton 

12. Hot wire Anemometer is used for measuring 
1. Viscosity 
2. Velocity of gases 
3. Pressure of gases 
4. Velocity of fluids 

13. Flow in a pipe where average flow parameters are considered for analysis is an example of 
1. Incompressible flow 
2. One-Dimensional flow
3. Two-Dimensional flow 
4. Three Dimensional flow 

14.The total energy represented by the Bernoulli's equation has the units 
1. N-m/sec 
2. N-sec/m
3. N-m/m 
4. N-m/N 

15. An error of 1% in measuring head (H) will Produce..........error in discharge over a triangular notch or weir 
1. 1% 
2. 1.5% 
3.2% 
4.2.5% 

16. The sum of potential head and the pressure head at any point is called 
1. Velocity Head 
2. Datum Head 
3. Piezometric Head 
4. Loss of Head 

17. The maximum efficiency corresponding to maximum power transmission through pipes is 
1.66.7% 
2. 67.6% 
3. 76.6% 
4. 77.6% 

18. The water surface slope dy/dx in case of uniform flow in the channel is equal to 
1. 0 
2. 2. 1 
3. 3.oo 
4. 4. +1

19. If SHP is shaft horse power, Mechanical efficiency of a centrifugal pump is given by
1. Power at the impeller/SHP 
2. SHP/ Power at the impeller 
3. Power possessed by water/ Power at the impeller 
4. Power possessed by water/ SHP 

20. The driving or motive force in a Francis turbine is attributed to 
1. Change in velocity 
2. Change in pressure 
3. Change in momentum 
4. Change in angular momentum 

21. Find the delta for a crop when its duty is 864 hectares/ cumee on the field, the base period of this crop is 120 days 
1. 100 cm 
2.110 cm 
3.120 cm 
4. 125 cm 

22. Average water depth (Delta) required for Sugarcane is 
1. 45 cm 
2.60 cm 
3.75 cm 
4. 90 cm 

23. Station Year method is used 
1. To estimate the missing rainfall data 
2. To estimate the average depth of rainfall over a basin 
3. To check the in consistency of rainfall data 
4. To find annual rainfall data at a particular station 

24. The rise in the maximum flood level upstream of the weir caused due to the construction of the weir across the river is called 
1. Attenuation 
2. Afflux 
3. Recuperation 
4. Haunting 

25. Trough spillway or open channel spillway is also known as 
1. Ogee spillway 
2. Chute spillway
3. Shaft spillway 
4. Syphon spillway 

26. To prevent the base material from passing through the pores of the filter of earthen dams the ratio of Djg of filter to Dgg of base material does not exceed 
1. 4 to 5 
2. 5 to 6 
3. 6 to 7 
4. 7 to 8 

27. If the allowable stress of the dam material is 340 t/m2, specific gravity of the dam material is 2.4, specific weight of the water is lt/m3, and the limiting height of the dam is 
1. 34m 
2.98m 
3.100m 
4. 24m 

28. When the full supply level of the canal is sufficiently below the bottom of the train trough, so that the canal water flows freely under the gravity, the structure is known as 
1. Aqueduct 
2. Syphon Aqueduct
3. Canal Syphon 
4. Super passage 

29. Bulk modulus is 
1. Inversely proportional to modulus of Elasticity 
2. One third of the modulus of Elasticity 
3. Half of the .modulus of Elasticity 
4. Directly proportional to modulus of Elasticity, 

30. For a 12 mm diameter steel rod test specimen, the suitable gauge length is 
1.24mm 
2. 36mm 
3. 72mm 
4. 60mm 

31. Stress necessary to cause a non proportional or permanent extension equal to a defined percentage of guage length is called as 
1. Rupture stress 
2. Proof stress 
3. Working stress 
4. Allowable stress 

32. A mild steel specimen is tested under tension and a continuous graph between load and extension is obtained. A load at which there is considerable extension without increase in resistance is called 
1. Ultimate load 
2. Breaking load 
3. Lower yield load 
4. Upper yield load 

33. The strength of beam depends upon
1. Modulus of elasticity 
2. Bending moment 
3. Section modulus 
4. Radius of curvature 

34. For a certain material Poisson's ratio is 0.25. Then the ratio of modulus of elasticity to the modulus of rigidity for the material is 
1. 4 
2. 2.5 
3. 4 
4. 0.5 

35. A round bar A of length L and diameter D is subjected to an axial force producing stress o. Another round bar B of the same material but diameter 2D and length 0.5 L is also subjected to the same stress O. The ratio of strain energy in bar A to the strain energy bar B is given by 
1. 2.0 
2. 1.5 
3. 1.0 
4. 0.5 

36. A load of 1KN suddenly acts on a bar with 0.8 cm2 area of cross section and length 10 cm. The maximum stress developed in the bar is 
1. 12.5 N/ mm2 N. 
2. 25 N/ mm2
3. 75 N/ mm2 
4. 125 N/ mm2 

37. The strain energy in a bar under certain loading is 40 joules. The area of the bar is 400 mm2 and length I is 2 m. The modulus of resilience in mm-N/mm3 is 
1. 0.05 
2. 0.5 
3. 5.0 
4. 0.005 

38. A material which has the elastic constants ! identical in all directions is called as 
1. Isotropic 
2. Homogeneous
3. Elastic 
4. Ductile 

39.The curvature of the axis of a beam under bending is: 
1. Inversely proportional to bending moment 
2. Inversely proportional to flexural rigidity 
3. Directly proportional to flexural rigidity 
4. Doesn't related to flexural rigidity 

40. Compared to bending deformation, shear | deformation is 
1. Large 
2. Small 
3. Very large 
4. Zero

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