Quiz on General Civil Engineering Topics Part B – Interview & Exam Preparation

Quiz on General Civil Engineering Topics Part B – Interview & Exam Preparation

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1. The BOD removal efficiency, in percentage, during primary treatment, under normal conditions is about
2. The two criteria for the determination of allowable bearing capacity of a foundation are
3. A deep cut of 7m has to be made in a clay with unit weight 16 kN/ and a cohesion of 25 kN/. What will be the factor of safety if one has to have a slope angle of 30°? Stability number is given to be 0.178 (from Taylor’s chart) for a depth factor of 3.
4. In a drained triaxial compression test, a saturated specimen of a cohesionless sand fails under a deviatoric stress of 3 kgf/cm2 when the cell pressure is 1 kgf/cm2. The effective angle of shearing resistance of sand is about
5. If duty (D) is 1428 hectares/cumec and base period (B) is 120 days for an irrigated crop, then delta (Δ) in meters is given by
6. If the pump head is 75m, discharge is 0.464 m3/s and the motor speed is 1440 rpm at rated condition, the specific-speed of the pump is about
7. The following two statements are made with reference to the planar truss shown below:

I. The truss is statically determinate
II. The truss is kinematically determinate

With reference to the above statements, which of the following applies?

I. The truss is statically determinate II. The truss is kinematically determinate With reference to the above statements, which of the following applies? (A) Both statements are true. (B) Both statements are false. (C) II is true but I false. (D) I is true but II is false.
8. The four cross sections shown below are required to be ordered in the increasing order of their respective shape factors.

Which of the following order is correct?

The four cross sections shown below are required to be ordered in the increasing order of their respective shape factors.
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Cavitation is caused by

10.

The ultimate bearing capacity of a soil is 300 kN/. The depth of foundation is 1m and unit weight of soil is 20 kN/. Choosing a factor of safety of 2.5, the net safe bearing capacity is


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