# 50 Civil Engineering MCQs for Competitive exams

50 Civil Engineering MCQs for Competitive exams:

- Wall footings is a type of
**spread foundation.** - In arches and lintels, soffit is the
**under surface of an arch.** **Residential buildings**belonging to group ‘A’ according to the National Building Code.- The piles driven at an inclination to resist inclined loads are known as
**batter piles.** - The safe bearing capacity of compact and dry coarse sand is
**450 kN/sq.m.** - Reinforced brick masonry wall is of
**100mm**thick. **Jar**laboratory test is done to determine approximately the dosage of coagulant.- If the colour of sewage is black or dark, it indicates
**stale sewage.** - The impurities in water such as floating objects, larger and heavy objects are removed by
**Screening.** - The cost which includes royalties, license fees, some kind of taxes, initial expenses, etc. is
**Fixed indirect cost.** - The activity with minimum
**cost slope**should be crashed first. - Tallies are fixed at every metre length for chains of
**10m.** - Give the full form of R.B. is
**Reduced Bearing.** - According to Hooke’s law, stress is proportional to
**strain.** - The moment area method is not suitable for
**Continuous**beams. - The ratio between ultimate stress and working stress is called
**Factor of safety.** - The SI units of stress is
**N/ sq.mm.** - In a cantilever beam, slope and deflection is maximum at
**free end.** - The flow in which the velocity at any given time changes with respect to space is known as
**Non- uniform Flow.** - The frictional resistance for turbulent flow is
**proportional to the density of fluid.** - According to the shape of opening, the notches is classified as
**Triangular notch.** - From the following assumption made in the derivation of Bernoulli’s equation is
**incorrect**—-**The flow is unsteady.** **Bridge**is always constructed along the roads.- The rail sections whose head dimensions are more than that of their foot are called
**bull headed rail.** **Major bridge**having length between 30 m to 120 m.- The quantities of white-washing are computed in
**sq.m.** - SI unit of electric current is
**Ampere.** - The full form of G.C.I. sheet is
**Galvanized Corrugated Iron sheet.** **Daily Attendance**is recorded in nominal roll( Part-I) of Muster Roll.- The wall made of two parallel level of masonry separated by a continuous air space is
**Cavity Wall.** - The major constituent in silicious rocks is
**Silica.** - The defect is indicated by the curvature formed in the direction of length of timber is
**Bow defect.** **Alumina**ingredient imparts quick setting property of cement.- The diameter of plunger used in Vicat apparatus is of
**10 mm.** - It is estimated that about
**120 calories**of heat is generated in the hydration of 1 gm of cement. - A title block does not carry
**Abbreviations information.** - The ratio of the plasticity index to the flow index is called
**toughness index.** - When assessing the strength of a structure for the limit state of collapse, the value of partial safety factor should be taken as
**1.5**for concrete. - The size of normal fillets shall be taken as the
**minimum**weld leg size. - The maximum shear stress for M 30 concrete grade is
**3.5.** - A load value obtained by multiplying the characteristic load with a load factor is
**Factored load.** **Sprinkler Irrigation**method, water is sprayed in the air simulating rainfall.- Each horizontal layer of bricks laid in mortar in any brickwork is called a
**course.** - To determine
**width of foundation**, the total load is divided by the safe bearing capacity of soil. **Educational**buildings belonging to group ‘B’ according to the National Building Code.- The activity that has total float equal to zero and lies on critical path is called
**critical activity.** - The instrument used for registering the number of revolutions of a wheel is
**odometer.** - Venturimeter is based on the principle of
**Bernoulli’s equation.** - Reflux valves are also known as
**Check valves.** - In slow sand filters, the rate of filtration is
**100 to 200 litres per hour per sq.m. of filter area.**

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