3. If seeds are ploughed very deep in soil they do not germinate because of?

4. The shape of the bending moment diagram over the length of a beam, having no external load, is always

5. Pick up the incorrect statement

6. A uniform girder simply supported at its ends is subjected to a uniformly distributed load over its entire length and is propped at the centre so as to neutralise the deflection. The net B.M. at the centre will be

7. A beam of length L is pinned at both ends and is subjected to a concentrated bending couple of moment M at its centre. The maximum bending moment in the beam is

8. If two forces acting at a joint are not along the straight line, then for the equilibrium of the joint

9. The idiom ‘storm in the tea cup’ means:?

10. If the shear force along a section of a beam is zero, the bending moment at the section is

11. In the cantilever truss as shown in below figure, the horizontal component of the reaction at A, is

12. Normally hen’s eggs hatch in:?

13. From where did the makers of the Indian Constitution derive the “parliamentary structure of Government’?

14. The ratio of the maximum deflections of a beam simply supported at its ends with an isolated central load and that of with a uniformly distributed load over its entire length, is

15. The shape of the bending moment diagram over the length of a beam, carrying a uniformly distributed load is always

16. The minimum number of rivets for the connection of a gusset plate, is

17. Five year plan in India is finally approved by?

18. The slenderness ratio of a vertical column of a square cross-section of 2.5 cm sides and 300 cm length, is

19. The celebrated astronomers of ancient India, Aryabhatta and Varahamiira, lived during the?

20. A rectangular beam 20 cm wide is subjected to a maximum shearing force of 10, 000 kg, the corresponding maximum shearing stress being 30 kg/cm2. The depth of the beam is

21. The maximum twisting moment a shaft can resist, is the product of the permissible shear stress and

22. For a simply supported beam with a central load, the bending moment is

23. For a given material Young's modulus is 200 GN/m2 and modulus of rigidity is 80 GN/m2. The value of Poisson's ratio is

24. The ratio of the moment of inertia of a circular plate and that of a square plate for equal depth, is

25. The force in member U2L2 of the truss shown in below figure, is