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76. A constant angle arch dam when compared to a constant radius arch dam utilizes concrete quantity of about





77. I ......... prefer coffee.?





78. In a simply supported wooden beam under uniformly distributed load, a hole has to be made in the breadthwise direction at mid-span to provide a pipeline. From structural strength point of view, it would be advisable to have the hole made at





79. The water supply to a house begins with the connection of the service pipe with the municipal water mains. The connections comprises : 1. Stopcock 2. Goose neck 3. Ferrule 4. Water meter The correct statement of these connections is :





80. A point load applied at shear centre induces :





81. Cross sections of two beams A (600mm x 200mm) and B (800mm x 60mm) are shown in the given figure. Both the beams have the same material. By how many times is the beam A stronger than the beam B in resisting bending ?





82. Viewing watershed as a system, which one of the following assumptions is made in the unit graph theory ?





83. Following statements certain to the position of Sun when it lies over the First Point of Aries : 1. It's hour angle is zero. 2. It's right ascension is zero. 3. It's declination is zero. Of these statements :





84. The bearing capacity factors Nc, Nq and Nr are functions of:





85. Budgeting with Bar chart is a tool to find





86. The slenderness ratio of lacing bars should not exceed :





87. A three-hinged semicircular arch of radius R carries a uniformly distributed load W per unit run over the whole span. The horizontal thrust is




88. The acceleration components of a fluid particle are denoted as 1. local tangential acceleration. 2. convective tangential acceleration. 3. local normal acceleration. 4. convective normal acceleration. In a curved nozzle fitted to the end of straight pipeline carrying water under variable head, the acceleration component that are present would include





89. In the truss shown in the given figure, the forces in the members AB and BC will be respectively (plus denotes tension)





90. Consider the following statements : In the beam shown in the given figure, for all positions of load W (except x = 0) 1. bending moment is maximum at B 2. bending moment is maximum under load 3. deflection is zero at A 4. deflection is zero at B Of these statements :





91. In a three-layered soil, water flows parallel to stratification. The thickness of the middle layer is twice that of top and bottom layer. The coefficient of permeability of middle layer (2K) is twice that of top and bottom layer (K). What is the average coefficient of permeability for this flow ?





92. Which type of brick masonry bond is provided for heavy loads on masonry ?





93. In the set up shown in the above figure, assuming the specific weight of water as 10, 000 N/m3, the pressure difference between the points A and B will be





94. The ratio of the "standard error of a single observation of unit weight" to the standard error of the arithmetic mean of 'n' observation all of unit weight, will be





95. If the azimuths of the two tangents to a circular curve of radius 100 m are due north and due east, then the area bounded by the two tangents and the circular curve will be





96. What is the type of soil structure having arrangement of soil particles with a 'face to face' or parallel orientation generally recognized as





97. In the case of a three-pinned parabolic arch carrying a uniformly distributed load on the entire span, then bending moment will be





98. To make certain that the backfill material is more pervious than the soil to be drained, the relationship used in





99. A perfect plane frame having n number of members and j number of joints should satisfy the relation





100. Which of the following determination are NOT necessary for raw water from a lake for use as source of supply of water for boiler-feed ? 1. Turbidity 2. Bacterial count 3. Iron 4. Hardness. Select the correct answer using the codes given below :





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