SSC JE Civil Engineering Solved Paper MCQs Pre 2015

The direction of a line relative to a given meridian is known as ?

The direction of a line relative to a given meridian is known as Bearing of line

Total number of elastic constants of an isotropic material are ?

Total number of elastic constants of an isotropic material are 2

The fineness modulus of an aggregate is roughly proportional to :

The fineness modulus of an aggregate is roughly proportional to average size of particles in the aggregate

.In a singly reinforced beam, if the concrete is stressed to its allowable limit earlier than steel, the section is said to be

.In a singly reinforced beam, if the concrete is stressed to its allowable limit earlier than steel, the section is said to be

.When a load is exerted or transferred from one surface to another in contact, the stress is known as ?

.When a load is exerted or transferred from one surface to another in contact, the stress is known as bearing stress

The Soundness of cement is tested by ?

The Soundness of cement is tested by Le- Chatelier apparatus

Percentage increase to carbon in steel, decreases its ?

Percentage increase to carbon in steel, decreases its ductility

When R.C.C. footing is not to extent in the plot of the neighboring house, the type of footing preferred is

When R.C.C. footing is not to extent in the plot of the neighboring house, the type of footing preferred is strap footing

.Estimate for electrical wiring is prepared on the basis of ?

.Estimate for electrical wiring is prepared on the basis of Number of points

When compared with Chain surveying plane table is :

When compared with Chain surveying plane table is less accurate

When the plasticity index of a soil is zero, the soil is :

When the plasticity index of a soil is zero, the soil is Sand

In Brinell Hardness Test, the type of indentor used is ?

In Brinell Hardness Test, the type of indentor used is Hard steel ball

The bearing stress at bends for limit state method compared to working stress method of design

The bearing stress at bends for limit state method compared to working stress method of design is 1.5 times more

In order to determine the allowable stress in axial compression, Indian standard Institution has adopted ?

In order to determine the allowable stress in axial compression, Indian standard Institution has adopted Secant formula

Francis turbine is

The Francis turbine is a type of water turbine that was developed by James B. Francis in Lowell, Massachusetts. It is an inward-flow reaction turbine that combines radial and axial flow concepts. Francis turbines are the most common water turbine in use today.

The standard size to a masonry brick is:

The standard size to a masonry brick is 19 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm

The steel beam of light section placed in plain cement concrete are called ?

The steel beam of light section placed in plain cement concrete are called filler joists

The actual thickness of a butt weld when compared with the thickness of the plate is ?

The actual thickness of a butt weld when compared with the thickness of the plate is more

Connecting pipe in mm for septic tank should not be less than

Connecting pipe in mm for septic tank should not be less than 100mm

The Indian Standard mix design for fly ash and cement concrete recommends water content

The Indian Standard mix design for fly ash and cement concrete recommends water content to reduce by 3% to 5%

The total number of links provided in a Gunter's chain is ?

The total number of links provided in a Gunter's chain is 100

With increase in temperature the viscosity of air and water varies as ?

With increase in temperature the viscosity of air and water varies as Viscosity of air increases and viscosity of water decreases

Survey line provided to verify the accuracy of the frame work is known as

Survey line provided to verify the accuracy of the frame work is known as Check line

The specific speed of a pump is defined as the speed of a unit of such a size that it discharges

The specific speed of a pump is defined as the speed of a unit of such a size that it discharges unit discharge at unit head

White cement should have least percentage of ?

White cement should have least percentage of Iron oxide

The most desirable alignment of an irrigation canal is along ?

The most desirable alignment of an irrigation canal is along the ridge line

The process of providing smooth face and regular face to stones is known as :

The process of providing smooth face and regular face to stones is known as dressing

The number of standard bricks in one cubic meter of brick masonry is

The number of standard bricks in one cubic meter of brick masonry is 500

Pollution potential of domestic sewage generated in a town and its industrial sewage can be compared with reference to ?

Pollution potential of domestic sewage generated in a town and its industrial sewage can be compared with reference to population equivalent

Which of the following is a relatively ductile material ?

Which of the following is a relatively ductile material

A beam is supported over three rollers lying in the same plane. The beam is stable for ?

A beam is supported over three rollers lying in the same plane. The beam is stable for Loading with no component in the direction of the beam

The fillet weld whose axis is parallel to the direction of the applied load is known as ?

The fillet weld whose axis is parallel to the direction of the applied load is known as side fillet weld

One cubic metre of mild steel weighs about ?

One cubic metre of mild steel weighs about 7850 kg

The dimensions of Chezy's C is ?

The dimensions of Chezy's C is [L/T2]1/2

.When two points of surveying are mutually invisible the following method of ranging is adopted ?

When two points of surveying are mutually invisible the Indirect ranging method of ranging is adopted

The bulking of sand occurs due to

The bulking of sand occurs due to capillary action

The value of demolished material is known as :

The value of demolished material is known as : Salvage value is the estimated resale value of an asset at the end of its useful life. Material Value is the estimated value of material for construction. Scrap Value is Demolished material value of any asset.

An Arch may be subjected to ?

An Arch may be subjected to Shear force and thrust

A column splice is used to increase ?

A column splice is used to increase length of column

A vessel containing water of depth h is accelerated upward with an acceleration of g/2. The pressure at the bottom of the vessel is ?

If the depth of the section of an upper column is much smaller than the lower column ?

If the depth of the section of an upper column is much smaller than the lower column filler and bearing plates are provided with column splice

Most economical circular channel gives maximum discharge while

Most economical circular channel gives maximum discharge while flow depth = 0.95 diameter

The shape of the STOP sign according to IRC : 67-2001 is :

The shape of the STOP sign according to IRC : 67-2001 is Octogonal

The total length of a cranked bar through a distance (d) at 45º in case of a beam of effective length L and depth (d) is ?

The total length of a cranked bar through a distance (d) at 45º in case of a beam of effective length L and depth (d) is L + 0.42 d

Aggregate impact value indicates which of the following properties of aggregates ?

Aggregate impact value indicates which of the following properties of aggregates Toughness

The base width of retaining wall of height h is generally taken as, b = ?

The base width of retaining wall of height h is generally taken as, b = 0.6 h

The minimum quantity of cement content needed in one m3 of a reinforced concrete which is exposed to sea weather conditions ? (in kg)

300 Kg

A simply supported beam carrying uniformally distribute load will be safe in deflection if the ratio of its span and depth is ?

A simply supported beam carrying uniformally distribute load will be safe in deflection if the ratio of its span and depth is less than 19

The compressive strength of common building bricks should not be less than :

The compressive strength of common building bricks should not be less than 3.5 N/mm2

The valve which protects the water meter from the damages of water hammer ?

Pressure relief valve protects the water meter from the damages of water hammer

The depth of foundation is usually calculated form ?

Depth of Foundation by Rankines Formula Dmin = (P/y) * [(1 – sinØ) / (1 + sinØ)]2 Where, Dmin = minimum depth of foundation P= gross bearing capacity y= density of soil phie= angle of repose or internal friction of soil.

Following stone is suitable for damp-proofing

Slate is suitable for damp-proofing

Shrinkage in concrete increases its ?

Shrinkage in concrete increases its bond strength

For building project estimate which method is generally used PWD ?

For building project estimate which method is generally used PWD Crossing method

Web crippling in beam generally occurs at the points where

Web crippling in beam generally occurs at the points where concentrated load act

Partial safety factor on steel stresses is :

Partial safety factor on steel stresses is 1.15

Mean Sea Level (MSL) adopted by Survey of India for reference, is located at ?

Mean Sea Level (MSL) adopted by Survey of India for reference, is located at Mumbai

The strength of concrete mainly depends on ?

The strength of concrete mainly depends on water cement ratio

The resistance of a material to Penetration is:

The resistance of a material to Penetration is Hardness