DCE Objective Questions and answers General 2072

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  • In the most general form of bernoulli’s equation P/w+v²/zg+Z = constant each term represents :
    1. Energy per unit mass
    2. Energy per unit weight
    3. Energy per unit volume
    4. None of the above

Ans: Energy per unit weight

  • Struts are load carrying members of a frame structure subjected to :
    1. Torsional load
    2. Axial tension load
    3. Axial compressive load
    4. Transverse load

Ans: Axial compressive load

  • Effect of a force on a body depends upon its :
    1. Direction
    2. Magnitude
    3. Position
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • Brass is an alloy of :
    1. Copper and zinc
    2. Zinc and lead
    3. Tin and silver
    4. Zinc and nickel

Ans: Copper and zinc

  • The increasing in volume of dry sand when water is added is called :
    1. Honey combing
    2. Bulking
    3. Segregation
    4. Bleeding

Ans: Bulking

  • The main ingredients of Portland cement are :
    1. Lime and silica
    2. Lime and alumina
    3. Silica and alumina
    4. Lime and iron

Ans:Lime and silica

  • The main principle of surveying is to work from :
    1. Part to whole
    2. Whole to part
    3. Lower level to higher level
    4. None of the above

Ans: Whole to part

  • Distance between two stations A and B is 200m whereas their difference in elevation is 2m. hence horizontal distance A and B is :
    1. 199m
    2. 9m
    3. 99m
    4. 999m

Ans: 199.99m

  • If the RL of a BM is 100m, the back sight is 1.215m & the fore sight is 1.870m the reduce level of the forward station is :
    1. 345m
    2. 345m
    3. 655m
    4. 87m

Ans: 99.345m

  • Length of runway of Tribhuvan International Airport is :
    1. 4km
    2. 5km
    3. 3km
    4. 2km

Ans: 3km

  • Tunnel construction in Nepal is treated as :
    1. Light construction
    2. Medium construction
    3. Normal construction
    4. Specialization construction

Ans: Specialization construction

  • The bar chart also called :
    1. Flow chart
    2. Time chart
    3. Gantt chart
    4. Travel chart

Ans: Gantt chart

  • In the rate analysis norms prepared by GON :
    1. Quantity of required labors, materials and machinery are given against unit of works
    2. Rate of labors, materials and machinery are given
    3. Rate of unit works are given
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • The tools and plants cost generally taken to calculate the total cost of earthwork excavation is :
    1. 3% of labor cost
    2. 4% of labor cost
    3. 5% of labor cost
    4. 10% of labor cost

Ans: 3% of labor cost

  • Karnali bridge at E-W highway is a ………….. type of bridge.
    1. Suspension
    2. Steel truss
    3. Cable stayed
    4. RCC T-beam

Ans: Cable stayed

  • The rollers used to compact the ottaseal chips are :
    1. Sheep’s foot rollers
    2. Pneumatic tyred rollers
    3. Vibrating rollers
    4. None of the above

Ans: Pneumatic tyred rollers

  • Which road classification is not categorized in Nepal road standard :
    1. National highway
    2. Feeder roads
    3. District roads
    4. Tourist roads

Ans: Tourist roads

  • For geometrical design purposes, the speed used in highway is :
    1. 98th percentile
    2. 85th percentile
    3. 50th percentile
    4. None of the above

Ans: 98th percentile

  • To determine the velocity of flow of underground water, the most commonly used non-empirical formula is :
    1. Darcy’s formula
    2. Slitcher’s formula
    3. Hazen’s formula
    4. Lacey’s formula

Ans: Darcy’s formula

  • Garrets diagrams are based on :
    1. Kennedy’s theory
    2. Lacey’s theory
    3. Khosla’s theory
    4. Bligh’s theory

Ans: Kennedy’s theory

  • For one hectare of land relationship between duty (D), Delta (and base period (B) is given by :
    •  D=8.64B/Δ
    • D=8.64B/2
    • B=8.64D/Δ
    • B=8.64D/2

Ans: D=8.64B/Δ

  • Airport elevation is the reduced level above mean sea level of :
    1. Control tower
    2. Highest point of landing area
    3. Lowest point of landing area
    4. Centre of runway

Ans: Highest point of landing area

  • A type of bond in brick masonry in which each course consists of alternate headers and stretchers is called :
    1. English bond
    2. Flemish bond
    3. Stretching bond
    4. Heading bond

Ans: Flemish bond

  • In a cantilever beam of length l and carrying UDL of w per unit length over its entire length, the bending moment at the support is numerically equal to :
    1. Wl/2
    2. Wl2/2
    3. Wl2/8
    4. Wl2/4

Ans: Wl2/2

  • The measurement is not made in square meters in case of :
    1. Frame work
    2. Plastering
    3. Mild steel bars
    4. Enamel painting

Ans: Mild steel bars

  • Simply supported beam of effective span ‘L’ carries uniformly distributed load of ‘w’ the maximum bending moment at the centre is :
    1. Wl2/4
    2. Wl2/8
    3. Wl2/16
    4. Wl/2

Ans: Wl2/8

  • Penetration test of bitumen is carried out to determine :
    1. Ductility
    2. Viscosity
    3. Hardness
    4. Solubility

Ans: Hardness

  • Pathogenic bacteria can be removed by water purification process is called :
    1. Aeration with chemicals
    2. Disinfection
    3. Sedimentation with coagulants
    4. Filtration

Ans: Disinfection

  • Ratio of the water delivered in to the fields from the outlet point of the channel, to the water pumped into the channel at the starting point is termed as the efficiency of :
    1. Water of use
    2. Water storage
    3. Water application
    4. Water conveyance

Ans: Water conveyance

  • If the stopping sight distance is 60m. Then the minimum stopping sight distance for two lane, two way traffic is :
    1. 30 m
    2. 60 m
    3. 120 m
    4. 180 m

Ans: 120 m

  • Raft foundation is provided in case total area of all foundation exceeds ………. Percentage of plan area :
    1. 25%
    2. 33%
    3. 50%
    4. 66%

Ans: 50%

  • The height of instrument is equal to :
    1. Reduce level of bench mark + fore sight
    2. Reduce level of bench mark + back sight
    3. Reduce level of bench mark + intermediate sight
    4. Back sight + fore sight

Ans: Reduce level of bench mark + back sight

  • Ratio of total volume of voids to total volume of solids in a soil mass is named as :
    1. Porosity
    2. Void ratio
    3. Air voids
    4. Percentage voids

Ans: Porosity

  • Maximum bending moment will occurs at point where :
    1. Shear force changes sign
    2. Shear force is zero
    3. Shear force is minimum
    4. None of the above

Ans: Shear force is zero

  • A building is an obstacle to :
    1. Chaining but not ranging
    2. Ranging but not chaining
    3. Both chaining and ranging
    4. Neither chaining nor ranging

Ans: Both chaining and ranging

  • When the angular and linear measurements are equally precise in traversing, the balancing of traverse is done by :
    1. Transit rule
    2. Empirical rule
    3. Bowditch’s rule
    4. None of the above

Ans: Bowditch’s rule

  • The distance through a pipe with cross-sectional area A and velocity of flow V is calculated by formula :
    1. A x V
    2. A/V
    3. (A x V)2
    4. None of the above

Ans: A x V

  • A simply supported beam is subjected to a uniformly distributed load of intensity ‘w’ per meter throughout the span. The BM diagram will be a :
    1. Triangle with w²l/8 maximum ordinate
    2. Rectangle with wl²/8 uniform ordinate
    3. Parabola with wl²/8 maximum ordinate
    4. Parabola with wl/8 maximum ordinate

Ans: Parabola with wl²/8  maximum ordinate

  • The coverage of water supply in Nepal as per census of 2011 is :
    1. 90%
    2. 85%
    3. 75%
    4. 70%

Ans: 85%

  • Which one is water born disease?
    1. Malaria
    2. Swine flu
    3. Encephalitis
    4. Dysentery

Ans: Dysentery

  • The sewage treatment in septic tanks is due to :
    1. Oxidation
    2. Parasitic decomposition
    3. Aerobic decomposition
    4. Anaerobic decomposition

Ans: Anaerobic decomposition

  • Slump test is a measure of :
    1. Tensile strength
    2. Compressive strength
    3. Impact value
    4. Consistency

Ans: Consistency

  • The size of machine made of brick in Nepal is :
    1. 228 x 110 x 65 mm
    2. 240 x 120 x 60 mm
    3. 300 x 150 x 75 mm
    4. 300 x 175 x 80 mm

Ans: 240 x 120 x 60 mm

  • The nominal cover to be provided in a slab is :
    1. 25mm
    2. 50mm
    3. 15mm
    4. 30mm

Ans: 15mm

  • An RCC column is treated as long if its slenderness ratio is greater than :
    1. 30
    2. 35
    3. 40
    4. 50

Ans: 40

  • The shape of shear stress diagram for a reinforced concrete section looks like :
    1. Wholly parabolic
    2. Wholly rectangular
    3. Parabolic above neutral axis & rectangular below neutral axis
    4. Rectangular above neutral axis & Parabolic below neutral axis

Ans: Parabolic above neutral axis & rectangular below neutral axis

  • The most cohesive soil is :
    1. Sandy soil
    2. Silty soil
    3. Clay
    4. Gravel

Ans: Clay

  • Clay can be classified as :
    1. Highly cohesive soil
    2. Limited cohesive soil
    3. Cohesionless soil
    4. All of the above

Ans: Highly cohesive soil

  • The property of the soil which allows to flow water in the soil is known as :
    1. Capillary
    2. Permeability
    3. Fluidity
    4. Viscosity

Ans: Permeability

  • The hydraulic grade line (HGL) always slopes down along the direction of flow because of :
    1. Elevation down
    2. Energy cost due to friction
    3. Loss of pressure
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

 

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