Diploma in civil engineering Objective Questions and Answers 2072

  • Stone aggregates are said to be flaky if it’s least dimension is less than the mean dimension by :
    1. ½
    2. 2/3
    3. ¾
    4. 3/5

Ans: 3/5

  • Garret diagram was invested for the sake of :
    1. Kennedy’s and kutter’s equation
    2. Lacey’s equation
    3. Manning’s equation
    4. All of the above

Ans: Kennedy’s and kutter’s equation

  • If the area is the m2 and the length is also in m, then the moment of inertia is expressed as :
    1. m3
    2. m4
    3. m5
    4. None of the above

Ans: m4

  • The lateral earth pressure exerted by the soil when the retaining wall moves away from the back fill is :
    1. Earth pressure at rest
    2. Active earth pressure
    3. Passive earth pressure
    4. Total earth pressure

Ans: Active earth pressure

 

  • Construction of cavity is for the purpose of :
    1. Sound insulation
    2. Heat insulation
    3. Cost-effectiveness
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • The minimum reinforcement in either direction in slabs using mild steel should not be less than :
    1. 15% of the total cross-sectional area
    2. 12% of the total cross-sectional area
    3. 10% of the total cross-sectional area
    4. None of the above

Ans: 0.15% of the total cross-sectional area

 

  • Initial setting time of ordinary Portland cement is :
    1. 15 minutes
    2. 30 minutes
    3. 60 minutes
    4. 6 hours

Ans: 30 minutes

  • Fall in the canal bed is provided if :
    1. Change in bed slope is required
    2. Change in cross sectional area is needed
    3. Ground slope is less than designed slope
    4. Ground slope is more than designed slope

Ans: Ground slope is more than designed slope

  • In the design of pavement thickness using CBR method, CBR value is considered for penetration of :
    1. 5 mm
    2. 5 mm
    3. 5 mm
    4. 10 mm

Ans:2.5 mm

  • While plotting in a paper at a scale of 1:1000, a distance of 20 m in the field is equivalent to :
    1. 2mm
    2. 2cm
    3. 20cm
    4. None of the above

Ans: 2cm

  • The velocity at which the solid particles will remain suspension without settling at the bottom of sewer is :
    1. Uniform velocity
    2. Non uniform velocity
    3. Self-cleaning velocity
    4. Scouring velocity

Ans: Self-cleaning velocity

  • According to MIT system of classification of soil, silt has the size between :
    1. 002mm to 0.06mm
    2. 02mm to 0.6mm
    3. 2mm to 6mm
    4. None of the above

Ans: 0.002mm to 0.06mm

  • Land in only one side can be irrigated in case of :
    1. Side slope canal
    2. Water shed canal
    3. Contour canal
    4. Gravity canal

Ans: Contour canal

  • Time required by rainwater to reach outlet of the drainage basin is known as :
    1. Time of overland flow
    2. Time of concentration
    3. Duration of surface flow
    4. Run off duration

Ans: Time of concentration

  • Sale value at the end of estimated life of structure of an equipment without dismantling is :
    1. Scarp value
    2. Residual value
    3. Salvage value
    4. Retained value

Ans: Salvage value

  • In case of pipe flow, if diameter of pipe is increased and the other conditions remains same, head loss will :
    1. Increase
    2. Decrease
    3. Remain constant
    4. None of the above

Ans: Decrease

  • The prime, objective of construction management is :
    1. To complete the work within the estimated budget
    2. To complete the work within the estimated time
    3. High quality workmanship, safety etc
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • Bottom most component of a flexible pavement is :
    1. Sub-grade
    2. Base
    3. Sub-base
    4. Capping layer

Ans: Sub-grade

  • The earliest method used for planning of prefects was :
    1. CPM
    2. PERT
    3. Bar chart
    4. Milestone chart

Ans: Bar chart

  • Specification specifies or describes :
    1. Nature and class of works
    2. Quality of materials to be used in the works
    3. Workmanship of works
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • The order of booking the dimension is :
    1. Height, breath, length
    2. Breath, length, height
    3. Length, breath, height
    4. None of the above

Ans: Length, breath, height

  • Hair pin bend are frequently provided at :
    1. Hill road
    2. Express way
    3. Plain area road
    4. All of the above

Ans: Hill road

  • The portion of earth immediately beyond the carriageway edge is :
    1. Shoulder
    2. Berm
    3. Haunch
    4. All of the above

Ans: Shoulder

  • Which is the eldest highway in Nepal?
    1. Prithvi highway
    2. Tribhuvan highway
    3. Mahendra highway
    4. P. highway

Ans: Tribhuvan highway

  • Which of the following shapes is preferred in a valley curve?
    1. Simple parabola
    2. Cubic parabola
    3. Spiral
    4. Lemniscates

Ans: Cubic parabola

  • Which of the following canal structures is used to remove surplus water from an irrigation channel into a natural drain?
    1. Canal fall
    2. Canal outlet
    3. Canal escape
    4. Canal regulator

Ans: Canal escape

  • The most efficient section of a channel is :
    1. Triangular
    2. Rectangular
    3. Square
    4. Trapezoidal

Ans: Trapezoidal

 

  • The total length of tunnel from the intake to sundarijal of the melamchi water supply project is :
    1. 30 km
    2. 26 km
    3. 20 km
    4. 22 km

Ans: 26 km

  • As the diameter of sewer increases, the self-cleaning velocity :
    1. Increase
    2. Decrease
    3. Remains unchanged
    4. Depends on other factors

Ans: Decrease

  • An ornamental projection from the face of a brick wall is called :
    1. Header
    2. Stretcher
    3. Corbel
    4. Cornice

Ans: Cornice

  • From the point of view of maximum day light, the windows in a room should be located on :
    1. Easter side
    2. Western side
    3. Northern side
    4. Southern side

Ans: Southern side

  • The total thickness of flat slab should not be more than :
    1. 125mm
    2. 200mm
    3. 230mm
    4. None of the above

Ans: 125mm

  • Airport runway is usually oriented in the :
    1. Direction of prevailing wind
    2. Across the direction of prevailing wind
    3. Can be built in any direction
    4. All of the above

Ans: Across the direction of prevailing wind

  • The foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings is :
    1. Strap footing
    2. Strip footing
    3. Raft footing
    4. Combined footing

Ans: Strap footing

  • A column is considered as a long column if its slenderness ratio is more than :
    1. 28
    2. 12
    3. 20
    4. 24

Ans: 12

  • According to Dracy’s law, the velocity of flow of water through soil is depends on :
    1. Specific gravity of soil
    2. Permeability and hydraulic gradient
    3. Swelling effect of soil
    4. Water content in the soil

Ans: Permeability and hydraulic gradient

  • Soils containing organic matter :
    1. Are of spongy nature
    2. Swell with decrease of moisture
    3. Shrink with increase of moisture content
    4. All of the above

Ans: All of the above

  • Which of the following test is carried out in the field while doing site investigation?
    1. Standard penetration test
    2. Proctor compaction test
    3. Liquid limit test
    4. None of the above

Ans: Standard penetration test

  • The range of velocity in a pipe flow is :
    1. 5 – 2.5 m/sec
    2. 1-3.5 m/sec
    3. 7-3 m/sec
    4. 1-5 m/sec

Ans: 0.5 – 2.5 m/sec

 

  • The discharge over a board crested weir is maximum when the depth of flow is :
    1. Available head/3
    2. Available head/2
    3. Available head x 2/5
    4. Available head x 2/3

Ans: Available head x 2/3

  • A bending moment may be defined as
    1. Algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section
    2. Arithmetic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section
    3. Arithmetic sum of the forces on either side of the section
    4. None of the above

Ans: Algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section

  • Bitumen is generally obtained from :
    1. Organic material
    2. Synthetic material
    3. Petroleum product
    4. Coal

Ans: Petroleum product

  • Bitumen paints are generally preferred for :
    1. Pleasing surface
    2. Rough surface
    3. Smooth surface
    4. Protective surface

Ans: Protective surface

  • The process of mixing clay, water and other ingredients to make brick is known as :
    1. Kneading
    2. Moulding
    3. Pugging
    4. Drying

Ans: Kneading

  • Beaufort scale consists of :
    1. 0 to 5 numbers
    2. 0 to 10 numbers
    3. 0 to 12 numbers
    4. 0 to 20 numbers

Ans: 0 to 12 numbers

  • ABCD is a square, bearing of AB= 400, hence bearing of DC is :
    1. 400
    2. 1300
    3. 2200
    4. 3100

Ans: 400

  • Which of the following instruments is generally used for base line measurements?
    1. chain
    2. metallic tape
    3. steel tape
    4. invar tape

Ans: chain

  • the contour line can cross one another on map only in the case of :
    1. a valley
    2. a ridge
    3. a saddle
    4. an overhanging cliff

Ans: an overhanging cliff

  • Flow through the valve is only in one direction in :
    1. Scour valve
    2. Reflex valve
    3. Gate valve
    4. Flexible valve

Ans: Reflex valve

 

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