APGENCO AE Question Paper Key 23 April 2017 – Civil Engineering


APGENCO Civil Engineering AE Question Paper Key 2017 – APGENCO Trainee Assistant Engineer Recruitment Exam held on 23 April 2017. Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited APGENCO notification issued to fulfill the Vacancies of Trainee Assistant Engineer Posts.

APGENCO Civil Engineering AE Question Paper Key

APGENCO Question Paper key updated here now. Key for the Booklet Set code A available to download. Candidate should note that Each set of the Question Paper will have same questions in jumbled order.

APGENCO Civil Engineering Question Paper 2017 – Set A

APGENCO Trainee Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern

Andhra Pradesh APGENCO Trainee Assistant Engineer Exam is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice. Question Paper consists of 100 questions of one mark each in the following topics

100 questions: 100 Marks: Time 180 Minutes

Section A: 70 Questions

Questions on core Academic curriculum of Civil Engineering Discipline

Section B: 30 Questions

Questions on Analytical Aptitude

APGENCO Civil Engineering AE Key

APGENCO Civil Engineering Key paper – APGENCO Answer keys available here in PDF format so that it is easy to Download Key. Candidate who has appeared for the APGENCO Exam can download APGENCO Trainee Assistant Engineer Answer Key for Paper Code A from the following links.

APGENCO Civil Engineering Key – SET A

APGENCO Civil Engineering AE Preliminary Key

Andhra Pradesh APGENCO Preliminary Key and Official Final Key will publish at APGENCO official website apgenco.cgg.gov.in. APGENCO Preliminary Key available now.

Candidates can Estimate their Marks with the help of Key. Students can also use marks for Rank Prediction. Candidates are advised to check the Key from the Official website only. The Final Key used for calculating the Score and Rank. To get the Answers Key candidate need to log on to the website and Click on Appropriate Paper Code.

Submit the Key objections if any to [email protected] on or before 27-04-2017 by 3.00 P.M

Here we are providing some of the questions asked in the Exam on 23.04.2017

1. The value of E in terms of G and K is

9KG/(G+3K )

2. A beam of uniform strength means the quantity ______is constant throughout its length.


3. Elastic strain energy due to direct force is given by


4. For the T section the shear centre is located at

Centre of the vertical web

5. A concentrated load W moves over the span l. The equivalent uniformly distributed load is


6. What is the degree of indeterminacy of a two span continuous beam, if the end support is fixed and the other two supports are simply supported ?


7. The shape factor is maximum for the following cross-section

Triangular section

8. The mode of failure in the fillet weld is


9. Load on connection is concentric for

Double cover butt joint

10. The depth of plate girder is given by

(Mk2/Fy)0.33 Where M, k, Fy have their usual meanings

11. The surge loads in gantry girder are

Lateral loads  

12. The principal rafter of a roof truss with purlins placed at intermediate parts on panel length can be analysed by

moment distribution method

13. The deflections under working loads are computed using

elastic theory

14. The best double angle section in case of compression member is

unequal angles with long legs back to back

15. The lacing bars in the built up columns are designed to resist a transverse shear equal to of the column axial load.


16. The thickness of the column base plate is determined from

Flexural strength of the plate

17. The stability of the beam depends on

Torsional stiffness

18. In an RC slab, the maximum spacing main steel is specified to

Control the cracking

19. The most efficient cross section in a roof truss is

Tubular section

20. The short term deflection of a two way reinforced concrete slab depends on

the short span

21. At the time of transfer of pre-stress _________ losses occur.


22. Creep is ________ dependent deformation due to ______ load.

Time, sustained

23. The eccentric force induces an internal _________ which is opposite that caused by the external load


24. Terminal velocity of a falling body in the fluid medium is equal to

the maximum constant velocity with which body will fall

25. A cyclic pile load test performed to determine the pile

Skin frictional resistance and base resistance separately

26. If the coefficient of active earth pressure, ka is 1/3 then the coefficient of passive earth pressure is


27. Compaction by vibratory roller is the best method of compaction in case of

well graded dry sand

28. A dummy activity is required when

the network contains two or more activities that have identical starting and ending events

29. The PERT is ______ approach.


30. Removal of parallax may be achieved by

refocusing the Eyepiece and objective

31. A decline of 3° east means

magnitude north is 3° east of north



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