APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III 03 April 2019 Question Paper with Answers Key


APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III 03 April 2019 Question paper with Answers Key- APPSC conducted Assistant Executive Engineers in Various Engineering Services AEE Mains exam on 03 April 2019 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III Paper.

PERT network is based on?

Beta Distribution

Poisson’s ratio for concrete?

Increases with rich mixes

The presence of calcium chloride in water?

Accelerates setting of cement

Dry rot in timber is the result of?

Fungal Attack

The performance of a specific task in CPM, is known?


Non-destructive testing is used to determine?

Location of defects

The main function of Alumina in brick Earth is to?

Impart plasticity

Concrete should not be dropped as all this would cause?


The difference between total float and free float is known as?

Interfering float

A fictious activity used to maintain sequential order is known as?


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Steady flow in open channel exists when the?

depth does not change with time

Hydraulic jump is expected when slope of a channel?

changes from steep to mild

A land is known as waterlogged when?

capillary fringe reaches the root zone of the plants

As compared to cast iron pipes, steel pipes are?


The rateof BOD exerted at any time is?

directly proportional to BOD remaining

An unconfined aquifer is one in which?

Water surface under the ground is at atmosphere pressure

With increase in quantity of water supplied the yield of most crops?

Increases upto certain limit then falls

A detention basin for flood control is the one which is provided with?

controlled outlets and spillway

The settling velocity of a particle in asedimentation tank depends on?

Surface area of tank

Alum as a coagulant is found to be most effective when pH range of water is?

6.5 to 8.3

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APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III 03 April 2019 Questions and answers

Castigliano’s II theorem is?

used to find known redundant reaction

Length of a vehicle affects?

Extra width of Pavement

The Nitrogenous demand in BOD at 37OC startsafter about?

05 days

The normal or medium manhole has depth about?

1.5 m

Leachate is a coloured liquid, that comes out of?

Sanitary Landfills

The ozone hole appears in Antarctica during?

Late Winter

The main disadvantage of oxidation pond is that?

Large area is required for construction

The strain energy stored by a member is equal to the amount of?

Work done by external forces on the member

Air binding phenomena in rapid sand filters occur due to?

Excessive negative head

Maxwell’s Reciprocal theorem is applicable to?

linearly elastic structure

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The direct interchange ramp involves?

Diverging to the right side and merging from right

The maximum possible value of Group Index of the soil is?


Bitumen of grade 80/100 means?

its penetration value is 8mm to  10mm at 25ºC

The three dimensional visual interpretation of the aerial images can be possible through?

Stereoscopic Fusion

The consolidation of flexible pavements layers is the major cause of?

Formation of longitudinal ruts

Contours of different elevations may cross each other only in the case of?

An over hanging cliff

The upper speed for traffic regulation  as estimated using spot speed studies is?

85th percentile

Type of spatial data format which is most suitable for mapping roads in GIS is?

Both TINand vector

APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III Answers Key 03 April 2019

The maximum spacing of an inclined stirrup is .?

1.0d or 300mm,which ever is less

How many cube specimens form a sample?

4 consecutive non-overlapping

Side face reinforcement should be provided, when the depth exceed?


Which is a service ability criteria ?

Fire resistance

The maximum pitch of the bolts for a compression member should not exceed?

12t or 200 mm which is less

The allowable maximum crack width under mild exposure is?

0.3 mm

The minimum grade of concrete for moderate environment is….?

Both M25 and M15

Minimum cover to be provided for columns as per IS 456 is?


APPSC Civil Engineering Paper III 03 April 2019 Full Question Paper& Key


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