GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil 16 February 2020 Question Paper with Answers Key

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GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil 16 February 2020 Question paper with Answers Key- GPSC conducted Assistant Engineer (Civil), Class-2, Narmada, Water Resources, Water exam on 16 February 2020 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil Paper.

Power generated by Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Project (SSHEP) is shared among the states in the following proportions?

Madhya Pradesh (57%), Maharashtra (27%) and Gujarat (16%)

The Gross Storage Capacity of Sardar Sarovar Dam is?

9,500 Million Cubic Meter

The sculptor for the Statue of Unity is?

Ram Vanji Sutar

The Kalpasar Project which envisages building a 30 km dam across the Gulf of Khambat in India for establishing a huge fresh water coastal reservoir for irrigation, drinking and industrial purposes, will store the water from the rivers namely?

Narmada, Mahi, Dhadhar and Sabarmati

The rock which shows great variation in water yielding capacity is ________?

Sandstone

The dam would become irrelevant if?

the rocks become porous

Rocks behave as ____ masses towards operating stresses?

Elastic

Structures built on ________ will have to withstand greater risk during earthquakes?

loose soil

To avoid shearing, dam has to be placed as far as possible from ____?

Faults

In a theodolite, the circular main scale is divided into degrees and each degree is divided into three parts. If the theodolite is to have a least count of 20″, then _____ main scale divisions are divided into ___________ vernier scale divisions?

59, 60

GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil 16 February 2020 Paper

A metallic tape is made of?

Cloth interwoven with metallic fibres

If the slope of a ground is 3°, then the gradient can be represented as?

1:19

Normal tension for a tape is defined as the pull?

which equalizes the effect due to sag

Correction due to sag of a tape is?

always positive

If the bearing of line AB is N87°32’00″E and that of line BC is S 65°35’20″E, then the deflection angle between the lines at B is?

153°07’20”

In the method of reiteration of measuring horizontal angles,?

the angle is measured and the instrument turned to close the horizon

The latitude of a line is?

the projection of the line on the north-south meridian

If the latitude and departure of a line are 100 m and 45.83 m, then the length of the

line is?

110.0 m

A staff is held at a distance of 1000 m from a level. If the reading on the staff is

1.565 m, the reading corrected for curvature is?

153°07’20”

The latitude of a line is?

the projection of the line on the north-south meridian

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GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil 16 February 2020 Questions and answers

If the latitude and departure of a line are 100 m and 45.83 m, then the length of the

line is?

110.0 m

Correction due to sag of a tape is?

always positive

If the bearing of line AB is N87°32’00″E and that of line BC is S 65°35’20″E, then the deflection angle between the lines at B is?

153°07’20”

To change the reading on the circle while measuring an angle?

Upper clamp is loosened and lower clamp is tightened

In the method of reiteration of measuring horizontal angles?

the angle is measured and the instrument turned to close the horizon

The latitude of a line is?

the projection of the line on the north-south meridian

The following set of reading taken with a level: 1.565, 0.985, 1.235, 2.545, 3.455, 1.875, 1.985, 0.865 and 1.285. If the instrument was shifted after the 2nd and the 5th reading, then the entries in the foresight column would be?

0.985, 3.455 and 1.285

In the case of vertical parabolic curves, the rate of change of gradient is?

Constant

Geodetic Surveying is used for?

Getting control points for horizontal control

Triangulation is based on the principle that knowing?

one side and three angles, the remaining sides can be calculated precisely

GPSC Assistant Engineer Civil Answers Key 16 February 2020

Terrestrial photogrammetry is taking photographs of?

The terrain of the earth from cameras on ground

Overlap in aerial photography refers to?

the same ground features taken from two camera positions

Parallax in aerial photographs is an error due to?

movement of camera and ground relief

For bridge span less than 9m, IRC Class AA and 70R loading of wheeled vehicle, the provision for Impact or Dynamic action (in percentage) is?

25

Long span bridge has length?

More than 120 m

Which of the following class of prestressed concrete bridge attribute to allow flexural tensile stress without any visible cracking?

Class-2

Bearings are provided in bridges to?

allow displacement in vertical and horizontal directions

Which of following code is useful for bridge designing?

IRC–6

Superfluous water refers to?

water which drains down so deep that plant roots cannot draw it.

Available moisture in soil can be computed as?

Field capacity – Permanent wilting point

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