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OVERSEER/DRAFTSMAN GR.III,LSGD-2016

 

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1. Quick lime is a
Product left immediately after the calcinations of pure lime stone
Carbonate of lime
Oxide of lime
Lime quickly treated with water
2. A good quality cement should have higher percentage of:
Silica
Free lime
Di calcium silicate
Tri calcium silicate
3. In a flat arch,the skew back is made to rest in an inclined position so as to make an angle of --------with springing line
30 degree
60 degree
50 degree
40 degree
4. The lowest part of a structure which transmits the load to the soil is known as:
Super structure
Plinth
Foundation
Basement
5. The compressive strength of good Portland cement and standards and mortar after 3 days of curing should not be less than:
17.5 mN/m2
7mN/m2
21mN/m2
11.5mN/m
6. The percentage of residue left after seiving good portland cement in 90 micron sieve should not exceed
20%
55%
30%
10%
7. What is the number of traditional brick required for 10 m3 of brick work with standard thickness of cement mortar 1:3 to 1:5?
4750
4850
4950
5050
8. The moisture content of timber used in building frames can be:
2% to 5%
8% to 12%
12% to 18%
>20%
9. The length of a ranging rod is:
2 to 4 mtrs
2 to 3 mtrs
3 to 4 mtrs
2 to 2.5 mtrs
10. The durability of concrete is proportional to
Sand content
Water cement ratio
Aggregate water ratio
Cement aggregate ratio
11. For RCC construction,the maximum size of coarse aggregate is limited to:
15 mm
20 mm
25 mm
10 mm
12. According to Indian standard specifications,the temperature for curing is:
5 C
10 C
27 C
42 C
13. A fixed point with known elevation is known as:
Daturm point
Reference print
Bench mark
First sight
14. Frog made in the bricks is:
To reduce the weight of the brick
To form a key for holding the mortar
To indicate manufacturing details
To indicate the top of the brick
15. The chief ingredient of paint is:
Alcohol
Drier
Pigment
Oil
16. Linseed oil in paint is used as a:
Base
Thinner
Carrier
Pigment
17. The base material for distemper is:
Lime
Clay
Chalk
Lime putty
18. The fall of moisture from the atmosphere to the earth surface in any form is called:
Evaporation
Transpiration
Precipitation
None of these
19. The Indian Road Congress(I.R.C)was setup in:
1930
1934
1948
1956
20. The central part of a tree is called
Heart wood
Sapwood
Pitch
Cambium layer
21. Number of links in a 30 m metric chains
100
200
150
180
22. The workability of concrete can be increased by which of the following?
Increasing the quantity of course aggregate without altering the total aggregate quantity
Decreasing the quantity of course aggregate without altering the total aggregate quantity
Decreasing the quantity of fine aggregate without altering the total aggregate
None of the above
23. An isolated load bearing masonry member is known as:
Pillar
Buttrers
Ramp
Post
24. The angle of intersection of the two plane mirrors of an optical square is:
30
60
45
90
25. The very first reading taken is
Invert
Intermediate sight
Back sight
Fore sight
26. The type of pile which is driven at an inclination to resist inclined force is known as:
Friction pile
Batter pile
Sheet pile
Anchor pile
27. In chain surveying perpendicular to chain lines are set out by
Theodolite
A prismatic compass
A dumpy level
An optical square
28. Tachometery is best suited
In broken grounds
For popular areas
Where chaining is impossible
For extremely accurate survey
29. The contour lines can across one another on map only in the case of
Vertical cliff
Valley
Ridge
An overhanging cliff
30. The number of steps in a flight should not be less then
3 No
8 No
5 Nos
10 Nos
31. The inclined braces used in a truss to prevent the sagging of the principal rafters are called
King post
Tie beam
Queen post
Struts
32. 1 hectre=________Sqm
10000 sqm
100 sqm
1000 sqm
10 sqm
33. The lines of earth’s magnetic field run from
East to west
South to west
North to south
West to east
34. Smallest length that can be drawn on a map is:
1.2 cm
0.2 cm
0.6 cm
1 cm
35. The number of horizontal cross wires in a study a diaphragm is
2
4
1
3
36. In order to determine the natural features such as valleys,rivers,lakes etc.The preferred is
City surveying
Location surveying
Cadastral surveying
Topographical surveying
37. When 1 cm on a map represents 10 m on the ground,representative fraction on
1/1000
1/20
1/100
1/1
38. At the magnetic poles the amount dip is
0
45
60
90
39. The distance travelled by a train of length 80 mtr to cross a bridge of 120 m
120 mtr
80 mtr
160 mtr
200 mtr
40. Average length of a pace is:
50 cm
80 cm
110 cm
140 cm
41. Area is expressed in-units
Square units
Cubic units
Litres
Gallon
42. A foundation in the form of thick reinforced concrete slab covering.The entire area of bottom of the structure is known as
Rafft foundation
Combined foundation
Well foundation
Pile foundation
43. Volume of bucket is given by:
Answer1
Answer2
Answer3
Answer4
45. The thedolite is an instrument used for measuring very accurately
Horizontal and vertical angles
Vertical angles only
Linear measurements
Horizontal angles only
46. The deflection angle may have any value between
0 and 180
0 and 90
0 and 120
0 and 45
47. A line normal to the plump line at all points is known as:
Horizontal line
Vertical line
Line of collimation
Level line
48. The best wood for sleeper is:
Sal
Teak
Deodar
Chirr
49. An imaginary line lying through out the surface of the ground and preserving an constant inclination to the horizontal is known as
Counter line
Counter interval
Horizontal equivalent
Countour gradient
50. Plaster of parts is obtained from the clacinations of:
Bauxite
Limestone
Dolomite
Gypsum
51. A pattern of dots that appears on AutoCAD screen of computer but that does not called:
Snap
Ortho
Grid
Limits
52. A pipe used to carry discharge from sanitary fittings like bath rooms,Kitchens etc.
Soil pipe
Waste pipe
Vent pipe
Anti siphon age pipe
53. The part of circle bounded by an arc and its chord is known as
Semi circle
Chord
Segment
Sector
54. A couple close roof is used for span upto
3.5 m
5 m
9 m
14 m
55. The process of hardening the concrete mixes by keeping its surface moist for a certain period is called:
Floating
Curing
Screeding
None of these
56. Black marble is generally found in the district of
Jodhpur
Jaipur
Jabalpur
Jaisalmar
57. The lime commonly used under damp situation is
Fat lime
Hydraulic lime
Lean lime
Hydrated lime
58. The slope of the road pavement in the longitudinal direction is called:
Alignment
Gradient
Supper elevation
Length of summit
59. The surface are of A0 size drawing sheet is:
2 Sq.m
1 Sq.m
1.5 Sq.m
3 Sq.m
60. The most important tool used for brick masonry is:
Brick hammer
Trowel
Spirit level
Line and pic
61. The horizon glass in and optical square is:
Half silvered and half unsilvered
Wholly unsilvered
One fourth silvered and three fourth unsilvered
Wholly silvered
62. The defect caused during seasoning of timber is called:
Knot
Ring gall
Foxiness
Honey combing
63. An assembled product of veneers and adhesives is called:
Board
Plank
Plywood
Batten
64. In supper passage FSL of the canal is:
Lower than underside of the through carrying drainage water
Above the bed level of the drainage through
In level with the drainage through
None of the above
65. In steep and broken ground,the most suitable method of contouring is:
By cross-section board
By squares
By spot levelling
By tachometer
66. _______ method is used for plotting the distance and inaccessible objects
Intersection
Resection
Two point problem
Radiation
67. The stone used for roofing is:
Slate
Laterite
Quartzite
Gneiss
68. The under surface of a stair is:
Scotia
String
Flight
Soffit
69. One hector is equal to how many acres?
24.70
2.47
0.247
247
70. To protect natural slopping ground__________is construct
Breast wall
Retaining wall
Wing wall
Combined wall
71. Box of prismatic compass is made of:
Copper
Nickel
Brass
None of these
72. The specific gravity of stone should not in any case less than:
2.5
2
1.5
1
73. The rocks which are deposited in layers and can be easily split along such layers known as:
Aqueous rock
Sedimentary rock
Metamorphic rock
Basalt
74. The extend of land that gets irrigated from a water source is:
Duty
Delta
Ayacut
Furrouts
75. The preferable slope of a drawing board support is:
1:2
1:4
1:6
1:8
76. Laterite is chemically classified as:
Calcareous rock
Argilaceous rock
Siliceous rock
None of the above
77. The percentage of silica in good brick clay should vary from:
50 to 60%
40 to 50%
30 to 40%
20 to 30%
78. The dressing of stone is done:
Immediately after quarrying
After reasoning
After three months of quarrying
Just before building
79. What general name is given to the physical parts of computer?
Software
Firmware
Hardware
Device drivers
80. Which of the following is hardest rock?
Marble
Diamond
Tale
Quarts
81. Who founded the Organization ‘Vidhyaposhini Sabha’?
Vagbhatananda
Sahodaran Ayyappan
Chattampi Swamikal
Dr.Palpu
82. Who is the first Chief Secretary of Kerala?
Omana Kunjamma
Padma Ramachandran
Mery Punnan Lukose
Sreelekha
83. Malabar Temple Entry Authorisation Act was passed in the year:
1931
1936
1942
1947
84. The ruler of Travancore who banned 'Suchindram Kaimukku' is:
Rani Sethulakshmi Bhai
Sreemoolam Thirunal
Swathi Thirunal
Rani Gouri Parvathi Bhai
85. The Malayalam work’Manushyanu Oru Aamukham’was written by:
Benyamin
K.P.Ramanunni
Subhash Chandran
Puthussery Ramachandran
86. Article 16 of Indian Constitution deals:
Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
Abolitiion of titles
Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion,race,sex etc
Equality before law
87. Which constitutional amendment lowered the voting age from 21 years to 18 years
61st Amendment
65th Amendment
63rd Amendment
73rd Amendment
88. Returning officer for the election to President of India is:
Lok Sabha Speaker
Secretary General of Rajyasabha
Attorney General
Vice President
89. The 7th Schedule of Indian Constitution deals with:
Distribution of power between Union and States
Allocation of seats in the council of states
Power and authority of Municipalities
Powers of the Governors of States
90. The Food safety and Standards Act was passed in:
2014
2008
2009
2006
91. Who is the union Cabinet minister?
Ravishankar Prasad
Harsh Vardhan
Radha Mohan Sing
Smriti Irani
92. Who is the present Director General of World Trade Organisation?
Christine Lagarde
Margeret Chan
Lee Jong-wook
Hiroshi Naka
93. The book 'A Brief history of Seven Killings'is written by:
Salman Rushdie
Kiran Desai
Chetan Bhagat
Marlon James
94. Capital of Norway:
Oslo
Warsaw
Helsinki
Stockholm
95. International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on:
July 23
July 19
June 21
June 19
96. How many Grama Panchayath are there in kerala?
992
952
962
941
97. The book 'Against Lord and State' was written by:
K.K.N.Kuruppu
K.M.Panikker
K.N.Panikker
Madhava Menon
98. The Organization Samatva Samaj was founded by:
Vaikunda Swami
Vagbhatanandan
Brahmananda Sivayogi
Pandit Karuppan
99. In which year social reformer Ayyankali was born:
1857
1858
1863
1867
100. Who conducted 'Yachana Yathra' for rising fund for the education of his community?
Ayyankali
Pandit Karuppan
A.K.Gopalan
V.T.Bhatathirippad