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Overseer Draftsman 2015

 

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1. One cubic feet is ----- gallons?
6.23 gallons
6.32 gallons
4.546 gallons
4.456 gallons
2. The value of one Horse Power in British system is ------ Foot Pound/Second
555
735
746
550
3. A section subject to axial pushes acting normally across the section ,the stress setup is known as.
Tensile stress
Shear stress
Compresssive stress
Direct stress
4. In optical square two mirrors are placed at an angle of ------ to each other
30 degree
90 degree
180 degree
45 degree
5. The tool used to screwing and unscrewing bigger diameter pipe is:
Chain wrench
Adjustable wrench
Spanner
Threading dies
6. The projecting stone provided to serve as a support,for joist is known as :
Cornice
Corbel
Coping
Throating
7. The pressure piles are ------- type of piles.
Timber piles
Steel piles
Sheet piles
Board piles
8. In plate load test the minimum recommended size of bearing plate is :
15 cm
30 cm
45 cm
60 cm
9. One square metre is -------- square yards.
1.968
1.986
1.869
1.896
10. The seven days compressive strength of ordinary cement is ------ N/mm2.
19-23 N/mm2
22-28 N/mm2
27-32 N/mm2
36-52 N/mm2
11. The join used for connecting a horizondal member into an inclined member is known as:
Oblique tenon joint
Housed joint
Dovitailed housed joint
Mitred and rebated joint
12. The quantity of water required in cement for completely hydrated is about of its weight .
1/2 to 1/3
1/3 to 1/7
1/5 to 1/4
1/4 to 1/8
13. A four sided figure having no parallel side is :
Rhombus
Trapezoid
Trapezium
Quadrilateral
14. The double ordinate passing through the focus of cone is :
Abscissa
Double ordinates
Focal Chord
Latus rectum
15. Which one is an isolated footing for a column:
Strip footing
Mat footing
Pad footing
Combined footing
16. A brick whose one end is cut splayed for full width is known as ?
Bevelled closer
Bevelled bat
King closer
Mitred closer
17. The explosed vertical surface left on the sides of an opening after the door frame has been fitted in position is:
Jambs
Reveals
Sill
Freeze
18. Two walls meet at 90 degree a ------ quoin is formed.
Square quoin
Squint quoin
Tea quoin
None of these
19. 0.005 of 10 is wat percent?
50%
5%
0.5%
None of these
21. which method is commonly adopted for the removed of permanent hardness?
Lime – soda posses
base exchange process
Demineralisation process
All the above
22. The granite is a ------ rock.
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
Igneous
None of these
24. The compressive strength of 1:1:2 concrete mix is:
15 N/mm2
20 N/mm2
25 N/mm2
None of these
25. The concrete provided to resist to attack by acids and other chemicals:
Pre stressed concrete
Polymer concrete
No - fines concrete
Vaccum concrete
26. The defect indicated by the curvature formed in the direction of length of timber is :
Warp
Split
Cup
Bow
28. The maximum safe bearing capacity of medium clay in tone/m2 is:
25 tone/m2
35 tone/m2
45 tone/m2
50 tone/m2
29. In raking the bottom of the raker is rest on:
Braces
Straining
Rakers
Sole plate
30. The Removal of props of slab spanning upto 4.5 m is -------
3 days
7 days
14 days
21 days
31. The defect in painting due to poor adhesion:
Blistering
Bloom
Fading
Flaking
32. The additional horizontal rails fixed between the top and bottom rails of a shetter is known as :
Cross rail
Bottom Rail
Top Rail
Lock rail
33. Name of the window where shatter open like doors are called:
Fixed Window
Casement Window
Pivoted Window
None of these
34. The type of flooring perfectly noiseless and is used in theater is named as:
Glass floor
Asphalt floor
Cork floor
Linoleum floor
35. The minimum depth of concrete at the crown of a jack arch floor should be :
100 mm
150 mm
180 mm
200 mm
36. A sloping surface and it is adopted as a suitable for stair for easy connection between the floors:
Ladder
Ramps
Elevators
Lift
37. The inclined member in wooden stair acting as wooden beams to support the step is :
Soffit
Waist
String
Stringers
38. The accepted speed of the moving stair is -------- mm/second
450 mm
300 mm
200 mm
150 mm
39. A non residential enclosure constructed of non load bearing partition is known as :
Balcony
Canopy
Cabin
Barsati
40. In industrial area the covered area shall not be exceed -------- of the site area
40 %
60 %
70 %
None of these
41. Which one is not a CAD package?
Powerpoint
STADD
REVET
IDEAS
42. The area of horizontal circulation of a residential building should be in between :
10% to 15%
20% to 40%
30% to 40%
20% to 25%
43. In D-type plot the permissible covered area is -------- of the site area
60 %
50 %
40 %
30 %
44. The layout plan are drawn to a scale not less than :
1 : 2000
1 : 1500
1 : 1000
1: 500
45. In auto Cad the short key of GRID command is :
F9
F8
F7
F10
46. What percentage of cement is mixed with asbestos fibers in the manufacture of AC sheet?
5 %
15 %
30 %
45 %
47. Which one of the following group B type building?
Industrial
Business
Educational
Assembly
48. 1 kg = ------ lbs?
2.502 lbs
2.205 lbs
2.052 lbs
2.520 lbs
49. The command used in Auto Cad , for shorten object using other object:
Trim
Erase
Delete
None of these
50. The number of dwelling unit in a row of building shall not exceed:
40
30
20
10
51. The horizontal angel between a line and the true meridian is called:
Azimuth
Magnetic declination
Horizontal Declination
Dip of needle
52. Which method is suitable in plain table surveying for a small area can be commanded from a single station :
Intersection methods
Traversing method
Radiation method
All of them
53. The total length of stair in a horizondal plain,including landing is known as :
Flight
Going
Scotia
Run
54. 54.The short keys for removes italic format for selected text is:
Ctrl+B
Ctrl+I
Ctrl+U
Ctrl+A
55. In painting P.V.C.N. means:
Pigment Value Concentration Number
Pigment Volume Content Number
Pigment Value Constant Number
Pigment Volume Concentration Number
56. 56.In C.G.S systemthe unit of mass is expressed in :
lbs
gm
Kg
N
57. The process adopted to make the steel to soft is known as:
Annealing
Normalizing
Hardening
Tempering
60. The maximum span of a lean to roof is ---- mts
2.4 m
2.6 m
2.10 m
None of these
61. The unit of measurement of cornice is worked out in MKS system is :
Sq. metre
Metre
Cubic metre
Sq.feet
63. The value At the end of the utility period without dismantled is known as:
Book value
Market value
Scrap value
Salvage value
64. A curve generated by a fixed point on the circumference of a circle which rolls without slippingalong a fixedstraight line is called :
Hyperbola
Cycloid
In volute
Hypocycloid
65. The plane surface which are mutually perpendicular and used for projecting the views of an object is known as:
Principle planes
Horizontal planes
Vertical planes
None of these
66. Which meridian changes its position with time? All the above
True Meridian
Arbitrary
Magnetic
All the above
67. The external curve of an arch is known as
Intrados
Back of the arch
Skew back
None of these
69. Le-Chatelier method of test is done for finding out --------- property of cement?
Soundness
Fineness
Setting time
Compressive strength
70. In a singly reinforced beam selection depth of actual N.A is more than the critical N.A the section is known as:
Balanced section
Under reinforced section
Over reinforced section
Critical section
71. The narrow strip of drawing board are joint together by ----------- joints.
Butt and Laps joints
Lapped and splayed joints
Tongue and groov joints
Butt and Dovetail joints
72. Which wood is used to made wooden T-square?
Teak
Oak
Pine
Linoleum
73. 73.The designation of standard recommended scale of 1 : 10 and 1 : 20 is :
M2
M4
M5
M3
74. The trimmed size of A2 drawing sheet in mm is :
297 * 420
420 * 594
594 * 841
210 * 297
75. Which type of line is used to draw centre lines :
Chain Thin
Chain Thick
Dashed Thin
Dashed Thick
76. Which tool is used to splittingstone in stone masonry?
Mallet
Pick
Face Hammer
Gads
77. A good brick earth the percentage of silt contents is : by weight
20 to 50 %
20 to 35 %
10 to 35 %
10 to 45 %
78. The down stream face of dam may be eroded by heavy rain is known as :
Over Topping
Toe Erosion
Gullying
None of these
79. The temperature variation in chain surveying is a :
Cumulative error
Compensating error
Permanent Error
All the above
80. The pipe which is used to discharge foul gases in drains or sewer into the atmosphere is known as :
Soil pipe
Vent pipe
Ventilating pipe
None of these
81. ‘0m sahodaryam Sarvatra’(the Brotherhood of All) the motto of:
Advaita Ashram,Aluva
Missionaries of charity ,Kolkatta
Sri Aurobindo Ashram , Pondicherry
Ramakrishna Math,Belur
82. The birth place of poikayil Yohannan is:
Eraviperoor, pathanamthitta
Kainakary ,Kuttanad
Cherai ,cochin
Cherukolpuzha ,Pathanamthitta
83. Mar Kuriakose Elias Chavara was beatified (blessed and facer ) at kottayam on 8 February 1986 by:
Pope Benedict
Pope John Paul II
Baselios Mar Thomas Paulos II
H.H. Mar ThomasDidymos I
84. The first president of Nair Service society :
Mannathu Padmanabhan
K. Kelappan
K.P. Karunakara Menon
Kakkanattu Narayana Panikkar
85. Who called Ayyankali ’pulayaraja’?
Mahathma Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
Sri Chithirathirunal
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
86. In which of the Padmarajan novel, the character of ' Clara ' appears?
Itha Ivide Vare
Peruvzhiyambalam
Rethinirvedam
Udakkapola
87. Kerala Soil Museum is at
Sreekaryam
Parottukonam
Pujappura
Kazhakuttam
88. Alexis Tsipras, The newly elected Prime Minister of Greece belongs to which polical party?
PASOK
POTAMI
SYRIZA
XPIKA
89. Who was the chief guest of India's 66th Republic Day?
Shinzo Abe
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Barack Obama
Devid Cameron
90. International Yoga Day :
January 25
June 26
June 21
June 14
91. Who is regarded as tha ' Grand Old Man 'of 1857 Revolt:
Dadabhai Navoroji
Nana Saheb
Kunwar Singh
Bahadurshah Safar
92. Aurobindo Ghosh arrested and trailedin which case :
Lahore Conspiracy Case
Kakori Train Robbery Case
Alipore Conspiracy Case
Chittagong Armory Raid
93. Which South Indian River is known as " Dakshina Bhageeradhi " ?
Kavery
Bharathapuzha
Periyar
Pamba
94. Who was the President of Indian National Congress when Indira Gandhi was expelled from Congress(1969)?
C. Sankaran
Jagjivan Ram
K. Kamaraj
S.Nijalingappa
95. The Proverty Alleviation scheme,Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was launched on :
25th December 2000
1st April, 2000
25th August ,2005
12th October 2005
96. The statement ' India that is 'Bharat' , shall be a union of states ' expressed in :
Article 1 , Indian Constitution
Article 17 , Indian Constitution
Article 5 , Indian Constitution
Preamable , Indian Constitution
97. National Council of Educational Research and Training(NCERT) was established in :
1986
1961
1953
1964
98. Name the Viceroy of British India, who prepared the Mont-Ford Reforms(Goverment of India Act,1919):
Edwin Samuel Montagu
Viscount Chelmsford
Stafford Cripps
Lord Minto II
99. Narora Atomic Power Station is located in :
Gujarat
Maharastra
Telugana
Uttar Pradesh
100. Who was the first ' Malayalee ' chairman of Rajya Sabha ?
P. J. Kurian
John Mathai
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
K.R. Narayanan