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FIRST GRADE DRAFTSMAN/OVERSEER - 2016

 

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0. The famous Soochipara ecotourism centre is situated in which district?
Palakkad
Idukki
Wayanad
Pathanamthitta
1. The sum of tread and rise should be lie between
40 to 45 cm
55 to 60 cm
50 to 55 cm
35 to 40 cm
2. When a chain is used at a temperature more than the temperature,it was calibrated the error in measured length will be
Observational
Negative
Cumulative
Compensating
3. Any arbitrarily assumed level line from which vertical distances are measured is known as:
Level line
Horizontal line
Vertical line
Datume line
4. Which of the following instrument is used for measurement of angles?
Tellurometer
Geodimeter
Sextant
Telescope
5. Four wires are made of the same material which of these will have the largest extension when the same tension is applied?
Length 50 cm and diameter 0.5 mm
100 cm and diameter 05 mm
Length 200 cm and diameter 2 mm
Length 300 cm and diameter 3 mm
6. The mercury does not wet the glass.This is due to the property of the liquid known as
Cohesion
Adhesion
Viscosity
Surface tension
7. The pressure at a point 4 m below the free surface of water is
19.24 kPa
29.24 kPa
39.24 kPa
49.24 kPa
8. A weir,generally used as spillway of a dam is:
Narrow crested weir
Broad crested weir
Ogee crested weir
Submerged weir
9. The magnetic bearing of a line is 55degree30’ and the magnetic declination is 4degree30’ west.The true bearing of a line will be
30degree
34degree30’
49degree
51degree
10. Irrigation canals are generally aligned along
Contour line
Watershed
Straight line
Valley line
11. Concurrent forces are those forces whose line of action
Meet at one point
Lie on the same line
Meet on the same plane
None of these
12. The angle between two forces when the resultant maximum and minimum respectively are
0degree and 180degree
180degree and 360degree
90degree and 180degree
90degree and 360degree
13. When the spring of a watch is wound,it will posses
Strain
Kinetic energy
Heat energy
Electricall energy
15. Which of the following is not an integral part of computer?
CPU
Mouse
Monitor
UPS
16. Pitot tube is a device used in the flowing fluid for measuring
Discharge
Velocity
Pressure
Kinetic energy
17. A man sitting in a boat which is flowing in a pond.If the man drinks some water from the pond,the level of water in the pond will
Sink little
Rise little
Remain stationary
None of these
18. Type of bond in brick masonry in which each course consists of alternate headers and stretcher is called:
English bond
Flemish bond
Stretcher bond
Header bond
19. The extension of wall above the roof level is called
Retaining wall
Dummy wall
Breast wall
Parapet wall
20. In a single day the maximum height of masonry to be raised should not be more than
0.5 m
1 m
1.5 m
2 m
21. The average domestic demand of water supply for an Indian city is:
135 Ipcd
275 Ipcd
400 Ipcd
750 Ipcd
22. If a shaft is subjected to pure twisting moment,an element,on the surface is subjected to
Bending stress
Pure shear stress
Normal compressive stress
Normal tensile stress
23. Longitudianl cracks observed in timber beams are due to
Timber not being strong in compression
High bending stress
Concentrated loads over beams
Shear failure between layers
24. In which the following cases will the shear forces as well as bending moment at the free end of a Cantilever beam be equal to zero?
When it carries a concentrated load at mid span
When it carries a concentrated load at the end
When it carries a UD load over the entire span
None of the above
25. The ratio of volume of voids to the total volume of given soil is
Porosity
Void ratio
Air content
Air ratio
26. The total motion possessed by a body,is called
Impulsive force
Mass
Weight
Momentum
27. The timber whose thickness is less than 5 cm and the width exceeds 12 cm,is called a
Board
Plank
Batten
Log
28. A fine aggregate is one whose particle are of size
4.75 mm
Below 4.75 mm
6.75 mm
Above 6.75 mm
29. Seasoning of timber is done
To make it water proofing
To paint it surfaces
To heat it
To remove water
30. Final setting time of cement should not more than
5 hours
10 hours
30 minutes
1 hour
31. In a cement concrete road expansion joints are provided at intervels of
4m
10m
20m
50m
32. Standard rail gauge is
1000 mm
1435 mm
1524 mm
1676 mm
33. The only type of sleeper to be provided over rail bridge
Steel sleeper
Cast iron sleeper
Wooden sleeper
Concrete sleeper
34. Coning of wheels is provided
To save material of wheels
To suit super elevations
To give dynamic stability
To prevent lateral slip
35. The best primer used for structural steel work is_____________
Red lead
Zinc oxide
White lead
Iron oxide
36. The horizontal member of a frame employed to sub-divided a window opening horizontally is called
Sill
Million
Transom
Horn
37. The term pitch in connection with pitched roofs is defined as thee
Apex line of the slopping roof
Inclination of the sides to the horizontal plane of the roof
Horizontal distance between the internal faces of the walls
Valley line of the pitched roof
38. A solid construction put across the river to raise its water level and divert the water into the canal known as
Weir
Marginal bund
Barriage
Dam
39. In leveling height of instrument is
Reduced level of bench mark+ back sight
Reduced level of bench mark+fore sight
Reduced level of bench mark+Intermediate sight
Back sight+fore sight
40. During leveling if back sight is more than fore sight then
Forward staff point is lowerthan backward staff point
Backward staff point is lower than forward staff point
Difference in level cannot be measured
None of the above
41. Beam constructed monolithicallt with slab is
I-section
T-beam
Cantilever beam
Continuous beam
42. When a door is designated as 10 DT 20,it can be concluded that
It is a single shutter door
It is a double shutter door
It is a metallic door
It is a rolling shutter
43. In a slopping roof,the inclined wooden members laid from the ridge to the eave are known as:
Hip rafters
Jack rafters
Common rafters
Valley rafters
44. In residential buildings the minimum area for bathroom is
1.8 m2
2.5 m2
3.4 m2
4.4 m2
45. The latitude and departure of a traverse line are both positive when the whole circle bearing of the line lies in the
First quadrant
Second quadrant
Third quadrant
Fourth quadrant
46. The water content of a saturated soil is 50%,if the specific gravity of the solids is 2.4,what is its void ratio?
1.8
1.2d
2.4
0.8
47. Which of the following soils has largest permeability?
Clay
Silt
Gravel
Sand
48. The main clear working space for a pit as recommended by IS code is
1 x 1 m
1.4 x 1.4 m
1.2 x 1.2 m
2 x 2 m
49. Undreamed piles are generally
Bored piles
Driven piles
Precast piles
All the above
50. A raft foundation is preferred for
Load bearing walls of multistoried building
Columns of a building which are closely spaced
Columns of industrial buildings
None
51. Rolling of road should be
From centre to edge
From one edge to another
From edge to centre with an overlap of minimum 30 cm
From edge to centre
52. The height of the cone in slump test is:
20 cm
30 cm
45 cm
60 cm
53. The bricks arranged projecting in alternate courses for the purpose of bonding future work is called
Lacing
Throating
Stooling
Toothing
54. The estimating ,for plastering usually no deduction is made for
Ends of bean
Small opening
Ends of refters
All the above
55. In a detailed estimate the provision for contingencies is,usually
1%
3 to 5%
10%
12 to 15%
56. Size of A4 (trimmed size in mm)drawing sheet is
210 x297
148 x210
597 x 814
841 x1189
57. If bearing of AB=N 10 degree W,bearing of BC=S 80 degree W then angle ABC is
250 degree
110 degree
90 degree
70 degree
58. The most commonly used the odolite operations are
Right face and right swing
Left face and right swing
Right face and left swing
Left face and left swing
59. Bar chart is drawn for
Time versus activity
Progress versus time
Activity versus resources
Resources versus progress
60. CPM is
Activity oriented
Event oriented
Time oriented
Resource oriented
61. A couple produces
Translator motion
Rotational motion
Combined translator and rotational motion
None of the above
62. A beam encastered at both ends is called
Simply supported beam
Fixed beam
Continuous beam
Cantilever beam
63. The slenderness ratio is the ratio of
Area of the column to least railius of gyration
Length of column to least radius of gyration
Least radius of gynation to area of column
Least radius of gyration to length of column
64. A reinforced-cement concrete beam is considered to be made of
Homogenous material
Heterogenous material
Composite material
Isotropic material
65. Factor of safety is defined as the ratio of
timate stress to working stress
Working stress to ultimate stress
Breaking stress to ultimate stress
Ultimate stress to breaking stress
66. Bifurcated stair is commonly used
At the entrance of public building
In small residential building
Emergency stair at the back of the building
None of these
67. The maximum diameter of the reinforcement bars in RCC slab is
Span/100
Thickness of slab’8
16 mm
20 mm
68. An aquifer is a geological formation which
Does not contain water
Contain water and also transmits water
Contain water but does not transmit
An out crop oozing out water
69. The type of recording rain gauge used in India is:
Weighing type
Tipping bucket type
Float type
None of the above
70. Reaver dam is a type of
Timber dam
Earth dam
Buttress dam
Steel dam
71. In preparing cement concrete by volume the size of the wooden box used to measure aggregate is
35 * 25 *40 cm
35 *30 *40 cm
40*25 *30 cm
30*30*30 cm
72. The standard width of asbestos cement corrugated sheet is
1.25 m
1.05 m
1.0 m
0.9m
73. A work costing less than Rs.20,000 is termed as
Minor work
Casual work
Petty work
Major work
74. The most economical section for a column is
Square section
Circular section
Rectangular section
Tubular section
75. In multi storied government buildings,the floor height is usually restricted to
4.2 m
3.4 m
2.4 m
3.0 m
76. An earthen embankement built on each side of a river for some distance as a flood control measure is called
Retaining wall
Weir
Groyne
Dyke
77. In most efficient trapezoidal section which of the following time is:
The top width is twice the length of slopping side
The hydraulic radius is half the depth of flow
The shape is half of regualar hexagon
All the above
78. A septic tank is water light tank where the following operation(s)takes place
Sedimentation
Sedimetation+Digestion
Digestion
Decomposition of organic matter by bacteria
79. A major disadvantage of intermittent system of supply of water is
Bigger pipe and pumps are used
More number of valves required
Consumers should store water
Infiltration of impurities may occur through leaky joints
80. To disinfect swimming pool water,we use
Iodine
Fluorine
Bromine
Chlorine
81. The Ezhava Memorial was submitted to
Chithira Tirunal
Sri Mulam Tirunal
Swathi Tirunal
Avittom Tirunal
82. Name the book written by Brahmananda Siva Yogi
Lalithopaharam
Vivekachodamani
Ananda Sutram
Chinta Tarangam
83. The first editor of ‘Swadeshbhimani’C.P.Govinda Pillai had earlier worked as the editor of:
Pachimodayam
Rajya Samacharam
Deepika
Kerala Panchika
84. Sadhu Jana Paripalana Yogam was founded in
1905
1907
1893
1885
85. In which year Sri Narayana Guru founded an Advaitha Ashram at Aluva?
1888
1913
1903
1896
86. The spacecraft launched by NASA in 2006 to study the dwarf planet Pluto
Orion
New Horizons
Curiosity
Endeavour
87. Present Israeli Prime Minister
Ehud Olmert
Ariel Sharon
Ehud Barak
Benjamin Nethanyahu
88. Maggi is a product of
Hinaustan Unilever
Glaxo Smithkline
Cadbury
Nestle
89. Scientist have recently nick named the brightest galaxy after a famous footballer.Who is he?
Ronaldo
Pele
Messi
Maradona
90. ’Ithihaasathinte Ithalukal’a reinterpretation of Ramayana was written by
B.Sandhya
K.R.Meera
M.P.Veerendrakumar
George Onakkur
91. In which of the following river is the Majuli River Island situated?
Ganga
Godavari
Kaveri
Brahmaputra
92. Palk Straits separates India from
Sri Lanka
Pakistan
Myanmar
Myanmar
93. The Banihal Pass is on
Greater Himalayas
Zaskar
Ladakh
Pir Panjal
94. Name the river that feeds the canal system of the Bhakra Nangal Project.
Ravi
Chinab
Satluj
Jhelum
95. The famous Soochipara ecotourism centre is situated in which district?
Palakkad
Idukki
Wayanad
Pathanamthitta
96. Who led the Revolt of 1857 at Lucknow?
Bahadur Shah II
Beegum Hazrat Mahal
Nana Saheb
Jhansi Rani
97. ’A Gift to Monotheists’was written by
Iswara Chandra Vidyasagar
Swami Dayananda Saraswathi
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Swami Vivekananda
98. The organization which is related with Kakori Conspiracy
Gadar Party
Gadar Party
Hindustan Republican Association
Anusheelan Samithi
99. Bhagat Singh was hanged in 1931 March 23 at
Lahore Jail
Tihar Jail
Yervada Jail
Cellular Jail
100. The Viceroy at the time of Salt Satyagraha
Irwin
Ripon
Chelmsford
Stafford Cripps