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Tradesman - Civil, Technical Education - 2016

 

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1. The mix corresponding to M20 grade concrete is:
1:5:10

1:1 1/2 :3

1:2:4

1:1:2
2. The thin radial fibres extending from pith to cambium is
Sapwood

Bark

Medullary rays

Heartwood
3. The defect in timber due to abnormal growth:
Knots

Rind galls

Shakes

Druxiness
4. Which one is not a defect due to seasoning?
Dry rot

Bow

Case hardening

Cup
5. Thin sheets of wood of superior quality are called:
Ledges

Veneers

Batten

Log
6. As per IS code,size of concrete cube for compression test is:
5 cm

10 cm

15 cm

25 cm
7. The process by which limestone is heated to redness to form lime is called
Hydraulicity

Slaking

Setting

Calcination
8. Which one is a solvent used in paint?
White lead

Linseed oil

Graphite

Turpentine
9. The process of Preventing loss of moisture from concrete:
Bulking

Curing

Bleeding

Guniting
10. The basic value of span to effective depth ratio for span upto 10m for Cantilever beam is:
10

20

7

26
11. I.S.Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete:
LS.962-1989

LS.800-1984

LS.456-2000

L.S.458-2003
12. The layout of existing and proposed water supply,electricity,drainage lines are given in
Site plan

Service plan

Building plan

Key plan
13. Maximum permissible coverage for a assembly building is
65

40

35

30
14. The difference between the forebearing and backbearing of a line is:
180 degree

270 degree

360 degree

0 degree
15. The horizontal angle between the magnetic meridian and geographical meridian is called
Azimuth

Declination

Latitude

Dip
16. The apparent movement of the image relative to the cross hairs is called
Foresight

Parallax

Tilting

Refraction
17. The length of revenue chain:
29 m

100 ft

33 ft

66 ft
18. It is difficult to replot the map on a different scale in---------survey
Compass

Chain

Theodolite

Plain Table
19. The principle of chain survey is:
Triangulation

Whole to part

Fixing up of points

Traversing
20. Which one is not an ablution fitting?
Wash basin

Sink

Bath tub

Trap
21. ------prevents the entry of sewer gases from the public sewer line into the house drain:
Floor trap

Gully trap

Intercepting trap

None
22. --------is a type of riveted joint.
Scarfed joint

Single cover butt joint

Tabled joint

Double tenon joint
23. Brickwork is measured in:
Cu.m

Sq.m

dm

10 Sq.m
24. Size of A2 drawing sheet in mm is.
420 x 594

841 x1189

594 x 841

210 x 297
25. Hatching or section lines are generally drawn at an angle of:
30 degree

60 degree

90 degree

45 degree
26. The eccentricity of an ellipse is:
Equal to 1

Greater than 1

Less than 1

Zero
27. A road provided around congested area is called:
By-pass road

Ring road

Trunk road

Loop road
28. The convexity provided to the surface of carriage way:
Kerb

Camber

Gradient

Super elevation
29. The width of a broad gauge railway track:
1.676m

1m

0.762 m

1.483 m
30. A system of tracks at a station used for storing,Sorting and dispatching vehicle
Station

Signals

Yard

Crossing
31. Semaphore signals are also called as:
Warner signals

Ground signals

Routing signals

Stop signals
32. The flooring of bridge is supported on the top of supports in:
Deck bridge

Through bridge

Slab bridge

Semi through bridge
33. Seismic load is checked for ---------resistance.
Dead weight

Wind

Snow

Earth quake
35. The size of letter is described by its:
Height

Length

Breadth

Thickness
36. An example for Kharif crop is:
Wheat

Rice

Barley

Gram
37. Cross drainage work provided when the bed level of canal is higher than the HFL of drainage:
Aqueduct

Weir

Level crossing

Super passage
38. Building drawings are prepared in:
Full scale

Enlarged scale

Plain scale

Reduced scale
39. All type of house waste and garbage in dry form is called:
Sewage

Sullage

Drainage

Refuse
40. The distance between the surfaces of bars and concrete is called:
Slump

Lap

Cover

Rebate
41. The Logitudinal movement of rails in a track is:
Cant

Creep

Coning

Packing
42. The watering applied to the land before sewing of a crop is called:
Paleo

Kor watering

Duty

Delta
43. Delta is measured in:
Hectares/cumecs

Cumees

Days

Metre
44. A large artificial lake created by constructing a dam across a river is called a:
Canal

Pond

Reservoir

Still pocket
45. The process of cutting stones into suitable sizes and surfaces after quarrying is called:
Dressing

Seasoning

Curing

Finishing
46. A cut made inside a frame to receive the shutter is known as:
Reveal

Sash

Jamb

Rebate
47. The triangular space formed in an arch between the extrados and crown is termed as:
Soffit

Spandrill

Haunch

Skewback
48. In------------arch,the depth at crown is more than that at the springing line.
Venetian

Florentine

Horse shoe

Stilted
49. Which one of the following is not a one centred arch?
Bullís eye

Segmental

Pointed

Stilted
50. The wedge shaped units forming the courses of an arch:
Winder

Springer

Crown

Voussoirs
51. The window which project outside the external wall is a:
Dormer window

Skylight

Bay window

Lanterns
52. The edge of a gable running between the eaves and ridge is known as:
Valley

Verge

Gutter

Hip
53. The triangular upper part of a wall farmed at the end of pitched roof is a:
Gable

Valley

Quoin

Truss
54. Small blocks of wood which are fixed on the truss to prevent sliding of purlins is:
Batten

Template

Ridge

Cleat
55. Total length of stair in a horizontal plane is called:
Run

Pitch

Width

Landing
56. An ordinary step of rectangular shape in plan is a:
Winder

Flier

Bull nose step

Commode step
57. The projection of tread beyond the riser is:
Scotia

Flier

String

Nosing
58. A sloping surface adapted as a substituted for stair:
Ladder

Winders

Ramp

Escalator
59. A Quarter turn stair branched into two flights at a landing is a:
Spiral stair

Bifurcated stair

Half turn stair

Dog legged stair
60. Pile suitable for black cotton soil:
Raymond pile

Monotube pile

Under reamed pile

Vibro pile
61. Bond with alternate courses of stretchers and headers:
English bond

Flemish bond

Facing bond

Monk bond
62. External corners or angles of a wall:
Junctions

Facing

Quoins

Corbel
63. Sides of openings such as doors,windows:
Reveal

Rebate

Jamb

Head
64. The process of strengthening and existing foundation is:
Shoring

Underpinning

Scaffolding

Centering
65. The running of concrete through form work is termed as:
Bleeding

Laitance

Segregation

Creep
66. A horizontal projection including a handrail to serve as a passage or sitting out place:
Courtyard

Balcony

Porch

Corridor
67. Chain thin lines are used to denote:
Centre lines

Visible outlines

Long break

Hidden outlines
68. A small room provided adjacent to dining room for keeping cooked food is called a:
Lobby

Box room

Pantry

Work area
69. Building used a shops,store,market etc.included in the group.
Mercantile

Business

Assembly

Industrial
70. F.A.R is obtained by dividing total covered area of all floors by the:
Carpet area

Plinth area

Built up area

Plot area
71. Corundum is an example of -------------material.
Adhesive

Binding

Reinforcing

Abrasive
72. Which one is not a lubricant?
Graphite

Mica

Talc

Varnish
73. Marble is an example of ---------rocks.
Igneous

Calcareous

Argillaceous

Silicious
74. Substances that are able to resist high temperature are called:
Refractories

Encaustic tiles

Terracotta

Porcelain
75. The lime commonly used in whitewashing is:
Hydraulic lime

Fat lime

Poor lime

Slaked lime
76. Volcanic ash containing about 80% clay is known as:
Surkhi

Slag

Fly ash

Pozzolana
77. ----increase the initial setting time of cement.
Lime

Silica

Gypsum

Alumina
78. Vicat apparatus is used to test ----------of cement
Fineness

Compressive strength

Consistency

Soundness
79. The process of adding cement to lime mortar to improve its quality is called:
Guniting

Bulking

Slaking

Gauging
80. Which is -----------not a method of proportioning concrete?
Arbitrary method

Fineness modulus method

Working stress method

Minimum Voids method
81. Mahatma Gandhi suspended Non-Cooperation Movement in the year:
1922

1921

1923

1920
83. The Government of India has replaced Planning Commission with a new institution named:
NITI Aayog

Bharatiya Aasutran Aayog

National Development and Planning Council

ICDP
84. Which among the following guarantees 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work?
NOAPS

NFBS

MGNREGA

IRDP
85. The southernmost tip of India the Indira point is situated on:
Lakshadweep

Great Nicobar Island

Willingdon Island

Rameswaram Island
86. Who is the winner of menís singles final Wimbledon 2015?
Andy Murray

Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic
87. Ajanta Caves which is included in UNESCO World Heritage List is located in the state of:
Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Rajasthan

Uttar Pradesh
88. Name the Prime Minister of India when India conducted its second nuclear test May 1988:
A.B.Vajpayee

I.K.Gujral

Indira Gandhi

P.V.Narasimha Rao
89. The oldest functioning Jewish synagogue in India is:
Magen Hassidim Synagogue(Mumbai)

Magen David Synagogue(Kolkata)

Paradesi Synagogue(Mattancheri)

Ohel David Synagogue(Pune)
90. Which among the following is not a work of Chattampi Swamikal?
Dharsanamala

Pracheena Malayalam

Advaitha Chinthapaddhtathi

Vedadikara Niroopanam
91. The organization Samatva Samajam was founded by:
Swami Vagbhatananda

Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi

Pandit karuppan

Vaikunta Swami
92. Who owned the newspaper Swadeshabimani?
Ramakrishna Pillai

Vakkom Moulavi

Thycaud Ayya

K.Kelappan
93. Ramon Magasaysay Award are named after Ramon Magasaysay who was:
The former President of Malaysia

An eminent scientist of Malaysia

The former President of Philippines

An eminent scientist of Philippines
94. Which among the following rivers originates in Anaimalai?
Bharatapuzha

Pampa

Chaliyar

Periyar
95. The famous speech Tryst with destiny was made by:
Mahatma Gandhi

Subash Chandra Bose

Jawaharlal Nehru

Swami Vivekananda
96. Who became the first women President of Indian National Congress?
Sarojini Naidu

Annie Besant

Vijayalakshmi Pandit

Indira Gandhi
97. Name the social reformer who founded Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Saba:
Vagbhatananda

Kumara Guru

Ayyankali

Poikayil Yohannan
98. The day proclaimed by United Nations as International Yoga day is:
22 July

21 June

15 June

16 July
99. Who is the author of Jati Mimamsa?
Kumaranasan

Kumara Guru

Vallathol

Sri Narayana Guru
100. Who won the 62nd national award for best actress?
Shabana Azmi

Tabu

Kangana Ranaut

Vidya Balan