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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