# SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

## SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q.1 Calculate the theoretical weight of a steel bar of length 8 m and diameter 20 mm. Take density of steel as 7850 kg/m3.

1. 17.77 kg
2. 19.72 kg
3. 12.56 kg
4. 15.58 kg

Correct Option: 2

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q.3 The rainfall on five successive days on a catchment was 2, 6, 9, 5 and 3 (in cm units). If the p-index for the storm is taken as 3 cm/day, the total direct runoff from the catchment will be:

1. 11 cm
2. 22 cm
3. 10 cm
4. 20 cm

Correct Option: 1

Q.4 Select the option that is correct regarding the following two statements, labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R), with respect to characteristic features of contour lines.
Assertion (A): A single contour cannot split into two lines.
Reason (R): A knife-edge ridge or depression does not occur in nature.

1. A is false, but R is true.
2. Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A.
3. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
4. A is true, but R is false.

Correct Option: 3

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q6. A crop having a base period of 120 days requires the following depth of water application in the planting stage, Q.6 vegetation stage, flowering stage, and maturity stage as 20 cm, 32 cm, 25 cm and 13 cm, respectively. Estimate the duty of irrigation water in ha/cumec units.

1. 1152
2. 848
3. 648
4. 1346

Correct Option:1

Q.7 It is found that the weight of liquid is 15N which measures 6 litres. Calculate its specific weight.

1- 4000 N/m3
2. 3200 N/m3
3. 2500 N/m3
4. 1500 N/m3

Correct Option: 3

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q8. A person constructed a warehouse at a cost of ₹4,00,000, excluding the cost of land. The warehouse will become obsolete after 10 years. Find the amount of sinking fund to be annually deposited at the rate of 5% compound interest. The scrap value of the warehouse is 10% of the cost of purchase.

1. 230,800
2 €28,571
3. ₹32,502
4. *25,980

Correct Option: 2

Q.10 Study the given statements (S1, S2) about centrifugal pumps and select the most appropriate option with respect to the correctness of the statements.
S1: The operation of pumps connected in series (more than one impeller in the same shaft) increase the flow rate.
S2: The operation pumps connected in parallel allow the head to increase.

1. Both S1 and S2 are true
2. Both S1 and S2 are false
3. S1 is true and S2 is false
4. S1 is false and S2 is true

Correct Option: 2

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q.11 Study the given estimates for the construction of a proposed hospital building and identify the estimate that does NOT belong to the category of preliminary estimates.

1. Estimate on the basis of each item of the work in the building and their respective unit rates
2. Estimate on the basis of the plinth area unit rate and plinth area of hospital
3. Estimate on the basis of rate per bed, and number of beds in the hospital
4. Estimate on the basis rate per unit length of wall and length of walls of hospital

Correct Option: 1

Q.12 In case of volume batching followed for the manufacture of cement concrete, generally, the volume of one bag of cement is considered as

1. 50 litres
2. 35 litres
3. 25 litres
4. 42 litres

Correct Option: 2

Q.13 The unit of measurement used for estimating the quantity of expansion joint is

1. running metre
2. square metres
3. quintal
4. cubic metres

Correct Option: 1

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q.14 Which of the following is NOT the effect of noise?

1. High blood pressure
2. Hearing loss
3. Sleeplessness
4. Fluorosis

Correct Option: 4

Q.15 Which of the following stones is classified as igneous rock?

1. Syenite
2. Limestone
3. Marble
4. Kankar

Correct Option: 1

Q.16 As per IS 10262:2019, what is the approximate amount of entrapped air to be expected in normal (non-air-entrained) concrete when 10 mm nominal maximum size of aggregate is used in making concrete?

1. 0.5
2.2.0
3. 1.5
4. 0.8

Correct Option: 3

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

Q.18 A column with length ‘b’ and breadth ‘d’ is subjected to an eccentric point load ‘P’ (eccentric in the direction of breadth) with an eccentricity ‘e’. Calculate the bending stress developed.

1. 3 Pe/bd2
2 12 Pe/bd3
3. 24 Pe/bd2
4-6 Pe/bd2

Correct Option: 4

Q.20 As specified in IS 2386 (Part IV): 1963, which of the following set of sieves are used to find the crushing value of coarse aggregates?

1. 10 mm, 12.5 mm, 20 mm
2 2.36 mm, 6.3 mm, 12.5 mm
3. 6.3 mm, 10 mm, 12.5 mm
4. 2.36 mm, 10 mm, 12.5 mm

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 1

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