# SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 3

## SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 3

Q.42 The minimum length of a tongue rail in case of a broad-gauge railway track is

1. 3.44 m
2. 4.22 m
3. 4.34 m
4. 3.66 m

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 2023 Paper II Civil Part 3

Q.43 Identify the type of lacing/batten system shown in the figure below.

1. Double flat batten intersecting
2. Double flat lacing intersecting
3. Single flat lacing intersecting
4. Single flat batten intersecting

Correct Option: 2

Q.44 Which of the following types of canal is aligned roughly at right angles to the contours of the country?

1. Water shed canal
2. Side slope canal
3. Ridge canal
4. Contour canal

Correct Option: 2

Q.45 Consider the below statements with respect to cement concrete and identify the correct statement(s).
i. Size and shape of aggregates used in making concrete influence the workability of concrete.
ii. As the water cement ratio in making concrete increases, the strength of concrete increases.
iii. Maturity of concrete is independent of temperature at which it is cured.

1. Only ii
2. Only i
3. i and iii
4. i and ii

Correct Option: 2

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Q.46 A hydraulic press has a ram of cross-section area 30 x 30 cm and a plunger of cross-section area 4 x 4 cm as shown in figure. Find the force ‘F’ required to lift the weight ‘W’ = 30 KN.

1. 589.58 N
2. 481.22 N
3. 232.88 N
4. 533.33 N

Correct Option: 4

Q.47 Identify the INCORRECT statement with respect to different types of pipe flow.

1. The flow in a circular pipe is categorised as laminar when the Reynolds number for the flow is less than 4000.
2. The type of flow in which the fluid particles move along a well-defined streamline or paths, such that all the streamlines are straight and parallel to each other is known as laminar flow.
3. The velocity of the flow at any given time does not change with respect to space in case of uniform flow.
4. The fluid characteristics like velocity, density and pressure at a point do not change with time in case of steady flow.

Correct Option: 1

Q.49 Select the air pollutant that does NOT belong to the category of secondary air pollutants.

1. Photochemical smog
2. Halogens
3. PAN (Peroxyacetyl nitrate)
4. Ozone

Correct Option: 2

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Q.50 Consider the following statements P and Q, based on the testing of natural building stones, following the IS codes and select the correct option.
P. The shear strength of the test piece of natural building stone tested using Johnson shear tool is estimated as, S where W is the total maximum load indicated by testing machine and A is the centre cross-section area of test piece.
Q. For testing the durability of stone as per IS 1126 – 1974, the durability value of the stone shall be expressed in percentage as change in the volume of specimen.

1. P only
2. Q only
3. Both P and Q
4. Neither P nor Q

Correct Option: 1

Q51. A timber test specimen of size 50 × 50 mm in cross-section and 150 mm in length was tested for its specific gravity. If Q.51 the specimen weighs 250 g and has 15% of moisture content, calculate its specific gravity by accounting the moisture content.

1. 0.579
2. 0.625
3. 0.667
4. 0.596

Correct Option: 1

Q.52 If the amount of annuity begins at some future date after a number of years, it is known as

1. perpetual annuity
2. annuity due
3. deferred annuity
4. annuity certain

Correct Option: 3

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Q.53 Study the given statements P and Q, based on the plasticity index of soils and select the most appropriate option with respect to the correctness of the statements.
P. The plasticity index of a soil is a measure of the amount of clay in the soil.
Q. When silt is added to clay, the plasticity index of the resulting soil increases.

1. Q only
2. Neither P nor Q
3. P only
4. Both P and Q

Correct Option: 3

Q.54 Study the given statements (\$1, and S2) pertaining to the permeability of soils and select the most appropriate option with respect to the correctness of the statements.
SI: Coefficient of permeability of a soil is directly proportional to the square of the particle size.
S2: Permeability of a partially saturated soil is greater than that of a fully saturated soil.

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

Correct Option: 2

Q.55 Consider the following statements with respect to effects of air pollutants on human health and identify the INCORRECT statement.

1. Inhalation of carbon monoxide leads to reduction in the amount of oxygen delivered to organs and tissues.
2. Sulphur dioxide can cause cancer and mutations and it is radioactive in nature.
3. Nitrogen dioxide irritates the lungs and can cause bronchitis and pneumonia.
4. Inhalation of lead can cause mental retardation and behavioural disorders.

Correct Option: 2

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Q.56 French polish is a type of

1. spirit varnish
2. flat varnish
3. asphalt varnish
4. water varnish

Correct Option: 1

Q.57 which is used to hide the grain defects on hardwood substances.
Identify the correct statements from the following based on IS specifications (IS: 1130-1969) regarding the marble slabs and blocks supplied.

1. Marble slabs shall be supplied with a minimum thickness of 20 mm.
2. Marble blocks shall be supplied with a maximum thickness of 100 cm.
3. Marble blocks shall be supplied with a minimum length of 100 cm.
1. Only 1 and 2
2. 1, 2 and 3
3. Only 2 and 3
4. Only 1 and 3

Correct Option: 1

Q.58 In the design of RCC structures, the limit state of collapse deals with

1. discomfort caused by excessive deflection
2. the strength of the structure under the maximum design load
3. leakage of water in the structure
4. loss of durability

Correct Option: 2

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Q.59 In saturated soils, the initial consolidation is mainly due to

1. compression of solid particles
2 compression of water molecules
3. compression of air in voids
4. expulsion of air in voids

Correct Option: 1

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